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The Vegan Black Metal Chef is one of 2011’s most-viewed YouTube food videos.

According to YouTube, just about everyone loves vegan food with a side of black metal music. The Huffington Post has released “YouTube’s Most Viewed food videos of 2011,” and Brian Manowitz, aka the Vegan Black Metal Chef, made the list. Manowitz, who lives in Orlando, FL, cooked vegan pad Thai in his inaugural episode; to date, the video has received more than 1.7 million views. The Vegan Black Metal Chef was also a guest on celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations holiday-themed episode. Other most-watched food videos of the year include Healthy Meal Time (a parody on another winner, Epic Meal Time) and a video on how to make gummy candy.

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