September 29, 2023


Arts Eternal

Wawa to mark ‘Mare of Easttown Day’ with new cheesesteak

PHILADELPHIA – For all the enjoy Wawa has gotten many thanks to the HBO strike Tv demonstrate “Mare of Easttown,” the popular Pennsylvania usefulness retail store chain is supplying a small back again.

To celebrate its latest retailer opening in Delaware County — in which the Kate Winslet-led criminal offense drama is set — Wawa is dedicating Thursday as “Mare of Easttown Day,” an homage to the display that introduced the planet to the espresso and hoagies Pennsylvanians have beloved for yrs.

Shoppers of the relocated Higher Darby shop will get to take pleasure in that espresso Thursday no cost of demand, and the to start with 100 shoppers will get a “Wawa Delco” t-shirt.

British actress Winslet plays Mare Sheehan, a detective sergeant in Easttown — a fictional town just outside of Philadelphia — who is investigating the murder of a teenager mother while looking into the disappearance of another young female. As Mare, the Oscar winner eats hoagies and drinks Wawa coffee, all in the great patois of Philadelphia and its suburbs. Winslet mentioned she labored on the accent each day to get it just correct.


To switch into Mare, Winslet labored together with Chester County Detective Christine Bleiler, who also served as a law enforcement technological adviser on the drama. Bleiler will be at the Wawa store Thursday buying the extremely 1st “Mare of Easttown Spicy Cheesesteak,” a restricted version sandwich that will be marketed in the course of dozens of Wawas in Delaware County.

It can be a nod to how spicy the show is, Wawa stated in a assertion.

Area police and fire officers will also be honored at the function and Wawa will donate cash every to the charities of their choice, as properly as $10,000 to the Kid’s Clinic of Philadelphia.

Wawa mentioned they needed to “celebrate the authenticity of the display as it depicts the lifestyle and resilience of a community that stands by a single one more in the course of very good moments and bad, and shines a mild on day to day heroes who go to terrific lengths to serve their local community.”

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