Thursday, January 29, 2015

Popcorn shop pops up in Center City

Genalle Passanante Day and Rob Day met while working at a popcorn shop in New York City years ago and opened five shops in her hometown of Pittsburgh (as Pittsburgh Popcorn Co.). They just migrated east to open Go Popcorn at 112 S. 12th St.

Popcorn shop pops up in Center City

Go Popcorn, 112 S. 12th St.
Go Popcorn, 112 S. 12th St.

Genalle Passanante Day and Rob Day met while working at a popcorn shop in New York City years ago and opened five shops in her hometown of Pittsburgh (as Pittsburgh Popcorn Co.).

They just migrated east to open Go Popcorn at 112 S. 12th St.

The popcorn is made all day from non-GMO corn from a Lancaster farm. There are seven regular flavors, including cheddar, peanut butter cup and kettle corn.

Every Friday,a  flavor of the week pops up, such as spicy bacon cheddar, dill pickle, and chocolate raspberry, as well as seasonal flavors such as turkey stuffing. pumpkin spice and egg nog.

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The Days say they decided to open in Washington Square West after spending a lot of time in Philly.

The shop, next to Pennsylvania 6, has a vintage circus and carnival theme.

Michael Klein Philly.com
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