Posts Tagged “food flick”

BBQ Week: David Guas

By |

BBQ Week:  David Guas

See Chef David Guas’ take on barbecue… Enjoy!

Share

Read more »

The Trouble with Chicken

By |

The Trouble with Chicken

Dangerous pathogens in our poultry?

Share

Read more »

Tasty: Papadopoulos & Sons

By |

Tasty:  Papadopoulos & Sons

What is success?

Share

Read more »

Menu Degustacio: Tasting Menu

By |

Menu Degustacio:  Tasting Menu

Are you missing something — some taste, some food memory…? Maybe you’ve been missing a super-foodie movie — a movie in Spanish, English, Catalan, Portuguese, and Japanese — all at once? Director Roger Gual lets you do just that, with a cast including Jan Cornet, Claudia Bassols, Stephen Rea, Fionnula Flanagan, Timothy Gibbs, Marta Torné,…

Share

Read more »

Mary Sue Milliken: Lose Weight a la Mexican

By |

Mary Sue Milliken:  Lose Weight a la Mexican

OraTV‘s America Cooks With Chefs recently interviewed Mary Sue Milliken about how to keep off weight while eating from her Modern Mexican recipes. Enjoy!

Share

Read more »

3-D-Printed Edible Growth

By |

3-D-Printed Edible Growth

The future of food products?

Share

Read more »

BBC News Popup: Conflict Kitchen

By |

BBC News Popup:  Conflict Kitchen

BBC News “PopUp” video journalist Benjamin Zand reports on how the Conflict Kitchen kicked up controversy and brought antagonists to its table to break bread and talk. Enjoy!

Share

Read more »

One Meatball

By |

One Meatball

Based on the song “The Lone Fish Ball” (1855) by George Marshall Lane, the song got a reworking by Tin Pan Alley as “One Meat Ball” (1944), recorded by blues and folk singer Josh White — a little late for the Great Depression itself, but fresh in people’s minds (and stomachs). While Josh White’s recording…

Share

Read more »

The Hundred-Foot Journey: Trailer

By |

The Hundred-Foot Journey:  Trailer

How far are France and India?

Share

Read more »

Resistance: War on Bacteria

By |

Resistance:  War on Bacteria

Not all germs are created equal

Share

Read more »

Le Chef

By |

Le Chef

Comedic capers in the kitchen

Share

Read more »

Lunchbox (Dabba)

By |

Lunchbox (Dabba)

Is the way to a man’s heart through his stomach? Find out how the Indians do it: watch this trailer from The Lunchbox (“Dabba”). (Coming to U.S. theaters as of February 28, 2014.) Enjoy!

Share

Read more »

Roux: 33 Meters Under Zero

By |

Roux:  33 Meters Under Zero

What in the world (or under it) is Chef Michel Roux up to?

Share

Read more »

Bento Box: Art for Kids

By |

Bento Box:  Art for Kids

Is heaven on earth — at least, food heaven? The BBC may have found it — in Japan — and it’s for kids. This is a country where one can run a business called “Bento for Kids. That’s because, as the BBC reports, in Japan “A dry sandwich in tinfoil just won’t do: the packed…

Share

Read more »

Mesamerica Batali Bowien

By |

Mesamerica Batali Bowien

For Mesamerica 2014, see chefs Mario Batali and Danny Bowien battle it out in a war of words… Enjoy! Mesamerica Batali Bowien from Mesamérica on Vimeo.

Share

Read more »

America Cooks with Chefs: How the 800 Calorie Challenge Works

By |

America Cooks with Chefs:  How the 800 Calorie Challenge Works

Hear chefs Tony Mantuano and Mary Sue Milliken talk about how they will approach America Cooks with Chefs: The 800 Calorie Challenge. Listen for a little bravado and bluster as each chef contemplates competitive aspects… (This is a a new joint initiative between the Clinton Foundation and the James Beard Foundation.) Enjoy! Chef’s Challenge from…

Share

Read more »

Haute Cuisine

By |

Haute Cuisine

Du Perigord a le President…

Share

Read more »

The Futility of Making Salad – A Bit of Fry and Laurie

By |

The Futility of Making Salad – A Bit of Fry and Laurie

http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/abitoffryandlaurie/index.shtml Some time between the making of Jeeves & Wooster, Peter’s Friends, and House came a refreshing show called A Bit of Fry and Laurie, starring Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie. In the following scene, Fry attempts to make a salad while discussing his latest theatre outings. Enjoy!

Share

Read more »

How To Eat – Do Not Adjust Your Set

By |

How To Eat – Do Not Adjust Your Set

From late 1967 to mid-1969, Britain’s Do Not Adjust Your Set warmed up England to humor soon to come from Monty Python’s Flying Circus. In this skit, Michael Palin, Terry Jones, and Eric Idle with David Jacob and Denise Coffey offer unsolicited and highly silly advice about “How To Eat.” Enjoy!

Share

Read more »

Automat – Dark City (1998)

By |

Automat – Dark City (1998)

In this our final in a series of Food Flicks that celebrate Horn & Hardart‘s Automat, we see a scene from the dystopian Dark City. In this late 1990s flick, Rufus Sewell is clearly trying to get his wallet back at an Automat. Enjoy — with coffee and a slice of pie. (With thanks to…

Share

Read more »

Automat – The Catered Affair (1956)

By |

Automat – The Catered Affair (1956)

In this our sixth in a series of Food Flicks that celebrate Horn & Hardart‘s Automat, we see a scene from the comedy The Catered Affair. In this mid-1950s flick, Jane (Debbie Reynolds) and Ralph (Rod Taylor) talks wedding talk in an Automat. Enjoy — with coffee and a slice of pie. (With thanks to…

Share

Read more »

Automat – Just This Once (1952)

By |

Automat – Just This Once (1952)

In this our fifth in a series of Food Flicks that celebrate Horn & Hardart‘s Automat, we see a scene from the comedy Just This Once. In this 1952 flick, Lucille Duncan (Janet Leigh) takes playboy Mark MacLene (Peter Lawford) at an Automat. Enjoy — with coffee and a slice of pie. (With thanks to…

Share

Read more »

Automat: A Run for Your Money (1949)

By |

Automat:  A Run for Your Money (1949)

In this our fourth in a series of Food Flicks that celebrate Horn & Hardart‘s Automat, we see a scene from the 1949 Ealing Studios comedy A Run for Your Money. In this post-WWII flick, David ‘Dai Number 9’ Jones (Donald Houston) and Thomas ‘Twm’ Jones (Meredith Edwards) dine at an Automat-like eatery. Enjoy —…

Share

Read more »

Automat: Sadie McKee (1934)

By |

Automat:  Sadie McKee (1934)

In this our first in a series of Food Flicks that celebrate Horn & Hardart‘s Automat, we see a scene from the 1934 comedy Sadie McKee. In this Great Depression-era flick, Sadie (Joan Crawford) is hungrily eyeing an half-eaton piece of pie. Enjoy — with coffee and a slice of pie. (With thanks to Atlantic…

Share

Read more »

Sicily: Do Videos for Cookbooks Work?

By |

Sicily:  Do Videos for Cookbooks Work?

In the new millennium, multimedia devices like PDAs (heralded by Apple‘s Newton in 1992) have enabled buyers to preview products. For cookbooks (another books and products), this includes videos. UK-based publisher Phaidon has developed a “Silver Spoon” section on its website, which supports promotional articles — and videos. Do you find videos of cookbooks effective?…

Share

Read more »