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Rocky Balboa's Italian Market has gone Mexican
Customers at Philadelphia's iconic Italian Market can now either shop for Italian sausages at DiBrunos, one of the earliest establishments in the corridor, or they can visit Tres Amigos, a Mexican butcher shop that sells fresh chorizo and fried pork rinds.
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Migration makes for strange market-fellows. Joe, who is of Italian descent, runs the store that Angel's small fruit stand is in front of. (Photo: Milady Nazir/Fox News Latino)

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The Tres Amigos market at Philadelphia's iconic Italian Market. (Photo: Milady Nazir/Fox News Latino)

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A mural of former Mayor Frank Rizzo marks one end of the Italian Market. (Photo: Milady Nazir/Fox News Latino)

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Men dancing in traditional masks and garb from southern Mexico at Philadelphia's iconic Italian Market. (Photo: Milady Nazir/Fox News Latino)

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Fabian Corona of Tlaxcala has been working at a stall in Philadelphia's iconic Italian Market for 7 years. He dreams of owning his own business. (Photo: Milady Nazir/Fox News Latino)

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Gabriel Ramos sells produce at Philadelphia's iconic Italian Market. (Photo: Milady Nazir/Fox News Latino)

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Guadalupe Bravo owns the Fiesta Acapulco food stall. She was one of the earliest Mexican pioneers at the Italian Market, having moved to Philadelphia from New York City after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. (Photo: Milady Nazir/Fox News Latino)

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A Mexican-American infant gets an early taste of the Italian Market. (Photo: Milady Nazir/Fox News Latino)

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A young girl waits for her parents to finish their shift at the Italian Market. (Photo: Milady Nazir/Fox News Latino)

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A mother and kids shopping at the Italian Market. (Photo: Milady Nazir/Fox News Latino)

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Posters of Mexican bands adorn the Italian Market. (Photo: Milady Nazir/Fox News Latino)

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The Carnaval de Puebla kicks off a few blocks from the Italian Market. (Photo: Milady Nazir/Fox News Latino)

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The Tortilleria San Roman has its own banner at the Italian Market. (Photo: Milady Nazir/Fox News Latino)

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The Tortilleria San Roman in the Italian Market has been selling fresh tortillas for the last 4 years. (Photo: Milady Nazir/Fox News Latino)

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A storefront near the Italian Market pays homage to the Virgen de Guadalupe. (Photo: Milady Nazir/Fox News Latino)

Rocky Balboa's Italian Market has gone Mexican

Customers at Philadelphia's iconic Italian Market can now either shop for Italian sausages at DiBrunos, one of the earliest establishments in the corridor, or they can visit Tres Amigos, a Mexican butcher shop that sells fresh chorizo and fried pork rinds.

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