Meet The Internet's Most Obsessed Food People
Eden Grinshpan traveled the country to meet the most outrageous and original food bloggers and social media stars.
Mac Lethal is a rapper, author and entrepreneur whose I'm Making Pancakes rap garnered over 1 million views in its first week on YouTube. He's charted in the Billboard Hot 100, has sold over 50,000 CDs and has toured North America over 15 times. Mac created the blog "Texts from Bennett," which earned him the reputation of "one of the most unintentionally hilarious people in the universe" from the Montreal Mirror.
Shaun Martin from Austin, Texas, is a designer and beer aficionado. In 2012, she and six of her girlfriends founded Bitch Beer, a blog about beer for bitches, by bitches. When she's not blogging, Shaun frequents local bars to enjoy a nice hefeweizen and the occasional round of beer pong.
BigCat is a trucker and YouTube sensation. Born and raised in Houston, this Texas boy is doing it up BIG! After entering the trucking industry, BigCat chronicled his journeys through his YouTube channel, The BigCat Trucker Show. His show offers practical advice and honest thoughts on life on the road –– including food and cooking. He now has the BigCat Trucker Web series on TravelChannel.com.
The Foodie Girls
The Foodie Girls are two ordinary girls with extraordinary appetites. Xochitl and Verity are both Los Angeles-based actresses eating their way through Hollywood, one massive bite at a time.
Academy Award-nominated actor, author, eco-enthusiast and healthy lifestyle-brand entrepreneur Mariel Hemingway and life partner Bobby Williams co-authored Running with Nature: Stepping Into the Life You Were Meant to Live. They are committed to living well, in balance, in love, in optimal health, in the present and in connection with the self and the outdoors.
Famous for his authentic and often irreverent approach, Davey Wavey is a YouTube personality with more than 100 million video views in more than 160 countries around the world. Davey's love of food is usually paired with his love of exercise, however most of his website is dedicated to spreading a message of gay acceptance.
Gabe the Fish Babe
Gabe the Fish Babe is an online chef and fishmonger of underutilized and abundant species. She sells her sustainable seafood to some of the best chefs across the United States and to individuals through her frozen retail program. Gabe is as committed to the plight of American commercial fishermen and the communities that rely on them for survival as she is to supplying the freshest and most seasonal seafood available to her customers.
Men Who Dine
Alan Watts and Gennaro Pecchia are the Men Who Dine, and their mission is to bring you inside the best and most authentic restaurants, bars, lounges and all things food-related in their own unique way! They are not conventional restaurant critics, but rather new social media foodies –– texting and tweeting midmeal, snapping pictures of their food and connecting with chefs, restaurants and fellow online food lovers.
ARNOLD MYINT/SUZY WONG
Arnold Myint is the executive chef and owner of three popular restaurants in Nashville who picked up a strong following after appearing as a contestant on Top Chef, Season 7. However, what really sets Arnold apart from the rest is his alter ego, Suzy Wong. Suzy is a domestic diva, performer and savvy mixologist. She is the reigning Miss Gay Tennessee America and is the spokesperson for Suzy Wong's House of Yum in Nashville.
FAMOUS FAT DAVE & JASON FEIRMAN
Famous Fat Dave offers his Famous Fat Dave's Five Borough Eating Tour on the Wheels of Steel out of his vintage Checker Cab in New York City.
Jason Feirman founded one of the most popular pizza websites, IDreamofPizza.com, as well as the New York City Pizza Run (nycpizzarun.com), an annual charitable race.
David Klose is a BBQ maker and the founder/owner of BBQ Pits by Klose. He has been making award-winning and record-setting custom BBQ smokers for over 20 years –– and he makes them out of anything: baby carriage? Torpedo? No problem!
Beth and Amanda are two Midwest dessert-loving girls. Whether gracing a Broadway stage or Radio City Music Hall as professional dancers, they found they also shared a love for desserts. Therefore, JustDessertsNYC.com was born! They are proud to have critiqued desserts not only all over the United States, but all over the world!
Vegan Black Metal Chef
Brian Manowitz, aka the Vegan Black Metal Chef, received over 1 million hits on his first online cooking video. Set in a dungeon-like kitchen with implements of culinary torture everywhere, you will learn vegan cooking to a black metal soundtrack where the lyrics to the songs are the recipes. To learn top-notch vegan cooking, with a double side of blasphemy, bang your head along with the Vegan Black Metal Chef as he takes your senses for a ride through heaven and hell.
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