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There you are one day, home with your sick 4-year old, and you decide to make pancakes with the Howl’s Moving Castle Calcifer frying pan you just bought. Look at the picture from the store. It’s easy. It’ll be fun, right?

WRONG.

Calcifer will turn your perfectly peaceful pancake into a phantasmic gluten nightmare. At least that’s what happened for Twitter user @poyoyome. [click to continue…]

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Last week, we featured Outlander wine. This week, we discovered that official Game Of Thrones wine on the way. You may be familiar with Game of Thrones beer by Brewery Ommegang, but wine is the official beverage of GoT, so it’s only fitting they get their own special vintages.

Vintage Wine Estates will release three different Game of Thrones wines—a red blend and a Chardonnay have a suggested retail of $19.99, while the Cabernet Sauvignon will retail around $39.99. They should be available starting in March 2017.

I wish the names of the wine were in the spirit of vintners in the Seven Kingdoms, but the bottles are pretty and it’s wine. Hard to go wrong.

(via Food and Wine)

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How sweet is this? Delicut Cakes has created this Mouse Guard Cake that enables you to enjoy David Petersen’s comic book Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard as a reader and an eater! Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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Yep, you read that right. An Outlander wine collection has been created with four vintages; the NV Claire Randall Vin Blanc, 2015 Frank Randall Vin de Pays d’Oc Cabernet Sauvignon, 2015 Claire Fraser Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, and the 2014 Jamie Fraser Paso Robles Red Blend.

The collection from Lot 18 was limited to only 2500 bottles per character and everything has sold out but the 2015 Frank Randall Vin de Pays d’Oc Cabernet Sauvignon at the time of writing. Still, the details are worth checking out if you’re a fan. Take a look at all of the awesome labels below. [click to continue…]

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First, there was Unicorn Tears gin, and now you can get drunk on the spicy tears of a Phoenix.

Phoenix Tears Spiced Rum is Caribbean rum with brown sugar, dried fruit, cinnamon, and ginger notes for both sweet and spicy flavors. Plus, a gold shimmer for a little extra magic.

Of course, we can’t support any product that involves making mythical creatures cry—but it does sound delicious. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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Sanrio’s lazy egg Gudetama has become a spirit animal for some people, myself included. In fact, his little “meh” face has become popular enough to land him on these new bags by Loungefly.

Gudetama backpacks, Gudetama purses, Gudetama coinpurses and wallets—it’s an eggapalooza of sleepy cuteness and I want all of it. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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As you all know, Alton Brown has been known to delve into the nerdy side of food. He loves to experiment and try techniques, tools and ingredients that are outside the box. But cooking with squirrel isn’t what you would call “Food Network friendly”.

Fortunately, there’s the Internet.

Brown took to Facebook to discuss his plans to create an Internet cooking show that is basically a sequel to Good Eats, only free of corporate restrictions on things like his language and choice of ingredients.

I don’t know whether to be thrilled or terrified. I guess I’m both.

Hear what the man himself had to say about the upcoming show in the video below. [click to continue…]

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Actor Jonathan Banks has been working as an actor for 40 years, but I’m betting this is the first time someone’s recreated him as a cake. You likely know Banks better as Mike Ehrmantraut from Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, but here he is, the star of this cake made by Natalie of Sideserf Cake Studio.

This is what you call serious skills. I hope Jonathan gets to see this so Natalie knows her hard work was seen by the man who inspired it.

Check out the video below see it in 180. It’s eerily good. [click to continue…]

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Okay, maybe they’re not working the fryer, but Yokai Watch‘s Jibanyan, Komasan, and Komajiro spent time behind the counter and on the line in a Japanese McDonald’s to promote the upcoming McDonald’s 2017 Yokai Watch Calendar event.

Lucky for everyone, Famitsu was on hand to take pictures.

Komasan and Komajiro look a little sad. Have a Coke and a smile, guys! Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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A Saved By The Bell-themed pop-up restaurant called Saved By The Max is open in Chicago and it’s like taking a walk right into the show.

This isn’t one of those limited option experiences, either. Saved By The Max serves up a menu by Michelin-starred chef Brian Fisher and serves dinner every night and brunch on the weekends. Your favorite characters have their own themed dishes on the menu (the Poutine Engel and Tori’s Fried Chicken both sound delicious), as well as a varied cocktail menu and desserts.

From the looks of it, it’s a lot of fun and you never know who might drop in. Mario Lopez was there not too long ago and so was Mr. Belding himself. But even if it’s just you and friends, Saved By The Max looks like a great night out. Check out some pics and videos below. [click to continue…]