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Philadelphia's Magic Garden
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Pat's King of Steaks
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S 9th St, btwn Wharton & Fitzwater Sts · interesting places nearby
Italian Market information
These days, the country's oldest outdoor market is as much Mexican as Italian and you'll probably find more taquiles than prosciutto; however, it's still a highlight of South Philadelphia. Butchers and artisans still hawk produce and cheese and a handful of authentic old-school Italian shops sell homemade pastas, pastries and freshly slaughtered fish and meats. Anthony's , a small cafe, is a good place to take a break with an espresso or gelato.