Adam Richman is aware of how the sausage will get made — and the cookies and potato chips.
The previous “Man v. Meals” host is gearing up for the premiere of his new present, “Fashionable Marvels,” which explores how a few of America’s hottest mass-market manufacturers, like Clever Snacks and Entenmann’s, make their merchandise.
“I feel there’s an excessive amount of the mass-produced meals world that we take without any consideration,” he lately instructed Web page Six. “We all know that, after we pop open that bag of chips, it’s going to be crispy and scrumptious — however there’s lots of people and a whole lot of work and an entire lot of contemporary marvelous expertise to make that occur. You’re by no means going to take a look at your snacks the identical method once more.”
The Brooklyn-born culinary traveler mentioned he hopes the present sheds new mild on machine-made goodies.
And, he provides: “The meals porn on this present is so epic.”
Richman is happy particularly a couple of section exploring Turkey Hill’s invention of “liquid chocolate chips.”
“It’s going to break your mind,” he mentioned, with out giving an excessive amount of away.
Richman will even seem on The Historical past Channel’s new season of “The Meals That Constructed America,” which he says makes for an ideal counterpart to “Fashionable Marvels,” as a result of it explores the historical past of a few of America’s largest meals corporations. The season opener? The story of Pizza Hut’s feud with Domino’s.
“I’ve all the time mentioned that the rationale why meals tv reveals and meals blogs and meals Instagram accounts are so beloved is basically as a result of it’s the language all of us communicate,” Richman, a self-proclaimed “Historical past Channel stan,” says. “It’s accessible to each financial group, to each race, to each faith, each nation on Earth. And we’ve got the meals we love in good occasions and in dangerous.”
Richman’s beloved Historical past Channel can be serving to out with a trigger close to and expensive to his coronary heart: For each submit on Instagram with the Historical past Channel tagged and the hashtag #SaveOurRestaurants, the community will donate $1 to the James Beard Basis’s Restaurant Fund to profit eateries struggling amid the pandemic.
Richman’s “Fashionable Marvels” will premiere on Feb. 21, and the second season of “The Meals That Constructed America” shall be sneak-previewed on Feb. 9, each on The Historical past Channel.