For that next day off when you don't feel like doing much at all, here a list of culinary-related documentaries (and docuseries) to keep your brain stimulated while you enjoy some down time.


André & His Olive Tree

Michelin-starred Chef André Chiang embarks on a personal and emotional journey of reflection as he prepares to close his restaurant. (1 h 43m)

Taco Chronicles

A docuseries that explores a different type of taco and the culture it comes from in each of its 13 episodes. (2 seasons)


A 12 episode docuseries that does a deep dive into the the heart of the food supply chain to reveal unsavory truths and expose hidden forces that shape what we eat. (2 seasons)


From Texas to the Syrian border, the story of barbecue, told in 13 languages,reveals the simple truths in life that bring people together, and how barbecue is a path to salvation. (1h 41m)


Passionate about ocean life, a filmmaker sets out to document the harm that humans do to marine species — and uncovers alarming global corruption. (1h 30m)