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The Hundred Foot Journey

The 100 Foot Journey - Inspirational, Funny and Delicious!

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 10.28.2014 | Teen

This has a lot of cooking with a bit of love spiced in with the cooking, there are some fantastic one-liners that make the audience roar with laughter and this is all included in a fantastic adventure.

Helen Mirren Quotes That Will Help You Live Your Best Life

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.26.2014 | Entertainment

Few actors have reinvented themselves more onscreen than Helen Mirren. The Oscar-winning star has played a sorceress, a Roman empress, a housekeeper, ...

The Hundred-Foot Journey: A Culinary, Cultural Love Letter

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 10.12.2014 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

While I found the entire movie to be an inspiring feast for the senses, I was struck by one message in particular: 'Food is memories.'

The Hundred-Foot Journey

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 10.08.2014 | Entertainment
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

A one-star French restaurant distinguishes the village and draws diners from near and far. Madame Mallory (the regal Helen Mirren), a widow, rules the place with every detail of the restaurant and every hair on her head in place. She dreams of achieving a second Michelin star.

Is 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' Worth Your Money?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.08.2014 | Entertainment

There is so much talent behind "The Hundred-Foot Journey," out now, that it's almost hard to believe the resulting film is so average. Steven Knight (...

Guess Which Condiment Oprah Winfrey Carries Around In Her Handbag

Epicurious | Posted 10.07.2014 | Taste

At the New York premiere of The Hundred-Foot Journey -- which stars Helen Mirren as a proprietor of a restaurant in the south of France -- Oprah Winfrey, who is a producer on the film, dished on what she considers her forte in the kitchen. Can you guess what it is?

The Hundred-Foot Journey Producer Juliet Blake Talks Strong Female Characters, Cultural Difference, and Cuisine

Quora | Posted 10.06.2014 | Entertainment

"When people leave the theater, the first thing I want them to be is hungry -- I want them to go and have a really good meal. But over that meal, I hope that they're sitting with friends, and I hope that they then will talk about the themes of the movie, and that audiences will realize that we're actually all very much the same."

Lasse Hallstrom's Fusion Fare: The Hundred Foot Journey

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.05.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

A Mumbai family leaves political duress in the homeland, migrates in a van to rural France, and mingles ethnic spices with haute cuisine across an emb...

Matthew Jacobs

Helen Mirren Picks The Best Scenes From Her Movies | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.05.2014 | Entertainment

In "The Hundred-Foot Journey," Helen Mirren plays the matriarchal owner of a snooty French restaurant. When an Indian family transforms a run-down bui...

The Movie That Reunited Oprah Winfrey & Steven Spielberg

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment

Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg reunited to produce "The Hundred-Foot Journey," based on the bestselling novel by Richard C. Morais. Starring Dame ...

Mixing It Up in 11th Century Spain

Richard C. Morais | Posted 07.28.2011 | Home
Richard C. Morais

I just turned the last page of The Arts Of Intimacy, a fascinating book written by Sarah Lawrence College's Dean, Jerrilynn D. Dodds, with co-authors ...

Time to Revive Thomas Mann

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard C. Morais

I had to grow up before I could read Thomas Mann. Several times in the course of my life I picked up The Magic Mountain, only to find out I did not have the stamina to complete the book.

The Politics of Fiction

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard C. Morais

Journalists today are forced to pontificate from their armchairs, barking out at a furious pace the short, sharp commentaries that are the staples of the Internet. Seeking fulfillment, I turned to fiction.

Why Joan Collins and I talked About Porn's Profit Margins

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Richard C. Morais

Earlier this year, the director James Ivory of Merchant Ivory Productions paid touching tribute in the Times to his late partner-producer of 40 years, Ismail Merchant. Recalling this, I am moved to write about my own experience with the man.

Culinary Tips From a Film Wallah

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard C. Morais

"The key to cooking is your attitude. You must have complete confidence that whatever you do will be wonderful." That was one of the bits of advice that my late friend, Ismail Merchant, passed on to me in 1990.

At the Foot of the Master

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard C. Morais

Chef Floyd Cardoz, executive chef at New York's esteemed Tabla, is equally at home with Western haute cuisine and with the spicy dishes of his Indian-Goan heritage.

Ode to A Bookish Mom

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard C. Morais

After a family dinner, while we were hitting the cookies, my father launched into the hair-raising story of how he, his sister, and his parents traveled from Alesund, Norway, to Newfoundland, Canada, in 1942.

Sexy Clam Soup from The Hundred-Foot Journey

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard C. Morais

My novel, The Hundred-Foot Journey, is out today, and in my celebratory exuberance I've decided to share with the HuffPost's audience a culinary secre...

Paris: A Moveable Feast That Haunts

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard C. Morais

For some reason I am aching for Paris. Perhaps because my novel, The Hundred-Foot Journey, is launched tomorrow, and a good portion of the book takes ...

The Poetry of Pork

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard C. Morais

Anthony Bourdain, author of Kitchen Confidential, amusingly calls good culinary writing "food porn." He is entirely right. The language of the kitchen, with its "searing," "juices" and "drippings," is semi-erotic.