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Hot Chilli Pepper Peanuts 6 Pack
A favorite snack of ours at CH HQ, these spicy Chinese jumbo peanuts from ShanDong are flavored by hot chilli pepper flakes and Szechuan peppercorns.
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Chorizo Sampler
Spanish chorizo is a staple of charcuterie boards from London to Los Angeles, but not all of the dry cured meats are created equally. Imperial Chorizo is made in New York using the best Spanish paprika and time-tested curing techniques. With hot, mild...
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The Pizza Bible: The World's Favorite Pizza Styles
Pizza enthusiasts rejoice: this tome offers a comprehensive guide to making the ultimate pizza. From Neapolitan to deep-dish to calzones, New York slices to Chicago's deep dish, eleven-time world pizza champion, and author, Toni Gemignani has you covered...
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CH Editions: Dandelion + Snarkitecture Break Bar
This year we paired SF's Dandelion Chocolate with NYC design studio Snarkitecture to create a chocolate bar that would play to their talents. The resulting Break Bar is made from 70% Belize beans, and is formed in Snarkitecture's signature broken slab...
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Bad Seed's Chili Granola
by Jenny Miller Occasionally an idea comes along that's so good it seems astounding nobody's thought of it before. This just happens to be the case with Chili Granola, a new product from Brooklyn-based company Bad Seed—a joint endeavor helmed by...
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Jackson Pollock Chocolates
Chocolate and art might be two of life's most enduring superfluous pleasures, and Mexican design group Unelefante marries the two impeccably. The Pollock Chocolates come in a set of three bars of 54% Colombian cacao, handpainted with Jackson Pollock...
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From ZA to NY, Brooklyn Biltong
Dried meats are a staple in many diets around the world. From smoked jerky, the trusty American gas station fare, to South America's dried llama and alpaca snack Ch'arki, what was historically born out of a lack of refrigeration for meats is now...
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Chimpanzee Bars
In the world of energy bars, the use of all-natural ingredients has become commonplace. While it's a largely positive shift for a host of reasons, the use of those ingredients doesn't necessarily result in a healthy product and can umbrella some...
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Bay Meats Butcher Shop Beef Jerky
Globalization may have reduced the number of surprising discoveries one makes in foreign lands, but the art of travel can still lead to exciting finds. The latest example of this is Bay Meats Butcher Shop's gluten-free beef jerky, a delicious...
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Doisy & Dam Chocolate
It doesn't take much to convince us to eat more chocolate, but London's Doisy & Dam have taken the already heart-healthy treat and chocked it full of some of the most powerful superfoods on the planet. Starting out with a 74% organic dark chocolate...
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Chai Lollipops
Whether you have a sweet tooth or a tea fixation, you'll love Michele Boudreaux's chai lollies. These tea-flavored suckers are handmade in Brooklyn the old-fashioned way, with real chai and without corn syrup or artificial flavors or colors. Sure to...
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Jacobsen Salt Co. Licorice
To call salty licorice an acquired taste is an understatement. Even in Northern Europe, where salty licorice reigns supreme over the red Twizzlers variety, it's still a polarizing treat. Upon returning from Scandinavia (and developing a taste for...
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Colt's Bolts
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Parish Hall Caramel Corn
The serious foodies behind acclaimed Brooklyn restaurants Egg and Parish Hall add their farm-to-table touch to popping fresh caramel corn. Produced at upstate NY's Blooming Hill Farm, this sweet and savory snack is doused in caramel and spiced with...
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Olli Salamini
At the recent Fancy Food Show, one of our favorite bites was a little kick from the spicy new Olli Calabrese salamini. Portioned in a small size more commonly found in Europe, Olli Salumeria uses their old-world artisanal techniques to create their...
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Kinderhook Snacks
After all of the Super Bowl festivities that took place yesterday, many Americans might never want to hear the word "snack" again. This morning, however, we found ourselves munching on triple ginger cookies, spicy and smoky mixed nuts and baked cheese...
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Tosi SuperBites
The numerous options available in the protein bar aisle of the grocery store can be overwhelming—and oftentimes taste disappointingly stale and synthetic. While in need of a pick-me-up when transferring at LAX, we discovered Tosi SuperBites: organic...
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Three Jerks Jerky
by Ikechukwu Onyewuenyi There's jerky, then there's Three Jerks Jerky. Daniel Fogelson and Jordan Barrocas, the duo behind Three Jerks Jerky have concocted the couture of jerky—drawing from the best filet mignon cut to deliver what could very well...
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Edible Holiday Fix
The Cool Hunting team spends a lot of time sampling new foods, and very often we get hooked. This holiday we joined forces with indie food purveyor Mouth to create small assortments of these sweet and salty treats. Pick your penchant for an edible...
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Magritte: Pipe Tray
For seriously enlightened cocktail party conversations, provoke deep and philosophical banter at your next shindig with this serving tray, which depicts surrealist René Magritte's "La trahison des images." You and your guests can impress with art...
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Little Boo Boo Bakery Marshmallows
Started in a New York kitchen during the fall of 2012, Little Boo Boo Bakery whips up delightful, hand-cut gourmet marshmallows. All six fat-free flavors contain no preservatives, and are made in small batches using high quality corn syrup. All of...
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QUIN Candy
On a recent trip to the City of Roses we wandered upon QUIN, an ingredient-driven candy shop in the newly opened Union Way shopping center—which will host Steven Alan, Danner and Self Edge, among others. The extremely small shop offers all the delicious...
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Tokyo Banana Pie
If you've ever had the good fortune to travel through Tokyo's Narita Airport, you wouldn't have missed the stacks of Tokyo Banana Pies in the shops, sitting among all the tasty treats for friends back home. These small vanilla sponge cakes filled...
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Best of CH 2012: Booze + Snacks
We ate and drank the best of 2012 and plan to do the same in 2013. This is the heyday of the gourmand, with everyone everywhere experimenting with ingredients and looking to explore the final reaches of the food-obsessed revolution. Below you'll find...
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