Phillies confirm Pistachio Girl is still employed

Pistachio Girl a/k/a Emily Youcis photographed at Citizens Bank Park last season. Photo: Clem Murray/Staff Photographer)

Good news for fans of Citizens Bank Park food vendor Pistachio Girl.

The fan favorite, whose real name is Emily Youcis, (pronouced You-Kiss) a Tyler School of Art senior, is working at the ballpark this season, the Phillies and Aramark confirm.

Some fans were concerned Monday when they did not see her during the Phillies home opener, but a Phillies spokeswoman says she merely had the day off.

Read more about Pistachio Girl in this Inquirer profile from October.