What's the show like? In a word: fun. A nice mix of big personalities, good humor and serious cooking makes for some solid entertainment.
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In red suspenders and a black t-shirt, Kenny pontificates from behind the grill on subjects ranging from the "sexual friction" of fusion cooking to the existential issues of killing flies. These musings, along with the restaurant's story and incredibly inventive menu, make this film mandatory watching for anyone interested in diners, cooks, or quiet, compelling stories in general.
For some, it is an abomination—a downright irresponsible embrace of gluttony. For others, it's pure entertainment—a sadistic amusement that pits one man against insurmountable, artery-clogging odds. If No Reservations, the focus of last week's column, is the sophisticated, intelligent star of the Travel Channel, then Man v. Food is its sweaty, gourmandizing cousin.
Netflix Watch Instantly has a wealth of food-related shows, movies and documentaries just itching for Serious Eater consumption. First up: my picks for the best episodes of food television maverick Anthony Bourdain's series, No Reservations.