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The Pokemon GO Drinking Game And Booze Safari [KATCHUP]

Here we are, another episode of the FOODBEAST Katchup. If you missed out on all the food news this week, fear not. This series catches you up on all the top stories in the wide world of food.

This week, no one did any work after Pokemon GO launched. Understandably.

That’s OK, though. Because the rest of the world seems to be in the same boat.

Folks have begun to use Pokemon GO as a way to figure out where to eat instead of Yelp. A bakery is charging its customers based on what team they picked for Pokemon GO. Team Valor? Half off. Team Mystic? Double price.

A girl turned her snack stand into a PokeStop and when people came to collect in-game swag, she sold them food. There’s a Pokemon Safari going on this weekend in Ohio where you can get drunk and catch Pokemon. Sounds like a dream.

Finally, our resident drunkard Sean decided to create a Pokemon GO drinking game instead of writing this Katchup recap. Whatever.

Check out this week’s Pokemon Katchup!

People are Using Pokemon GO Instead of Yelp

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Choosing where to eat has never been an easy task. You can drive around from city to city, checking Yelp, and before you know it, an hour has passed by and there’s not a single thing filling your tummy.

Well, in addition to making people get out of the house, it seems like the new mobile game, Pokemon Go, is helping people decide where to eat, according to social media reports obtained by Business Insider. READ MORE

Bakery Offers Discounts to Pokemon GO Players

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One obnoxious Team Valor member also happens to run a bakery in Toronto and posted this sign outside of his window. Redditor Dubiono was able to catch the sign and share its glory with the wide world of Pokemon and their trainers. READ MORE

Pokemon GO “Vending Machine”

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With all these horror stories about people falling  off cliffs and getting mugged over the new sensation, Pokemon GO, it’s nice to hear a heartwarming story for once.

A young girl in Colorado used the game to lure in Pokemon GO players to her makeshift snack bar, and actually donated the money to a the local Humane Society.

READ MORE

Pokemon Safari Beer Tour

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Drink Up Columbus just announced that Actual Brewing in Columbus Ohio will be taking Pokémon players on an amazing adult adventure this Sunday, July 17.

This is definitely the most genius idea yet in our quest to catch ’em all, it’s a Pokémon Safari Beer Tour. The recently released Pokemon augmented reality game spawned many memes and even a drinking game. READ MORE

Pokemon GO Drinking Game

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Of course we came up with a drinking game for Pokemon GO, what did you expect?

With the massive success of the nostalgia-imbued app, especially amongst people between the ages of 21-30, it was only a matter of time before a drinking element was added to the mix. Gotta drink em’ all, right? READ MORE

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Incredible Safari Tour Lets You Get Drunk While Catching Pokémon

Drink Up Columbus just announced that Actual Brewing in Columbus Ohio will be taking Pokémon players on an amazing adult adventure this Sunday, July 17.

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This is definitely the most genius idea yet in our quest to catch ’em all, it’s a Pokémon Safari Beer Tour. The recently released Pokemon augmented reality game spawned many memes and even a drinking game.

Tickets are on sale here at a modest $37.50. It’s a 3-hour tour with beers included and the event description reads:

“On this 3 hour tour, we’ll visit intriguing PokéStops, hunt for elusive monsters, and act like this is all perfectly normal. There may be a chance to catch a rare beer in the wild.”

Fred Lee, the owner of Actual Brewing, is excited for this to go down as he told Drink Up: “I just want to catch them all and drink them all.”

He is also trying to figure out how to offer draft beer selections on the tour! One of their beers to be offered on the bus is their Lemongrass Saison which will be released this Thursday.

Our big kid Pokémon dreams just came true and it looks like we’re headed to Columbus Ohio, see you Monday!

Photo Credit:  Funky Junk