Ask a Chef: What is your favorite Halloween candy?

“Candy corn.” –Eric Hara, The Oak Room, NYC “Candy corn.” –Akhtar Nawab, formerly of Elettaria, NYC “Candy corn. Candy corn is a good time.” –Marc Forgione, Marc Forgione, NYC

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Eat-Q: Halloween Tricks and Treats

jack-o-lanterns Halloween brings out everyone's love of candy (some of our favorite chefs can't even settle on just one of the holiday's saccharine standards). Think you're a candy cognoscente? Take a crack at this bit of trivia: According to Tootsie Roll Industries reports, what is the average number of licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop?
A. 100-200 B. 600-800 C. 3,000-4,000 D. Over 5,000
To see if you picked the right range, click here—you can also check out the rest of our Halloween questions!

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Ask a Chef: Missy Robbins, what is your favorite Halloween candy?

“Peanut M&M's, Peanut M&M's for sure. And Twizzlers, but the little ones you get at Halloween aren’t that good. And Milk Duds! I’m going with Milk Duds.” –Missy Robbins, A Voce, NYC

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Ask a Chef: Jeremy Culver, what is your favorite Halloween candy?

“Definitely not those popcorn balls they used to give to me as a kid. But I do love mini butterfingers.” –Jeremy Culver, Fulton, NYC

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Ask a Chef: Kerry Heffernan, what is your favorite Halloween candy?

"You know those Mary Janes that they wrap up? It’s kind of a butterscotch-y thing…or something. I’m not quite sure how they make it or what they do with it. I probably don’t want to know.” –Kerry Heffernan, South Gate, NYC

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