Being gluten free in Philly does not mean you must feel deprived, the oldest Italian market in the country lives in this city and is home to gluten free delicacies that are better then any cheese steak or pretzel around. Philly is the city of foodie love! Come enjoy a 2 hour food and history tour of the famous Italian Market with Laura Hahn of Next Local Chef NBC winner and GuiltFreeFoodieCutie.com blog fame.
Intimidated by the overwhelming selection of deliciousness that is the Old World Italian blended with recent Mexican and Vietnamese flair, no worries Laura as neighborhood local will take you to all the best keep secrets and the tried and true “go to” stops to fill your minds and bellies with the food and flavors of Philadelphia’s Italian Market. Don’t forget your reusable bag, since this is Philadelphia’s “SuperMarket” you can’t leave with only leftovers! Interwoven with the dishes you will hear tales of the history of the neighborhood and the families that have shaped it into the essential stop for any one that loves Philadelphia and food.
This tour has something for everyone. This tour has a heavy Gluten free focus. Think Italian food is nothing more then carbs, again you are missing out on the wealth of selection and innovations in cuisine that the Market has to offer.
Gluten what? No worries, there are regular and gluten free options through out the tour and so much enjoyment to be had you will not miss out.
Stops include but are not limited to:
Anastasi Fish Market
John’s Water Ice and more!!!
Reservations: Reservations required. Click Free Tour Philadelphia for reservation instructions. Groups of 6 or more must contact us before booking.
What: Please be sure to bring cash since most of the Market is CASH ONLY!! We advise $7-$10 depending on appetite.
Where: Italian Market Visitor Center at 919 S 9th St. Philadelphia, PA 19147, across from Rizzo Mural Park. http://italianmarketphilly.org/
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Duration: Approximately 2 hours. Tour distance is approximately 1.5 miles (2K).
When: Every other Saturday starting July 28th at 11am.
Cost: Free – Guides work exclusively for tips (gratuities)