When it gets hot in New Orleans, locals flock to Plum Street Snoballs for the chilly shaved-ice treats. The menu sparkles with a whopping 72 flavors like Strawberry Shortcake, Lemonade and even Bananas Foster, which Adam Gertler thought was ''outrageous'' on Kid in a Candy Store.
On Food Network's Kid in a Candy Store, host Adam Gertler braves the extremely sour Warheads at Impact Confections, Inc. in Roswell, NM.
Adam Gertler had his hands full when visiting Popcorn Girl for Kid in a Candy Store. The Las Vegas shop carries an above-average amount of popcorn and popcorn flavors. As the Popcorn Girl suggests, try the Confetti bag that comes with grape, banana, blueberry, blackberry and more.
Since 1969, Kencraft Candy has delivered handmade candies to candy fans across the nation — that's nearly three million candies a year. On Kid in a Candy Store, Adam Gertler learned firsthand how they bring Easter to life with panoramic sugar eggs, a treat that dates back to the 18th century.
Host of Food Network's Kid in a Candy Store, Adam Gertler tours the M&M's factory in Cleveland, TN, where they're creating their latest flavor, a mouthwatering combination of sweet and salty.
At Co Co. Sala, dessert takes center stage as diners can skip dinner and head straight to dessert. On Kid in a Candy Store, Adam Gertler marvels at Co Co. Sala's menu featuring three-course and five-course dessert plates with goodies such as espresso panna cotta and chocolate cake with rum syrup.
Adam Gertler came to Alliance Bakery in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood to witness Pastry Chef Peter Rios’ exceptional sugar art and towering cake design skills. Those skills also come in handy with the variety of European tarts and chocolate bars that many consider works of art.
The star of the show at the Lutz Café in Chicago is the Baumkuchen (tree cake), a 3-foot-tall tower of a cake baked in a rotisserie oven and coated in vanilla or chocolate frosting. On Kid in a Candy Store, Adam Gertler was impressed by its flakiness and buttery flavor.
Host of Food Network's Kid in a Candy Store, Adam Gertler is on the hunt for the coolest twists on cake and a trip to Kickass Cupcakes, a cupcake shop in Somerville, MA, leads to a decadent deep fried cupcake sundae.
For more than 35 years, Melville Candy Company has been strolling down memory lane with fanciful handmade lollipops. Today that includes lollipops made into the shapes of vegetables, bacon or a replica of Adam Gertler's face. For a real treat, try the maze lollipop that's a game and candy in one!
Come time for Halloween, the DeBrito Chocolate Factory has amped up the simple caramel apple into a treat chock-full of creative flavors. Adam Gertler's favorite had to be the caramel apple topped with cotton candy. But for those in need of a pick-me-up, try The Jolt! made with coffee toffee.
When Adam Gertler stopped by Sweet's Candy Company in Salt Lake City on Kid in a Candy Store, he discovered some truly wacky taffy in Candy Corn, Bubble Gum and Margarita flavors, as well as jazzy orange sticks and jelly beans. They were so delicious, Adam thought he ''died and went to candy town.''
Chef Hasty Torres of Madame Chocolat loves chocolate. But as Adam Gertler discovered on Kid in a Candy Store, come time for Easter, her love is expressed with a three-foot chocolate bunny complete with one of Adam's new favorites: glittered chocolate truffles rolled in dazzling edible glitter.
Inspired by their love of food and architecture, Freya Estreller and Natasha Case came up with the name Coolhaus for their dessert truck, which serves architecturally-inspired ice cream sandwiches made with fresh baked cookies. Find them on the streets of Austin, Dallas, L.A., New York or Miami.
Adam Gertler, host of Food Network's Kid in a Candy Store, visits Ferrara Pan Candy Company for bright yellow, sour Lemonheads.