Asian Condiments and Candies

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Los Angeles Magazine dining editor Lesley Bargar highlights savory Asian sweets and condiments. The current issue, currently available on newsstands, features the Asian Food Lovers' Guide to LA and includes the best of Asian noodles, dumplings, condiments, candies, markets and more.

Botan Rice Candy: sweet flavor; thin rice paper wrapper that melts in your mouth
Black Sesame: smoky chews from China
Kasugai Grape Gummies: heart-shaped gummies from Korea
Men's Pocky: bittersweet chocolate-dipped pretzel sticks


Kewpie mayonnaise - Kewpie doll jar with mayonnaise inside
Gochujang - Korean fermented red pepper paste

Music break: The Way I Want To Be by the Village Green