Tastykakes are another Philly staple. The Tasty Baking Company has been selling it's products in the Philadelphia area since 1914. Until fairly recently, Tasty products were only available in the Philly area. Everyone who grew up near Philly knows Tastykakes and usually has their favorite. There are a large variety of cakes and pies. Some of the all time favorites include chocolate cupcakes, Tasty pies (especially apple and blueberry), Kandy Kakes (formerly Tandy Takes) and Krimpets.
It's common knowledge that whenever a native Philadelphian leaves the area, one of the cravings they acquire is for Tastykakes.
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