Food Network’s Alton Brown brings live culinary variety show Beyond The Eats to Philly’s Merriam Theater

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Food Network star Alton Brown is stepping out of the TV screen and onto the stage.

Brown is bringing his “Beyond The Eats” live culinary variety show to the Kimmel Cultural Campus’ Merriam Theater on Saturday, Oct. 23. Tickets can be purchased by calling 215-893-1999 or online at www.kimmelculturalcampus.org.

The host of “Good Eats” and “Cutthroat Kitchen” is known for teaching the science behind a good recipe.

At his live show, the Kimmel Center says audiences can expect comedy, music and “potentially dangerous science stuff.”

We asked Brown six questions as he prepares to take the stage in Philly.

6abc: For those who know you from your TV shows, what can people expect from Alton Brown at a live variety show?

Alton: It’s all the stuff no one will let me do on TV: comedy, music, and very unusual culinary demonstrations. And this year we’re adding

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Sharing Hispanic heritage through food and family

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – When the News 6 crew walks into Maureen Campana, aka Trooper Mom’s house, it’s clear from the jump the kitchen is her favorite room.

She showed off her beautiful brand new cabinet and gorgeous counter top, all set with everything she’ll need to show Trooper Steve Montiero how to make authentic pernil and arroz con gandules, also known as a Puerto Rican pork shoulder roast with rice and beans.

“Oh, Steven don’t cook,” said Campana.

“But in my defense, what’s my favorite dish?” said Montiero.

“Well, pernil and rice, the Spanish rice is definitely his favorite,” said Campana.

First, the oven is preheated to 350 degrees for the pernil. The pork shoulder is all ready to go, and the first step is to stab it all over, to give the marinade places to soak into.

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Homeless Chef Becomes Food Truck Owner After Viral Video: ‘Just Wanna Cook’

A homeless chef in Colorado is now a food truck owner thanks to the help of TikTok viewers who donated to help Tony Rojas get back on his feet and live out his dream.

The large donation was thanks to The Dream Machine Foundation, run by Charlie “Rocket” Jabaley, an entrepreneur, motivational speaker and even former manager of 2Chainz. The non-profit is currently on a 45-day tour of the U.S., during which they’re making dreams come true for people, with donations from corporations and online supporters.

Recipients come from coincidental meetings, like that of Rojas, and people submitting their dreams to the foundation’s app, Dreamr—a social network-cum-financial tool for pursuing dreams.

The latest stop in the tour saw Jabaley meet chef Rojas, who is currently living in a van with his wife after facing unemployment during the pandemic.

“We were at a Walmart parking lot and he walked up to

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Once I read More Home Cooking, though, my attitude toward meal preparation began to shift. I still threw dinner parties, but they grew smaller and less elaborate; I took to heart Colwin’s idea that the perfect-food aspect was less important than the simple yet meaningful act of bringing people together to eat. In the first chapter of More Home Cooking, she writes: “We must march into the kitchen, en famille or with a friend, and find some easy, heartwarming things to make from scratch, and even if it is but once a week, we must gather at the table, alone or with friends or with lots of friends or with one friend, and eat a meal together. We know that without food we would die. Without fellowship life is not worth living.” Here, at last, were clear, simple orders I could follow.

The notion of fellowship struck a

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