“STREET FOOD” Netflix
If you’ve watched any other Netflix food documentaries like Ugly Delicious, Salt Fat Acid Heat, or Chef’s Table, you already know what the new Netflix series Street Food will look like. This has something really good for you to feast your eyes on The show pertinently named “Street Food” the nine-part series glitters a spotlight on talented cooks and chefs who run food carts and hawker stalls across most vibrant and culturally rich cities of Asia. Will yield reviews to destinations like India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam and Indonesia. It rests on the hypothesis that street food is frequently turning out to be the best way for tourists to experience a new city and get a taste of the authenticism and food that make that city tick. Is your mouth salivating yet?
The shows apertures line is particularly telling “If someone has to taste real food, authentic food it has to be Street Food”. Featuring chefs who’ve been forming the same dish for 40-50 years and the ones who didn’t go to culinary schools.
Street Food also displays more than one kind of story about food can be valuable. For a few, it’s about tradition and consistency. Like the same kind of Janan Pasar sold in Indonesia for decades and decades. There is latitude for both classic and the innovative.
The show will take us to India (Delhi)
Dalchand Kashyap (chaat)
Mohamed Rehan (nihari)
Karim’s (seekh kebabs)
Dharmender Makkan (chole bhature)
Watch to study about cuisines you don’t know & to have some escapist food fantasies and to acknowledge the craft of unbelievably skilled chefs. Other than many food documentaries this one is touchings other than food – income inequality, desperation, demonstration of will and making food because you love it, but also because you need to work to survive.