Tasty journeys exploring different aspects of food and beverage.
Popcorn is no longer king as the phenomenon of food culture has exploded into cinema. We've selected some extraordinary films that explore different aspects of taste and the senses for the cinematically inclined. From Scottish cuisine to Spanish olive oil to organic wine, and portraits of a mild-mannered chocolatier, a Los Angeles chef making a comeback, and profiles on two world-renowned Mexican chefs, we've got your taste buds covered.
United Kingdom | 2019 | 75 minutes | Laura Otálora
World-famous Spanish chefs the Roca brothers (stars of previous SIFF hits Cooking Up a Tribute and The Turkish Way) expand their culinary horizons with this delicious travelogue about Scottish cuisine.
USA | 2018 | 89 minutes | Gab Taraboulsy
After being pushed near financial ruin, chef Evan Funke mounts a comeback in the volatile Los Angeles culinary scene.
Japan | 2019 | 84 minutes | Takashi Watanabe
One award-winning patissier seeks to expand chocolate’s possibilities by incorporating traditional Japanese ingredients.
Mexico | 2019 | 94 minutes | Ruth Zachs Babani, Pablo Gasca Gollás
Profiles on restaurateur and TV host Monica Patiño and Chicago-based Michelin Star-earner Carlos Gaytán.
Spain | 2018 | 90 minutes | Jose Luis Lopez Linares
\The Spanish province of Jaen produces 20% of the world's olive oil—some say it's the best of all.