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Snoop Dogg’s First Foray Into Wine Is A Surprising Red

Snoop Dogg is no doubt a household name, one that’s synonymous with weed, women, and the West Coast. With his first foray into wine, Snoop may have yet another W under his belt. Expertly weaving his own vision while never forgetting to represent where he came from, Snoop has always been an unlikely face for many of his ventures beyond music, continually subverting our expectations. I suppose one could say gin & juice is to Snoop Doggy Dog as the new Cali Red is to Uncle Snoop, another evolution of possibilities. 

Collaborating with gangsta-adjacent wine brand 19 Crimes, Snoop Dogg brings their first ever California-bottled offering to fans. Sourced from NorCal’s Lodi region, Cali Red blends Petite Syrah 65%, Zinfandel 30%, and Merlot 5%. A complimentary crimson-concoction to Snoop’s canine cool. The blend also uses all-American oak, introducing a distinct smokiness that provides vanilla and chocolate. 

A look into the backstory of the brand reveals that 19 Crimes is based upon 18th century British convicts turned colonists that were exiled to Australia as punishment in place of death. The 19 Crimes were created during the Industrial Revolution as an answer to the growing overpopulation of Great Britain, which resulted in an increase of crime. With an antiquated legal system, grossly overwhelmed by criminal cases and crowded prisons, Britain declared exile to Australia as punishment. Most convicts never survived the trip. In actuality, there were a reported 200 crimes that could seal one’s fate to the land down under. 

Marrying the Northern California sweetness to Snoop’s South California smoothness creates the perfect red and blue compliment at just $12.99 a bottle. The wine also has an AR feature that allows you to scan the label, revealing a special message from Snoop. By downloading the “Living Wine Labels” app, users can hold their mobile devices over any Cali Red label and be greeted by words of wisdom, affirmations and of course, Snoop’s famously known swagger.

Snoop’s Cali Red is now available for purchase online.

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This Bakery Made Blunt-Shaped Donuts For Snoop

Usually when you smoke, you get the munchies. Looks like this time it might be the other way around!

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North Carolina bakery Wake N’ Bake Donuts made sure to make Snoop Dogg’s trip to Wilmington, North Carolina worth it. In order to honor his appearance and performance at the Azalea Festival, the small donut shop (clearly named and started by marijuana enthusiasts) decided to make a donut specifically for, quite possibly, the oldest rapper alive, Snoop D-O-double-G.

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The donut uses a chocolate glaze to exemplify the leafy brown paper used to roll a blunt. Unfortunately, the donuts were made privately for Snoop and his crew, so most of the employees are a little hazy on the exact ingredients (pun intended), despite me calling and asking the manager. I mean, you should probably know what is in your donuts that you’re selling, right?

 

 

via WCNC, Fast And Food, 18 Karat Reggae

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Snoop Dogg Is Gonna Save Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles [THE KATCHUP]

Hey, Internet. It’s been another crazy week here in the world of food news. If you haven’t had a chance to catch up with that’s going on, worry not, the Katchup is live once again.

This week we talk about McDonald’s filing for a simpler new slogan. Someone posted a photo of a pastrami pizza with an everything crust that has us drooling on Instagram. A fast food manager got so steamed, he knocked out a customer.

Finally, Roscoe’s house of Chicken & Waffles is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Worry not, however, cause one celebrity’s got a plan to save it.

Check out, our weekly Katchup.

McDonald’s new slogan

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It seems like the days of McDonald’s popular slogan, “I’m Lovin’ It.” might soon be a thing of a past. The fast food burger company has filed to trademark an updated slogan. Read more.

Pastrami pizza with everything crust

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Instagrammer @indulgenteats posted this mouth-watering photo of a Katz Deli pastrami pizza that features an everything crust.

Damn, what a beautiful sight.

Fast food manager knocks out customer

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Here’s our shameless, “We know you like watching dudes get knocked out” post of the day. Posted to World Star Hip Hop a couple weeks ago, a customer at a fast food restaurant is shown yelling and squaring up to the worker behind the counter. Read more.

Snoop’s gonna save Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles

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As you can imagine, there were plenty of emotional reactions over the news of East Coast Foods Inc., the parent company of Roscoe’s House of Chicken ‘n Waffles, filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, but none were as honest, or priceless, as Snoop Dogg’s. Read more.

Bottle of ranch dressing sold for $1000

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A while back, a pizzeria made headlines after it started charging customers $1000 for some ranch dressing. While some like to enjoy dipping their pizza slices into the sweet and tangy buttermilk-based dressing, Cane Russo would rather have you eat their pizza as it is than request the addition. Read more.