Tag: Life

Reviews Of Casa Bonita, The Beloved Restaurant Owned By South Park’s Creators, Paint A Unique Experience

Opening a restaurant isn’t easy (operating one seems even harder) and South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are learning that the hard way. Nearly a year after they bought the beloved Denver restaurant, Casa Bonita, with the hopes of restoring it and revamping the menu, the restaurant still isn’t open and it doesn’t […]

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Can Costco’s $10 Carry-Out Pizza Compete With Delivery? We Put It To A Blind Taste Test.

Costco’s pizza is a classic at this point. The superstore has been serving pizza by the slice and carry-out since 1989. While they’ve discontinued their Supreme pie in a lot of markets, their Cheese and Pepperoni slices and pies are still hugely popular. In fact, if you tally the numbers, Costco is one of the […]

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The Week contest: Boss tickets

This week’s question: Because of a system Ticketmaster calls “dynamic pricing,” tickets to a recent Bruce Springsteen concert cost as much as $5,500. What would you call a Springsteen song about a working-class hero who’s unable to afford tickets to his favorite band? Click here to see the results of last week’s contest: Body Window How […]

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Hold Onto Summer With These Style Photos From Splash House Last Weekend

Splash House is like a music festival, pool party, and weekend vacation all in one. So it’s no wonder why thousands of bikini-wearing women and shirtless dudes flock to the desert in Palm Springs to be a part of the action each year. The festival hosts three separate events every summer — each of which […]

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Jack White Has ‘Important Questions’ About Snoop Dogg’s New Cereal, Snoop Loopz

A few days ago, Snoop Loopz, a new cereal from Snoop Dogg’s Broadus Foods brand, was unveiled. Now, the Froot Loops-like cereal (or more specifically, its packaging) has left Jack White with some major questions. Yesterday, White took to Instagram to share an image of the Snoop Loopz box and reveal that he’s put a […]

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The Single Best Breakfast Order At Every Fast Food Restaurant

Nothing kicks off the day like a satisfying breakfast. Whether you’re into crushing breakfast burritos, love a seriously elevated pancake, or are all about a well-crafted omelet, few meals satisfy the way breakfast does. Maybe it’s the hours of sleep proceeding the meal, but breakfast just hits in a way that lunch doesn’t. Alas, sometimes […]

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A Late-Summer Adventure Guide To Banff, Canada — Where To Play, Stay, And Eat

As someone who’d rather spend my free time exploring outdoors than hanging out at home, Banff, Canada has been at the top of my bucket list for years. Immersed within the Rocky Mountains, Banff National Park is a massive playground for nature lovers and adventurers of all experience levels. And while Banff is famous for […]

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We Tasted Costco’s New Small Batch Bourbon Against It’s Closest Cousin

Costco recently upped their bourbon game pretty dramatically. The big box shop released three new bourbon whiskeys in collaboration with Barton 1792 Distillery, which is one of the Sazerac Company’s most revered distilleries (after Buffalo Trace, of course). While the bourbon for Costco is a sourced bourbon, it is very clear where it comes from. […]

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One Of The World’s Rarest Bourbons Just Dropped And We Got Our Hands On Some: Is It Worth The Price?

King of Kentucky is one of the most sought-after and fleeting bourbon releases of the last few years. Even as a whiskey writer and spirits competition judge with lots of sources in the industry, I’ve had a hard time getting my hands on a bottle myself. Luckily, that drought ended when a bottle of King […]

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6 desirable homes in Detroit

Jefferson Chalmers Set on 1.36 acres along Fox Creek, this four-bedroom home is surrounded by parks and minutes from Grosse Pointe, the Detroit River, and Lake St. Clair. The 1905 Craftsman has the original wood built-ins, oak-beamed ceilings, picture rails, Pewabic-tile fireplace, and hardwood floors throughout. Outside are a covered Pewabic-tile porch, gated waterfront patio, […]

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Hailley Howard’s Sun Soaked Photos Will Motivate You To Hit The Beach This Weekend

The last days of summer are rapidly approaching, which means it’s almost time to bid farewell to pool parties, day drinking, seasonal travel plans, and long beach days (unless you live in LA, Miami, or Vegas — where those sorts of activities are year-round). But while spooky season and pumpkin spice everything is on the […]

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The Best Known And Most Imitated West Coast IPAs, Blind Tasted And Ranked

Over the past few years, the definition of “IPA” has evolved in ways that would’ve been unimaginable just five short years ago. The hazy New England-style IPA and milk sugar or lactose-based milkshake IPA are both making a big impact on the scene. But even though you can’t just order an “IPA” and expect one […]

