Where to eat and shop in Philadelphia.
  1. Reading Terminal Market
    Whether you're in the mood for cheese, Italian cookies, or scrapple, you'll find it at this 1893 food hall, which has 80-plus local vendors. 12th and Arch Streets, readingterminalmarket.org.
  2. M. Finkel & Daughter
    Our collecting editors love this shop for its 18th- and 19th-century furniture and incredible antique needlepoint samplers. 936 Pine Street, samplings.com.
  3. The Book Trader
    A stacked-to-the-rafters used-book store with an old-fashioned feel (and old-fashioned prices). 7 North 2nd Street, 215-925-2080.
  4. Metropolitan Bakery
    Pick up a millet muffin or a fig-oat scone for breakfast at this charming corner-store bakery. 262 South 19th Street, metropolitanbakery.com.
  5. Pure Fare
    In a modern farmhouse-style setting, this healthy-lunch spot could make a quinoa lover out of anyone. 119 South 21st Street, purefare.com.
  6. The Dandelion
    Head to this take on the English gastropub (from restaurateur Stephen Starr) for lamb curry, rabbit pie, and other hearty but refined fare. 124 South 18th Street, thedandelionpub.com.


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