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Fixer Upper restaurant Magnolia Table

PHOTOS Magnolia Table, the official Fixer Upper restaurant, is set for a grand Season 5 debut

Chip and Joanna Gaines are prepping the big reveal of Magnolia Table, their first proper eatery (not counting the bakery at the silos). But the Fixer Upper restaurant is just the latest chapter for the former Elite Cafe in downtown Waco; the building’s history dates back to the Cafe’s opening in 1919. Read on for our rundown, plus a peek at Chip & Jo’s renovation!

Hot Pie from ‘Game of Thrones’ is now baking dire wolf bread

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Ben Hawkey, who played Hot Pie on Game of Thrones, has transitioned his association with the famous fantasy series into a new career. He’s ventured into baking delicious treats for pop-up bakery “You Know Nothing Jon Dough.” The dire wolf loaves are a speciality of the shop. They come from Hawkey’s very own secret recipe […]

The Worst Cooks In America really are that bad, but they all have good reasons why

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Are the Worst Cooks In America really that bad? They can’t be that bad, can they? They must be actors. Right? Well, unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on your perspective) what you see is what you get in the kitchen when a new batch of recruits rolls up on Food Network’s set for a new season of the show. Despite persistent belief among viewers that the pseudo-chefs featured on the show must be paid actors, or are amping up their own deficiencies, a bevy of behind-the-scenes testimony lends credence to the opposite point of view: no, these guys really are that bad.

Does Andrew Zimmern ever get sick? Travel Channel icon dishes on his most regretful culinary experiences

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Does Andrew Zimmern ever get sick? Does he ever get tired of eating so many strange (and often wonderful) foods? The man is a walking, talking encyclopedia of consumption–and a Travel Channel mainstay, with a brand-new show slated for release–so it’s probably no surprise that the most commonly asked question about Zimmern is whether or not his curiosity ever gets the better of his tummy.

Does The Great British Baking Show winner get any prize money?

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One of the most popular cooking shows in America right now made a seamless transition from British TV–but one thing that seems to stymie new viewers is the question of any Great British Baking Show prize money. The lack of “traditional” reality TV competition is one thing that makes it über-appealing to many viewers; still, there has to be some sort of grand cash prize, right? Something beyond the famous cake dish the winners get to take home?