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What does /ck/ think of him?

>> No.18021456

>>18021449
I enjoy his particular brand of manic food autism. His wife is a grade A cunt though.

>> No.18021458

Above all a comfy show; I'd wager nobody actually ever made that Tandoori oven out of clay pots. But he has some legit cool DIY shit on the show, more often than not backs his shit up and is willing to go back to an older episode and correct himself when/if he thinks of a better way to do something.

Also those stupid yeast puppets never cease to get a laugh out of me.

>> No.18021465

Whats his power level compared to the likes of Chef John, Bruno Albouze, Marco Pierre etc?

>> No.18021474

>>18021458
I made the smoker about ten years ago. I still use it regularly.

>> No.18021475

>>18021449
I liked Good Eats. idk what he's been up to lately.

>> No.18021484

>>18021449
daughter is hot

>> No.18021521

>>18021456
Holy shit. I watched their youtube show for a while, but she was completely insane. She had little to no interest in what he actually did to provide money for her. She had never even seen any of his shows. He tried to get her to watch an episode and she mocked it for a bit, got bored, and wandered off. She was constantly trying to derail what he was saying with some kind of political statement. She made fun of him in more than just a friendly way. You could tell it bothered him. She'd also talk all the time how she was a groupie, and you could tell she'd fucked more than her share of band members.

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18021555

/k/ here. he's based.

>> No.18021562

Good Eats: Excellent, an all around great show.
Iron Chef: Good commentator, not annoying.
Modern: No clue.
I know he was also a host/commentator for some other competition shows but his original series will always be the best to me.

>> No.18021566

>>18021555
From what I've seen of him lately, I don't know if he is anymore.

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>>18021449

>> No.18021643
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>>18021449
when I'm cooking something for the first time I'll usually use his recipe for it

>> No.18021674

>>18021521
Does he have a new wife? His first wife was a producer of his show.

>> No.18021692

>>18021674
yeah and she sucks. she just went on tour with him

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>>18021692
I forgot about that, she was learning the bass when I stopped watching.

>> No.18021712

>>18021674
The new one is some kind of interior designer. Her single greatest achievement is apparently putting 20 globes on top of his cabinets.

>> No.18021724

>>18021712
there's an article talking about their third home. there's a paragraph about why she didn't put a couch in that house

>> No.18021791

>>18021449
I learned a lot of food from him and still use some of his tips, for example he got me into turkey brining

>> No.18021796

>>18021449
I liked YELLOW BRICK ROAD

>> No.18021808

>>18021706
She looks like she's going to take all of his money someday.

>> No.18021812

>>18021724
I really don't mind if he has three homes, or a hundred. He's unpretentious about his success. She started a groupie, and she still is one in her 70's.

>> No.18021841

>>18021812
I only said it because I remember the article also showed she was a cunt

>> No.18021876

>>18021449
I saw one of his live "performances" in san jose, CA last year. I was hoping for a cooking show like situation but it was really just him telling stories about his life and aluding to really deep 'good eats' references that his superfans absolutely loved. ultimately pretty boring, didn't really find him funny, and was disappointed.

overall I like him the most on iron chef. really don't like cutthroat kitchen

>> No.18021980

>>18021876
I went to one several years ago. It was entertaining, but I wouldn't go to another one. His schtick works best in a studio where he can have the time to agonize over the details to make every frame count.

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>>18021555

seconding the based.

>> No.18022055

Very Christian but doesn’t make a big deal. Hugged me he signed his book.

>> No.18022092

>>18021449
Good Eats is probably the best food show ever made. Even though a lot of his recipes tend to be a little fussy and complicated for me to want to try them, I learned how to cook steak from him and his stovetop mac and cheese recipe is great.

The new Iron Chef show on Netflix is pretty good; it's missing some of the charm of previous iterations, but I like the Iron Chefs and having Andrew Zimmern as a permanent judge was a good choice. I also liked that the chairman chooses the Iron Chef for the challenger, I wish Iron Chef America had done that so it wasn't fucking Bobby Flay 75% of the time

>> No.18022104

>>18022028
>Hi-power
Fucking American version of a TT-33. With some you can rack the next round by slinging it really hard. They're durable as shit, but I'm not a fan.

>> No.18022122

>>18022092
>chairman chooses
That's how it originally started. Even after they supposedly started giving the challenger the choice, it was scripted based on whichever Iron Chef could be in town for the taping.

>> No.18022137

>>18021465
Alton is a pretty much the perfect chef to watch for beginners to cooking. Very solid above average, B+ to A- chef.

>> No.18022152

>>18022055
Huh, I always got the vibe that he wouldn't be super friendly in person

>> No.18022169

>>18021449
Good Eats is a very informative and fun cooking show. Probably the best one to learn actual cooking from

>> No.18022250

Peak reddit

>> No.18022474

>>18022250
Newfag

>> No.18022635

>>18021449
I liked his show. Heard he's a massive asshole irl. His live show came to my city. Cheapest seats were $85. Yeah, go get fucked, you pretentious POS.

>> No.18022669

>>18022635
>I liked his show
which one? camp cutthroat
that was a great show

>> No.18022678

>>18022669
Good Eats

>> No.18022871

>>18021449
Autistic, crap pallette, great cook, even better baker, very knowledgeable/educational, likes BDSM.

>> No.18022884

>>18021449
Later seasons of Good Eats prove the producers were right to limit his unfunny sketches and "humour"

>> No.18022893

>>18022884
This. When he keeps the jokes short and sweet they're actually chuckle worthy most of the time.

