The folks at the Auntie Anne’s Pretzel outpost by CVS on Walnut are in a really good mood today. A really good, free regular or cinnamon sugar pretzel day kind of mood! When tipster Paige Rubin inquired as to the occasion, a worker replied, “Oh, just to celebrate! We want everyone to try a fresh, hot Auntie Anne’s pretzel!”
Update: Looks like the give-away was from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oh well.
Cheesesteaks' far superior, vegetarian-friendly Philly cousin.
Some people bike for affordable housing. Some people bike for mad street cred in France. And some people bike for getting places, we guess. But forget all of them; there are those who bike for a way worthier cause, and that cause is pretzels. Soft innards, a crispy shell, and salt the size of those crystals they throw on the street when it snows? Pretzels are so totally twisted. Literally!
In honor of the feature in tomorrow’s issue of 34th Street, which follows these valiant riders on a weekly pretzel mission, we present to you after the jump our top three Philly pretzel palaces that bring Philly its twisty, salty, fame. Get on your fixed gear and tell these pretzel princes to throw it in the (paper) bag. Read the rest of this entry »