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Chimes Ginger Chews. Plus, reissued black crystal, graffiti-to-wear, cozy sheepskin...


Why? Chimes Ginger Chews’ original recipe dates back three generations (and has been popular in Indonesia for years), but the sweet, spicy, and practically addictive chewy treat is only now hitting New York deli counters. The ginger that gives the candy its zing is grown on volcanic soil in the shadow of Mount Bromo in East Java, stone-ground to extract the essence, and made into a taffy-textured candy that packs a latent punch. (About fourteen individually wrapped pieces per tin, $1.99;