Your Most Gluttonous Meal Ever?

What and where was your most gluttonous meal experience ever? Do you even remember? Or were you left in a lead-bellied, food-overload haze of bacon grease, donut glaze and salty chocolate crumbs? I asked some of the country's most famed eaters this very question because, well, it's nice to know I'm not the only one who loves to pig out.
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E! News: Love It Buy It – Winter Accessories

Sale bells ring, are you listening? This week we have a winter wonderland of gifts so good you'll want them all for yourself! My faves are the dainty Charles Winston genuine diamond necklaces for just $59 (that's 80% OFF the retail price of $300!) and uber-cozy Muk Luks slippers for just $16 -- lovezzz!
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E! News: Love It Buy It – Luxe Holiday Gifts

It's time to get a jump start on your holiday shopping with these great deals up to 83% OFF! We have the cutest coasters made from 100% recycled tires for just $21 (two boxes of four), gorgeous sliced glass necklaces that retail for $148 for just $37 and OMG my fave item of the show: 100% superfine Italian cashmere cardigans for $99 (retail $578)!
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A Salute To Those Who Serve

I had the privilege of spending time with 1SG Jeff Shultz, founder of the Long Beach Veterans Day Parade, as well as his fellow soldiers and the 3rd Battalion 1st Brigade of the California State Military Reserve Color Guard. These men (and women) exemplified the qualities that I aspire to have at all times: Humility, Gratitude, Courage.
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Simply Mar-velous Halloween!

It was a Happy Halloween, indeed! The craziest 80s party band Flash Pants monster mashed with us all morning, Zov's Bistro cooked up a pumpkin extravaganza, California Donuts brought the most hashtag-tastic donuts and Murray Family Farms came all the way from Bakersfield to set up a pumpkin patch with a ton of 300-pounders!
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Wild Things & Surprise Thriller Dance

Want to know where the wild things are? They're at the Wildlife Learning Center, a fantastic outdoor sanctuary where you can meet dozens of rescued wild animals. Speaking of wild things, today the ladies and I pulled off the ULTIMATE SURPRISE when we performed "Thriller" from Michael Jackson's music video!
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Hungry Like the Wolf … and Latin Cabaret Rock Opera!

It was another AMAZE show today! This time I had my first encounter with the Big Good Wolf named Damu. He was absolutely ADORBS and so chill. (Although he did try to eat my microphone.) And now that Dia De Los Muertos is near, I couldn't resist bringing in the cast of La Muerte Vive, a one-of-a-kind Latino rock opera-meets-cabaret theatrical extravaganza.
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Jack Dagger & Queen Mary Dark Harbor

If you're looking for a little danger and a whole lot of fun this month, look no further than Jack Dagger and his sword-swallowing assistant Jenny Lynne, plus the insane (yet incredibly nice) monsters from Queen Mary's haunted Dark Harbor. Happy Halloween!
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Beyond Pie: Pumpkin in LA

We might be the only place in the country where fall feels like summer, but autumn in Los Angeles still means it’s time for pumpkin. Fortunately, there are tons of options that go beyond traditional pie and Starbucks lattes. From fabulous pumpkin facials to tasty pumpkin cocktails, here's where to enjoy everyone's favorite fall gourd.
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Hot Stuff: Cooking Classes in LA

Admit it. You've watched every cooking show on TV, know all the chefs and down-home hash slingers by name, and yet you still don't know what the hell confit is or how to really use a knife. Well, it's time to get off the couch, roll up your sleeves, get into the kitchen, and actually make something other than reservations.
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Gypsy All Stars & Stomping Grapes!

Funiculì, Funiculà, Funiculì, Funiculà!!! It was so fun doing my own modern twerk--I mean, take--on that classic "I Love Lucy"grape stomping episode when I had the fabulously fun folks from the Feast of San Gennaro at the studio. Adding to the multiculti vibe were the incredibly talented Gypsy All Stars who are in LA for a month long residency with their "rumba meets raga" sounds!
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Elvis Karaoke with George Lopez

Hey, hound dogs! Other than sumo wrestlers and woof woofs, there's nothing that puts a bigger smile on my face than belting it out with a buncha Elvii (while wearing the the most ridiculous wig ever). Throw in George Lopez and it really doesn't get much better than that.
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Hot New Pick: Barton G

It's been open for about a month and already Barton G is making quite a scene. Of all the hundreds of restaurants I've visited, I think this is the only one where people actually get out of their seats and take pictures of other people's meals and it's totally OK, expected even. It's social dining at its best.
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Deep-Fried Madness & The Age of Aquarius

Holy, deep-fried frog legs! It's the last weekend of the OC Fair, so I brought crazy Chicken Charlie to the studio (despite my better vegan instincts) and had another incredible bucket list experience singing "Let the Sunshine In" and "Age of Aquarius" with the legendary 5th Dimension ... on live TV!
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Brand-New App: Napk-In

As much as I love social media, I'm not the kind of person who's always downloading the latest app. However, several months ago I was asked to be part of the beta-testing group for Napk-in, a brand-new foodie app that serves as a personalized digital dining diary. The app is now available for FREE download on iOS with plans for Android soon. Read on for a little show & tell of how it works ...
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Day of the Cowboy & Working Out with Tony Little

Yee haw!!! It was a full circle moment for me interviewing fitness guru Tony Little. OMG I used to do his DVD workout videos with my aunt with him yelling "You can do ittttttttt!!! Do it good!!!!!" I also learned a few rope tricks from a family of real cowboys and cowgirls .. and you can do it, too!
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