In fantasy/sci-fi: Jack Chalker, Brian Lumley, George R.R. Martin, Mike Resnick, Glen Cook, Barry Sadler. Just to name some of my faves.
In shows, Dexter, Breaking Bad, Yu Yu Hakusho, Desert Punk; just to name a couple.
In music, Dio, Dokken, Kiss, Iron Maiden, Bad Company, Yes, Abba, Queen, Everlast, Quiet Riot, Alice Cooper, Motley Crue, Ah Ha, Journey, Hammerfall, Bloodhound Gang (The Discovery Channel Song,) Jim Croce, Weird Al Yankovic, Elton John, Shakira, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Jethro Tull, Peter Cetera, Chicago, AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, Little Richard, Alien Ant Farm, Ratt, King Crimson, Aretha Franklin, Rolling Stones, Santana, Danzig,,; the list goes on....
In foods, as long as something doesn't trip any of my food allergies, Italian, Thai, Chinese, Japanese, American "TexMex," Indian, Native American.