Introduction to Zurich - Brezels and Cordon Bleu

We arrived in Zurich on a 'business before pleasure' trip.  I needed to spend about 3 days in the office and then we'd be off to the Alps for a weekend of fun.  I knew I would like Switzerland when we landed at the Zurich Airport and I spied Brezelkoenig (Pretzel King!).  We tried a huge pretzel covered in large seeds - delicious!
We took the train into the city and our next stop was Bierfalken for a signature cordon bleu.  Walking there from the Zurich train station, we were hit like a ton of bricks by the heat and humidity.  We were visiting in June and I didn't realize that Zurich could be this sticky.  No matter, we didn't let it ruin our fun.
We settled at a table inside and order the mini-max cordon bleu (small portion).
While waiting, we sipped a Swiss beer which helped to revive us in the heat.
Here's what arrived on our table.  The 'mini' cordon bleu was HUGE.
The dish was thinly sliced pork surrounded by cheese and ham and fried up.
We paid with Swiss Francs (CHF).  The money was really colorful and featured famous Swiss people.
We hopped on the convenient tram system to head to our hotel, the B2 Boutique Hotel and Spa.

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