Kooky

This Kooky candy bar was an impulse buy at the checkout line of my parents’ neighborhood grocery store, HEB. It’s a knockoff Twix that was shelved with a knockoff Snickers, 3Musketeers, and Milky Way, but I chose to buy the Kooky because it was on sale (3 for $1 instead of 2 for $1). The…

M&Ms Superbowl Ad Teaser

Via AdFreak, looks like Yellow is going to get a starring role in a Super Bowl commercial this Sunday. I believe he is trying to twerk, though it is hard to tell as he does not actually have a butt. The voice seems off to me. Compare to the classic M&Ms Santa commercial below:

This should be a game show

Via Kotaku, check out these gifs from a Japanese TV show in which celebrities had to decide whether pieces of furniture and whatnot were real or made of chocolate. Apparently, they had to figure it out by taking a bite out of everything. Real shoe: Chocolate shoe: I think this would make for a fun…

Hello Panda - Review on Strawberry and Double Choco Flavors!

Hello Panda: Cute Cream-Filled Cookie Review!

Hello Panda is Meiji’s answer to Lotte’s Koala’s March: cream-filled cookies imprinted with cute animal cartoons.Without too much research, it’s easy to notice that Hello Panda hails from Japan. I got a couple of boxes to try in my free MunchPak samples, first in Strawberry and the following month in Double Choco. I have also found…

Jelly Belly Draft Beer

I think it’s safe to state that Jelly Belly is tops in their field of creatively flavorful jelly beans. Instead of resting on their laurels, they never stop innovating! Their newest product are Draft Beer flavored jelly beans. I was quite excited to be surprised with free samples to review. I was more excited that…

The future is here: 3D printed candy at CES

3D printing has been making the news for some time now. It was recently announced at the Consumer Electronics Show that you can print your own 3D candy at home! Provided you’ve got 10 grand to spare… The candies are gorgeous, though I am dubious about how tasty they are. Check out the slideshows at…

Amedei Boutique in NYC

Amedei Chocolates, which I’ve previously reviewed, now has a chocolate boutique in New York City. Apparently Amedei’s founder bills herself as the world’s first female chocolatier. Sort of depressing that we didn’t have female chocolatiers before 1990!

Beer and candy pairings

Hopefully all your Halloween candies have been eaten by now – but you may have some Christmas candies lying around, or maybe you’re getting a head start on Valentine’s Day sweets? Neil sent me this link about suggested beer and candy pairings, in case you’re looking for a grown-up way to  indulge.