When Stephen King started writing novels in the mid-’80s, he wasn’t the best-known author.
He was more popular than the first five books of his popular children’s series The Shining and the first six novels of his critically acclaimed graphic novel series King’s Dream.
King’s literary peers, however, were already aware of his immense popularity, so they called him “the King of Comics.”
But King didn’t just write stories and comic strips; he also designed and built his own computer, wrote the script for a children’s film, and starred in dozens of movies, most of which are now classics.
His best-selling novels, which are the basis of the new PBS series, are his most popular, too, and they’re among his favorite food and drink.
“I think that’s pretty important,” King told Slate.
“It’s just a great, great, wonderful food, drink, and that’s really the key to all my writing.”
King’s favorite foods and drinks, according to the Food Network, are: