• With Thanksgiving only about a week away, we’d like to make our annual appeal to you and your taste buds to consider deep frying your turkey. This year, we’ll live tweet (gobble?) our own turkey fry and offer last minute help with yours.

  • The McRib, the elusive sandwich that has inspired a cult-like following, is back. McDonald’s announced Monday that the boneless barbecue pork sandwich, usually available in only a few stores at a time, will be sold at all U.S. locations through Nov. 14. Get one now before the animal it’s made from becomes extinct!

  • Documentation and iMovie special effect Ken Burns has turned his insightful eye to alcohol. PBS will begin airing his new three-part, five-and-a-half-hour documentary film Prohibition on Sunday, October 2nd.

  • A brewer in Florida is harnessing the flavor of the hand-rolled cigars Tampa is famous for in his craft beer. Cigar City Brewing is using ingredients such as Spanish cedar, guava, Cuban espresso and citrus woods to craft beers that taste of Tampa’s heritage.

  • Joey “Jaws” Chestnut maintained his relished title today, winning his fifth straight mustard belt in Coney Island’s hot dog eating contest. Chestnut choked down 62 dogs and water-soaked buns on Nathan’s Famous stage – falling short of his 2009 world record of 68 dogs but ending with a healthy nine dog lead over his nearest […]

  • Keeping your grill surface clean is important… don’t just “burn it off” or expect last week’s burger gristle to make this week’s chicken breasts taste better. So when I stumbled upon the Grill Daddy Pro Grill Brush, I decided to give it the Brian’s Belly once-over.

  • Duff Beer, our favorite fictitious brew enjoyed by our favorite fictitious Simpson’s character, is making the rounds in several bars in Latin America. Duff is apparently available in Mexico, Argentina, Colombia and Chile.

  • There’s some hubbub on the net about a fashionable new brew coming out of Denmark from Carlsberg Group. Copenhagen–named after the international city of fashion and design–is being marketed toward “modern women and men.” But “especially women.” They’re selling beer like shiny baubles instead of tasty bubbles.

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