PHILADELPHIA – Reading Terminal Market has welcomed a new culinary experience for locals and visitors with City Food Tours. This guided tour showcases the best of what the historic market has to offer in terms of restaurants and artisan producers. Participants will explore authentic local flavors that represent the Market’s food scene with the optional add-on of a scrumptious take-home treat. The Food Tours are offered almost daily at 10:30 a.m. and at 2:30 p.m.
City Food Tours is a top-rated Philadelphia attraction on TripAdvisor.com and a winner of “Best of Philly” for best Tour of the City by Philadelphia Magazine. Tours take place inside the Reading Terminal Market during their daily operating hours unless noted. Guests will learn about the Market’s history, hear stories, and be led through 80+ small, family-owned businesses, see their products, and be the first to learn about new offerings.
“You don’t have to be a foodie to enjoy food tours. There is much to learn about a place through the food people eat as food is an important part of the local history, customs, and culture. When discovering a new destination anywhere in the world, taking a walking food tour with a local guide will open unexpected doors to discovering the true soul of a place,” said, Annie Allman, CEO and General Manager, Reading Terminal Market.
Tickets are $20 per person. For more information on tour dates, visit www.phillysfoodtour.com/readingterminalmarket.
About Reading Terminal Market
One of America’s largest and oldest public markets, the Reading Terminal Market, serves as a public trust providing a venue for independent local businesses to showcase the Philadelphia region’s culinary bounty and cultural diversity. Housed since 1892 in a National Historic Landmark building, the Market offers an incredible selection of fresh farm produce, meats, and poultry, plus the finest seafood, cheeses, baked goods, confections, flowers, kitchenware, cookbooks, jewelry, and crafts. A not-for-profit management company manages the Market as a tenant of the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority, which has owned the historic Reading Terminal since 1990. In 2014, the American Planning Association named Reading Terminal Market as one of the 10 Great Public Spaces in America.
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