Film and Television


Julie & Julia

Sony Pictures, 2006

A feature film which was half inspired by My Life in France.


Last Call at the Oasis

Participant Media, 2011

A documentary film about the freshwater crisis, inspired by The Ripple Effect.


Julia: the Delicious Life of America’s First Food Icon

Sony Pictures Classics, 2022

A documentary film, inspired by The French Chef in America.



Warner/ HBOMax, 2022- 2023

A streaming series, informed by The French Chef in America.

““The kitchen is where we deal with the elements of the universe. It is where we come to understand our past and ourselves.”

— Laura Esquival

“The destiny of nations depends on the manner in which they nourish themselves.”

— J.A. Brillat-Savarin

“Nothing is more political than food. Nothing.”

— Anthony Bourdain