During these uncertain and unsettling times, more and more are turning to creature comforts to distract ourselves from the unfolding coronavirus pandemic: A long bath, a good book, a new streaming series—or ten. And what's more comforting than food? That's why we were thrilled to discover that Hulu members can enjoy Food Network streaming content at their leisure with some of our favorites like Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics, Chopped, and Spring Baking Championship. Needless to say, this treasure trove alone can keep us occupied for the next 50 hours, but if you're looking for virtual sustenance beyond the Food Network hits here are a few of the best food-and-beverage related documentaries to check out on Hulu:
This kid-friendly documentary chronicles a family's move from Los Angeles to a plot outside the city which they transform into a 200-acre sustainable farm. Watch what transpires and prepare to be amazed—and reminded that good can always come out of the trodden dirt.
Who knew cultivating honey in the mountainside of North Macedonia was so fascinating? Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, this 87-minute film will hook you from the opening scene.
This documentary tracks René Redzepi who rose to fame for his restaurant Noma, a multi-time winner of the world's best restaurant accolade. Friendly reminder before you tune in: Don't watch hungry.
Learn the fascinating tale of Cecilia Chiang who brought authentic Chinese food to America in 1961. Hailing originally from Shanghai and now based in San Francisco, this now 100-year-old immigrant will inspire you with her pep and devotion to the craft of cooking.
A must-watch for anyone looking to learn more about food politics in our country. You'll never look at a box of cereal or candy bar the same way again after watching this documentary narrated by food world luminary and author, Eric Schlosser.
Even if you're not a beer enthusiast, you'll love the journey this documentary film takes you on from historic German villages to medieval monasteries and beyond, all in a marathon pursuit of the perfect pint.
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While the technology is hilariously out-of-date, the story remains as sweet as ever.
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As always, we'd love to hear from you: What have been some of your favorite TV shows and movies to watch recently? We're open to any and all recommendations that will keep us laughing out loud throughout.