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    Kate Winslet And Evan Peters Are Totally Into Wawa

    Not not jelly.

    If you, like many of us, are fully sucked into the world of Mare of Easttown, you've enjoyed a real taste of suburban Pennsylvania flair.

    Colin and Mare at a bar
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    Speaking of taste, for Kate Winslet and Evan Peters, a major part of getting in touch with their ~inner Pennsylvanian~ was enjoying the delights of the wondrous Wawa marketplace.

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    Which she revealed in a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times' the Envelope.

    According to Kate, "It almost felt like a mythical place, Wawa..."

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    If you're in the know, chances are you probably agree.

    It's half gas station, half high-quality roadside fast-food delight, and if you haven't had a sandwich at Wawa, you haven't really lived.

    Wawa employee Russ Humes prepares a hoagie
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    As part of her preparation for playing community-minded cop Mare, Kate would read the local Delaware County newspaper (the Delco Times) on the daily.

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    She said, "There would regularly be some article about Wawa. By the time I got there, I was like, ‘It’s real!’"

    Her order of choice was the tried-and-true coffee — with a side of the local community that lives and breathes Wawa.

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    Evan went a little harder with the menu, gettin' down with a special hoagie by the name of "the Gobbler," available as a seasonal delicacy around Thanksgiving.

    According to Fast Food Post, this serious sandwich comes loaded with "traditional Thanksgiving fixings, including hot turkey smothered in savory gravy, stuffing, and cranberry sauce."

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    It's also available topped with a thick spread of mashed potatoes or sweet potatoes, or all served together in a bowl. (Evan doesn't strike me as a bowl type, though.)

    According to Kate, Evan "was like, 'Oh, yeah, I just eat that thing and I pass out.’"

    Wawa even got some love during Saturday Night Live's Mare parody last weekend, "Murder Durder."

    SNL cast members in cop uniform with Wawa sandwiches and coffee
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    When it comes down to it, you're probably not a Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Florida, or Washington, DC, native if you haven't at least stepped foot into one of their 850 shops.

    Says Kate, "Walking into a Wawa ... it was kind of an honor, in a funny way, because to me that was the heart of Delco. So to finally walk through the door … I felt like, ‘Oh yes, I’m here, I belong. This is where it’s at. Wawa.’”

    Exterior of Wawa shop at night
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    Great, now I've got a craving for a panini and a Flurricane, with no Wawas in sight!

    Listen to the full interview here. And if you're a proud Wawa stan, let us know in the comments!

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