Before there was 'Big Night,' 'Babette’s Feast,' or 'Jiro Dreams of Sushi'—or 'MasterChef' or 'Iron Chef' or 'Top Chef,' for that matter—there was 'Tampopo.'
Think of the movies you’ve seen that have made you soooo hungry: Babette’s Feast, Big Night, Jiro Dreams of Sushi. Before them all came Tampopo, Juzo Itami’s 1985 comedy about all the ways food activates our senses and inflames our desires. Show More Summary
I watched the movie "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" for a second time. The film focuses mainly on Jiro Ono, a now 90-year old sushi chef in Tokyo who has received the rare and coveted Michelin 3-star rating for his restaurant. The film reminds me of Lean thinking, especially the drive for Kaizen, or continuous improvement.
These are boom times for lovers of beautiful documentaries about tremendously talented, existentially enlightened chefs. The phenomenon gained steam with the worldwide success of Jiro Dreams of Sushi, which spun off the Chef’s TableShow More Summary
Daisuke Nakazawa took the skills he learned as an apprentice at Sukibayashi Jiro (of 'Jiro Dream of Sushi' fame) and opened the acclaimed NYC sushi spot, Sushi Nakazawa.
IFC's 'Documentary Now!' parodies the acclaimed sushi film
Jiro Ono, the subject of critically acclaimed documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi, has created a new culinary guidebook for lovers of Japanese cuisine. Sushi: Jiro Gastronomy is a unique new culinary guidebook that presents an extraordinary...Show More Summary
Season 2 will take on 'The War Room,' 'Salesman,' 'Jiro Dreams of Sushi,' and more. Continue reading…
'Documentary Now!' returns to IFC in September One of the best films to captivate the food world in recent years has been Jiro Dreams of Sushi. The documentary, which follows 85-year old sushi chef Jiro Ono of Tokyo's three MichelinShow More Summary
Video: If you haven’t seen the documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi yet, it’s a fascinating look at the man behind the best sushi restaurant in the world, Jiro Ono, and his obsessive drive to continue to improve his craft, and stay one step ahead of the machines that might one day steal his job. Although he probably doesn’t know about his robot rivals yet. More »
The two-part season two episode will join parodies of 'Jiro Dreams of Sushi' and the 1993 political documentary 'The War Room.' read more
Chef's Table, the excellent Netflix show by filmmaker David Gelb (Jiro Dreams of Sushi), which I like to think of as Other Chefs Dreams of Other Foods, is coming back with three additional seasons. "The idea was to do a series about chefs with a really cinematic quality." As Gelb has said before, the BBC's Planet Earth was his visual inspiration. Show More Summary
Netflix, in the TV-development analogue of this scene in Spirited Away, has renewed David Gelb's (Jiro Dreams of Sushi) food-porn documentary Chef's Table for three more seasons. The show will continue to make you feel like a hungry, incompetent gopher-human when its new six-episode second installment premieres on May 27. Another four-episode, French-chef-focused... More »
Filmmaker David Gelb on his vision for the show Chef's Table, the critically acclaimed show created by filmmaker David Gelb (Jiro Dreams of Sushi) is coming back to Netflix this spring. The digital network will release 16 new episodes...Show More Summary
The world of streaming services is ever-growing, but Netflix has the competition cornered when it comes to food-related docu-series. Jiro Dreams of Sushi got the whole fad of beautifully produced food porn off to a healthy start a few years ago, and that was followed up by Netflix’s own series from that film’s creators, Chef’s Table. Show More Summary
The Philadelphia cheesesteak. The sushi at Sukiyabashi Jiro. The Cronut Some dining experiences catapult the diner's emotions, dreams and long-forgotten memories These are the foods, though few and far between, that remind us why food...Show More Summary
In pitching his six-part docu-series, “Chef’s Table," which debuts April 26 on Netflix, creator David Gelb’s bestselling point was “Jiro Dreams of Sushi,” his 2011 documentary about Tokyo’s most esteemed sushi master, Jiro Ono.
Jiro Ono (who Dreams of Sushi) and René Redzepi (who is probably the current Best Chef in the World™) sit down for a cup of tea and a chat. At one point, Redzepi asks Jiro at what age he thought he had become a master. The reply: Let's say it's 50. Show More Summary
Rene Redzepi, co-owner and executive chef of Danish restaurant Noma recently interviewed the world’s best sushi chef Jiro Ono, the star of the documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi. Watch the video below to see a unique meeting of two of the food world’s most revered figures. The post René Redzepi Interviews Legendary Sushi Master Jiro Ono appeared first on Luxuryes.
Whilst overseeing the Noma Mandarin Oriental pop-up in Tokyo, Danish chef René Redzepi takes a moment to meet with iconic sushi master Jiro Ono of film “Jiro Dreams of Sushi;” the pair sitting down over a cup of tea to discuss their… The post Noma Head Chef René Redzepi Interviews Legendary Sushi Master Jiro Ono appeared first on Selectism.