- Neighborhood: Market East
- Reading Terminal Market, 12th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA
- Phone: 215-351-0735
- Cuisine: Comfort Food
- Price: $$
- Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Reading Terminal Market is every foodie’s dream. But what about us healthy foodies? Navigating past Beiler’s donuts, candy shops, Amish bakeries and Bassett’s ice cream is a serious willpower challenge. But we made the trek and did the research to find the stands that won’t test your willpower or hurt your healthy habits.
Since they revamped their Pennsylvania Dutch pickles-and-salads stand in Reading Terminal Market to include donuts made onsite four years ago, Beiler’s Donuts has become a citywide favorite.
They’ve added a third location in University City (in addition to their spot in Lancaster) and won the hearts of Philadelphians and tourists alike — including the award for Best Donuts in Philly in 2013.
And now, they’ll bring that those doughy, sugary rings of deliciousness right to your event and fry ’em up on-site.
Shoppers can now be even more care-free when strolling the aisles of Reading Terminal Market. Thanks to the addition of two LED flat-screens to the market’s back wall, visitors can see live-updated information on the status of their rides home.
The new TransitScreen displays use open source API data to show arrival times and availability information for SEPTA (buses, trains, and trolleys) and PATCO, and even availability for bikes via Indego and cars via Zipcar, and Uber.
“Because the display lists the intersection where the station is and how far of a walk it is from Reading Terminal, someone will know if they have time to get there,” TransitScreen communications manager Rachel Karitis told Philadelphia magazine. And the screens display the routes of select bus, train and trolley lines. Read more »