10 Shows That Will Make You Drool (and Maybe Book a Flight)

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Netflix offers a delectable array of culinary travel shows catering to food enthusiasts and armchair travelers. Whether you’re seeking the fascinating stories behind renowned chefs or a virtual exploration of global street food, these shows provide an immersive experience that inspires and makes you hungry for more.

Culinary Travel Shows

Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner - Season 1..Kate McKinnon handles a live prawn from a street vendor in Phnom Penh.
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So grab a snack, settle into your favorite armchair, and let these culinary travel shows transport you to a world of flavors, cultures, and unforgettable gastronomic delights.

 

Ugly Delicious

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Join renowned chef David Chang as he explores the diverse world of food in the thought-provoking series “Ugly Delicious.” Each episode examines a different food or concept, such as pizza, tacos, and home cooking. Chang engages in captivating conversations with celebrities such as Padma Lakshmi and Jimmy Kimmel, offering fresh perspectives on how food connects us.

 

Somebody Feed Phil

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“Somebody Feed Phil” is a heartwarming and entertaining series that will leave you with a smile as big as the star himself.

 

With child-like curiosity, Phil Rosenthal, creator of the hit sitcom “Everybody Loves Raymond,” travels the world searching for the best local cuisine. With his infectious humor and genuine enthusiasm, Rosenthal dives headfirst into different cultures, tasting their traditional dishes and connecting with locals.

 

Taco Chronicles

Taco Chronicles.
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If you have a soft spot for tacos, get ready to have your taste buds tantalized by the mouthwatering show, “Taco Chronicles.” This Netflix series takes you on a flavorful journey across Mexico, exploring this beloved culinary icon’s diverse regional variations and rich cultural significance. Whether you’re a taco connoisseur or a curious food lover, this show will surely leave you craving your next taco fix and dreaming of a Mexican food adventure. The first two seasons cover every style of taco, from the crispy delights of Tijuana’s fish tacos to the succulent al pastor tacos of Mexico City. Season 3 crosses the border into various US cities to see how they keep the tradition of tacos alive.

 

 

Street Food

Thái Thị Kim Phượng in Street Food Asia
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For a taste of authentic street cuisine worldwide, this series delves into the street food culture of various cities, from Singapore and Bangkok to Mexico City and Istanbul. Through intimate interviews with local street food vendors, the show uncovers the rich history, cultural significance, and secret recipes behind these mouthwatering delicacies. Choose from Street Food Asia, Street Food USA, and Street Food Latin America.

 

Chef’s Table

Sean Brock on Chef's Table.
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If you’re a food enthusiast with a penchant for extraordinary culinary experiences, “Chef’s Table” is a must-watch. This visually stunning documentary series takes you on a global journey, exploring renowned chefs’ lives and culinary genius. Each episode focuses on a different chef, revealing their inspirations, personal stories, and innovative approaches to cooking. The series expands to Chef’s Table Pizza, Chef’s Table BBQ, and Chef’s Table France.

 

Fresh, Fried, and Crispy

Fresh, Fried & Crispy: Season 1. Episode 3, “Las Vegas”Pictured: Daymon Scott “Daym Drops” Patterson (Food Critic) tasting Fried Chicken by chef Manny Rivera (chef/ co-owner) of Prisma.
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If you’re a fan of fried food and crave a show that celebrates the crispy and delicious, get ready to dig into this mouthwatering series hosted by the charismatic and food-loving Daym Drops. With his infectious energy and passion for everything crispy, he visits local eateries, food trucks, and hidden gems, uncovering each city’s best fried and crispy delicacies. He shares his genuine reactions and unfiltered enthusiasm, taking you on a flavor-filled adventure that will leave you craving your favorite crispy treats.

 

Flavorful Origins

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“Flavorful Origins” immerses you in the world of Chinese cuisine. It explores various Chinese regions’ fascinating ingredients, culinary traditions, and cultural significance. Discover Sichuan’s fiery spices to Yunnan’s delicate flavors as each episode focuses on a specific location. From intricate dim sum creations to soul-warming noodle bowls, the show showcases the skillful hands and deep-rooted knowledge of the chefs and cooks who passionately carry forward their culinary legacies.

 

Salt Fat Acid Heat

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This 4 episode series, one for each element, is based on the bestselling book by Samin Nosrat. It is a delightful culinary travelogue that celebrates the fundamental aspects of great cooking. Nosrat embarks on a global adventure, exploring the impact of salt, fat, acid, and heat on different cuisines. Through her infectious enthusiasm and in-depth exploration, she demystifies the art of cooking, empowering viewers to experiment and create their own culinary masterpieces.

 

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner - Season 1..Kate McKinnon handles a live prawn from a street vendor in Phnom Penh.
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In this delightful series, acclaimed chef David Chang takes viewers on a global food adventure, exploring the culinary delights of different cities alongside celebrity guests. From indulging in late-night eats in Marrakech with Chrissy Teigen to sampling street food in Los Angeles with Seth Rogen, each episode offers a unique blend of culture, conversation, and mouthwatering dishes. Other episodes include the likes of Kate McKinnon and Lena Waithe.

 

The Chef Show

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“The Chef Show” reunites actor and director Jon Favreau with renowned chef Roy Choi as they embark on a culinary journey inspired by their film “Chef.” Favreau and Choi explore various aspects of the culinary world through their shared love of food, including interviews with celebrity chefs, cooking demonstrations, and visits to iconic restaurants. This delightful series combines the joy of cooking with fascinating conversations, making it a must-watch for food and film enthusiasts alike.

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