#1 The SEARCH FOR GENERAL TSO
Before you order #7 on the menu, watch as documentary filmmakers spend over a year tracing the origins of this Chinese food fave.
#2 I'LL HAVE WHAT PHIL'S HAVING
In this food-centric travel show, Phil takes us to exotic tables all over the world and entertains us with his quirky insights (he is the guy who created Everybody Loves Raymond, so what do you expect?).
Looking for a tough test? In this documentary, follow four candidates as they prepare for the insanely difficult Master Sommelier test, an exam with one of the lowest pass rates in the world.
#4 FOR GRACE
Take a trip to the windy city (aka Chicago) and behind the kitchen doors, watching as star chef Curtis Duffy faces challenges in building his dream restaurant.
#5 JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI
Meet Jiro Ono, the 85-year-old sushi master at Sukiyabashi Jiro, a Michelin three-star restaurant, and learn about the sacrifices it can take to perfect one's craft.
#6 CHEF'S TABLE
This show focuses on one famous chef per show, is gorgeously shot and serves up some serious food porn.
#7 THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW
If you have a thing for culinary competition shows, this one is going to tickle your fancy (and fire up your taste buds), a show that captures a sort of eccentric, Grandma's kitchen-style narrative.
#8 DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES
Ok, so this isn't cerebral TV but it's definitely got entertainment value. Not only do you get to go in the kitchens of some pretty fun spots, but you also get to drool as some of the gluttonous creations.
#9 PARTS UNKNOWN
The one thing not unknown in this show is mega-star Anthony Bourdain. Travelling across the globe, the culinary cowboy and king exposes us to drool-worthy food, exotic locales and skilled chefs.
#10 SPINNING PLATES
In this documentary, you'll get insight into the restaurant business at three different levels, including a Michelin winner in Chicago and roadside Mexican spot in Arizona.