If you're starting to get cabin fever or if you need a social media break from all the COVID-19 news, you can take a break by watching these new-ish food shows on Netflix:
1. Ugly Delicious (Season 2)
David Chang is back again with another season of his travelogue Ugly Delicious. The second season has four episodes: Kids Menu touches upon Chang's parenting woes; Don't Call It Curry takes viewers to Mumbai to understand the real meaning of curry; Steak goes deep into the dynamics of steak production; while As the Meat Turns looks into the nuances of cooking meat on a spit.
2. The Chef Show (Third Volume)
Jon Favreau and Chef Roy Choi's third volume starts off with a trip to Chef Wolfgang's world-renowned restaurant. The second episode introduces us to Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger who teach the duo a thing or two about Mexican recipes, then they take a trip to Chef Roy's Las Vegas-based restaurant, Best Friend.
In the last two episodes, the duo invite director and filmmaker Sam Raimi into the kitchen to learn how to make Southern biscuits as well as one of the most time-consuming pastries one can make: sourdough. In the finale, the duo get help from Micah Wexler and Nucgaek Jasser in learning to make traditional Jewish deli staples.
3. Sugar Rush (Season 2)
This show is literally a sugar rushâ —contestants race against the clock to power through three rounds of competition. The first round sees them bake mouthwatering and inventive cupcakes; the second, confections requiring various technical skills; and last, massive cakes to put their baking chops and time management abilities to the test.
4. Rotten (Season 2)
If you're up for a deep-diving docuseries on food, Rotten gets into the nitty-gritty details of the food supply chain. The second season focuses on the effects of avocado as the trendy superfood, frustrated winegrowers from France fighting cheap wine imports and foreign competitors, and the alarming effects of bottled water production, among others.
5. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
This is a relatively new travelogue feature then immersing themselves in its rich and delicious culture. The latest season includes Seth Rogen in Vancouver, Chrissy Teigen in Marrakesh, Lena Waithe in Los Angeles, and Kate Mckinnon in Phnom Penh.
These shows are all available for streaming on Netflix Philippines.
*This story originally appeared on Yummy.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.
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