12 Foods on a Stick You Must Eat Before Summer’s Over
Mmm, frozen s’mores
Maybe it’s because it reminds us of ballgames and county fairs, but something about food on a stick just feels like summer. (Bonus: Your other hand stays free to Instagram.) Get your hands on these portable eats while you still can.
Bacon on a Stick at Landhaus
Does New York really need another reason to be obsessed with bacon? One bite of the thick-cut, maple-glazed goodness and you’ll realize yes, yes it does.
Multiple locations in Brooklyn; thelandhaus.com
Frozen S’more at Dominique Ansel Bakery
We’re not entirely sure how this is both toasted and frozen, but whatever wizardry is involved, we’re not mad about it.
189 Spring St. (at Sullivan St.); 212-219-2773 or dominiqueansel.com
Twister at Turntable Chicken Jazz
Imagine one continuous spiral-cut French fry, drizzled with ketchup and wasabi mayo. Yeah, we’ll take ten.
314 Fifth Ave. (at 32nd St.); 212-714-9700 or turntablenyc.com
Cotton Candy at Handsome Dan’s
This may look like your ordinary carnival concession, but in flavors like Earl Grey and rose, it’s a major upgrade for your sweet tooth.
Locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn; handsomedansstand.com
Lobster Tails from Luke’s Tail Cart
What’s the fanciest thing you can eat on a stick? If you answered lobster tails, you are correct.
Inside Whole Foods Market, 238 Bedford Ave. (at N. Fourth St.), Brooklyn; lukeslobster.com
Paletas from La Newyorkina
Not only are these pops oh so refreshing (blackberry-limeade-mango-cucumber-coconut, anyone?), but they’re also ridiculously photogenic.
Multiple locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens; lanewyorkina.com
Swingle at Steve’s Authentic Key Lime Pies
A Swingle is a frozen, chocolate-dipped miniature key lime pie on a stick--in other words, the perfect food.
185 Van Dyke St. (at Ferris St.), Brooklyn; stevesauthentic.com
Grilled Corn from Habana Outpost
You really can’t go wrong with Mexican-style corn, grilled to perfection and enjoyed under a rainbow umbrella.
757 Fulton St. (at S. Portland St.), Brooklyn; 718-858-9500 or habanaoutpost.com
Raspberry Basil at People’s Pops
When it’s really hot out (so…now), all we want is one of these super-fresh pops. And with flavors like blackberry lemongrass and plum hibiscus, we’re pretty sure they count as a serving of fruit.
Multiple locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn; peoplespops.com
Pie Pop from Pie Corps
Finally, a way to eat pie (in flavors like peach cobbler and chocolate pudding) without the inconvenience of having to use a fork.
77 Driggs Ave. (at Monitor St.), Brooklyn; 917-721-3052 or piecorps.com
Corn Dog at Shake Shack
Public service announcement: Shake Shack has corn dogs at its Upper East Side location, for a limited time. Don’t walk--run.
154 E. 86th St. (at Third Ave.); 646-237-5035 or shakeshack.com