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Losers Like Jim Rash Eat Sour Plums In Tokyo's Ping Pong Underground

Defeat tastes unbearably tart on The Getaway
Dec 10, 2014 12:30 pm

Screenwriters Nat Faxon and Jim Rash won an Oscar in 2012 for their work on The Descendants. But, you probably remember them better as the guys who "legbombed" actress Angelina Jolie. The comic duo recently teamed up again, heading to Tokyo to film the season finale of The Getaway, where they infiltrate one of the city's underground ping-pong parlors and agree to a friendly but fearsome wager: the loser must eat from a jar of really sour, really gross-looking pickled plums. Watch a clip here.

Blue Ribbon Boss Eric Bromberg Shows Us Around Paris And The South Of France

This is how you do Le Sud
Dec 10, 2014 9:00 am

Bruce and Eric Bromberg are two of New York City's most recognized restaurateurs, having launched their Blue Ribbon restaurant empire over two decades ago. The brothers' flagship SoHo restaurant — originally and still full of French influences — was instrumental in helping usher in an era of downtown, late-night dining in the city. The Brombergs have always had a close connection with France. Eric wrote in to Food Republic to discuss his latest trip to France, which consisted primarily of visiting southern regions.

You Can Now Stream Anthony Bourdain's 'Parts Unknown Season 3' On Netflix

Your evening just got a little more interesting
Dec 8, 2014 3:30 pm

Everyone listen up! We have a very important announcement! Tonight, Netflix, that magical button on your smart TV's remote you press all the time, airs Season 3 of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. Beginning in the Punjab region of India and ending neck-deep in a Brazilian party the likes of which you can't imagine, these eight episodes will break you right out of that travel rut.

When On The Maltese Archipelago Of Gozo, You Gotta Get The Gbejniet

The cheese is a local treasure, worth traveling for
Dec 3, 2014 2:00 pm

Cheese is not something you’d immediately associate with Gozo, one of the more stunning islands in the Maltese Archipelago in the Mediterranean. Yet, beyond the azure blue waters, red sand beaches, rocky coves and ancient temples, one of the highlights of any Gozo trip is the ─ábejniet, a delicious round white cheeselet made from unpasteurized sheep or goat’s milk. Yvonne Gordon digs right in.

Photo Essay: TV Host Eden Grinshpan Took Your Dream Trip To Thailand

Dishing on green curry, mango sticky rice, prawns
Nov 21, 2014 10:00 am

Eden Grinshpan is the host of the popular Cooking Channel show Eden Eats. A recent Forbes 30 Under 30 award recipient, she studied at Le Cordon Bleu in London and also stars on Log On & Eat with Eden, a weekly travel program. Fresh off her second trip to Thailand, the television host wrote in to Food Republic to discuss her favorite stops and eats along the way.

Celeb Chefs Dub These 3 Airplane Meals "Best In The Sky"

Arpaia, English judge the best of in-flight food
Nov 13, 2014 3:01 pm

Nobody, not even those seated in the front cabins, looks forward to the food on an airplane. Airlines have been battling this problem for years, employing celebrity chefs, trendy ingredients and newly designed servingware. And it's actually working. Dishes from the world's three most luxurious airlines — Singapore, Emirates and Qatar — were submitted to chefs Donatella Arpaia and Todd English for their expert judgement of "actually pretty good."

Check Out The 2015 Dubai Food Festival's Crazy Promo Video!

See the city built out of corn, crackers, chocolate
Nov 10, 2014 1:00 pm

Heck yes we'd go to Dubai for a food festival! Dubai is renowned as a rising center of fine dining — last year's inaugural celebrations lasted for 23 glorious, Michelin-starred, street food vending, bacon-free days and this year's — held from February 6-28 — promises to be even bigger. Watch this time-lapse video of artists recreating the city entirely out of intricately shaped and molded food. The Palm Islands are made out of breadsticks! How cool is that? 

Wine Lover Kyle MacLachlan Drinks Up Napa Valley

Terroir is only part of the story on The Getaway
Nov 10, 2014 10:30 am
kyle maclachlan drinking wine

Actor Kyle MacLachlan is big on wine. He even has his own label. So, naturally, when the producers of The Getaway came calling, the oenophile actor promptly punched his ticket for wine country. On this week's episode, airing Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 9 p.m. EST, on Esquire Network, MacLachlan takes us to Napa Valley, where he finds plenty to sip on and even a few non-alcoholic things to do, too.

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