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6 Places To Eat Excellent Crab Cakes In Baltimore

Crab cakes and football. That's what Maryland does!
Nov 6, 2014 11:00 am

There’s one question that any Baltimorean can answer with ease: “Who has the best crab cakes?” Of course, each answer will be completely subjective. But despite the plethora of crab cakes (and opinions) in this town, the same handful of restaurants is mentioned over and over again. Here are six excellent places that don’t necessarily come to mind when on the hunt for a satisfying crabby patty.

Jack McBrayer Works Up An Appetite In Hawaii's Waimea Valley

Hearty island fare is good fuel for a hike
Nov 5, 2014 2:00 pm

Actor Jack McBrayer might prefer to spend his Hawaiian vacation "like a Corona commercial," totally unwinding on the beach. But, that's no good way to prepare for the caloric onslaught of the mighty loco moco. On tonight's episode of The Getaway, McBrayer fires up his metabolism for the gustatory adventures to come by doing some hiking and swimming in Oahu's scenic Waimea Valley. Here's a clip.

Jack McBrayer Falls Hard For Chocolate Haupia Pie in Hawaii

Actor finds fun, sun, and sea urchin on The Getaway
Nov 3, 2014 10:00 am

On this week's episode of The Getaway, actor Jack McBrayer returns to Hawaii, where he once played a hapless honeymooner on the set of the comedy flick Forgetting Sarah Marshall. There, he learns the hula, hangs ten with professional surfer Aaron Gold and boldly tries sea urchin, among other things. He tells Chris Shott he'd do it all again. Well, except for a few things.

5 New Places To Eat Incredibly Well In Las Vegas

Sin City has seriously stepped up its dining game
Oct 21, 2014 10:00 am

If you think Las Vegas is just about losing those hard-earned bills (and your head, while you’re at it) and partying your face off, you might want to reconsider. Over the past few years, the city has emerged as a bonafide culinary destination. This year alone, a slew of new, exciting restaurants have opened, turning out inventive plates from crispy shrimp beignets to creamy black truffle-topped Japanese risotto. Here, Katie Chang dishes up her five favorites.

You Travel, You Eat: 8 City Guides To Eating, Drinking, Shopping And Staying

Guides to Austin, Nola, Philly, Brooklyn and more!
Oct 19, 2014 9:00 am

What about all the stress involved in planning trips? That's where we come in. We've assembled eight of our popular "You Travel, You Eat" columns, which highlight the best spots to eat, drink, caffeinate, shop and stay in some of the country's most vibrant cities. Basically, all that remains to do now is booking the actual flight. We also threw in our guide to Bangkok, Thailand. You know, for those who really need to get out of town for awhile. 

Comedian David Koechner Finds Some Really Good 'Craic' In Dublin, Ireland

Good food, good company — it's the Irish way
Oct 13, 2014 9:30 am

In the season premiere of The Getaway, Los Angeles-based actor David Koechner and his lovely wife, Leigh, leave their five kids behind and take-off for a romatic weekend in Dublin, Ireland, the land of their ancestors. Let's just say that the man behind so many hilarious roles (see: Anchorman, The Office, and a slew of other comedies) didn't even need to eat the local sea asparagus, a reputed aphrodisiac, to get "in the spirit."

Get Ready For 'The Getaway,' Season 2, Premiering Oct. 15 On Esquire Network

On the agenda: Bangkok, Dublin, Vegas, Hawaii, more
Oct 9, 2014 2:00 pm

Food Republic is proud to announce that we're the media sponsor for Season Two of The Getaway, premiering on Wednesday, Oct. 15 on the Esquire Network. The show, executive produced by Anthony Bourdain, asks a different celebrity each week to choose a fantasy travel location and go for a visit. Season Two features Chrissy Teigen in Thailand and Kyle MacLachlan in Napa, to name a few. Read all the details and watch a preview here, plus how to access all of last season's episodes. 

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