Vacay.ca occasionally publishes content featuring destinations outside of Canada. With so many Canadians expected to make the trip to Philadelphia to watch the Toronto Raptors play the Philadelphia 76ers, we figured it was a good time to highlight some of the outstanding food this city has to offer. Vacay.ca Deputy Editor Rod Charles had an opportunity to enjoy a few delicious treats in Philadelphia and has some advice for fans who are making the trip south.
The Toronto Raptors are playing the 76ers in the 2019 NBA Playoffs and thousands of Canadians have made the trip to the City of Brotherly Love to see the action. With the Raptors coming off a tremendous win tonight to tie the series 2-2 many will do so again for game six on Thursday, May 9 at Wells Fargo Center.
Whether you like the 76ers or not you will love Philadelphia. Museums, art galleries, history and an outstanding culinary scene make this city a must. For those hoping to dig deeper into the culinary scene, purchase a ticket and go for a tasty walk with the City Food Tour.
Philadelphia is a big place with more choices than we can list but this is a small sample of what Canadians can enjoy while visiting the city for the big game.
READING TERMINAL MARKET
One of the stops on the City Food Tour is Reading Terminal Market, a gastronomic bazaar with more than 80 merchants offering patrons fresh produce, meats, fish, groceries, flowers, baked goods, crafts, books and clothing. If you haven’t tried a Philadelphia Cheesesteak yet, Reading will help you get your fix.
Reading is not only a popular hometown attraction, it’s also the most popular Philadelphia tourist destination after the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. One hundred thousand Philadelphians and tourists pass through the Reading Terminal Market every week. The best part? This historic landmark is less than 20 minutes away from Wells Fargo Center so you can indulge yourself before the big game.
MORE ABOUT PHILADELPHIA
Visit Philly: www.visitphilly.com
Food and Drink: https://www.visitphilly.com/food-drink/
City Food Tour: https://www.phillysfoodtour.com/
Reading Market Terminal: https://readingterminalmarket.org/
Philadelphia 76ers: https://www.nba.com/sixers/
Wells Fargo Center: https://www.wellsfargocenterphilly.com/