Penna’s Italian Market in Ambler was recently highlighted in an article by The Philadelphia Inquirer titled “The best summer beers | Let’s Eat”.
The article offers commentary on Philly’s food and beer scene. From the Penna’s highlight, which is subtitled “Eat this: The Italian hoagie at Penna’s”:
Your best-hoagie list deserves a spot for this newcomer. I nominate this 10-inch Old Fashioned Italian from Penna’s Italian Market in Lower Gwynedd (it’s an Ambler address), which packs Parma prosciutto, sweet soppressata, mild Provolone, lettuce, tomatoes, sweet peppers, oil, and red wine vinegar on a seeded Corropolese Bakery roll ($15.95). Fantastic build, topflight ingredients, and not for the faint of appetite. Penna’s, a well-stocked upscale deli, has seating for breakfast and lunch, but I took my sandwich to go. For giggles, I popped it on the kitchen scale, and it weighed in at just a shade under 2 pounds. Also recommended is the tuna, which is not the same-old; it’s mixed with spicy banana peppers.
Get there early. If they’re out of bread, you’re out of luck.