Food & Drink

Food Notes

What’s going on with local candy?

Let’s do a roundup of sweet news:

• Bar Chocolate made the list in the December issue of Food Network magazine. On the Road, a list of great sweets from every state, picked their Bee Pollen Hazelnut Praline to represent North Carolina. Details:

, or find them at 7th Street Market.

• Polka Dot Bakeshop has added soft brittle in three flavors – sweet & salty, sweet & spicy and white chocolate macadamia. It comes in 16-ounce bags or a tin with all three flavors. Details:

or at the shop, 1730 Woodlawn Road.

• Community Culinary School of Charlotte is back with its annual fundraiser, tins of pecan brittle and cheddar pecan wafers. They’re $12 each and raise money to help students at the school, which trains people for jobs in food service. Get them at the new bakery and cafe, 9315 Monroe Road, Suite D, or call 704-375-4500.

Kathleen Purvis