Monthly Archives: May 2012

Milestones in Pretzel Pop Culture

Kim and Scott’s Gourmet Pretzels loves to teach children of all ages about the history of the pretzel at our Twist N Top parties.

Without that history, we wouldn’t have had these pretzel moments in pop culture. Broaden your knowledge of these pretzel moments, some taken from Wikipedia and some from us. You never know if these facts will help you win family game night or be the answer on a TV game show!

~ In 2004, Manayunk Park in Philadephia was renamed Pretzel Park. The park includes pretzel-like looped pathways and a pubic art statue in the shape of a pretzel.

~Freeport, Illinois is known as Pretzel City USA and has a trademarked pretzel logo.

~ The pretzel loop design in roller coasters takes you upside down at the beginning, on your back and then backwards at the bottom.

~ Pretzel Logic is the name of a single released by Steely Dan from their album Pretzel Logic. Pretzel Nugget was an EP released by the Beastie Boys.

~ Kim & Scott’s Gourmet Pretzels was born in 1995.

~ Those of you who love our gourmet soft pretzels are called Pretzelphytes, because you are loyal to soft pretzels.

Do you have any other fun trivia Pretzelphytes? Share them with us on Twitter and Facebook!


Wordless Wednesday: Love The Twist

Treat the Teachers in Your Life

Whether you are graduating with your advanced degree or your child is finishing their first year of school, chances are you are looking for the perfect gift to give the teacher or teachers who inspired you the most.

According to, the apple became the traditional present for teachers in the United States, Denmark and Sweden. Many believe that it originated as a simple gift to help out poorly paid teachers. Others believe it represents the good health associated with the fruit.

As you wrap up the school year, why not consider a box of your apple cinnamon pretzels as a unique twist on the traditional apple gift?

Have you gifted any of the teachers in your life with our pretzels? Share your stories with us!

The Windy City Pretzel: The Details

Those of you who are fans of Windy City Live and who follow us on Twitter and Facebook know that we have crafted the Windy City Pretzel!

What is the Windy City Pretzel you ask? It is a delicious combination of manchego cheese, chipotle peppers and spices, including cumin and red chile pepper, that have been stuffed into the pretzel dough you have all come to love. Did we mention that it’s topped with mozzarella cheese?

To order these bad boys, just visit our website! These pretzels will only be available for a limited time only! So grab yours today!

If you are unsure how you are going to like them, take a look at the video and see how Windy City Live co-hosts Val Warner and Ryan Chiaverini enjoyed their first bite!

Wordless Wednesday: Pretzels On The Run

Photo From Merchant’s Circle