Binging with Babish: Tampopo Ramen

Tampopo is a genre-bender ahead of its time, affectionately referred to as a “ramen western”. Like spaghetti western. But Japanese. Hence the ramen. It’s a play on words, you don’t get it. This 1985 foodie flight of fancy features a ‘ramen master’, who artfully studies and mindfully consumes his bowl of steaming noodles and broth.

Binging with Babish: World’s Greatest Sandwich from Spanglish

Spanglish, the movie your aunt refers to as a “must-watch!”, is home to a Thomas Keller-inspired creation known around the internet as “The World’s Greatest Sandwich”. Can such familiar ingredients earn such a prestigious moniker? Let’s find out, and let’s take it one step further: by baking our own rustic country loaf to act as the “bread” for our creation. Recipe below!

Binging with Babish: Bob’s Burgers

Restaurant chalkboards have become the artistic outlet of choice for coffee shops and pubs, but more than anyone, for the titular character of Bob’s Burgers. Can a play on words make for a great burger, or will Bob’s punny patties fall flat? Only thyme will tell.