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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

On Saturday morning, the vendors on 9th Street had 2 pound boxes of gorgeous strawberries for $1.50. Which made me peckish for strawberry rhubarb pie – problem was, no one had rhubarb. Then I got the bright idea of hitting up Anastasio’s … Continue reading

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Cherry Tomato Tart

What I love about shopping on 9th Street is that you never know what you’re going to find on the stands – boxes of baby arugula, two red peppers for a dollar, or cauliflower in a hue that would make Prince … Continue reading

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Talluto’s Turns Fifty!

Talluto’s, the undisputed king of marinated mozzarella, are celebrating 50 years in the business of making great pasta! Pictured is Dave Brown, long time employee and manager of the store on 9th & Carpenter Streets in the Italian Market. Happy anniversary … Continue reading

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Setting Up the Stands

Early Saturday morning in the Italian Market, vendors stocking their stands.

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If You Say So

9th and Washington Avenue.

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The Big Bad Wolf Will Not Be Trifled With

Early morning delivery on 9th Street.

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All-Star Wrestling

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Strawberry Rhubarb Apple Pie

I had planned for a lazy Sunday – a load of laundry, a little time in the studio, a walk around the neighborhood with my camera. My game plan drastically changed when I discovered that one of the vendors on … Continue reading

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What To Serve With Potatoes

An abreviated list of what D’Angelo Bros. has to offer at their store. Located in Philadelphia’s Italian Market for over 80 years, their handmade sausages are out of this world – and they do mail order!

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9th Street Santa

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Sarcone’s

“Man cannot live by bread alone.” The guy who coined this phrase never bought bread here.

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Fruits & Produce

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Rules of the Stand

This is a handmade sign hung outside of a stand in the Italian Market in South Philadelphia. The market and the characters that work and shop there are among the reasons why I love this town.

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Mikey Wild

On Saturday, I was shopping on 9th Street in Philadelphia’s Italian Market. I spotted an older woman at one of the stands who looked vaguely familiar. It wasn’t until I got a little closer and saw a table full of … Continue reading

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