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Joel Burger and Ashley King have known each other since kindergarten, but they didn’t start dating until college. Clearly, it was their destiny to fall in love and get married. The Burger King wedding is on.

They are currently trying to get drink koozies with the company’s logo and it looks like Burger King has taken notice. They’ve reached out via twitter in hopes of contacting Mr. Burger and Miss King.

See a picture of the couple at Burger King and the company’s tweet after the break.

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To commemorate the debut of Sailor Moon Crystal on Japanese television, a special Sailor Moon-themed cafe will open at Anion Station for a limited time.

For one month, the Sailor Moon cafe will feature themed food, drinks, and even a live public viewing of the television broadcast. It will open on April 6th and stay open late every Monday since the show doesn’t air until 11PM.

This is a reservation only cafe and you’ll be charged not just for your food, but for your time there, too. There’s a service charge of 1000 yen (or $8.40) an hour from 11AM to 4PM and then it jumps to the double that from 4PM to close.

(via Rocket News 24)

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The waffle taco is dead. Long live the biscuit taco.

Taco Bell’s latest creation is the Biscuit Taco. It tested in places like San Antonio, Atlanta, and Los Angeles last year and it’s rolling out nationwide on March 26th complete with a biscuit shell, egg, cheese, your choice of chicken or sausage and jalapeño honey dipping sauce.

(via Mashable)

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To mark the season four DVD release, HBO sponsored a Game of Thrones pop-up restaurant in London over the weekend. Complete with banners from the House of Lannister and Baratheon, a giant map of Westeros, and feast-sized dinning tables, it was the menu that sent fans into an epic adventure.

Chosen from 12,000 competition entrants, the winning fans were the special guests lucky enough dine on the 10 course meal. Based on the delicacies from the show, Chef Jamie Hazeel of the catering company The Wandering Chef created a menu fit for a king, or queen. The feast included outrageous dishes such as bone marrow Crème brulee and honey-fried locusts.

Check out the videos after the break.

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The Pokémon pop-up cafe is back and this time it’s in Tokyo’s Shibuya neighborhood. The Cafe opened on January 9th and will remain open until the end of February.

See Also: This Final Fantasy-Themed Restaurant Is A Gamer’s Dream

Naturally, the cafe is hugely popular. It’s all-too-common to see people lined up outside for hours just waiting to get a table. The decor is, of course, Pokémon-themed, and the employees even wear little Pikachu tails. Menu items include speciality drinks that come with cool Pokémon gear, like Poké Ball mugs. Plus, if you can’t convince your friends to stand in line with you for hours, you can share your table with a cute stuffed Pikachu. Although, from what I’ve read, Mr. Pikachu is pretty cheap and won’t offer to split the bill.

Check out some more pics after the break…

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KFC may have gone a step too far with its latest creation. The Double Down Dog features a hot dog drizzled with cheese that is then sandwiched in a fried chicken bun. This follow-up to the Double Down Sandwich is being sold in super limited quantities. Participating stores appear to be limited to the Philippines at the moment, and each restaurant will be allowed to sell only 50 each day through January 27th.

See Also: The KFC Double Down Has Evolved Into Something Even More Insane

At this point, KFC has no plans to bring the hot dog to the U.S.

See a picture of the real deal after the break along with a list of participating locations.

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Vegemite is definitely an acquired taste that people outside of Australia don’t seem to appreciate. So, Pizza Hut has introduced a pizza with a vegemite-filled crust just for the Aussie’s. It looks kind of gross and the reactions of non-Australians taking a bite seem to support that. This is definitely not one of those foods from another country that I wish they’d bring to the US. You can keep this one all to yourself, Australia.

See the video after the break.

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I like potato chips. They’re salty and crunchy and incredibly tasty. The owners of Simply Crispy in Belfast also like chips and have opened a cafe where every sandwich is full of them. The idea for the cafe came to Andrew McMenamin after he read a story in The Ulster Fry. He then changed the name of his existing place, The Wee Cafe, into Simply Crisps. Customers can select the bread and the variety of chips they want to stuff it with. Apparently, the most popular selection so far is a soft, floury “bap” roll with cheese and onion chips.

If you’re looking for carbs, they’ve got you covered.

See the tweets after the break.

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Thanks to the massive success of the Doritos Locos taco, Taco Bell may be ready to double dip on the chips. At an investor presentation, one of the slides included a Fritos taco shell under the heading “Revolutionizing the Taco.” Parent company Yum! wasn’t willing to confirm that the Fritos taco will exist, but it seems like a natural move for Taco Bell.

Since the 2012 launch, they’ve sold one billion Doritos tacos. Yes, billion with a “B.” The next big thing in fast food seems to be convincing us all that what’s in the office vending machine can be turned into taco shells and pizza crust. Anyone working on a Funyuns taco shell?

(Business Insider via Eater)

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Oh, Pizza Hut, we already loved you and now this? They’ve introduced a crust that is covered with Doritos. They’ve also stuffed that crust with mozzarella cheese. You can only get this awesome concoction in Australia, unless the Pizza Hut people take pity on us and bring it to the US. It’s definitely more exciting that some of the new stuff on their menu.

Pretty please, Pizza Hut, can we have Doritos pizza crust?

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