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The Sugar-Friendly Stop That Made Us Feel Like a Kid

Inside Sweet!, L.A.'s best candy shop

Big-League Chew
Featuring more than 28,000 square feet of sweets from around the world, the king-size candy hall at Hollywood & Highland feels larger than the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX.

D.I.Y.-yum
Technicians in lab coats can customize your bar in the Chocolate Lab: Try peanut butter, Fruity Pebbles, and Flamin’ Hot Cheetos in milk chocolate.

Red-Hot
Shopkeepers traveled to Australia to recruit Sticky, one of 12 minishops inside Sweet! Candy makers hide messages in shifting masses of molten sugar, which they throw with the dexterity of glassblowers.

Everlasting Gobstopper
More than 11,000 products are available in the store. Entire rooms are dedicated to marshmallows, lollipops, and licorice.

Snap, Crackle, Pop
One tile in the white marble floor is brown and shaped like a Nestle Crunch bar. Walking on it simulates the effect of stepping on the real thing.

Sugar Daddy
The family of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory author Roald Dahl helped create the elaborate Wonka chocolate salon.

 

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