Soul Food Returns to Reading Terminal Market

PHILADELPHIA – Reading Terminal Market today announced a new soul food merchant set to open this month. Ma Lessie’s Chicken and Waffles will be owned and operated by Perry Ison, former manager of KeVen Parker’s Soul Food Café, and his cousin Stacy McCarthy. The restaurant will serve flavorful comfort food including fried and baked chicken wings, baked mac and cheese, collard greens and smoked turkey, and peach cobbler.

The Philadelphia Inquirer – Soul food returns to Reading Terminal Market with Ma Lessie’s

Philly Voice – New soul food restaurant to replace KeVen Parker’s eatery at Reading Terminal Market

Fox29 – Buying Black: Ma Lessie’s Chicken and Waffles