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Immigrant Cuisines and Ethnic Restaurants
Episode 31 of Food: A Cultural Culinary History Series
This episode explores the significant ways in which American eating habits have been shaped by immigrants. Investigate the social phenomenon of immigration, and how food cultures are imported and adapted. Learn how Italian, Jewish, and Mexican foods entered the American…
El Bulli: Cooking In Progress - Renowned Spanish Chef Ferran Adrià
For six months of the year, renowned Spanish chef Ferran Adria closes his restaurant El Bulli and works with his culinary team to prepare the menu for the next season. An elegant, detailed study of food as avant-garde art, EL…
The Restaurateur - Danny Meyer's Empire of New York's Top Restaurants
This intimate documentary follows Danny Meyer, one of America's preeminent restaurant owners, over a 12 year span as he struggles to open not one but two ambitious restaurants next to New York's Madison Square Park. Tabla and Eleven Madison Park,…
First Restaurants, Chefs, and Gastronomy
Episode 28 of Food: A Cultural Culinary History Series
European culinary art blossomed in the 18th and 19th centuries. Learn about the West's first true restaurants in 18th-century Paris and the formalized structure of meals served in multiple courses. Follow the exploits of four of the first celebrity chefs…
Le Cirque: A Table in Heaven - A New York Culinary Legacy
Le Cirque: A Table in Heaven is an intimate portrait of Le Cirque founder Sirio Maccioni and his three sons - Mauro, Marco and Mario - to whom he will one day leave his formidable cultural and culinary legacy. Director…
Three Stars - International Top Restaurants and the Michelin Star System
Focusing on ten world-class chefs, Three Stars depicts the everyday drama of life in gourmet restaurants and includes exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes access to these multi-talented culinary artisans as they explore new creations in their gastronomic laboratories, hunt for exquisite…