Daymon Scott Patterson, better known as Daym Drops, (born September 24, 1977) is a food critic, YouTube celebrity, and television presenter. He initially gained popularity on the video-sharing site YouTube for his video review of a Five Guys takeout meal, which spawned a viral online song by the Gregory Brothers. He hosted Best Daym Takeout , a food-review oriented television program on the Travel Channel , based on him and with certain aspects borrowed from his YouTube channel, which aired in 2013.
For many years, Patterson has worked as a manager at retail stores including Wal-Mart and was a buyer at CarMax, Patterson now reviews takeaway fast food full-time. Among others, his videos have showcased foods from Burger King, McDonald's, Jack in the Box, In-N-Out Burger, and Taco Bell. He shot to prominence with his viral video titled Five Guys Burgers and Fries Review, where he commented on Five Guys' cheeseburger and fries. The video was remixed into "Oh My Dayum", a song by The Gregory Brothers, which similarly created online buzz. Following his mother admonishing him, Patterson now covers healthier foods in his videos.
His Internet fame spawned interviews with disparate media outlets, including NBC News and Gawker. Chase Hoffberger of The Daily Dot dubbed Patterson as "the most entertaining food reviewer on YouTube". Additionally, he made a guest appearance on an episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. In February 2013, he guest-starred in an Epic Meal Time episode titled "Luther Lasagna". Patterson is the host of the ongoing Travel Channel show Best Daym Takeout (2013—present). In the television show, which is shot at various locations in the United States, Patterson critiques takeaway foods on-screen in his car.
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