Utah's favorite non-alcoholic beer actually got its start as a German brew over a century ago. All natural, it tastes of refreshing green apple and spices and, unlike many other soft drinks, isn’t overwhelmingly sweet. As seen on Gastro Obscura.
Served by American Airlines in first class in the 1970s, this Chicago candy favorite has recently made a limited return to shelves after a two-decade absence.
Once made by monks, this candy spends 15 days rolling in sugar syrup to get its pearly-white shell. With an anise seed in its center, its coating comes in a variety of flavors, including anise, rose, and blackcurrant. As seen on Gastro Obscura.
This bubblegum-hued, peppermint-flavored pig is a Christmas Day tradition in Saratoga Springs, New York. After placing the pink porker in a velvet pouch, each family member gives it a thwack with an accompanying tiny metal mallet and shares a story of their good fortune from the past year. Once everyone...
Spicier and bigger than your average gummy bear, these Utah favorites are cinnamon-flavored and coated in chocolate. As seen on Gastro Obscura.
An herbal tablet and post-meal digestive that improbably became a favorite candy of Indian children in the 80's. Learn more about this nostalgic treat on Gastro Obscura.
For more than 100 years the Troyer family of Trail, Ohio has produced a rarity—all-beef bologna. Learn more about the pork alternative on Gastro Obscura.
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