Best Sugar Nostalgia

Central Market South

There's not much you can do with that fiver your grandma gives you on your 30th birthday. Sweet as her note is ("Don't spend it all in one place!"), these days, that Abe Lincoln don't buy much. But at Central Market South, some smart buyer has nudged nostalgic nuggets of old-school candy next to the hi-falutin (and costly) chocolates and caramels. Two paces away from the $7 Vosges bar: the Cow Tales are 2/$1, and the Slo Pokes, Sky Bars, and Sugar Daddies are all under two bucks. Necco Wafers (original, assorted, or chocolate – your choice) are the same price as a Clark Bar ($1.59) and the Haribo Gold-Bears and Roulettes are at least a dollar less than that. So tweet at your grandma (she has Twitter, right?) #thanks and #blessed with a photo of your stash.

Central Market South
4477 S. Lamar, 512/899-4300
www.centralmarket.com

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