Some wiseguy twisted Benjamin Franklin’s famous quote and gave us an important life lesson – Live to Eat and Not Eat to Live. Over the years, there have been more than a few films made around the concept of food, and the results have been a visual treat. If you’re a food-loving gourmand in search of something scrumptious all the time, here are five films, which will leave your taste buds in a tizzy and have you salivating with every scene.
Consider yourself to be a foodie? Well, then you absolutely cannot miss these. Bon Appetit!
When Chef Carl Casper loses his job in a well-known restaurant, he takes up a mission to set up a food truck selling Cuban sandwiches. The film starring Jon Favreau in the lead, offers some mouth-watering visuals of traditional Cuban sandwiches and will leave you longing for more.
The Trip (2011)
What happens when The Observer sends Steve Coogan to tour some of the best restaurants in the country? Well, it is a culinary journey of a lifetime. A comedy film featuring some of the world’s finest dishes, the film makes you you wish you were in it and not watching it.
Julie & Julia (2009)
Starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams, the film takes us on a journey of culinary legend Julia Child and a woman who hopes to cook every dish from Child’s cookbook. With French dishes to classic desserts, the film leaves you with a warm fuzzy feeling and will have you heading to your kitchen.
A must-watch for pie lovers, the film tell us the story of Jenna Hunterson, a waitress at the Joe’s Pie Diner who participates in a pie-making contest. What ensues is appealing visuals of lip-smacking pies and the noise of your stomach rumbling with hunger.
Chocolate can make hearts melt and Chocolat is proof of that. The film tells the story of a woman along with her daughter who open a small chocolate shop in a village. This film with its chocolaty confections will definitely give you a sugar rush.
It’s time for you bring out the popcorn and go on a binge-eating spree. Of course, we mean binge-watching.