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Fan Profile #7

August 31, 2008

Name: Miles Kelly, 13 years old
Born: Cincinnati, OH
Lives: San Francisco, CA
Q: When you first walked into our store, what did you think?
A: Wow!
Q: What are some of your favorite candies in our store?
A: Yorkie bars, Clark bars and Zagnuts.
Q: When will you be back?
A: Hopefully soon!
Q: What are some of your favorite things to do?
A: [...]

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Fan Profile #6

August 30, 2008

Name: Chelsea Kosak, 6 years old
Q: When you first walked into the store, what did you think?
A: I was thinking, I want candy!
Q: What are some of your favorite candies?
A: Lego candies, pixie stix, fun-dip, puntini fruit chips and razzles.
Q: When will you be back?
A: Tomorrow.
Q: What are the things you like most?
A.  I [...]

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fan profile #5

August 24, 2008

Name: Peter Wolfe, aka Peter Wonka -  5 1/2 years old
Born: San Francisco, CA
Q: When you first walked into our store, how did you feel?
A: Happy, because I saw that there was lots of candy.
Q: What are some of your favorite candies?
A: Red & black licorice wheels and scottie dogs, wonka bars and fun-dip. 
Q: [...]

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fan profile #4

August 22, 2008

Name: Vivien Mohanna
Born: San Francisco, CA
Q: When you first walked into our store, how did you feel?
A. I was immediately transported into a place of happy nostalgia.  The Candy Store is a whimsical retreat.
Q: Favorite childhood candy?
A. Coke bottles and jawbreakers.
Q. Favorite candy of the moment?
A. Dark chocolate covered almonds, pectin fruit jellies and [...]

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fan profile #3

August 21, 2008

Name: Yvonne Melling
Born: San Francisco, CA
Q: When you first walked into our store, how did you feel?
A. Happy!
Q: Favorite childhood candy?
A. Cup-o-gold
Q. Favorite candy of the moment?
A. Chocolate caramel pretzels, peppermint chews and chocolate Necco Wafers.
Q. When will you be back?
A. Next week, of course!
Fun fact:  Yvonne has loved candy since she was a little [...]

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Guerilla Celebrity Endorsement #1

August 13, 2008

We didn’t pay Patton Oswalt, the funniest man alive, to endorse our products. We didn’t even ask him. He was just extremely tired after doing a long weekend of comedy shows in San Francisco, so we stuck a lollipop in his hand and snapped a photo. Thanks, Patton, we love you.
We should mention that [...]

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Marshmallow memories

August 13, 2008

What comes to mind when you see marshmallows? For me, it’s one of two things: being in the kitchen with my mom and grandma making rice krispy treats, or roasting marshmallows over the campfire. Either way, they bring back fond memories of childhood.
I realized as an adult, I was no longer drawn to marshmallows [...]

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The Candy Store: Current Love

August 6, 2008

It is no secret that at The Candy Store we really enjoy our products. While we have many favorites at the shop, tastes change and other sweets make their debut. It is always exciting to discover something new and tasty, so we thought it might be fun to share our current loves with you every [...]

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