‘The Chef Show’ and the Comfort of a Cooking Show’s Tiny Imperfections

There’s something irresistible about an overhead shot of someone preparing food. It’s what’s powered thousands of social-ready clips touting adjective-filled recipe names, prepared by unseen cooks.

That angle, long a staple of food TV, is also found in Season 4 of “The Chef Show,” the Netflix cooking series co-hosted by acclaimed Los Angeles food fixture Roy Choi and writer/director Jon Favreau. Instead of building the show on artifice and impeccable presentation, Favreau and Choi continue to usher the viewer through a breezy set of kitchen basics, with these latest five episodes centering on the pair’s private setup and the various buzzy L.A. food venues.

It helps that these episodes don’t engage in any lengthy preambles about the chef in the spotlight. Over the previous three seasons, “The Chef Show” — with Choi’s imprimatur — has already built a reputation that whatever dish is on display is worth

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Selena Gomez’s ‘Selena + Chef’ Quarantine Cooking Show Renewed For Season 2 By HBO Max

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Selena + Chef as HBO Max announced Thursday that the quarantine cooking show will return for season two. With the sophomore season, the singer can look forward to whipping up even more delicious and challenging dishes in the comfort of her home.” data-reactid=”28″>It’s order’s up for Selena + Chef as HBO Max announced Thursday that the quarantine cooking show will return for season two. With the sophomore season, the singer can look forward to whipping up even more delicious and challenging dishes in the comfort of her home.

“Learning from some of the best chefs in the world has vastly improved my cooking skills but I have a lot more to learn. I am looking forward to challenging myself in the kitchen on the next season,” Gomez said.

The unscripted quarantine cooking show sees the “Lose You To Love Me” singer prepare a wide variety of dishes, while a slew

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The NBA Called In A Professional All-Star Chef To Fix The NBA Bubble Food Situation

Photo credit: ChefLoving.com/Instagram/troydaniels30
Photo credit: ChefLoving.com/Instagram/troydaniels30

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In mid-July, NBA players began arriving to the “NBA Bubble” in Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports. Photos of their less-than-desirable food options quickly turned into memes, and although those photos only showed the food they were given for the first 36 hours in Le Bubble, the league brought in chef Shawn Loving to fix the problem.

Shawn Loving is an executive chef for Team USA basketball, so he has experience cooking for elite athletes in larger quantities. Though it’s unclear just how many people are in the NBA bubble, The Daily Beast reported that Loving feeds about 125 people in three different waves of meals. A team’s practice and game schedule will affect when and how they eat, such as a pre-practice smoothie or a post-game recovery snack.

When NBA players first started arriving, they were tested for COVID-19 and then

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The All-Star Chef Tasked With Fixing the NBA Bubble’s Food Nightmare

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/handout
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/handout

It’s been eons since early July, when athletes first arrived at the NBA bubble and started joking about poorly-lit photos of pasta. The gist of the mini media scandal was the food; namely, that it wasn’t fine dining. The whole ordeal had the trappings of a second Fyre Festival: very rich guys semi-stranded in less-than-luxury accommodations, forced to eat meals resembling summer camp fare in takeout containers.

The sob story later proved overblown. The pictured meals were only served during the 36-hour isolation period, arriving individually packaged in biodegradable containers, as many of the bubble’s servers—unlike the athletes—were not granted daily testing, creating what The Athletic called “the Disney food’s aesthetics problem.” After players emerged from their lockdowns, they had several alternatives, including local restaurant delivery and the option to hire a private chef. 

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But the NBA responded to the attention anyway. After

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