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From hunting and gathering on the African savannas to the modern American supermarket, our essential need for food has driven human evolution, invention and progress.  This CuriosityStream Original serves up a story 2-million years in the making of what was…is…and will be on our plates.

The five-part docu-series digs into the science, history and societal significance of food in the daily life of mankind. The viewers’ tour guides for this gastronomical journey are a diverse group of experts including: renowned chef Joseph “JJ” Johnson (James Beard Nominee, Between Harlem & Heaven, Henry at Life Hotel); primatologist Richard Wrangham (Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human); microbiologists Dr. Erica Sonnenberg and Dr. Justin Sonnenberg (Stanford University); ecologist Dr. Robb Dunn (The Wild Life of Our Bodies); and more.

Once and for all, we find the answer to the age-old question, “what’s for dinner?”

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