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Aug 29, 2011 07:58 PM

New Kosher Soft Pretzels in Philly!

Certified by the OU. Check it out here: http://www.centercitypretzel.com/

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  1. Strange web site, but if the pretzels are good, who really cares! :)
    Thanks for sharing!

    1. Do you need to wash on soft pretzels? Does anyone besides Philadelphians put mustard on soft pretzels?

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      1. re: SoCal Mother

        Not sure about washing, sorry. I think we are unique on the mustard part but oh man is it GOOD!

        1. re: Prettypoodle

          Private to Pretty Poodle: I had DS1 add a line about mustard on soft pretzels to his Penn application but it didn't help...Something like how he's so ready to live in Philly that he already puts mustard on his soft pretzels. Alas they did not take the bait.

        2. re: SoCal Mother

          My sons, all raised on Long Island and educated in the Northeast or Midwest, all put mustard on their pretzels.

        3. Thanks for posting this! We're going to Philly soon & will add this to the itinerary!

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          1. re: smtanen

            Believe me when I say it is a pleasure!

            1. re: smtanen

              ... Lancaster has hard pretzels. and they're better than the soft ones, my opinion, ymmv.

              1. re: Chowrin

                It's a completely different food. The only thing soft and hard pretzels have in common is the salt.

              2. re: smtanen

                CC Pretzel is awesome, but it's not a typical food shop. They mainly distribute to street vendors and the like so their retail hours strange--they open at midnight and close at noon--and the retail portion is a tiny, dingy counter. The location is a bit off center; it's close to the Italian Market which is a destination but mostly not open during typical market hours, and in general this is not an area where a tourist would be (or should be) walking around after midnight.

                But they are delicious when they are fresh and hot, if you have a car and are around there when they're open, definitely stop in!