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Shenmue III Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Decent installment to franchise held back by outdated play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2019)
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Jumprope: How-to Videos App Poster Image
age 13+
Create and view cool how-tos; some have commercialism.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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The Great Courses Plus App Poster Image
age 13+
Streaming videos feature engaging teachers, topics galore.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Chromebook
(2019)
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Family Food Fight TV Poster Image
age 12+
Salty language, team tensions in so-so cooking competition.
Network: ABC
(2019)
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Always Be My Maybe Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Upbeat romcom has some swearing, sex, drugs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Tick. Done. App Poster Image
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age 13+
Social how-to stories simple to make, easy to access.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Eat. Race. Win. TV Poster Image
age 13+
Positive messages, impressive efforts in fun foodie series.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2018)
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Chef's Table TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Documentary series on chefs and food is thoughtful, diverse.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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Ugly Delicious TV Poster Image
age 13+
Food-culture show about more than just cuisine.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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42 Grams Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Fascinating portrait of a young chef has some cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Hundred-Foot Journey Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Cultures clash in the kitchen in warm family drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Chef Race: U.K. vs. U.S. TV Poster Image
age 12+
Amazing Race meets Top Chef in juicy reality show.
Network: BBC America
(2012)
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Around the World in 80 Plates TV Poster Image
age 13+
Cooking under pressure brings out chefs' worst sides.
Network: Bravo
(2012)
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Staten Island Cakes TV Poster Image
age 13+
Pastry chef + his boyfriend + family = fun reality recipe.
Network: WE
(2011)
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America's Next Great Restaurant TV Poster Image
age 12+
Restaurant competition serves up advice, snarky behavior.
Network: NBC
(2011)
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Julie & Julia Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Tempting Meryl Streep dramedy is OK but may bore kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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No Reservations Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Bland-but-sweet dramedy more for adult palates.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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