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    October 24, 2012

    Monster Roll, A Movie With Sushi Chefs Battling Giant Sea Creatures

    Yesterday Wired Magazine featured a story on Monster Roll, a short by a young filmmaker who hopes that this proof-of-concept film will bring in investors willing to fork over capital for production of the full-length feature. If this is what we can look forward to, pony up the cash people!  ... More >>

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    August 13, 2012

    Starbucks Invests In Mobile Payment Startup

    Wired Magazine equated the $25 million investment the coffee giant recently made to a mobile startup called Square to when eBay decided to partner with a little startup called PayPal.The techies are gabbing about how big a deal this is for Square, vaulting them to "it" status with the words "game-ch ... More >>

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    January 18, 2012

    5 Strange Video Game-Inspired Dishes From Japan

    ​Here in the United States, we do silly things like honor our precious movie stars by naming sandwiches after them. To name a few, there are the "Woody Allen" at Carnegie Deli in New York, "The Salma" and "The Kiera" at Hot Doug's in Chicago, and "Marilyn Monroe"--a Thanksgiving-style turkey sandw ... More >>

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    December 23, 2011

    This Week In Food: The Racist Chinese Restaurant in Dubai, The Holiday Bruxie and Eating Baby Jesus via Riverfront Times​A very merry Christmas to you and yours from us here at OC Weekly! Enjoy all of the highlights from Stick A Fork In It this week in this blog entry and we'll see you after the holidays!

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    December 8, 2011

    Shigeru Miyamoto: Is He Really Retiring From Nintendo?

    ​Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto, known as the mastermind who created some of the world's most successful video game franchises such as Zelda, Mario and Donkey Kong, recently announced to the world that he was "retiring." However, there seems to be a lot of confusion regarding what he said, forcing Ni ... More >>

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    September 22, 2011

    One Ring to Shame Us: The Lord of the Rings in Concert

    ​ There's a reason that "Something is always going on" is the mantra of cops and not entertainment writers. There are days where no matter the locale, little of interest is happening. Those are the days when we dig into the stack of press releases that we ordinarily use as emergency Kleenex or ch ... More >>

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    April 19, 2011

    A Restaurant Where Plants Are The Customers Opens in Sacramento

    Flickr User CalamariPics​Did you hear about the plant restaurant that opened in Sacramento. No, not a restaurant that serves plants; it's a restaurant that serves plants. Get it? As in they cater to plants. Plants are the customers. Plants are the diners. Yes, it's the world's first photosynt ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011

    Geek Shopping Site Offers Molecular-Gastronomy Starter Kit for the Home Chef

    Can't wait for Myhrvold's Modernist Cuisine to come out? Want to channel your inner Marcel and annoy your dinner guests with foams? If you've always known you can do better than Wylie Dufresne and Ferran Adrià, Think Geek--those purveyors of things you never knew you needed, such as Tauntaan slee ... More >>

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    November 23, 2009

    Is Your Tuna Tuna?

    When you're sitting down to have sushi, you'd never think that something advertised as tuna would be anything but. However, according to a recent study reported by Wired Magazine, that tuna isn't always tuna. The research was actually conducted to build a database that will eventually allow for ... More >>

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    November 9, 2009

    Five Good Reasons to Get Acquainted with Mr. Gnome

    ​A weird band name usually has one of two effects on the average, unsuspecting music buff. Either A: You hear it once and burst out laughing, and think, "They can't possibly be any good," and never give it another thought; or B: you still laugh, but you think, "They can't possibly be any good--or ... More >>

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