Food shows are like a virtual tour around all of the world’s food wonderlands.
And as travelling has become more of a tricky (and risky) business, we foodies are in luck with a repertoire of food shows on YouTube and Netflix to take us on an adventurous online tours to eat, drink, and drive into the food-centric cultures of many cities, countries, and continents.
Here’s a list of our favourite online food shows to binge-watch at the moment. Consider yourself warned, these videos are highly drool-inducing.
[Featured image credit: Mark Wiens Migrationology; hero image credit: Unsplash/Victoria Shes]
Mark Weins is a full-time eater and a Bangkok-based legendary foodie with a YouTube channel narrating his street food tales from across the globe. From a taco tour in Mexico to a pad thai journey in Thailand, Arabic food in Jordan, to Indonesian street food and Jamaican culinary culture, Mark Weins has got it all in store for you on his online platform for a virtual food tour as well as planning your next food itinerary for the best gourmet bites.
Asia-based food documentary production house UTOPICFOOD! is all about feeding the minds of discerning diners who seek to know more about the local food scenes as well as the world-scale controversies regarding food trends, traditions, and ongoing culinary crises. The production features a range of culinary profiles spanning farmers, cooks, Michelin-starred chefs, and decorated restaurants, which are all portrayed in the simplest, unpretentious, and straightforward aspects. The program also aims to show how each player in the field is intertwined and strongly dependent on one another.
Eat This with Yara
AJ+ is known for its content focusing on daily life conflicts and challenges juxtaposed by empowering quotes and resolutions. Their series “Eat This with Yara” led by the host Yara Elmjouie emphasises culinary matters, shedding light on food politics across the globe, while being fuelled with facts as well as humour.
The Food Ranger
The Food Ranger, aka Trevor James, is a gourmand at heart and a traveller at best. His journeys tasting and learning about street foods throughout a countless number of countries will get you hungry for the food as much as for the wisdom and culture that comes with each dish.
Best Ever Food Review Show
Foodies who are not much of a book worm or a profound reader, the Best Ever Food Review Show should just be your move. Sonny Side will show you unique and exotic eats he found dotted around every continent. Expect to see wild fare and delicacies like a giant rats in Nigeria, crocodiles, woodworms, and more. Adventurous.