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January 21, 2016

Pretzels are popular all over the U.S., of course, but here in Philly, they’re breakfast.

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New Yorkers bring bagels to work and Southerners bring Krispy Kreme doughnuts,
but here, if you want to make friends at the office, you swing by Furfari’s Soft Pretzels on Frankford Avenue (or wherever your secret spot is) and pick up a dozen soft pretzels still warm from the oven. You’ll even find their fresh pretzels sold inside the local elementary schools first thing in the morning, with a line of children clutching quarters stretching down the hall from the pretzel cart. Pretzels: the Bagels ofPhiladelphia - Roads & Kingdoms

Posted by gerardvanderleun at January 21, 2016 10:26 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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I reallllllllly miss Philadelphia soft pretzels. With mustard, of course.

Posted by: OldFert [TypeKey Profile Page] at January 21, 2016 1:28 PM

We need a federal program to provide free pretzels to low income students in Phila. first thing in the morning. Including pre-K. It's for the chir'in.

Posted by: BillH [TypeKey Profile Page] at January 21, 2016 1:44 PM

Oh come on.....

Posted by: pbird [TypeKey Profile Page] at January 22, 2016 10:07 AM

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