A Matter of Taste: Serving up Paul Liebrandt

  • Genre: Documentary

  • Director: Sally Rowe

  • Stars: Michelle Micale

  • Rate: ***

There’s nothing in this profile of the titular New York City chef that other kitchen-set do-cumentaries haven’t done before, but there’s still pleasure in watching a brilliant talent do his thing. If Liebrandt’s reputation rests on his unconventional epicureanism, it doesn’t make him the most unique documentary subject: he’s a perfectionist, surprise surprise. Still, the dishes he prepares are incredibly photogenic, and Rowe’s camera captures them in loving, succulent close-up.
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