Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie

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Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie
Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie title card
Also known as Food Lovers Guide to the Planet
Genre Food documentary
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 53
Production location(s) Various
Running time 26 minutes
Production company(s) WGBH-TV and Zero Point Zero Production
Distributor American Public Television
Original network Public television stations in the United States, National Geographic Channel elsewhere
Original release January 14, 2008 (2008-01-14) – Present
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Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie (also known internationally as Food Lovers Guide to the Planet[1]) is a documentary television program focusing on food, the culture of food, cuisine, and gastronomy.[2] The show is affiliated with Gourmet magazine.[2]

Show format[edit]

Episodes generally fall into these topic categories:[2]

Each episode also features a recipe generally demonstrated by one of Gourmet magazine's editors in their test kitchen.[2] The show is divided into segments, each introduced by an unseen narrator, and featuring relevant experts in on-location discussions.


The October 2006 episode received a 2006 James Beard Foundation Award.[3]


  1. ^ "Food Lovers Guide to the Planet". NGC Europe Limited. Retrieved April 1, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie". Gourmet Magazine. Retrieved May 11, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Awards" (Press release). Condé Nast. Archived from the original on 20 April 2007. [self-published source?]

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