Italian Market


Everything You Need to Know About the New Di Bruno Bros. Bottle Shop

Continuing in their steady expansion throughout the city, Di Bruno Bros. opened a bottle shop last week just down the block from their original location […]

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Marc Vetri Is Opening a Pasta Bar in the Italian Market

Ever since Marc Vetri purchased the building that housed Italian Market mainstay Fiorella’s Sausage for more than a century back in October, we’ve been waiting […]

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Kalaya, a BYO With a Straight-From-Thailand Menu, Will Open in the Italian Market

Kalaya, a restaurant serving a menu of straight-from-Thailand dishes, is set to open later this month in the Italian Market. The space at 764 South […]

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Angelo’s Pizzeria, Opening in the Old Sarcone’s Deli, Is Just About There

Back in 2017, Angelo’s Pizzeria in Haddonfield scored a Best of Philly win for its classic pies. In 2018, owner Danny Digiampetro closed the shop, taking […]

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Here’s What’s in Store for the Italian Market’s New Cooperative Restaurant

We told you about 1149, the cooperative restaurant, commercial kitchen, and community space that’s moving into the former home of El Compadre at 1149 South 9th […]

City Life

Who Stole Jesus, Mary, and Joseph From This South Philly Nativity Scene?

It’s (almost) a Christmas tragedy: Baby Jesus, Mary and Joseph vanished briefly from a South Philly nativity scene this weekend. Police say a man was […]

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El Compadre Has Closed, Will Become a Cooperative Restaurant

El Compadre, the Italian Market torta spot owned by South Philly Barbacoa’s Cristina Martinez and Ben Miller, has been closed for the past couple of […]

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Marc Vetri Is Buying Fiorella Sausage

Philly’s food community mourned last month when word spread that long-running Italian Market butcher shop Fiorella Sausage was going up for sale. But the space at 817 Christian Street in which the […]

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Koukouzeli Is Now Open in the Italian Market

Back in August, we told you about Koukouzeli, the latest addition to the Italian Market’s cornucopia of cuisines. And now, the Greek street food spot […]


Traditional Greek Food Is Coming to the Italian Market

The Italian Market is about to get even more eclectic with Koukouzeli, a Greek street food spot set to open sometime in August. The BYO will take […]


Market on Ninth Is Now Open with Dinner and Gourmet Goods

With the opening of Market on Ninth, an historic Italian Market restaurant family has started a new chapter. The gourmet shop-cafe-BYO restaurant is now softly open in […]

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Where to Find Healthy Eats, Killer Workouts, and Outdoor Fun in Bella Vista

Philly has an insanely wonderful fitness scene, but the truth is, many of us tend to stick to our own neighborhoods — we’ve all got […]

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Greased Pole Climbing and Cannoli: Our Favorite Photos From the Italian Market Festival

The South 9th Street Italian Market Festival returned in all its glory this past Saturday and Sunday. Festival-goers stuffed their faces with the city’s finest cannoli, ravioli […]

City Life

The Italian Market Festival to Eagles Fans: Grease Up!

Look out, Philadelphia: The South 9th Street Italian Market Festival is this weekend, and you know what that means — greased poles. Or, more specifically, […]


Ralph’s Is Adding Two New Concepts in the Italian Market

An Italian Market mainstay is expanding its footprint with not one but two new concepts. Ralph’s Italian Restaurant, which has been in place at 760 […]