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Baskin' Robbins: BRight Choices

Baskin’ Robbins is determined to win back some clientelle that has been on the health tip and making the transition to frozen yogurt. Keeping this in mind, Baskin Robbins has put together a new line of healthier ice cream aptly titled “BRight Choices“. So far, the selections come in the form of Premium Churned Reduced Fat Ice Cream, Real Fruit Sorbet, and Frozen Yogurt. The ice creams have no sugar added and comes in Vanilla, Milk Chocolate, Raspberry Chp, Butter Almond and Pineapple Coconut flavors. All the choices on the new BRight menu have between 80-140 calories, and range from 0 – 7 grams of fat. Not bad if you’re trying to avoid getting your Oprah relapse on. Eat on! Oh yeah, here’s a coupon for a dollar off.

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Dunkin' Donuts: Stars and Stripes Donut

The fine folks over at Dunkin’ Donuts are pretty stoked about the upcoming Presidential Inauguration, and they’re showing their colors (har har) by introducing this new patriotic donut. Eat on? YES, we can!

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Ben & Jerry's: "Yes Pecan"

Vermont based ice cream company, Ben & Jerry’s, has teamed up with the nonpartisan, non profit advocacy organization Common Cause to put forth a re-branded version of their butter pecan flavor, calling it “Yes Pecan!” in its Scoop Shops for the month of January. This is an honorary addition to their shops in collaboration of the theme “Yes, We Can” and for the celebration of the new President of the United States, Barack Obama. (Thx Newsday, Slashfood)

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Pinkberry: 4 Year Anniversary

Today, January 10th, Pinkberry will be celebrating their 4th birthday. The creators behind the successful frozen yogurt chain will be attendance at the West Hollywood Pinkberry to help with the celebration. Freebies will be abundant as well. The actual “event time”, for the West Hollywood location will be today from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. If you can’t attend that specific event or location, Pinkberry has made available a special anniversary 2-for-1 coupon, which is good through January 25th, 2009. Eat on!

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Foot of Milk Chocolate

What clocks in at 200g and is 12″ long? deCuisine’s Foot of Chocolate! Made from milk chocolate and comes in a uniquely designed box shaped like a vintage wooden ruler, complete with authentic sketches and graffiti. They’re available over at the deCuisine website. Eat on!

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See's Candies: Rocky Road Football

It definitely is that time of year. If you’re looking for 9.5 oz of rocky road chocolate goodness, See’s Candies is holding it down for you. For $9.50, you’ll be able to spice up your game day with this football shaped chocolate masterpieces filled with none other than marshmallow, walnut and of course, more chocolate. The outer rim is decorated with white icing to imitate the football laces. Perfect timing for the NFL playoffs!

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Krispy Kreme: minis

If you’re not down for an entire doughnut now-a-days, Krispy Kreme is doing you a solid by bringing you these new “minis”. A box of 20 of these bad boys will run you about $6.99, and each piece is about 90 calories. I hope they make these in New York Cheesecake flavor…eat on!

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Absinthe Mints

Absinthe has always been a subject of interest to me. For those unfamiliar, Absinthe is a strong, herb-infused, alcoholic beverage that was extremely popular with artists and authors in the late 19th and 20th centuries. One of the more predominant flavors of Absinthe comes from the aniseed, one of the primary ingredients of my favorite alcohol Arak. Absinthe itself is noted for its green color and stereotypically halluniogenic qualities. The folks over at Archie McPhee have put up a new product, Absinthe Mints, which maintains the unique anise flavor minus the side effects. You can get a set of 2 of these tins for $4.95. Get your giggidy-giggidy on!