Format: Amazon Prime (I think. Jamie dialed it up.)
Director: Jon Favreau
Chef (2014) is a terrific little film, not too hung up on being more than light entertainment with a bit of grounding in mid-life crisis and family issues. And, of course, the whole thing is kind of meta.
Starting as a kind of wunderkind responsible for writing and starring in Swingers back in '96, Favreau had been working on bigger and bigger films, not least kickstarting the Marvel Universe by directing, starring in and otherwise producing the Iron Man films (at pre and post-Disney Marvel). But if the movie is about a guy who works at a well-respected LA bistro, losing touch with his son and after the divorce from his wife (a very good+funny Sofia Vergara), and certainly in a rut professionally - one can see how Favreau might have come to a story about a guy who felt like he needed to get back to the basics of what he loved in the first place.
In the film, he accidentally starts a twitter-war with a famed food reviewer that... escalates. Favreau has to do what Rocky's of all types have always done - go back to where it started and find the passion again. Unfortunately for me, that starting over looked awesome, and I was starving while watching the movie.