{08.06.08} Food & Drink


With its unconventional name and unexpected carmel color, you might not ever guess that Uncle Joe's Mint Balls were the best mints on the market. Put down the tin of tongue-sorching Altoids for these simple yet effective spherical sweets. Perfect for coffee breath or popping before heading to chat with the hottie in the next cubicle. Still handmade outside Manchester, England, the original 1898 recipe still stands: Pure cane sugar, oil of peppermint and cream of tartar. They're even gluten free and suitable for vegans. $10, at Artisan Sweets.

  • Forget the garlic: Dehydration, acid reflux and body chemistry can cause Godzilla breath too. If a mint ain't cutting it, call your doctor.



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