Reading Terminal Market Announces New Filipino Merchant: Tambayan

PHILADELPHIA – Reading Terminal Market today announced its newest merchant, TambayanThe restaurant will offer Filipinofusion menu of breakfast, all day specials, and desserts that capture the unique flavors and colorful ingredients of the Philippines. Several items will center around the use of ube, a purple yam native to the Philippines that claims a myriad of health benefits 

Owner Kathy Mirano is no stranger to the Market, having worked as a server and manager at Olympia Gyro for 21 years after emigrating from Taal Batangas in the Philippines 24 years agoMirano will co-own Tambayan with her partner, John Karmanski, who brings 19 years of experience in food service with Aramark to his role. She also owns Runners Sweets and Treats, a catering business selling ube baked goods and French macarons that she started in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Below is a summary of coverage from the announcement:

Philadelphia Business Journal – Reading Terminal Market to open first Filipino concept

Philly Voice – Reading Terminal Market to get first ever Filipino-Fusion eatery