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  • El Bulli: Cooking in Progress (NR)

    German documentary maker Gereon Wetzel chronicles a year in the life of El Bulli, the legendary modernist-cuisine restaurant in Spain that served its final 30-course meal in July 2011. more...
  • Farmageddon (NR)

    Kristin Canty, who directed this 2010 advocacy documentary, became a convert to raw milk after learning that its natural microbes cured her son's chronic allergies, and a crusader after hearing from small farmers about the legal hassles they face in producing it. more...
  • 42 Grams
  • 42 Grams

    Things were tense when I dined at 42 Grams in spring 2015, but I couldn't put my finger on why. more...
  • Insatiable: The Homaru Cantu Story

    As expansive as the great chef-inventor Homaro Cantu was, he could also be maddeningly secretive, particularly about the seemingly limitless number of fantastical, world-changing projects he was embroiled in at any given time. more...
  • Jiro Dreams of Sushi (PG)

    Like other culinary documentaries (Kings of Pastry, El Bulli: Cooking in Progress, Three Stars), this film by David Gelb combines food porn with hagiography of an artist whose pursuit of perfection borders on the superhuman. more...
  • Mr. Rogers & Me

    As someone who grew up watching Mister Rogers' Neighborhood and then met Fred Rogers in adulthood, I can tell you it was a surreal, blissful, enduring experience. more...
  • Step Up to the Plate

    The latest in a slew of superchef documentaries, this one looks at Michel Bras as he passes his Michelin three-star restaurant in Laguiole, France, on to his son Sebastien (the plot recalls the recent Jiro Dreams of Sushi). more...
  • Sushi: The Global Catch

    Thanks to our insatiable appetite for sushi, the global supply of bluefin tuna has been depleted by as much as 80 percent since the 1950s. more...
  • Three Stars (NR)

    German documentary maker Lutz Hachmeister looks at nine restaurants rated in the Michelin Red Guide, and the obsessive chefs who command them. more...