We Went to NYC’s Only Pickle Store. Here are Our Thoughts.

As a part of our ongoing Snack Shop video and editorial series, Content Intern Annie Arriaga investigates the latest and greatest viral snack shops in New York City to see if the hype is real, if the snacks are yummy, and if the spot is underrated, ove…

As a part of our ongoing Snack Shop video and editorial series, Content Intern Annie Arriaga investigates the latest and greatest viral snack shops in New York City to see if the hype is real, if the snacks are yummy, and if the spot is underrated, overrated, or perfectly rated.


@food52 SNACK SHOP! We went to @The Pickle Guys for our series hosted by @annie where we tell you if this spot is underrated, overrated, or perfectly rated. Where should she go next? #f52community #pickles #pickletok #thepickleguys #tastetest ♬ original sound - Food52

You either love ‘em or hate ‘em: pickles. Regardless of your taste buds’ opinions for or against the sour snack, a pickle renaissance has made waves through the cultural zeitgeist, namely in Gen Z and millennial crowds. From being a trendy tag on TikTok (#pickles at 289K posts), to being the main selling point of a best-selling sweatshirt, to inspiring consumer packaged good brands like Hot Girl Pickles, it’s a bad time to be a pickle hater. Luckily for me, I’ve always been a pickle person.

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What Your Ice Cream Order Says About You

It’s a July weekend afternoon. The sun’s strong, the air’s humid. And then, you hear that jingle. The truck pulls up. A wall of ice cream offerings—including popsicles made to look like out-of-date cartoon characters, quintessential items that have thr…

It’s a July weekend afternoon. The sun’s strong, the air’s humid. And then, you hear that jingle. The truck pulls up. A wall of ice cream offerings—including popsicles made to look like out-of-date cartoon characters, quintessential items that have thrived for decades, and so many colors that definitely don’t occur in nature—greets you. But you waste no time looking at the menu. You already know your order. But do you know what it says about you? The people in line behind you have an idea—and so do we.

If you order Italian ice :

If your first thought when the truck rolls up is to order an Italian ice, whether it's lemon, cherry, or even strawberry, you’re one of those classy, minimalist kind of people who actually prefers fruit over chocolate. Or you’re lactose intolerant.

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We Went to NYC’s Viral Candy Store. Here are Our Thoughts.

As a part of our ongoing Snack Shop video and editorial series, Content Intern Annie Arriaga investigates the latest and greatest viral snack shops in New York City to see if the hype is real, if the snacks are yummy, and if the spot is underrated, ove…

As a part of our ongoing Snack Shop video and editorial series, Content Intern Annie Arriaga investigates the latest and greatest viral snack shops in New York City to see if the hype is real, if the snacks are yummy, and if the spot is underrated, overrated, or perfectly rated.


@food52 SNACK SHOP! We went to @bonbonnyc to kick off our new series hosted by intern @ann1ethebanan1e where we tell you if NYC's viral snack shops are underrated, overrated, or perfectly rated. Where should she go next?? #f52community #bonbon #swedishcandy #tastetest ♬ original sound - Food52

In New York City, Swedish candy store BonBon has taken the city—and its many, many chronically online residents—by storm. Candy and all things sugary are all the rage onTikTok, from #watertok to #candysalad, sour Nerds Gummy Clusters to a $5-a-piece Swedish imported morsel, eating sweet treats (and filming yourself doing it) are definitely in style.

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