This photo of Reading Terminal Market is courtesy of TripAdvisor
Having gone to college in Philly in the 70’s, one of our weekly outings was to pick up fresh produce, meats, and fish at the Reading Terminal Market. MrSeriousFoodie and DrMom have not been there for many years, so we were delighted to see it on our last trip, and it’s getting better. There were still the many stalls of fruit, vegetables, fish, meats, and goodies from the Amish.
What blew us away were the array of restaurants, and the long lines waiting to taste the wonders of the world. We have a big shout-out to Melt Kraft-Valley Shepherd Creamery, which just opened a stand for artisan local cheese and charcuterie. We tasted and enjoyed fresh mozzarella, prosciutto, lamb salami, and tons of cheeses. Try one of their sandwiches.
Don’t miss DiNic’s sandwich stand. They were recently made even more famous by Travel Channel’s Alan Richman, naming the roast pork, provolone, and broccoli rabe sandwich the best in the US – and for good reason. It is unbelievably great. We thought we were just going to taste this monster, but we ate the whole thing.
Maybe, just maybe, we’ll have some room for Basset’s ice cream on the way out.