D’Angelo was mostly Dad fare, if we’re being perfectly honest, but when that location opened up in your local mall, you had to see if ol’ Pops was right about it. Their Syrian bread pockets are actually pretty good, so maybe you should tell your Dad that you respect his taste. He’s waiting to hear from you, after all.
Ocean Spray Cran-everything
Yes, at this point everyone in the country has sampled the red nectar off of Route 24's cranberry bogs, but the New Englander specificity comes from the fact that, at some point, your parents or school group probably toured the actual Middleboro facility, and you got to drink all those little cups of crazy flavors (like, um, peach!).
Orange Dry Polar soda Worcester-based Polar Beverages makes a hell of a seltzer (and a pretty damn good raspberry lime rickey), but their Orange Dry soda is totally where it’s at. You’d regularly pick some up from Honey or Cumberland Farms and might even have deemed it worthy of an allowance splurge.