>> No.18022902

>>18022137
>Alton is a pretty much the perfect chef to watch for beginners to cooking.
This is true, but even my boomer dad who's been cooking since he was 12 loved Good Eats because every episode would have at least one little factoid he didn't know before.

>> No.18022915

>>18021465
>Chef John
could easily 1v1 him irl
>Bruno Albouze
Who?
>Marco Pierre
That's not fair and you know it. Marco Pierre isn't even as powerful as Marco Pierre.

>> No.18023120

>>18022884
The middle seasons are definitely the worst, you can tell he wanted to parlay it all into a sitcom or something but Food Network cut that shit right out.

>> No.18023228

>>18022250
That's Heston

Brown is actually informative and helpful.

>> No.18023274 [DELETED] 

>>18022250
Alton Brown is a Christian gun owner

Literally antireddit

>> No.18023715

>>18021449
I would lay down my life to defend this man.

>> No.18023722

>>18021458
>I'd wager nobody actually ever made that Tandoori oven out of clay pots
I thought about it but at not point since watching that episode have I lived in a place with the space for it to not be a fire hazard

>> No.18023727

>>18021566
I can respect his brand of gun loving but RINO insanity

>> No.18023731

>>18022092
>Even though a lot of his recipes tend to be a little fussy and complicated for me to want to try them
I learned to start ignoring parts of his recipe that are just his idiosyncracies if I felt the final product wasn't much affected. I love his waldrof salad recipe a lot compared to the traditional though, Mint really brings the flavors together well.

>> No.18023758

>>18022884
The gag where he's making royal icing for christmas cookies and Santa goes "raw eggs? are you trying to KILL santa?" still makes me giggle

>> No.18023787

>>18021449
exaggerated facial expressions don't magically turn you into a decent cook

>> No.18023799

>>18021449
Sold out to LGBTQ and re-invented himself as "sardonic" Twitterati. Romantically linked to Bill Nye.

>> No.18023829

I remember when he came out with a new show called Feasting on Asphalt and his serious persona made me very uncomfortable

>> No.18023838

>>18021449
hyperactive was my favorite track followed by dissidents

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>>18022092
>I wish Iron Chef America had done that so it wasn't fucking Bobby Flay 75% of the time
You sound like a little bitch who's afraid of Bobbysama.

>> No.18024059

>>18023727
>RINO
Partisan retard detected. What's life like as a useful idiot? I'm genuinely curious, as I cannot comprehend operating entirely off of blind faith.
t. mostly Republican

>> No.18024068

>>18023799
>Sold out to LGBTQ
?

>> No.18024073

>>18024019
It would take a massive, gargantuan bitch to be afraid of Bobby Flay, because he himself is the biggest bitch in the industry.

>> No.18024175

>>18021449
good eats is one of my favorite TV shows of all time. alton himself is alright. a little pretentious but i guess that's kind of his gimmick. he was less of an egghead when he was younger imo. still like him tho

>> No.18024178

>>18024059
imagine being this brainwashed that you can't help but talk about politics everywhere you go, even on the cooking subforum of an anime website. rotted brain

>> No.18024188

>>18022092
i wish american iron chef let the chairman choose to. morimoto was my favorite iron chef on the american one but you rarely ever got to see him because none of the challengers ever wanted smoke with him, for good reason

>> No.18024262

he's entertaining as a personality and good eats is interesting to watch but i would never follow his recipes

>> No.18024521

>>18021449
Well read, insufferable, pretentious, smug, no experience.
The ideal 4chan-core chef.

>> No.18024537

>>18024521
>4chan-core
>well read

>> No.18024558

>>18021484
Upon inspection, I'd say so

>> No.18024570

>>18021449
Original series was comfy and vaguely informative, really fell off when it ended though.

>> No.18024577

>>18024537
Also a cunt.*

>> No.18024612

>>18024570
>really fell off when it ended though
why did food network not make that second channel they had, into a comfy reruns of the good stuff. they could of played only reruns of emeril live and good eats and been crushing it.
do they even have that second channel anymore. I remember bitchin' kitchen was great. I don't remember much else from it
I don't even see whats on food network anymore, I know it'll suck

>> No.18024621

>>18024577
>read
aww what did AB do to you
did he tell you to put your ding dong away at a book signing?

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>>18024621
>being coy

>> No.18025073

>>18024059
It was a joke

>> No.18025091 [DELETED] 

>>18024178
Off topic banter has always been a part of board culture tourist.

You have to go back.

>> No.18025097 [DELETED] 

>>18024612
>do they even have that second channel anymore

No, but all the good stuff is on Discovery+ which with a student discount I get for $3 a month

>> No.18025206

>>18025091
>"banter"
you're a brainless zealout preaching to people that don't give a fuck faggot

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>>18025206
>he’s still raging

Please, tell us how much you don’t care

>> No.18025619

>>18021562
cutthroat kitchen was funny sometimes

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>>18024558

>> No.18026419

>>18025677
What is he looking at?

>> No.18026549

>>18022635
You realize that he isn't the one who sets the price, right? The company that he works with books the venue and bases ticket prices off of the price of the booking, the expense of putting the set together and buying materials, and the wages of all the staff, plus profit. Depending on your city, the venues can be absolutely retarded expensive which drive up the ticket prices.

>> No.18026578

>>18026419
the daughtussy

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