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Taste test: These hollow snacks had a light orange color with several colors of seasoning on the outside surfaces, and they were indeed shaped like bowties.
We crunched in to find a nice light crunch and quite a lot of good flavor that that could easily pass for meat, despite the apparent lack of any actual meat in the Ingredients. We shared the bag with lots of snackers, and everybody liked the taste, but people had different theories about what it tasted like. Some cited meatball parmesan (obviously), while others thought it was more of a pizza-like taste, with some specifically saying they tasted like pizza-flavored Combos. Whatever it tasted like, it tasted good!
Aroma: Very nice, could easily pass for meatball parm.
Manufacturer: Vintage Italia, Inc.
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From the package: "Snacking never looked so good! Introducing Bow Ties, a stylishly satisfying snack. These bite sized pasta snacks are 120 calories of oven baked, light & crispy non-GMO goodness. Puffed to perfection, they truly taste as good as they look!"
This snack was discovered by Jeremy at Star Market (formerly Shaws, and Star Market again before that), Porter Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Review published .