Taste TV

A world apart: Nat Geo treks to remote restaurants

Kristen Kish in “Restaurants at the End of the World”

Kristen Kish (center) in “Restaurants at the End of the World”
Our collective obsession and endless fascination with food continues to change the way it is presented on television.  We’ve seen the focus shift away somewhat from step-by-step, how-to cooking shows, to arrive at the more story-driven food docuseries found on many streamers. Shows such as “Chef’s Table” are famous for mesmerizing cinematography that keeps our interest while also presenting a more “big picture” view of the foods we eat — from stories about the people and places behind the ingredients and recipes to the culinary artists who have prepared and perfected it.   Of course, National Geographic is synonymous with cinematic docume...