Mast Brothers single origin dark chocolate bar – Papua New Guinea

Here’s the second of the three Mast Brothers single origin chocolate bars, the Papua New Guinea, that I picked up at my local fancy coffee shop, Cocoa Cinnamon. I reviewed the Belize last Friday, and I’ll review the Madagascar this Friday. Its wrapper description: “After harvest, these beans are uniquely smoked. This post-fermentation process imparts incredible flavor; think…

Irish Potatoes on Serious Eats

Serious Eats titled this post “Irish Potatoes: The sweetest candy you’ve never heard of“, and they were right! I’ve never heard of Irish Potato candies before, much less had them. I just hope that they taste better than the Idaho Spud (pictured below):

When free candy gets controversial

Via Jezebel, this past Mardi Gras, a candy shop in Missouri offered free fudge to patrons over 300 lbs. A skim through their Facebook page seems to show that they’re fond of unique promos. This one in particular got a bit controversial thanks to their wording: “Walk, run, waddle, or ride your motorized wheelchair down to…

Fruit Vines Bites – Strawberry and Cherry

I got these Fruit Vines Bites as free samples the day before I left for Shanghai. Now that I’m back and mostly no longer jet-lagged, I can get around to reviewing them! Fruit Vines Bites are a new candy from the Red Vines folks that currently come in cherry and strawberry. They were little chunks…

Off to Shanghai + Fruit Vines Teaser

By the time this post has published, I’ll be well on my way to Shanghai, China for a neuroeconomics conference. I’ll keep an eye out for any new candies, though embarrassingly (but not surprisingly) enough, I still have candies from my trip to Shanghai last summer that I never reviewed. Like these FruTips. They’ve been…

Green Beer-flavored Jelly Bellies

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. For those of you who may not be familiar, St. Patrick’s Day is a chance for to celebrate being Irish, even if they’re not actually Irish, and drink lots of green beer. Because… I’m not really sure why. Jelly Belly recently came out with beer flavored beans…