Food Film Festivals: Food for the Epicurean Cinephile by Robert Ito

Foodie Film Festivals

LOS ANGELES — For four hours, the filmmakers Natasha Subramaniam and Alisa Lapidus constructed a four-tiered dessert out of whipped cream, amaretto cookies, baked meringue and locally sourced edible flowers. “It’s a Pavlova meets a croquembouche,” Ms. Subramaniam said. As Ms. Lapidus stacked Frisbee-size discs of meringue atop the ever-growing sweet, Ms. Subramaniam took still shots […]

Culinary Cinema: Food Movies at the 64th Berlinale

Food Movies Berlinale

“We like it hot… but don’t let it burn” is the motto of the Culinary Cinema of the 64th Berlinale, which will be held from February 9 to 14, 2014. “The use of fire and our ability to cook distinguishes us from all other living beings. Yet fire also poses a threat to future generations, for global warming […]

America’s 7 Best Movie Theaters for Food Lovers by Rachel Johnson

Foodie Movie Theaters

Via Bon Appetite, check out these wonderful movie theaters that feature fine dining, often thematically related to or in the spirit of the films they’re showing.  These temples of film and gastronomy allow audiences to literally taste what they’re watching for a total foodie-film experience that goes light years beyond popcorn.  Enjoy the show! Click […]

Review: How the Sriracha Doc Turned Hot Sauce Cloying by Joshua David Stein

Sriracha

The story of Huy Fong Sriracha — the bright red Vietnamese-styled, Thai-originated, American-made hot sauce found on nearly every table in America — is one worth telling. The reasons are manifold. Firstly, it’s like the Dr. Bronner’s of condiments, ubiquitous but mysterious. Secondly, the man who invented it, David Tran, is a compelling cypher. Thirdly, because Kickstarter […]

All the Food (and Drink) in Martin Scorsese’s Movies by Dan Piepenbring

Robert Deniro

Want a holiday movie you can see with the whole family? Uh, probably best to steer clear of Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street. The film, in theaters now, has already shocked moviegoers with its unrepentant excess—it’s a three-hour bacchanal teeming with orgiastic sex, midget-tossing competitions, and enough cocaine to make Scarface overdose. And, yes, there’s food: […]

Food Film Festival Comes to Charleston!

Food Film Fest

Born in Brooklyn in 2007, The Food Film Festival sprang from the imagination of Festival Director and Travel Channel host George Motz, the documentary filmmaker behind the award-winning Hamburger America film and book, along with co-creator Harry Hawk. Through documentaries, features and short films, the Festival showcases the best, and the most memorable, of the world’s […]