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Pipcorn's The Chili Lab Popcorn
For over two years, Pipsnacks' Pipcorn has won over everyone from attendees of Williamsburg's Smorgasburg to Oprah—and for just cause. The tiny, hulless popcorn kernels are really tasty, non-GMO, and can be quite inventive, as the brand continues...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Holiday Recipes: Mustard Soft Pretzels
In anticipation of the various gatherings that occur this time of year, we've pulled together five of our favorite cookbooks from recent months. Each day this week, CH will feature a different cookbook and a recipe, the sum of which will make up...
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Hail Merry
Susan O'Brien founded snack company Hail Merry on the island of Maui, crediting yoga and meditation as the inspiration for creating healthy food. We sampled the line of raw, vegan and gluten-free macaroons and tarts at CH HQ and were pleasantly...
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Dang Coconut Chips
Vincent Kitirattragarn's mother knows Bangkok-style street food. So when Kitirattragarn decided to abandon a corporate San Francisco gig to pursue cooking, he knew who to call first. It was while munching on toasted coconut—a key ingredient...
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Leighton Brown Crisps
In 2009, Cara Leighton approached a couple of her restaurant-savvy friends to help create parsnip crisps with Manuka honey—a bold, flavorful syrup produced from New Zealand's Manuka trees. While Leighton started out doing prep-work and cooking...
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Battenkill Brittle
Born from founder Leslie Kielson's energy snack recipe experiments, Vermont's Battenkill Brittle makes bars and crumble full of healthful seeds. A departure from the dense concoctions found in oatmeal bars, Battenkill's version is light, crunchy...
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Three New Flax Foods
As one of the few vegan and vegetarian sources for omega-3 fatty acid—the essential fatty acid with a slew of healthful benefits to its name—it's no wonder flax seed bears a "superfood" designation. But for all its known advantages, flax...
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Gordy's Pickles
A good pickle is typically welcome any time of year, but as backyard barbecues heat up they become the essential summer accompaniment. Sure to add a zesty burst of flavor to your next veggie burger or Italian sausage is Gordy's, a Washington, DC...
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Black and Blanco
The Black and Blanco Sandcastle cookies are so rich and buttery, it's hard to believe there's actually no butter in them. There's also no wheat, refined sugars, trans fat, dairy, cholesterol, preservatives, eggs or GMOs. They're inspired by the...
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Snack Memos
As smartphones and tablets become more ubiquitous, actual notebooks and memo pads are beginning to seem less and less necessary. Outdone in the realm of convenience, Peco Mart has taken a more entertaining and eccentric approach. Upon first glance...
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Keen-Wah Decadence
Combining superfood favorite quinoa with delicious organic coca nibs, Venice Beach-based YogaEarth presents Keen-Wah Decadence. The nutritious bar offers yogis and other health-minded people a gluten-free, vegan, non-GMO snack on the go and, in addition...
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