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June 17, 2014

Deal Feed: Magpie Artisan Pie Boutique Serves Up Its Slices A La Mode For Free This Wednesday, June 18

Deal Feed: Magpie Artisan Pie Boutique Serves Up Its Slices A La Mode For Free This Wednesday, June 18

Not that anyone really needs an excuse for a warm slice of pie luxuriating in a slowly melting scoop of ice cream, but Magpie Artisan Boutique has just found a whole new way to sweeten the deal. On Wednesday, June 18, the South Street pie shop will be serving up slices with free scoops of […]

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July 30, 2013

Savor Summer Treats During Brooklyn Flea Philly’s Creme De La Creme Ice Cream Bonanza, This Sunday, August 4

Savor Summer Treats During Brooklyn Flea Philly's Creme De La Creme Ice Cream Bonanza, This Sunday, August 4

There are few frozen treats that taste better under the summer sun than good ol’ ice cream. This Sunday, August 4, Brooklyn Flea Philly celebrates the creamy cold confection bonanza-style with desserts from six different vendors from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Slurp up scoops for $2 to $5from such local makers as Bassett’s Ice […]

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June 14, 2013

Indulge In Eats Fresh Off The Grill And Chilly Treats At The Annual Sidewalk Sizzle And Ice Cream Freeze At Reading Terminal Market, July 13

Indulge In Eats Fresh Off The Grill And Chilly Treats At The Annual Sidewalk Sizzle And Ice Cream Freeze At Reading Terminal Market, July 13

Two of summer’s favorite past times are coming together on Saturday, July 13 at Reading Terminal Market. Get ready for a grilled food and ice cream extravaganza at the annual Sidewalk Sizzle And Ice Cream Freeze. Some of Reading Terminal’s most popular vendors are setting up shop outside of the market on Filbert Street with […]

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July 12, 2012

Reading Terminal Market Dishes Up Its Annual Ultimate Philadelphia Ice Cream Festival, Saturday, July 21

Reading Terminal Market Dishes Up Its Annual Ultimate Philadelphia Ice Cream Festival, Saturday, July 21

Here’s another dose of creamy sweetness to add to your weekend agenda. Bassett’s, the country’s oldest Civil War-era creamery (it celebrated its 150th birthday last year), hosts The Ultimate Philadelphia Ice Cream Festival on Saturday, July 21 at Reading Terminal Market. Serving everything cold and topping-loaded, Bassetts along with the Market’s own Miller’s Twist, Franklin […]

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July 19, 2011

Roundup: Our Guide To How To Beat The Heat In Philadelphia; Frozen Treats, Cold Drinks, Water Sports And More

Roundup: Our Guide To How To Beat The Heat In Philadelphia; Frozen Treats, Cold Drinks, Water Sports And More

We’re in the midst of what is going to turn into a very hot, week-long heat wave, which means it may get a little too hot for some of your normal summertime activities. So to fill the void, we’ve put together a quick survival guide with some top picks for the best ways to stay […]

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July 19, 2011

The Philadelphia History Museum To Host A “Conversations On Cool” Talk And Tasting July 20, Featuring Bassett’s Ice Cream, Franklin Fountain, John’s Water Ice And More

The Philadelphia History Museum To Host A "Conversations On Cool" Talk And Tasting July 20, Featuring Bassett's Ice Cream, Franklin Fountain, John's Water Ice And More

Philadelphia has a long running love affair with cool summer treats. The city’s history and love of summer refreshments like ice cream, root beer floats and water ice date back over a century. To that end, on Wednesday, July 20, from 6–8 p.m., the Philadelphia History Museum will be hosting “Conversations on Cool: The Delicious […]

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July 15, 2011

Philly Homegrown: Local Ice Cream, Food Festivals And Cooking Demonstrations At Area Farmers’ Markets

Philly Homegrown: Local Ice Cream, Food Festivals And Cooking Demonstrations At Area Farmers' Markets

This week is positively bursting with ways to get out and eat some of the Philly region’s homegrown goodness. Between the festivals, pig roasts and farmers’ markets, your local food social calendar is bursting with possibilities. • We recommend starting things off on Saturday morning with a scoop of 150 years local Bassetts Ice Cream […]

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July 15, 2011

Happy 150th Birthday To Bassetts Ice Cream! Celebrate At Reading Terminal’s Annual Ultimate Ice Cream Festival Tomorrow, July 16

Happy 150th Birthday To Bassetts Ice Cream! Celebrate At Reading Terminal's Annual Ultimate Ice Cream Festival Tomorrow, July 16

A fifth-generation family business and a Philadelphia tradition since 1861, Bassetts Ice Cream Company celebrates its 150th birthday this year, just in time for the Ultimate Philadelphia Ice Cream Festival at Reading Terminal this Saturday, July 16. Bassett’s Ice Cream is sponsoring this year’s festival in honor of their birthday, so you’ll be able to […]

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July 8, 2011

The 5th Annual Ultimate Philadelphia Ice Cream Festival Set To Return To Reading Terminal Market On Saturday, July 16

The 5th Annual Ultimate Philadelphia Ice Cream Festival Set To Return To Reading Terminal Market On Saturday, July 16

Ice cream lovers, may we have your attention please! The 5th Annual Ultimate Philadelphia Ice Cream Festival will be returning to Reading Terminal Market on Saturday, July 16 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for another year of delicious scoops, sundaes and shakes. Sponsored by Bassett’s Ice Cream, this year’s festival will be celebrating their 150th anniversary. […]

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July 27, 2010

The Cooking Channel Ice Cream Truck Comes to the Reading Terminal Market

The Cooking Channel Ice Cream Truck Comes to the Reading Terminal Market

The recently launched Cooking Channel (younger sibling of more established Food Network), has been promoting itself this summer by traveling across country in a customized ice cream truck. On Wednesday, July 28th, they’ll be swinging into Philly to say hi and give a scoop of ice cream to all their newly minted fans. You’ll find […]

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