by Nikole Weber
For lovers of all things sugar, here is a list of some of the best candy shops in the OC whose unique atmosphere and expansive candy varieties will make you feel like a kid again.
· IT’SUGAR at Fashion Island
o A trendy sweet shop filled with all things candy. Sweet, sour, creamy, and chocolaty candies accompany novelty souvenirs.
· Balboa Candy on Balboa Island
o This old fashioned candy store creates savory treats like saltwater taffy and specialized is retro favorites like Razzles and Mallo Cups.
· B.CANDY in a Corona del Mar
o This unique shop has so many sweets they have to hang them from the ceiling in the form of candy chandeliers! They carry a huge variety of candies and sell bulk packages such as the Confection Collection for those with a huge sweet tooth.
· Orange County Co in the Orange circle
o This vintage candy store is within walking distance from Chapman University. Their slogan is “Come relive yesterday, today!”, and they are known for their rare candies that are reminiscent of the 20th century.