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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.

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.

For Actress Jenny Slate, The Horse Meat And Pig Heads Are No Joke In Barcelona

Spanish gastronomy runs wild on The Getaway
Dec 2, 2014 3:00 pm

On this week's episode of The Getaway, actress Jenny Slate heads to Barcelona, where she meets up with chef Samuel Cots to shop at the city's bountiful Santa Caterina Market. Here, she finds some interesting stuff. Watch a clip right here.

Our 9 Favorite Segments From The Epic CBS Sunday Morning Food Episode

Japanese cooking school, cider, American menus
Nov 24, 2014 11:00 am

Beloved old-person-targeting TV program CBS Sunday Morning does an annual Thanksgiving food special where they commission a bunch of segments highlighting trends and culinary curios around the world. This year was particularly epic, with many of the stories echoing topics we’ve covered on Food Republic. Here are nine good ones.

Watch A Trailer For The Perennial Plate's Restyled Victory Garden Show On PBS

Acclaimed filmmakers take over iconic series
Nov 17, 2014 3:15 pm

Award-winning filmmakers Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine of the Perennial Plate have a new show coming up this winter on PBS. It's a reboot of the  network's popular series The Victory Garden, created in partnership with Edible magazines. Watch the trailer here.

Chrissy Teigen Overcomes Fear Of 'Weird Textures,' Tries Oyster Omelet In Bangkok

A 'scary' moment for foodie beauty on The Getaway
Oct 29, 2014 1:00 pm

Supermodel Chrissy Teigen is something of a Thai food aficionado, as we found out in a recent interview. On tonight's episode of The Getaway, Teigen travels to Bangkok, where she tries a few Thai specialties that she's not so accustomed to including a dubious-sounding oyster omelet. Watch the clip here.

In Bangkok, Model Chrissy Teigen Ate Her Weight In Boat Noodles

Nothing can stop this munchie-minded model
Oct 27, 2014 10:00 am

You wouldn't know it from her day job, but Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Chrissy Teigen likes to eat. A lot. On this week's episode of The Getaway, this fetching foodie takes off for Bangkok, a city she knows quite well — especially, its world-famous street food scene. This time around, though, she tries some new things, including a dubious sounding oyster omelet that turns out to be quite delicious, despite an unexpected crunch. Let's just say it brings new meaning to the term "toothsome."

Actor Adam Pally Tries Secret Pizza, Hangover Cures In Vegas

Next episode of The Getaway is like a buddy flick
Oct 20, 2014 10:00 am

Here's how The Getaway works: A prospective host gets a call and is asked where in the world they'd like to go — and they can go anywhere. Last season, Aziz Ansari opted to try out Hong Kong's famed food scene; in this season's first episode, Anchorman's David Koechner wanted to return to Dublin for a few pints. When the call came for Adam Pally, the rising-star comic actor who currently stars as Dr. Peter Prentiss on Fox's The Mindy Project, the answer was simple: Vegas, baby, Vegas.

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