TV Shows

We could watch food TV all day long. Who's with us? Tell us your favorite cooking shows, and why. Fellow Chowhounds discuss spoilers, current seasons, and what to watch.

The Surprising Ingredient Ancient Romans Used Instead of Salt

When Max Miller learned he was being furloughed from his job at Disney earlier in the year, he didn’t look ahead like most life coaches might advise. Instead, Max looked back. Way back into the past...

Evan Kleiman: When comfort television gets uncomfortable (The Great British Bake Off)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 hours ago

"... So ‘Japan Week’ began with a kind of emphasis on what judge Paul Hollywood, who had been to Japan fairly recently, called ‘kawaii,’ the ‘cute’ aesthetic. You know, Hello Kitty, and so on and s...

Stanley Tucci 'Searching for Italy' is delicious...

by gutreactions 11 months ago

Watched an episode of actor/culinary enthusiast Stanley Tucci Searching for Italy on CNN and it was mouthwatering all the way thru. His visit to Rome included preparation of 'vera' Carbonara, and A...

Chef Vivian Howard's 'Somewhere South' is culturally absorbing...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Chef/restaurateur Vivian Howard takes us on a down-to-earth culinary tour of the South in her new series: 'Somewhere South', which airs on PBS stations. It is a nourishing history of cooking styles...

Japanology Plus: Plastic Food Samples (aka models)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

If you've every wanted to know more about the plastic food models displayed by Japanese restaurants, here's the video for you.

Anthony Bourdain Documentary Releases Emotional First Trailer

PBS FREAK OUT - Joanne Weir. Come on, PBS- you can do better.

Mr Taster
by Mr Taster 8 years ago

Am I the only one freaked out by this lady? The format is that she "teaches" a student how to cook. Here's a few of the big problems I have with her. 1. She speaks to her adult students ...

Food Network Tournament of Champions II

by Eelgem85 10 months ago

Is anyone watching this? It appears to be a battle of the celeb chefs. It is done in a bracket system. Interesting to watch.

"The Families that Fed America": Andrea Nguyen on the History Channel

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

One of our favorite cookbook authors stars in the pilot episode of "The Families that Fed America". She makes Bò Kho, but shares so much more about her family's path and the recipes they saved and ...

'No Passports Required': Chef Samuelsson on PBS...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Caught an episode of Chef/Restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson's 'No Passports Required' on PBS and it was absorbing and delightful. Part of a 6-part series, this one focused on his visit to the Middle E...

'Restaurant Hustle 2020' premiers on Food Network, 12/27...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Celebrity chef/restaurateur Guy Fieri has produced a new documentary for the Food Network. It is titled: 'Restaurant Hustle 2020: All on the Line'. It airs starting on 12/27 & 12/28. It follows sev...

Top Chef Amateurs

by Amandarama 1 year ago

So. This is a thing that is happening. https://www.foodandwine.com/news/top-chef-amateurs-new-series Thoughts?

Good Eats - The House That Dripped Chocolate

by maccrogenoff 1 year ago

Hi All, I want to make sure that all you food lovers know that you may watch Good Eats - The House That Dripped Chocolate free of charge. I adore Good Eats and I very much enjoyed The House T...

Paul Hollywood’s City Bakes

by ninrn 1 year ago

Has anyone been watching this show? It seems like it was made a few years ago and only lasted a couple of seasons, but it’s quite nice. In the US, episodes are on YouTube now. Paul Hollywood explor...

'Amy Schumer Learns to Cook': Food Network, May 11...

by gutreactions 2 years ago

Comedian Amy Schumer is premiering a new cooking show on the Food Network along with her professional chef husband Chris Fischer on Monday, May 11th. It will air at 10 p.m., so I am assuming is wil...

Street Food: Latin America (Netflix)

by thegforceny 1 year ago

Watch this wonderful (short) series. If you’ve travelled throughout this diverse region, it will make you miss the delicias you’ve had. If you haven’t, you’ll be planning your next trip.

The Baker And Beauty

by syrup09 1 year ago

Has anyone seen a new ABC show called The Baker And The Beauty? It's about the whirlwind romance between a famous model and a Miami man who works in his family's bakery. It's pretty goo...

Hot Ones The Game Show

by syrup09 1 year ago

On Tru TV there is a game show called Hot Ones: The Game Show. I have not seen it but I guess it is a contest where people eat spicy food competitively. It's in conjunction with the talk show Hot...

Bon Appetit Mag, Epicurious shakeup

by mushroomaffairs 1 year ago

I would have never had guessed the turmoil some of the staff had to put up with including the more visible chefs on their youtube channel. I really liked watching Sohla and she called for Adam Rap...

Epicurious: A Reading List for Learning about Race and Food

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

In the aftermath of the racial turmoil and shake-up at Bon Appetit https://www.chowhound.com/post/bon-appetit-mag-epicurious-shakeup-1092159 , Epicurious has released this reading list. It's been ...

Phantom Gourmet's future and a replacement

by Good_kind_of_fat 1 year ago

It looks like this show is toast. I can't see it surviving even if Dave were to remove himself, he's caused too much damage for the brand to recover (IMO). While the show certainly has faults t...