With France on his mind, Paul cooks a classic French dinner followed by a screening of French director Michel Gondry's magnum opus.
Want a great hot pot experience? Paul shares about Shiquan Hot Pot inside Fresh International Market.
Paul tried Spicy Tang's build-your-own-noodle soups and appetizers at the Campustown restaurant.
After watching the Jamaican film The Harder They Come, Paul enjoyed jerk chicken and more from Caribbean Grill.
"You should never ask a server or bartender what their real job is. I have real bills, and my real tips pay those bills. This is a real job," says Terry Boyer, bartender extraordinaire at Farren's Pub.
An Ethiopian movie deserves to be paired with an Ethiopian meal, so Paul visited Best of Africa's Food Store to find ingredients for dinner after watching the movie Lamb.
Paul's quest for cochinita pibil starts with a movie and ends with an exceptional dinner at Taqueria El Progreso.
Paul writes about how the movie Bagdad Cafe inspired him to have a meal at The Courier Cafe.
Paul writes about how Scorsese’s Goodfellas inspired a dinner at Biaggi’s.
The Scent of Green Papaya is a great film to watch alongside a Vietnamese dinner from Xinh Xinh Cafe and stay in for the night.
Paul visits the ISR Dining Hall on the U of I's campus and tries lamb, Mousaka, paella, and more.
"On weekends, we make the best barbacoa in the area. We start on Friday and cook the meat for over six hours. We make both a pork and a goat version," says Alex Corado of El Progreso, a family-run Mexican store with locations in Urbana and Champaign.
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