Ten Documentaries That Celebrate Food

Jiro Doc
Via http://www.goodonnetflix.com/jiro-dreams-sushi/

Last month’s weekends were pretty gross weather-wise, so I’ve spent quite a bit of time indoors tuning up my bike, working on some secret online projects (bacon anyone?) and watching a lot of food documentaries on Netflix.

These movies generally come in two types: The ones that dig deep into a localized corner of the culinary world and celebrate it and the ones that show you the horrors of the modern industrial food complex and make you wish you weren’t born into this cruel world. Read More

Five Movies About Life In Kitchens

Eat Drink Man Woman
From Eat Drink Man Woman (1994). Pic from http://www.btchflcks.com

Working in a professional kitchen fills one’s life with crazy little “did that just happen?” moments that we all think, patched together with some semblance of narrative could make a great movie. I can’t count the times that I’ve looked over at one of my co-workers and giggled, “Oh yeah, that’s going in the [enter restaurant name here] movie!” Read More