Italian Market sees busiest times ahead of Thanksgiving

Nov 23, 2022 483

BY: Madeleine Wright

The countdown to Thanksgiving is on in Philadelphia as residents flocked to the Italian Market on Tuesday to pick up some must-haves for the holiday. Tuesday was a busy day at the Italian Market on South 9th Street in Philadelphia, one of the oldest and largest open-air markets in the country. The meat slicer at Cannuli's Quality Meats and Poultry was buzzing, and the line was out the door.

Everyone was in the Thanksgiving mood, especially one guy who was wearing a roasted turkey hat. "I like it," said Anastasio Perez, a Cannuli's Quality Meats and Poultry employee. "This is nice for the turkey holiday." Debbie Morrow, from Schwenksville, waited 30 minutes to place her order. She came to pick up the last of her Thanksgiving essentials, ribs.

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