Red Alert: Hot Kielbassi at Reading Terminal Market

Red Alert! Eastern European dishes are invading random Western stores and restaurants! Should you duck and cover, or welcome the enemy?

This time, the alert comes from the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia, where AJ Pickle Patch and Salads offers hot kielbassi:

The little sausages, made from relatively lean meat compared to typical links, are cut into chunks and brined in a vinegar and hot pepper mixture. As you would expect, the result is tangy and spicy.

The store also sells other like-minded though less uncommon products, such as hot or dill pickles, and barrel-cured sauerkraut: