These bad boys are baked with cheddar cheese and coarsely ground black pepper before being finished with truffle pate.
Sigmund‰۪s Pretzels was founded in 2009 by chef and owner Lina Kulchinsky. Lina was born in Moscow and moved to NYC in 2001 for graduate school. In 2006 she attended the Institute of Culinary Education's Pastry and Baking Arts Program. Before opening Sigmund‰۪s in 2009 in East Village she worked in the kitchens of NYC's fine dining restaurants like Jean-Georges and Bouley. Lina lives in Brooklyn with her partner, 2 kids, and a Boston terrier, Pepe.
After 10 years in business we are still a family-owned company of 12 people: bakers, drivers, special event crew, and customer support. English, Spanish, Russian, and Georgian are spoken at the bakery which is what we call a true NYC small business.