Matt Bomer is a man true to his word. After promising to eat fried chicken “in a mean, mean, way” once the Magic Mike XXL stripper scenes were over, the star and his castmates feasted at Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room in Savannah, Georgia, where they’ve been filming.
You can feel a little sorry for the actors playing strippers in Magic Mike XXL, which is currently shooting in Savannah, Georgia.: They might be surrounded by some of the finest Southern food in the country, but in order to maintain their dollar-bill–ready bodies, they aren’t supposed to be eating any of it.
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Welcome back to our new column at PEOPLE.com: the Tiny Test Kitchen. Here, we test recipes from the latest and greatest cookbooks and let you know how it went. Why Tiny Test Kitchen? Because we whip up these dishes in our very own (very tiny) New York City kitchens to show you just how easy or difficult, tasty or terrible the food turns out to be.
Hootie hoo! Carla Hall announced on Wednesday morning that she’s planning to open her first restaurant in New York City — and, in a somewhat surprising twist, is hoping fans will help fund it through Kickstarter.
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Lisa Lillien is the author of the popular Hungry Girl website and email newsletter, featuring smart, funny advice on guilt-free eating. She is also the author of nine books, six of which debuted at number one on the New York Times Best Sellers list. Read her blog every Monday for slimmed-down celebrity recipes and more.
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Looking for a great recipe to round out your Fourth of July menu? Well, how about seven?