With Halloween around the corner, the American focus on candy becomes an almost dominating force. The sugary world of confections has its own set of issues, from arguments about what defines candy—is chocolate really candy?—to trends and innovations—”unicorn poo” really is a thing. We sit down with Nicole Marte, manager of the sweet, sweet heaven known as Candy Warehouse to discuss these things and more.
Context for this podcast:
Some previous episodes:
- PODCAST: Long Beach’s growing popup & food truck scene w/ Jairo Bogarín of Hamburgers Nice
- PODCAST: Why all SoCal food is fusion food w/ Chef Beeline Krouch of Chinitos Tacos
- PODCAST: Mexican cuisine’s complexity—and what it means for the food we experience in Long Beach
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