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2022 Best Shop for the Vegan-Curious

V Marks the Shop

You don’t need to be a vegan to shop at V Marks the Shop. All you need is curiosity — about upping your plant game, yes, but also about all the delectable faux concoctions you’ll find. (Hello, coconut bacon and fig salami!) The South Philly grocer is more than a tiny wonderland of meatless products; it’s also a gateway into that more-considered life you’ve been putting off, figuring it was going to be too “inconvenient.” Check and mate. Read More »

1515 McKean Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

2022 Best New Grocery Store

Riverwards Produce Old City

Nearly 3,000 square feet of all your favorite groceries: high-quality produce (hello, sour cherries!), plenty of vegan products, floral bouquets from local cooperatives like Terra Luna and Sunny Harvest, coffee from more than 25 regional roasteries, covetable­ frozen items like Mom-Mom’s­ Pierogies, an impressive array of cheeses, frozen desserts from Milk Jawn and Fiore, fresh baked goods from Mighty Bread Co. and Kismet Bagels, and a raw juice and smoothie bar. We may never leave. Read More »

146 North Bread Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

2021 Best New Grocery

South Philly Food Co-Op

Ten years in the making, this compact little co-op bursts with fresh produce, plant-based foods, and plenty of staples sourced from fewer than 100 miles away, like Merzbacher’s bread, Kismet bagels and Soom tehina. (Bonus: Get it all delivered via Bloc ebikes.) Read More »

2031 South Juniper Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

2021 Best New Grocery Store

Giant Riverwalk

Now, it’s no longer weird to ask, “Drinks at the grocery store later?” With Giant Riverwalk’s 40-tap beer-garden terrace and food hall (which features Mission Taqueria, natch), we’re confident happy hour at the supermarket is the new normal. Read More »

60 North 23rd Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

2014 Best Organic Grocery Shopping Experience

MOM’s Organic Market

Loading your cart with certified organic goods is easy at this new Bryn Mawr grocer: All of its produce is organic, and a majority of what you find on shelves is organic, too. And unlike certain not-to-be-named, space-crunched city grocery stores whose chaotically tight aisles lodge you in bumper-to-bumper cart traffic, the aisles at MOM's are gloriously, sublimely wide. It's no wonder city dwellers are happily making the trek. Read More »

1149 East Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA | 484-385-0220 | Website