PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Reading Terminal Market hosted its 3rd Annual OysterFest Friday night.
Boasting a half a dozen pairings of fresh oysters and local craft brews selected by experts from Molly Malloy’s and Pearl’s Oyster Bar, guests made the rounds slurping up as many molluscs as they could handle.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Winter Storm Could Produce Enough Snow To Crack City’s Top 20 Snow Days
“We’ve got six pairings around the market, and folks are able enjoy as much oysters and beer as they like,” says Reading Terminal Market’s General Manager Anuj Gupta.READ MORE: At Least 1 Injured In Accident Involving Small School Bus In Winslow Township
He says the two hour event also helps support a great cause:
“All of the proceeds from the event tonight go towards nutrition programming we’re providing for children in Strawberry Mansion.”MORE NEWS: Moenell Coleman Wanted After Allegedly Shooting Woman Who Bumped Into Him At Coatesville Market: Police
Gupta says Oyster Fest is another way that Reading Terminal Market tries to stay an active social hub for Philadelphians.