The Lunchbox Movie

The Lunchbox Movie

The Lunchbox movie is about a mistaken delivery in Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system that connects a young housewife to a stranger in the dusk of his life.   The Lunchbox Movie Via sonyclassics.com Director: Ritesh Batra Writers: Ritesh Batra (screenplay), Rutvik Oza Stars: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Jon Favreau’s Chef

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A chef who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family. Director: Jon Favreau Writer: Jon Favreau Stars: Jon Favreau, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson – IMDB

Jonathan Gold’s Top 10 Food Movies

Exterminating Angel from Jonathan Gold's Top Ten Food Movies

“Tampopo”? Everyone’s tasted those noodles by now. “Big Night”? Been there, done that — served the timpano at a dinner party in 1996. If you’re like most of our friends, “Like Water for Chocolate” has become tepid brew, and you’ve seen “Babette’s Feast” so many times… Jonathan Gold’s favorite food movies.  Via latimes  

LOX OF THE GODS: THE FAST RUNNER / RUSS AND DAUGHTERS

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Before diving into the glory that is the fish selection, and in particular the cured and cold-smoked salmon on array in the bright, burnished, insanely appetizing micro-emporium that is the nearly century old Russ and Daughters, an elucidation of the distinctions between lox, Nova and smoked salmon is in order.

BURGER BATTLE ROYALE: PULP FICTION / FATHER’S OFFICE

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On the endless best burger lists in LA several names come up time and again: the ubiquitous Umami burger, Apple Pan, Pie ‘n Burger, sometimes Plan Check and sometimes 26 Beach Restaurant, and frequently Comme Ça, Lucky Devils, and Golden State. These vaunted burger shrines represent two factions between which a tension sizzles.

Cooking with Babette by J. Bryan Louder

Rare is the film that can make your mouth water. So rare, in fact, that when it happens—when a movie really gets food and cooking—it’s easy to gorge yourself on it, stretching lazily into the conclusion that nothing better could hope to exist. Cooking a special scallop dish from Babette’s feast Via Slate