Candy Girls: Happy candyversary!
A year ago, we came to you with a simple pink maltball that
tasted like Barbie, and the Candy Girls were born. In addition to this
momentous anniversary, Aubrey has even bigger news to commemorate with the birth of her baby boy last night! What better way to celebrate the concurrence of these events
than with a cigar. Chocolate, of course.
Writer's Square. They're the only Thompson-brand candy the shop sells. "That company's been around longer than we've existed," a store employee told us as we
picked up a couple of blue-banded beauties.
The cigar is hollow and the milk chocolate is good, but not earth-shattering. Still, it would make the perfect gift for any new parent.
Would we finish the cigar? Sure sure!
Would we buy again? Yes; a fun way to celebrate without ruining your lungs
Rating: 4 out of 5
Want to take a sweet walk down memory lane? Best of a year of Candy Girls after the jump.
blueberry dark chocolate,
chocolate by Mary Carol we tasted during our session with the Chocolate
brittle from Urban Pantry,
and faintingly good chocolate and Amarena cherries at Sketch.
the Chunky Bar,
and Wild Cherry M&Ms.
and the Zero .
Though others (we're looking at YOU Satellite Wafers)
seemed to defy all logic and taste by sticking around all these years.
And, of course, we ate many vile things, mostly consisting of candy
pretending to be something else: Chocolate Mix Skittles,
Robbins Soft Candy,
and Sour Gummy Popcorn.
We hope you'll join us in a bite of cigar as we look forward to another year of candy land mines and confectionery gold mines.
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