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Stream of the Week: ELLA BRENNAN: COMMANDING THE TABLE – one woman’s climb to a culinary legacy

The documentary Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table tells the story of the New Orleans powerhouse restaurateur – and it’s one compelling story. Ella Brennan is a woman who, before she was thirty, started running restaurants in the pre-feminist 1950s.  Ella … Continue reading

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Cinequest: NEW CHEFS ON THE BLOCK

In the pleasantly addictive documentary New Chefs on the Block, we follow the course of two restaurant start-ups from financing and the initial lease, through remodeling and set-up, hiring staff and opening for the public and for professional food critics. … Continue reading

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DVD/Stream of the Week: YOU WILL BE MY SON

Niels Arestrup (A Prophet, War Horse) stars as the owner of French wine estate who places impossible expectations on his son, with lethal results. The poor son has gotten a degree in winemaking, has worked his ass off on his … Continue reading

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DVD/Stream of the Week: THE TRIP TO ITALY – wit, more wit and amazing food

The smart and hilarious The Trip to Italy showcases the improvisational wit of Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, along with some serious tourism/foodie porn. As in The Trip, the two British comics are sent off on a hedonistic road trip … Continue reading

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THE TRIP TO ITALY: wit, more wit and amazing food

The smart and hilarious The Trip to Italy showcases the improvisational wit of Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, along with some serious tourism/foodie porn.   As in The Trip, the two British comics are sent off on a hedonistic road trip … Continue reading

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