Eating the World

Like a Kid in a Mexican Candy Store

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Then the spicy, tangy candy starts to beckon. Mango-flavored lollipops covered in lightly salted chile power, Pulparindos, convenient individually wrapped tamarindo bars, and Pelones, a push-pop with a deliciously tangy and spicy bad hair day. Tamarindo paste so good one of these perfectly sized minis was devoured before leaving the parking lot. The patriotic green, white, and red coconut bar and the macaroon may seem less than exciting in comparison, but they are a nice way to cool off the fire in the belly. We're not done.

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