Food Documentaries You Need to Watch Right Now (Video)

Next time you have a date with your couch and a trough of lo mein, fire up one of these standout food flicks.

We’ve all been there: Our pants have been removed. The Seamless order has arrived. The lights are dimmed. But suddenly, it seems like there’s nothing to watch on Netflix except for the new Jennifer Aniston rom-com that got an 18% on Rotten Tomatoes.

We feel your pain. To help you out, we’ve broken down some of our favorite food documentaries that you can watch online right now—because why not double down on the gluttony?

From the heights of culinary excellence (Jiro Dreams of Sushi) to the depths of the industrial food system (Food, Inc.), these movies will keep you sated, even if they don’t all make you want to eat a fast-food burger. (One word of warning: While you can get Supersize Me from Netflix on DVD, it’s no longer available for instant viewing—instead, check it out on Hulu for free.)

Watch the video above to learn about five great food documentaries you can stream right now. When your done, check out the rest of our favorite food docs.

 

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