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These Fan-Favorite British Candies Are Coming to Target Stores Nationwide

The collab is launching nationwide in mid-November.

Courtesy of Marks & Spencer/Target
Courtesy of Marks & Spencer/Target
Courtesy of Marks & Spencer/Target

I am the insufferable, clich√© girl that studied abroad in London and am still talking about studying abroad in London seven years later. And now, this is the perfect opportunity for me to do just that because the beloved UK store Marks & Spencer (have you been? I have! It’s where I studied abroad) is bringing its signature food and beverage to the US.¬†

The retail chain is teaming up with Target to bring some of its fan-favorite products to America for the holidays, Food & Wine reports.

The pair have put together a 15-item collection “anchored by items that signal the joy of the holiday season” with “exquisite and interactive packaging (some light up, play music, etc.) that guests will be proud to gift and excited to consume.¬†

Courtesy of Marks & Spencer/Target
Courtesy of Marks & Spencer/Target
Courtesy of Marks & Spencer/Target

“One of the things that differentiates Target is the way we make style affordable and accessible for all and this partnership is the latest example of us building on that legacy in food and beverage,” Target Executive Vice President and Chief Food & Beverage Officer Rick Gomez said in a press release. “By joining forces with an iconic brand like Marks & Spencer, we’re bringing our guests amazing products and giving them another reason to turn to Target for the moments of joy that make the holidays special.”¬†

You can snag everything from caramels and chocolates to biscuits and tea, ranging in price from just $9.99 to $14.99. There’s a Gingerbread Musical House Tin,¬†Shortbread Biscuit Light-Up Lantern,¬†Santa’s Magical Light-Up Chocolate Workshop, and more. The M&S line is set to roll out in mid-November at Target stores nationwide.¬†

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Megan Schaltegger is a Staff Writer on the News team at Thrillist.

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Mad Mex’s New Menu Item Is Inspired by a Popular Mexican Street Food

mad mex chicken al pastor

Mexican restaurant chain Mad Mex has dropped a new protein, and it’s one of the most popular street foods in Mexico.

Enter, Chicken Al Pastor. It’s traditionally made with pork and grilled on a spinning rotisserie with a pineapple sitting a top, but Mad Mex has put its own spin on it, serving chicken bathed in an Al Pastor marinade with a touch of juicy pineapple.

You can order the protein-packed filling in your favourite burrito, bowl, quesadilla, nachos, or in a taco.

As always, these things are here for a good time, not a long time. Pop into your local Mad Mex restaurant, order delivery or through the Mad Mex app today.

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