New Foodie Movie: The Hundred-Foot Journey

From the director of ‘Chocolat’, produced by Spielberg and Oprah, and acted by Helen Mirren (with a French accent, no less!), this new movie promises to provide rather predictable plot lines and to be a bit over-produced (it’s from Dreamworks).  But food becomes the lead character and ‘The Hundred-Foot Journey” deserves viewing by any food enthusiast. The contemporary plot involves an upstart […]

Waiter! What's this rat doing in my Chardonnay?!

I tried to develop a joint venture with Disney, but they weren’t interested in marketiing wine. But now that Pixar’s #1 hit Ratatuille has been funded by Disney, they seem a bit more open.