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November Food And Drink Events Around The Country

Because you can't devote an entire month to turkey
Oct 31, 2014 8:00 am

In November, those of a food-focused mindset may immediately turn their thoughts to that succulent roasted bird and its traditional accompaniments. But before you get too worked up over Thanksgiving, check out this list of food and drink events happening around the country. Let the booze and bites take the edge off stressful holiday preparations.

Chipotle's Scarecrow Short Film Wins Big At Cannes

A poignant short almost as satisfying as a burrito
Jun 18, 2014 1:00 pm

Congratulations, Chipotle! You've joined the ranks of Pulp Fiction and Apolcalypse Now! Okay, maybe their short film "The Scarecrow" didn't take home the coveted Palme d'Or award, but they did snag the top prize in the PR category at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity on Monday. Burritos and high-fives after the jump.

There's A Documentary About Globe-Circling Food Bloggers. Here's The Trailer.

A film about visiting the world's best restaurants
May 13, 2014 10:30 am

Do you consider yourself willing to go out of the way for a good meal? If you answered “yes,” did you just imagine yourself taking a long leisurely walk or drive to dinner? That’s cute. But not exactly what we had in mind. Welcome to the world of Foodies, a new documentary that follows a group willing to fly around the globe to eat a single meal. A trailer, after the jump.

There's A Documentary About The History Of General Tso's Chicken!

Debuting at the Tribeca Film Festival in April
Apr 9, 2014 3:00 pm

It might be the dish that the majority of Americans associate with Chinese cuisine. It’s available in pretty much all of the 50,000 or so Chinese restaurants in the United States. But how exactly did General Tso’s Chicken reach such levels of ubiquity? And who was General Tso in the first place? An upcoming documentary seeks to answer all these questions.

Introducing The Liam Neeson Drinking Game

He will find you. And he will make you drink a lot.
Feb 20, 2014 2:00 pm

In my time so far on the planet I’ve uncovered two key coping mechanisms for dealing with life’s topsy-turvy twists and turns: strong drink and Liam Neeson, preferably in combination. I would like to share the details of a game with you now. To play, you will need a case of beer, a ridiculous amount of whiskey, a Netflix account and friends. Okay, then, let’s get to it...

What To Watch At The 2013 Chicago Food Film Festival

List of food-filled events, ramen burger included
Nov 19, 2013 12:30 pm

Kicking off this Wednesday night, the Chicago Food Film Festival will allow guests a multi-sensory experience. As in, there will be tastings of the food after a film's screening. In addition to the 30+ screened food films, five events will feature some of the best food that the city has to offer. All the information you need, after the jump.

24 Films Appearing At The 4th Annual Chicago Food Film Festival

Eat what you watch. Watch what you eat.
Aug 28, 2013 1:00 pm

Gone are the days when spectators are left empty-bellied and salivating as image after image of food porn taunts from the screen before them. The Chicago Food Film Festival gives guests a full sensory experience, serving food-based films along with corresponding dishes to feed both the eye and the stomach. Read on.

First, There Was A Cocktail Movement. Now, There Is A Documentary About It.

Simon Ford attends the premiere of Hey Bartender
Jun 14, 2013 12:01 pm

The story of the resurgence of the craft cocktail and how a generation of bartenders rediscovered the art of bartending is a movement Simon Ford was lucky to witness from the front line. Therefore, he was excited to attend the premiere of the documentary Hey Bartender, which tells the story of how the cocktail scene transitioned from the disastrous sweet concoctions you were likely to drink in the 1970s to the classic and creative drinks being served at countless bars across the world by proud professional bartenders today. Read on.

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