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Actor Adam Pally Tries Secret Pizza, Hangover Cures In Vegas

Next episode of The Getaway is like a buddy flick
Oct 20, 2014 11:00 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.

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.

Food TV Almost Killed Chris Cosentino

"My wife had to put up with this sh*t for 5 years"
Oct 1, 2014 2:45 pm

In May 2012 Matt Rodbard sat in Madison Square Park with San Francisco chef and offal apostle Chris Cosentino. They talked about a lot of things like bike racing and the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo. But most apparent that morning was his frustration with food television. Today, a video was released of the chef's recent talk at the Mad Symposium in Copenhagen. The topic? The perils of making food TV. It's a must watch.

Here’s A Commercial Of James Brown Selling Japanese Instant Noodle Soup

Godfather of Soul? Also, Godfather Of Miso Soup!
Aug 19, 2014 4:00 pm

What happens when James Brown sings a version of his iconic song “Sex Machine” to sell instant miso noodle soup on national television to Japanese population? The best Japanese food commercial we have seen posted to Facebook in at least two weeks.

Oh, That Gumbo! John Besh Hits Close To Home On Next Episode Of 'Hungry Investors'

Chef takes the TV smackdown home to New Orleans
Aug 15, 2014 11:00 am

This Sunday night, John Besh takes his traveling restaurant fix-it-and-invest-in-it show home to New Orleans, and the results do not look pretty. How do you serve a bad seafood gumbo to the guy who built a restaurant empire in this most respected of food cities? One poor sap tries, leading Bush into a SMH moment: "I wanna believe in you," he says ruefully to the hopeful chef/restaurateur.

Adam Richman Apologizes for Typing Dumb Things, Raps A Few Souls Of Mischief Lines

He appeared on radio show Sway’s Universe
Jul 22, 2014 10:00 am

Food TV personality Adam Richman recently got in hot water when he angrily, inexplicably, and beyond stupidly took to the comments section of his Instagram to attack somebody who had disagreed with his use of the hashtag #thinspiration — a controversial term that Richman was unknowingly using to acknowledge his pronounced weight loss. Yesterday he took to the radio to apologize. Here's the video.

Video: Tim Love Talks 'Restaurant Startup,' His New TV Show On CNBC

Show with Joe Bastianich premieres next week
Jul 2, 2014 10:00 am

We are featuring Q&As from our recent Food Republic Interview Lounge at the W Austin during the Austin Food & Wine Festival, including video excerpts of the sessions with host Richard Martin. Next up is festival co-founder and Texas chef/restaurateur Tim Love. 

'The Mind of a Chef' Wins Big At Daytime Emmys

PBS show named 'Outstanding Culinary Program'
Jun 23, 2014 1:00 pm

PBS show The Mind of a Chef took home honors as "Outstanding Culinary Program" at the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards last night. The chef-narrated show, which is produced by Food Republic's parent company, Zero Point Zero Production, notably topped Food Network icons Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis for the coveted award. Details this way...

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