Rocket Fizz


Soda Pop and Candy Shop. Sounds fun, right? Well, it is. I’m not a soda drinker, but if I see “candy shop”, I’m in. While visiting Orlando, FL, I passed by Rocket Fizz in Winter Park and had to stop in to check it out. 


Living in NYC, I had no idea that this chain was so expansive, covering over a dozen states around the country. But, none in New York, which is why I was unfamiliar with the franchise. So, I got familiar. Walking in, all around the room you’ll find loads of different nostalgic candy, international candy, unique sodas in bottles and cans, and lots of quirky signs and novelty items.


They have, what seems like, a mile long display of different salt water taffies, which I really love. Not all the time, but there’s something really great about a salt water taffy as a treat. Their variety is insane, and you can mix and match to your heart’s content.


I got together a nice little baggie of some flavors that I haven’t had before, which included: Blueberry Muffin, Cotton Candy, Apple Pie, Gingerbread, Chocolate Chip Cookie, Chocolate Caramel Mocha, Banana Cream Pie, Cinnamon Roll, Frosted Cupcake, Caramel Corn, Caramel Cheesecake, S’Mores, Strawberry Cheesecake, Molasses, and Huckleberry. Boom. 

The Shorts:
Name: Rocket Fizz
Location: 520 South Park Avenue, Winter Park, FL
The Long and Short: Would I go back? Yes, they have so many different items, it’s fun to just even do a walk through to check out the variety of novel treats.
Would I recommend it? For sure. They have mainstream candies, as well as unique finds, with a little something for everyone. And, if you’re a soda fan, this is definitely for you. 


Frittering Away


Through vending my Squish Marshmallows, I get to meet some amazing vendors. One worth checking out is Frittering Away. They’re making small batch, delicious beverages here in NYC. Offering their signature Strawberry Basil Lemonade year round, they also have seasonal flavors, including some hot ciders (above photo with a Where’s Squish edition, find the little Gingerbread squish). 


I had their Chai Pear Cider. This was incredible, and the perfect drink in the cold winter. You get the tart crispness of pear, and a really nice hit of spice from the chai, bringing a great combo that’s a little sweet and spicy, guaranteed to warm you up. 


And then, I had to pop in a Gingerbread marshmallow to soak up all that Chai Pear Cider goodness. 

The Shorts:
Name: Frittering Away
Location: You can find out what seasonal markets they’ll be at here
The Long and Short: Would I go back? Yes, they have really nice, classic and original flavors, appealing to all pallets. 
Would I recommend it? For sure, they’re fresh and delicious and totally refreshing.