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Twede's, Home of 'Twin Peaks' Cherry Pie, Is Now Promoting Other, Less Tricky Food

Owner: 'damn fine' famous dessert is no cash cow
Oct 10, 2014 10:00 am

Twede's Cafe in North Bend, Washington, has long clung to its pop-cultural notoriety: "home of Twin Peaks cherry pie." So, its owner is pretty excited about Showtime's plans to resurrect the long-dormant TV series. But, this time around, he has an unexpected suggestion for the show's producers: pick something else from the menu.

Looking At The New Fall TV Lineup With Food Squarely On The Brain

This fall TV lineup looks much more appetizing
Sep 26, 2014 9:00 am

Screw you, 4th graders. September isn't about new backpacks and brown bag lunches, it's about new TV shows that aim to capture our hearts and minds. Instead of dealing with the inevitable letdown of the new fall season, I decided to reimagine the shows in a way that will make them truly successful: with food.

Duff Beers Reviewed For Your Simpsons Marathon Enjoyment

Made from the best Duff on Earth, figuratively
Aug 22, 2014 1:00 pm

FXX is airing a mega-marathon of all 25 seasons (that would be 552 episodes) of everyone’s favorite animated family, The Simpsons. You're going to need some beer, and I recommend Duff. You do recall Homer’s love affair with Duff beer, yes? Today, I transform into a yellow-skinned cartoon to sample all the Duff beers, ever.

BBQ On TV: 12 Shows That Respect The Grilling And Smoking Of Meat

From 'House of Cards' to 'Dukes of Hazzard'
May 12, 2014 9:00 am

Barbecue culture has got its applewood-stained hooks sunk into TV’s tender gut. BBQ PitmastersBBQ CrawlMan Fire FoodPrimal Grill — multiple networks are vying for their slice of manly meat mastery, whether the focus is on intense competitions or the subtle, sooty art of open-flame home cooking. But with all this reality-based cookery clogging up our DVRs, it’s easy to overlook the important role the grill has played in scripted American television. Here are 12 favorites.

Anthony Bourdain Kicks Off New Season Of ‘Parts Unknown’ With A Visit To Punjab

Debuting this Sunday evening on CNN
Apr 11, 2014 10:30 am

Punjab, a region of Northern India renowned for its richly spiced vegetable curries and clay-oven tandoris, is the focus in the season premier of Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown. "Most of the good stuff we refer to simply as Indian food comes from here," says Bourdain about the episode. A sneak peek, right this way.

Cracking Open Ommegang’s Game of Thrones Fire & Blood

It's not a GOT premiere without blood and/or fire
Apr 4, 2014 3:00 pm

If you’re an avid Game of Thrones fan like any number of us here at Food Republic, you’re all fired up for the new season premiering this coming Sunday, April 6. Fortunately the choice of ale is easy, as Ommegang Brewery has released its third collaboration: Fire and Blood Red Ale. We had a chance to try out the brew before the premiere. It's pretty freaking great.

12 Show-Stopping Hors D'oeuvres For Your Oscars Party

Don't hold back now — you're up for Best Host!
Feb 28, 2014 4:30 pm

Now is not the time to break out the chips, salsa or guac. The Oscars are this Sunday, March 2nd, and that means it's time for fancy snacks and desserts. And for some, a red carpet. But for us, 12 bites that are as impressive to behold as they are to eat, from the cheesy to spicy to salted triple-chocolate.

Video: Steven Rinella Hunts And Cooks Ducks With Joe Rogan

It's sky to plate with these MeatEaters
Feb 20, 2014 4:30 pm

Ready your duck calls, it's time to get up at 5 in the morning to hunt! We got our hands on this extra scene from tonight's episode of MeatEater with Steven Rinella, where he tackles the wildlife of Wisconsin. This clip's a perfect little tidbit, because Rinella's favorite game meat is freshly killed duck. Watch him bag, dress and cook the birds (and warning, it's potentially NSFW, and definitely NSFVegans) after the jump.

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