Pretzel Myth 6: The Battle of Vienna (Again!)

What would any tour of bogus food myths be without at least a stop at the Battle of Vienna in 1683, the most baking-intensive conflict in the history of man? Quite poor, methinks. To get a sense for how this one goes, start with the standard story about how the croissant originated there, and merely substitute the pretzel. You’ll get the idea.

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