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, “Trendy Marvels,” which explores how a few of America’s hottest mass-market manufacturers, like Sensible Snacks and Entenmann’s, make their merchandise.
“I believe there’s quite a lot of the mass-produced meals world that we take with no consideration,” he just lately informed 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 loads of work and a complete lot of recent 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 stated he hopes the present sheds new gentle on machine-made goodies.
And, he provides: “The meals porn on this present is so epic.”
Richman is happy specifically a couple of section exploring Turkey Hill’s invention of “liquid chocolate chips.”
“It can break your mind,” he stated, with out giving an excessive amount of away.
Richman may 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 “Trendy Marvels,” as a result of it explores the historical past of a few of America’s largest meals firms. The season opener? The story of Pizza Hut’s feud with Domino’s.
“I’ve all the time stated that the explanation why meals tv exhibits and meals blogs and meals Instagram accounts are so beloved is basically as a result of it’s the language all of us converse,” 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 now have the meals we love in good instances and in dangerous.”
Richman’s beloved Historical past Channel can be serving to out with a trigger close to and pricey to his coronary heart: For each publish 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 “Trendy 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.