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Real-Life Version of "Simpsons" Convenience Store Comes to Myrtle Beach

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 08/21/2018, 9:15 PM

Fans of The Simpsons have a new place to satisfy their cravings for Buzz Cola, Squishee frozen drinks, Heat-Lamp Hot Dogs, and Lard Lad Donuts (what, no Duff beer?). A full-size, three-dimensional Kwik-E-Mart, the convenience store that frequently appears on the long-running animated sitcom, has opened in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  Part of the Broadway at the Beach retail and entertainment c...

Anglophiles, Rejoice: Business Finds Loophole in Hershey's Chocolate Ban (Updated)

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 02/19/2015, 8:00 PM

Frommer's readers recently learned, to their considerable horror, that candy maker Hershey's figured out a way to prevent businesses from importing competing British chocolate bars to American consumers, breaking the hearts of anglophiles across America (Read about that ugly truth here.) Happily, at least one homegrown business has figured out a way around it.  “We were amazed tha...

Bad News, Anglophiles: Hershey's Bars British Cadbury

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 01/25/2015, 8:15 PM

British Cadbury bars are officially something you can only buy on vacation. Those of us who got a taste for British chocolate on our trips to the U.K. have enjoyed the ability to re-live our travels through our taste buds by purchasing British-made Cadbury Dairy Milk, creme eggs, and other sweets across America, brought here by a specialized importer. But the New York Times reports tha...

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