Another stop on our Saturday walking tour (check out my post from Jan 9th for the beginning).
Luckily, there wasn’t as much to snack on at Papabubble, down near Nolita (yes, we covered some ground, and we aren’t done yet). Basically, they are handmade hard candies in crazy flavors, shaped with love by what appears to be a just a few hipsters.
The flavors are fun: fizzy cola (yes, it’s fizzy in your mouth, like pop rocks and the warm piece) and chili mango. Small bags like these are about $5. The way I eat hard candy (quickly), this would not be good for the wallet. They sell large blobs of hard candy in no real shape. I think I could take a hammer to this and it would be a better deal. Not nearly as cute, though.
They have shops in Barcelona (the original store), Tokyo, Amsterdam, Seoul and Taipai. So really this might be the easiest one to get to if you are stateside.
380 Broome St, NY NY