Faulkner Tourism Poetry Contest Features Mobile Candy Shop

This year’s winner of the Faulkner University Mobile Campus Tourism Poetry Contest was Anhkiet Nguyen Rodriguez, Sr. Ankiet received a $100 prize for his poem, which featured Mobile’s historic Three Georges Candy Shop.

Three Georges Candy Shop in Mobile, Alabama

Confection Perfection

by Anhkiet Nguyen Rodriguez, Sr

Mmmm… Mmmm…  Mmmm…
Will you take me to Three Georges candy shop?
I won’t stop till I get a lollipop.
So what have you got?
Colorful and creamy.
My oh my, this is so steamy.
Tastes so good, it’s dreamy.
Will I ever get another taste?
I shall make haste.
I don’t want this moment to be a waste.
Before I get too deep. I realized…  
I was just asleep…
SELTI board member Mary Palmer (right) presents check to Faulkner University Tourism Poetry Contest winner Anhkiet Nguyen Rodriguez, Sr. (left)

Three Georges candy shop is a historic building (1866) on the corner of Dauphin and Joachim Streets. It has been one of Mobile, Alabama’s most valued treasures since Georgio Pappalamporous (Pappas) and his two friends Georgio Pope and Georgio Spero opened the store in 1917. The same recipes and high quality techniques used to create those mouth-watering treats over a hundred years ago are in place today. They specialize in Southern delicacies like heavenly hash, caramel, pecan candies and many others, all made by hand. Each chocolate is hand dipped and each box is packed when ordered. Satisfaction is 100% guaranteed.

An old-fashioned soda fountain has been added with daily lunch specials, ice cream, and milkshakes. They also offer tours and demonstrations for groups and field trips.

Satisfaction is 100% guaranteed with no questions asked. If a customer is dissatisfied with any aspect of a product, it will be replaced or money will be refunded.

April 24, 2019

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