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Foodgasm in Reading Farmers Market

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jvn Jul 23, 2005 11:01 AM

Don't rule out the Reading Farmers Market for a variety of great food. Try Monte Lauro's stand for a Luigi Special sandwich, Jambalaya Jay's has the best po-boys old style, but the fried chicken one is my favorite. I also love the gyro at the Greek stand. I haven't even tried the Pig Pit yet, but I hear good things. Also in Reading, Hong Trahn on 6th and Court is good Vietnamese, but they are closed right now for a few weeks.

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    Paul RE: jvn Jul 26, 2005 07:01 PM

    Also, the Amish pretzel stand "Fisher's Soft Pretzels" is outstanding! Their hot-dog-in-a-pretzel, and their plain pretzel (i like it with tthe butter) are both foodgasmic!. I have never tried their ice cream, but that always seems to get a nice line.

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      lovesto eat RE: jvn Jul 27, 2005 11:33 AM

      I'm only at RTM perhaps 4 times a year, and I can't help but get a roast pork sandwich (with provolone)from DiNicks. Eventually, I talk myself into a cannoli from Termini's.

      My daughter LOVES the mexican place (sorry I don't know the name) and I have heard there is great Thai to be had, also. Next time I vow to be more experimental!!

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        Steve R RE: lovesto eat Jul 27, 2005 10:09 PM

        Yo folks! Read the originalpost carefully.

        JVN's comments are about the Farmer's Market in READING, PA, not Reading Terminal Market in Philly. .

        Note that we in Philly have no Jambalaya Jay's other places mentioned. And he goes on to mention other places he like in the City of Reading.

        So the "Foodgasm" is occuring about 45 miles NW of Philly, not 12th and Market Sts.

        Steve R

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        Aaron RE: jvn Aug 11, 2005 10:36 AM

        I really dig the "gumbolaya" at that Cajun place you mentioned.

        1. UnConundrum RE: jvn Jan 25, 2009 11:29 AM

          I know this is a very old thread, but I was wondering if anyone knows where to get Greek yogurt in the Reading area. Someone said there's a Greek farmers' market other than the Fairgrounds Farmer's Market. Any ideas?

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            mommymack71 RE: UnConundrum Feb 19, 2009 10:35 AM

            Try Russo's Market in Wyomissing. They have a large selection of Italian and Greek items. And great tomato pie to boot!

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