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ISO Pretzel bread, anybody doing this?

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devilham Jul 23, 2012 11:39 AM

I keep seeing awesome looking sandwiches in various media that sport pretzel bread, and the concept sounds just amazing. Do any Boston area bakeries or markets sell pretzel bread rolls? I would love to try some home made pastrami on a pretzel roll, or a humble burger. Let me know if you've seen this stuff in the wild, as I have not!

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    mkfisher RE: devilham Jul 23, 2012 11:49 AM

    Whole Foods has it sometimes (Beacon Hill and River Street).

    I know Area Four will put their incredible pretzel nuggets back on the menu at some point in the Fall. Those things are perfect in every single way. Personally, I don't think they should come off the menu in the Summer.

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      galleygirl RE: mkfisher Jul 24, 2012 07:34 AM

      WF has them at all their stores...

    2. Allstonian RE: devilham Jul 23, 2012 11:52 AM

      Swiss Bakers in Reading make pretzel rolls. (Some day they'll be Swiss Bakers in Allston as well, but I'm not holding my breath...)

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        treb RE: devilham Jul 23, 2012 12:27 PM

        Costco is selling them, in slider size, they taste really good.

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          bclarke25 RE: devilham Jul 23, 2012 01:03 PM

          Swiss Bakers has a stand at the Dewey Square farmers market on Tuesdays and Thursdays. They sell pretzel rolls.

          Additionally, Barlow's on A street in Southie does a reuben on a pretzel roll. It's pretty good.

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            devilham RE: bclarke25 Jul 23, 2012 01:10 PM

            I can't beleive I was just about to ask where was Dewey Square, glad I googled it, as after that occupy business last year, it would have made me look like I was living under a rock! That sounds like my spot, as I often walk through there on my lunchtime walk, but haven't stopped at any of the venders!!! I wonder if they come to the City Hall farmers market as well?

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              Allstonian RE: devilham Jul 23, 2012 01:33 PM

              http://www.swissbakers.com/locations-...

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                devilham RE: Allstonian Jul 23, 2012 01:45 PM

                Thanks so much Allstonian!

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              mkfisher RE: bclarke25 Jul 24, 2012 09:51 AM

              I just picked up two pretzel roll baguettes from Swiss Bakers at South Station. They look great.

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                devilham RE: mkfisher Jul 24, 2012 10:37 AM

                Yep, walked by there today, but sadly had no cash, but your right, it looks delicous

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              fleenshop RE: devilham Jul 23, 2012 05:17 PM

              Mariposa in Central Square has great sandwiches on pretzel rolls. Though with notably bad service.

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                lergnom RE: devilham Jul 23, 2012 08:21 PM

                Wegman's carries pretzel rolls.

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                  mats77 RE: devilham Jul 24, 2012 07:13 AM

                  Lately, the Biltmore in Newton has been using pretzel rolls for burger specials.

                  1. Dea RE: devilham Jul 24, 2012 07:24 AM

                    Crema Cafe in Harvard Square sells them, both as sandwiches and as rolls.

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                      bear RE: devilham Jul 24, 2012 07:32 AM

                      I don't see it on the menu now, but several months ago Strip T's was serving house-made pretzel rolls with terrific house-smoked sausage. Both were fantastic and hopefully they will appear back on the menu soon.

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