|Here's Dominique Crenn, subject of Episode 3 of "Chef's Table." Born in France, owner of a famous restaurant|
in San Francisco, but I still don't know how she accomplished what she has accomplished. The show just didn't tell me.
Friday, July 01, 2016
On the Small Screen
I've now watched the first three episodes of Season 2 of "Chef's Table" from Netflix. I am not enjoying it anywhere near as much as I liked Season 1, and far far far from as much as I liked Pollan's series "Cooked"!
The new season seems to me to be mostly talking. Not nearly enough about food. Too much about the private lives of the chefs, and not as much that connects life and art. I'm just not satisfied with all this philosophizing. Further, this year's chefs aren't as relatable as those of the previous season. And when food appears, which is rare...