April 26 – National Pretzel Day

The annual United States pretzel industry is worth more than $550 million, and the average American consumes about 1.5 pounds of pretzels per year. Eighty percent of these pretzels are made in Pennsylvania, where hard pretzels originated. Hard pretzels were invented in the late 1600s, when a snoozing apprentice in a Pennsylvania bakery accidentally over-baked his pretzels, creating crunchy, seemingly inedible, knots. His job was spared when the master baker, took a bite out of one–and loved it. These days hard pretzels are coated with sugary yogurt, sometimes tinted garish colors, chocolate and butterscotch. Pretzel nuggets and pretzel sticks can
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Tucson fundraising: charities wine and dine

April is a busy month for local grassroots charities in Tucson.  Contribute to their bottom line by eating and drinking. It’s a win-win. April 7 – Arizona Gives Day Do you love amazing locally roasted coffee? How about freshly baked pastries? Yellow Brick Coffee will be donating a portion of their sales on Tuesday, April 7 from 7 AM – 2 PM to Arizona’s Children Association. Yellow Brick Coffee is located at 3220 S. Dodge Blvd, suite 1. Arizona Gives Day helps raise money for hundreds of charities throughout Arizona. While Arizona may not be consistently represented in a positive
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Easter Dining in Tucson

Sunday, April 5 is Easter. Don’t wait until the last minute to determine where you will dine. For people not celebrating Easter or celebrating more casually, how does all day happy hour sound? FOOTHILLS RA Sushi: All Day Happy Hour For those wanting a non-traditional Easter dinner option or not celebrating Easter, RA Sushi offers all day happy hour. You can eat more than 25 appetizer and sushi selections ranging from $3.49 to $8.99, and enjoy a wide variety of beer, wine and signature cocktails ranging from $3.75 to $8. All day happy hour is not limited to the bar
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