He may spend most of his time critiquing the craziness of American politics, but The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart is all-American when it comes to chowing down. In Jon Stewart’s recent Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything), he revealed that his favorite foods are pretty simple American classics: cheeseburger, fries, and a milkshake; pizza; and steak and mashed potatoes. “I’m not the most adventurous of eaters, so keep that aioli sh*t away from me,” Stewart quipped in the online informal interview.
And speaking of burgers, Stewart was also asked the all-important question, “what would be on a Jon Stewart burger?” Dill pickle chips, coleslaw, nice slab of cheese, and a little Russian dressing. Mmmm, a Reuburger… we could go for that.
Stewart also explained why he prefers waffles to pancakes: “It depends on what you're talking about in terms of fillings. I feel that the waffle is... a strong conduit for a fruit-based or a sweet-based addition. It's somehow — in terms of waffle-to-filling ratio — more robust.”
And of course, Stewart answered for probably the 5,000th time that no, he will not be running for presidential office in 2016.
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Joanna Fantozzi is an Associate Editor with The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @JoannaFantozzi