Reading Terminal

I hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend. Mine was great. One day I went to the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia. It’s like a food-lovers paradise with great things to see, eat, and buy!

I made a stop at a great bookstore called the Cookbook Stall ( The owner was so nice and the selection of books was amazing!  I got one called Insanewiches by a fellow blogger named Adrian Fiorino ( It’s full of crazy sandwiches shaped like Rubiks Cubes and hamburgers. I can’t wait to make some!

I  bought all kinds of pickles at an Amish stand and a box of delicious homemade chocolate at the massive candy counter.  There are bakeries, fishmongers (one had the hugest shrimp I ever saw–it weighed almost a pound!), produce stores, butchers and more. If I lived nearby, I would get all my groceries there.

Before I left I had a great lunch at one of the many restaurants (every ethnic cuisine you can think of, but I chose a fresh hot turkey sandwich with homemade mashed potatoes) and had a pumpkin ice cream cone at Bassetts, which is a famous, old ice cream brand that has been in the same family for generations.

The Reading Terminal Market is definitely worth the trip!!



2 thoughts on “Reading Terminal

  1. Linda Pacotti


    I also love the Terminal Market in Philadelphia. I always have the cheesesteak sandwich – absolutely love it!!!!!

    Glad you had a good time!

    Love – “Aunt” Linda

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