New York's best Halloween candy: John & Kira’s chocolate-covered spiced caramel pumpkins
Available at gilttaste.com. Nine-piece box (3oz) $28.99.
New York's best Halloween candy: Liddabit Sweets apple-cinnamon tea-and-maple lollipop
Available at liddabitsweets.com. Package of four $5.
New York's best Halloween candy: Candy corn, candy pumpkin and gold and yellow gum balls
Available at Radish, 158 Bedford Ave between North 8th and 9th Sts, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718-782-2744, radishnyc.com). Candy corn 3oz bag $3.50, candy pumpkin 5oz jar $6.5, gold and yellow gum balls 5oz bag $4.
New York's best Halloween candy: Red Vines, Whatchamacallit and Bonomo Turkish Taffy (in vanilla)
Available at Court Street Grocers, 485 Court St between Huntington and Nelson Sts, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn (718-722-7229, courtstreetgrocers.com). Red Vines $3, Whatchamacallit $1.50, and Bonomo Turkish Taffy (in vanilla) $1.50.
New York's best Halloween candy: L.A. Burdick chocolate ghosts
Available at burdickchocolate.com. Package of five $18.
New York's best Halloween candy: H.S. Chocolate Co. filled chocolate (in Minnesota Marvel and Bourbon Brown Sugar Pecan)
Available at hschocolateco.com. 2oz piece $4.
New York's best Halloween candy: Assorted Halloween candies
Available at Dean & DeLuca, various locations throughout the city (deandeluca.com). Candy corn 8oz bag $3.50, Halloween jelly beans 10oz bag $6.50, fall caramels mix 8.5oz bag $7.50, Halloween creams 8oz bag $6, pectin spooky sours 8oz bag $5.50, pumpkin spice malt balls 5.5oz bag $5.
New York's best Halloween candy: Peeps milk-chocolate-dipped marshmallow, marshmallow pumpkins and marshmallow ghosts
Available at Dylan’s Candy Bar, 1011 Third Ave at 60th St (646-735-0078, dylanscandybar.com). Peeps milk-chocolate-dipped marshmallow 1.5oz package $1.50, Peeps marshmallow pumpkins 3.375oz package $3, Peeps marshmallow ghosts 3.375oz package $2.50.
New York's best Halloween candy: Milk-chocolate nonpareils, jack-o’-lantern chocolates and pumpkin spice caramels
Available at Blue Apron, 814 Union St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, Park Slope, Brooklyn (718-230-3180, blue-apron-foods.com). Milk-chocolate nonpareils 8oz bag $6.95, jack-o’-lantern chocolates 8oz bag $5.95 and pumpkin spice caramels 8oz bag $5.25.
Craving carbs? Get your fill of pasta at this fast-casual spot in the Financial District. You can actually see the chefs prepare each dish in the open-plan kitchen. Pasta purists might stick with the classics, like cacio e pepe penne ($11.95), pomodoro fusilli ($10.95) and orecchiette bolognese ($12.95). Fluem Pasta also offers a few more inventive options, like orecchiette with broccoli pesto ($10.95) and fusilli with tuna cream sauce, sun-dried tomatoes and capers ($12.95). The beverage options are also classically Italian: Choose from sparkling water ($2) and Italian sodas ($2–$2.50). Desserts such as tiramisu, almond-chocolate cake or pistachio cake end the meal on a sweet note ($3.75 each).
Venue says: “Quick, Casual and 100% Italian. Fluem is the new concept of an Italian Pasta Restaurant.”