Earlier this week we chatted with Food Network star and James Beard award winner Alton Brown before he brings his one-man show to St. Louis on February 1. Brown recalled the last time he was in St. Louis, he tweeted that he was starving, and someone sent him a pizza.
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"It was one of the top three pizzas I've ever had in my life. And I don't know what that place was called because the name wasn't on the box. And I hate that, because if I was going to go back to one place in St. Louis, it would be to get that pizza again," Brown told us. "Honestly, pizza in Italy, one pizza in New York and that pizza's No. 3. And I'm afraid I'll never have it again."
Of course, the Internet came to the rescue.
St. Louisan Matt Ridings heard that Brown was hungry, so he called his friends at Pi and got Brown some delicious pizza.
"The STL pizza that saved our lives," Brown wrote.
"@adamcdennis: "@altonbrown: The STL pizza that saved our lives http://t.co/AatjaibO" // told you @pistl would be good. :)"Thx again, Adam!— ⓟⓘ (@pistl) October 10, 2011
@gutcheckstl @AltonBrown For the record, Alton said he was starving and nothing was open, so I called friends at @pistl and had them send— Matt Ridings (@techguerilla) January 15, 2014
. @LVehlewald @MoEats @gutcheckstl So honored you remembered it, @altonbrown! Thx to @techguerilla for arranging it the 1st time!— ⓟⓘ (@pistl) January 15, 2014
Good job, gang! We're a regular Scooby Doo crew over here.
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