Halloween Candy


A Definitive Ranking of the Best Halloween Candies, According to a 12-Year-Old

Last night, my kids went trick-or-treating in West Philly and Narberth. When I woke up this morning, my son had all of his candy sorted […]


Philly Is the Worst City for Trick-or-Treating, Claims Some Stupid Report

Booooo. Instacart just ranked the best and worst U.S. cities for trick-or-treating, and Philly is apparently the worst. Ludicrous! We probably shouldn’t even feature the […]

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The Checkup: It Takes This Many Jumping Jacks to Burn Off Your Favorite Halloween Candy

• A little treat from your office’s Halloween bowl every now and then won’t kill you, but next time you’re contemplating your 17th trip of […]

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This Is How Many Calories Are in Philly’s Top-Selling Halloween Candies

Its official: Halloween is less than 24 hours away and Philly’s got a sweet tooth, with a preference for chocolate. Recent research by Peapod proves […]


The Gastronaut: Notes of Honey, Pine Needles and Regret

Sure, sure. The holidays are a time for togetherness. For family. For stuffing yourself full of food and then passing out on the couch. But […]

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The Checkup: The Guilt-Free Trick to Eating Halloween Candy for Breakfast

• Looking for a way to sneak in some Halloween candy at breakfast? This Almond Joy Granola is just the ticket. Just whip up this simple […]


Candy Corn Was Invented In Philadelphia

Today being Halloween, we thought we’d explore the history, the lore, and the origins of candy corn, the one candy that only seems to make […]


Why Is it Okay to Scorn the Overweight on Halloween?

The Internet has blown up over the story of a woman who says she will give some trick-or-treaters a letter instead of candy for Halloween. […]


Foobooz PSA: The Ng and Cohen Candy Hierarchy

So tonight is Halloween. And while there are plenty of bars and restaurants out there doing cool stuff for those of you who find yourselves […]