Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The Hundred-Foot Journey

(image via IMDB.com)

Johnnie Bud and I rented The Hundred-Foot Journey via the Google Play Movie store on Sunday night to try out our new Chromecast device (more on that in another post).

At just over two hours long, it was a little slow, but beautifully shot and made me super anxious to get back in the kitchen and whip up something that would clearly pale in comparison to the menus featured in this movie.

The basic synopsis is that a family from Mumbai moves to Europe, finally landing in France, and opens an Indian restaurant just across the street from a 1-Star Michelin-rated classically French restaurant. The young chefs compete, with two falling in love by the end of the movie, but while the story is predictable, the setting and photography were stunning.

I'm glad we didn't see it in the theater for $20, but it was a great rental on a lazy Sunday night.

If you're into food and not looking for an action-packed thriller, you'll enjoy this one.

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