Metropolitan-Bakery

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The Ultimate Guide to Philadelphia’s Classic Bakeries

From South Philly cannoli experts to Northeast rye masters, these 25 bakeries have defined Philly’s sweet baking history — and show no signs of slowing […]

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10 Bakeries Turning Out Philly’s Best Bagels

While debates still rage about whether a Philadelphia-made bagel can ever truly compete with New York standard bearers, it’s undeniable that our city has experienced […]

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Our Favorite Philadelphia Soft Pretzels

As a lifetime Philadelphian I’ve consumed more than my fare share of pretzels. Even with the knowledge that Philadelphians eat more than 12 times as […]

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Philly Has Chestnuts Roasting

It’s a little warm out for an open fire, but for many Christmas time means the sweet flavor of chestnuts, be they roasted, pureed, or […]

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A Beach Picnic, Philly Style

Packing a picnic basket for a day trip to the beach can be a monotonous task. Water bottles, ham-and-cheese sandwiches on white, bags of salt […]

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Metropolitan Bakery’s New Chestnut Hill Location Opens Today

Metropolitan Bakery which closed up after a fifteen year run on Germantown Avenue is opening today in the Market at the Fareway, behind the Chestnut […]

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Metropolitan Bakery Is Closing

The Metropolitan Bakery in Chestnut Hill is in countdown mode right now–they’re shutting the doors on Friday after a 15-year run according to the good […]

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It’s National Grilled Cheese Day – Here Are Some Specials and Some Favorites

It’s National Grilled Cheese Day and this rainy day just screams for a grilled cheese. We’ve compiled a list of restaurants around town are doing […]

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Metropolitan Bakery Opening a Cafe Off of Rittenhouse Square

Gratuitous Bernese Mountain Dog Shot Metropolitan Bakery is turning 20 years old in 2013 and is celebrating the milestone by opening a cafe. The Metropolitan […]

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Dedication Week at Reading Terminal Market

  Reading Terminal Market has recently upgraded its facilities in a $3.4 million expansion including the addition of larger bathrooms, new vendor space, a multipurpose […]

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Pizza Showing Up in Surprising Places

Metropolitan Bakery has added personal sized pizzas to their offerings. The pizzas are available in the Reading Terminal Market and at the 20th Street location. […]

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Metropolitan’s New Cheese Selections

Metropolitan Bakery is now selling American artisan cheese at its 19th Street location. You’ll find dairies such as Shelburne Farms, Vermont Butter and Cheese Company, […]

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How About Some Dough

Fork You! takes us on a tour of Metropolitan Bakery that would put Michael Scott in a “that’s what she said” conniption. [Fork You!] Phoodie.info […]

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Metropolitan Bakery Turns 15

Metropolitan Bakery is turning 15-years old and they are putting together a 15-month calendar chock full of customer anecdotes, fun facts and best-of recipes including […]

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Visiting Metropolitan Bakery

Foodaphilia visits Metropolitan Bakery and gets a tour as they make some of their more than 30 varieties of bread as well as their new […]