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Zippy's Giant Burgers Getting Theros Tie-In - "Magic: The Gathering"

Zippy’s Giant Burgers Getting “Theros” Tie-In – “Magic: The Gathering”

A landmark restaurant in Seattle, Washington is about to have a tie-in of mythic proportions. According to a press release by gaming company Wizards of the Coast, Zippy’s Giant Burgers is teaming up with the branding department for Wizards of the Coast’s ever-popular collectible card game Magic: The Gathering to bring consumers (in either sense of […]







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“Holiday Baking Championship” Episode 4 “Trendsetting Turkey Day”: Someone Woke Up on the Wrong Side of the Judges’ Table… [SPOILER REVIEW]

This week on Food Network‘s Holiday Baking Championship, host Jesse Palmer challenged the remaining 7 contestants to create mini pies from brie and homemade jam and incorporate uninspiring prepared ingredients in to delicious cakes.   While Palmer enjoyed his brie a little too much, the judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale were in some […]

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“Ultimate Thanksgiving Challenge” Episode 3 “Thanksgiving Week”: Friends with (Culinary) Benefits [SPOILER REVIEW]

This week on Food Network‘s Ultimate Thanksgiving Challenge, the four remaining competitors were tasked with working together to create the best “Friendsgiving Dinner”, a perfect dish highlighting goose and hen.  One team conveniently coined themselves “Batman & Robin” and they were a “dynamic duo”, working exceptionally well together. Things did get a smidge out of […]

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“Holiday Baking Championship” Episode 3 “Thanksgiving It My All”: Our Contestants Were on a “Roll” This Week [SPOILER REVIEW]

This week on Food Network‘s Holiday Baking Championship, host Jesse Palmer challenged our remaining eight contestants to impress judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman, and Lorraine Pascale with apple cider donuts wrapped in fall themes, and decadent thanksgiving roll cakes. As is the theme this season, during “Pre Heat”, contestants really took the challenge to the […]

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“Ultimate Thanksgiving Challenge” E02 “Untraditional Thanksgiving”: Turkeys? Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need Turkeys [SPOILER REVIEW]

This week on Food Network‘s Ultimate Thanksgiving Challenge, the remaining five competitors were challenged with thinking outside the box using some nontraditional food items and transforming them into Thanksgiving comfort food.  Host Giada De Laurentiis encouraged them to express their creativity to reinvent items like pizza, lasagna, and tacos 0 while judges Alex Guarnaschelli, Carla […]

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“Holiday Baking Championship” E02 “Filling Grateful”: Hard Nipples, Spiced Nuts & Whipped Cream – Food Network or Cinemax? [SPOILER REVIEW]

This week on Food Network‘s Holiday Baking Championship, host Jesse Palmer challenged the remaining nine contestants to show off their pie baking skills using holiday spiced nuts and harvest ingredients. What I wasn’t expecting out of this episode was the contestants and myself getting hot flashes as we indulged in watching Palmer’s hard nipples as […]




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“Halloween Wars” Episode 5 “Scary Tales II” Had Us Wishing for “Stranger Things” Than What Was Served Up [SPOILER REVIEW]

The season finale of Food Network‘s Halloween Wars “Scary Tales II” had great concepts but struggled in execution – especially in the first round. Both “Small Scare” and “Spine Chiller” forced the contestants to think outside the box and they really (theoretically) got into the Halloween spirit.  In reality, some of the ideas didn’t translate […]