14 Things You Didn't Know About Alton Brown
Want the inside scoop on Cutthroat Kitchen’s Alton Brown? Learn all about his food addiction plus his surprising collections.
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All About Alton
How much do you know about Alton Brown when he’s not acting as a commentator, judge or mentor on our favorite food-competition shows? This Food Network star reveals his hobbies, food-addictions and taste in music.
Familiar Accessory: He Loves Watches
Lights, Camera, Action: He’s Trained to Be a Director
How He Spends His Free Time: He Flies Airplanes
He Always Listens to Music While Cooking: “I’m Anywhere From Opera to Led Zeppelin”
Least Favorite Food: Calf’s Liver
Hidden Talent: He Plays the Guitar
One Food He Loves to Eat but Can’t Stand Cooking: Artichoke
Bow-Tie Buff: He Has a Collection of 200 Bow Ties
Most-Memorable Fan Gift: Homemade Dog-Treat Jar Shaped Like His Corgi
Unexpected Food Addiction: Canned Sardines
Who He Wanted to Be When He Grew Up: Jacques Cousteau
Spec Collector: He Has a Lot of Glasses
Chosen Mode of Transport: “I Would Ride a Motorcycle Every Day If I Could.”
Cookbook Connoisseur: He Has More Than 2,000 at His Office
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