Italian Market


Catch the Last Night Market of 2017 in South Philly Tonight

Night Market, The Food Trust’s seasonal celebration of street food, is taking over the Italian Market tonight, October 5th. And it’s the last one of […]


Rizzo’s Former Secretary Uses Italian Market Facebook Account to Trash Helen Gym

A since-deleted post to the 9th Street Italian Market’s official Facebook page on Sunday characterized Philadelphia Councilwoman Helen Gym as a bigot for her opinion […]


WATCH: Italian Market Grease Pole Competition

Watching videos of more than a dozen greasy people stacking themselves on top of each other in attempt to climb a 30-foot, lard-slicked, sausage-topped pole […]

Be Well Philly

Do This: Free Workouts at the Italian Market Festival

This Saturday, you’ll find more than pizza and gnocchi at the Italian Market Festival. Charge Performance and Wellness is putting on two free classes outside their gym […]


How You Should Actually Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Philly

Like many holidays born outside of our country, Cinco de Mayo’s “thing” got lost in translation once it crossed the border. Somehow, what started as […]


After Two Decades, Anastasi Seafood Finds a New Home in the Italian Market

Anastasi Seafood is a Philadelphia tradition, an Italian Market institution famous for its friendly service and quality seafood market, plus its lovely restaurant and bar with fun happy […]


The Utterly Fabulous (and Totally Boring) Life of Laurentius

It’s 4 p.m. on a Wednesday afternoon, and I’m sitting in a butter yellow Queen Village kitchen, watching six-year-old Jude Purnama as he slurps up […]


Neuf Celebrates Birthday, Opens for Brunch

Sometimes we wonder how a restaurant could possibly improve–and then it opens for brunch. If you have never started your morning with shakshuka, a middle eastern […]


Jawdropper of the Week: Una Bella Vista in Bella Vista

Looking to rise above it all? You can go higher than this, but you won’t have a view as all-encompassing as the one from the […]


The Gritty Italian Market Wants That Center City Sparkle

Business owners in the Italian Market have been talking about cleaning up the place for years, and now they seem to have landed on a […]


Rain or Shine, These Festivals Are Happening

We were pretty excited when we put together our compilation of May festivals, and then May happened. It’s been gray skies for much of the […]


Field Guide: Spring’s Best Food and Drink Festivals in Philadelphia

It’s officially May in Philadelphia, and that means we’re about to embark on a month with a summer’s worth of festivals crammed into the three […]


Paesano’s Offering Scrapple Cheesesteak Seen on Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre Foods

Andrew Zimmern and Bizarre Foods were in town for their 200th episode and Zimmern got together with Paesano’s Peter McAndrews for a scrapple cheesesteak. In […]


Spotted in the Italian Market: 9th and Washington Project Inches Forward

Zoom in just a tad and you’ll recognize the spot: The Anastasi Seafood restaurant, nestled between 9th and Darien Streets, looks out to whirring Washington Avenue, […]


Italian Market Getting Huge Wishwall Art Installation During Papal Visit

There’s another kind of “fence” going up during the Papal visit, but this one is kind hearted, much more welcoming, and located in South Philly.