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The Best Unpeated Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Blind Tasted And Ranked

Unpeated single malt whisky is a big gateway to Scotch whisky for a lot of American whiskey drinkers. The sweet malts are a little more familiar and welcoming than some of the peat monsters from Scotland, which are often brimming with medicinal, iodine, and ashtray notes (to name but a few). Unpeated malt tends to […]

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The Best Fast Food Chicken Tenders Of 2022, Ranked (Plus An Unbeatable Hack)

Chicken tenders are fried chicken at its finest. Unlike bone-in fried chicken (OG Fried Chicken, if you will), tenders are simple, dippable, and can be eaten with a single hand, allowing you to enjoy all the wonders of fried chicken without having to deal with the bones, the mess, or tables. And it’s summer baby, […]

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The Week contest: Body window

This week’s question: Scientists at MIT have developed a stick-on patch that produces high-resolution images of the wearer’s internal organs— which they think one day can be transmitted to cell phones. What would you call a companion app to this revealing new medical invention? Click here to see the results of last week’s contest: Dog workout […]

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SNX DLX: This Week’s 9 Best Sneaker Drops, Including Patta Air Max 1s & The Return Of The Jordan 7 Citrus

Disclaimer: While all of the products recommended here were chosen independently by our editorial staff, Uproxx may receive payment to direct readers to certain retail vendors who are offering these products for purchase. Welcome to SNX DLX, your weekly roundup of the best sneakers to hit the market. This week, our nine sneaker roundup features […]

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Chris Gethard Talks To Us About New Jersey Food And Only New Jersey Food

These days, Chris Gethard is practically a media brand unto himself. Former host of the wildly inventive Chris Gethard Show, he’s also a stand-up comic (currently playing a residency in Edinburgh, Scotland until August 28), the host of the very lovely and human Beautiful/Anonymous podcast, and also hosts the hilarious and wonderful New Jersey Is […]

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Does Subway Suck? We Tasted All Of Their New Signature Sandwiches To Find Out

Is Subway trash? I write about food pretty often, and in doing so many food rankings over the years, I’ve come to find that almost all fast food chains have die-hard stans who will rip me to shreds if I forget to include their favorite restaurant. I’ve drawn the ire of Arby’s heads, angered Rally’s […]

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Oreo Is Dropping A Pumpkin Spice Flavor This Month: Our Verdict + The Ultimate Hack

This month, Oreo’s Pumpkin Spice flavor returns for the first time in five years. No need to check your calendar, yes, we’re still in the throes of summer, but clearly a lot of people are loving it because every year the pumpkin spice products hit store shelves earlier and earlier. It’s like Christmas for nutmeg […]

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Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dead at 84

The fashion industry has lost another icon. Japanese designer Issey Miyake has died, CNN Style reports. He was 84. Miyake Design Office confirmed Tuesday that the designer died last week, on Aug. 5, of liver cancer, according to NPR. Miyake was well-known for creating “timeless pleats” and became internationally renowned “in the 1980s with avant-garde designs that those […]

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The Best Canadian Whisky: Here’s Who Won Our Blind Taste Test

Canadian whisky does not get its due in the modern whiskey world. The juice from up north is often sent down to the U.S. where it’s relabeled under an American brand, which contributes to the style getting ignored in the wider discourse. The fact is, there’s a good chance you’ve been drinking (and loving!) Canadian […]

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6 charming homes in the Hudson Valley

Stuyvesant Across the road from the Hudson River, this four-bedroom home is also less than an hour’s drive from the Catskills and the Berkshires. The restored 1850 Italianate house features wide-plank wood floors, updated original floor-to-ceiling windows, wood-burning fireplaces in the drawing room and primary bedroom, and a marble-clad chef’s kitchen with French doors to […]

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The Best Weed Strains We Smoked At Northern Nights Festival (And Where To Find Them)

Cannabis and music festivals should exist in a blissful state of symbiosis. But in reality, festivals are late to the weed party. Even at fests in legal states, cannabis is not available for purchase, nor do they designate official cannabis consumption gardens in the way they present and sell alcohol. Security can confiscate weed if […]

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Craft Beer Experts Shout Out Their Favorite Hazy IPAs Available Now

It’s August and it’s hot. Clearly, you need something to quench your summer thirst. Water is the OG, of course, but we’re here to talk about beer. Specifically the hazy style of IPA. Whether it’s a New England-style IPA or another type of hazy, we love them — especially this time of year. “There is […]

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