In February of 2012, Food Network mainstay and total nerd Alton Brown put his popular cooking program Good Eats into "cryogenic holding." After seven years, a couple of tours, a new cookbook, and a few "reloaded" episodes on the Cooking Channel, Good Eats is finally coming back for a proper new season. Described by Brown as a show inspired by equal parts Julia Child, Mr. Wizard, and Monty Python, Good Eats is more than just another Food Network show where some smiling idiot cooks lasagna. Other than learning seriously solid recipes to add to your repertoire, there's a healthy serving of food science, from Maillard reactions to the properties of yeast. "Are there visual models?" you're probably asking. Of course, there are. There are also puppets, blowtorches, and enough turkey brine to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool.
Not much is known about the upcoming batch of episodes, but there will be shows covering topics such as sous vide, sourdough bread, steak tartare, icebox cakes, and even shakshuka. What is assured is that Good Eats will be as funny, informative, and entertaining as ever, delivered by the best cooking show host since Emeril Lagasse.
Here's everything you need to stream Good Eats: The Return online.
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What is Good Eats?
Alton Brown's cooking/variety show launched in 1999 on the Food Network after the two pilot episodes Steak Your Claim and This Spud's For You aired on the Chicago PBS affiliate in 1998. The show's original run was from 1999-2011. After a hiatus, it returned on Food Network in 2019 with the premiere of its 15th season.
- Launched: 1999-2011, 2019-present
- Channel: Food Network
- Genre: Cooking
- Starring: Hosted by Alton Brown
- Seasons: 15
- Status: Renewed for season 16
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What the critics are saying
- "That kind of depth is more impressive when you consider that it all happens within a relatively breezy 22-minute structure. Brown and his team have perfected his ability to tell a comprehensive food story without once losing the audience’s attention along the way." -Nikita Richardson, Grub Street
- "STREAM IT. Alton Brown hasn’t missed a step with Good Eats: The Return. In fact, watching it will feel like the show never left the air, which is always a good thing." -Joel Keller, Decider
Where to watch Good Eats
Food Network is available on a handful of the major live TV streaming services. When trying to decide which one is best for you, you'll want to weigh the cost, the other channels you'll receive, and the compatible devices for streaming.
Good Eats on Philo
Philo is a budget-minded streaming service, and depending on what channels you want, it might be right for you. The 59 Philo channels lean decidedly toward entertainment; the Philo channel list includes AMC, Discovery, IFC, Lifetime, and the Paramount Network, all for $20 a month. If you're a fan of Good Eats, you're in luck: You can find it on Philo. Philo also comes with free cloud DVR, but shows recorded are deleted after 30 days, so binge responsibly.
Good Eats on Hulu with Live TV
Hulu Live TV is a great way to stream live TV, as it comes with access to Hulu’s massive library of on-demand content. You’ll be able to choose from movies, shows, and Hulu's original programming, and keep up with what's new each month. Hulu plans even include a bundle option where you can access Disney+ and ESPN+ along with Hulu.
Hulu Live TV sets you up with local channels and has a broad spectrum of entertainment and sports channels to review, including the full suite of ESPN channels, Cartoon Network, FX, HGTV, and even deep cuts like National Geographic and Syfy, and of course, Food Network, where you can stream hits like Good Eats and Chopped.
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Good Eats on FuboTV
FuboTV started as a streaming service geared toward sports fans, but it's evolved into a broadly-appealing option with entertainment and news options alongside its robust sports choices. Depending on the package, you can access as many as 181 FuboTV channels. If you're looking to be entertained, Bravo, IFC, MTV, and VH1 are options even at Fubo's most basic tier. The Fubo channel list still includes plenty of sports, including the Fubo Sports Network, which has original programming mixing sports and humor. The FuboTV cost starts at $54.99 a month, and with Disney Media favorites like ABC, ESPN, and the Disney Channel coming on board in 2020, some who were on the fence about Fubo are giving it another look.
To stream Good Eats, you'll want to dock in at the FuboTV Standard level.
|Family with Showtime||$74.99 ($69.99 for first 3 mos.)|
Good Eats on Sling TV
If you're looking for a streamlined, cost-effective streaming package, check out Sling TV. It offers two basic cable packages, Sling Orange and Sling Blue, each of which costs $30 per month. There's also the third option of getting Sling Orange + Blue for just $45 per month. You'll get more Sling TV channels by choosing Sling Blue, with its 40 channels including sports favorites like FS1 and NBCSN and cable mainstays like Food Network and Discovery Channel. But Sling Orange brings must-haves Disney Channel and ESPN as part of its package. To gain access to Food Network, you’ll either need Sling Blue, Sling Orange, or Sling Orange + Blue. Sling also has a number of add-ons, including robust international packages organized by languages all over the globe.
|Orange + Blue||$45|
Good Eats on Vidgo
Vidgo offers a package for under $40 a month that pulls together more than 60 English-language channels into its National English Package. Vidgo channels include ABC, Fox, the ESPN family of channels (including ESPN Deportes), and it's one of the few streaming services that carries BeIN Sports. But it's like Fubo in that, even though it started out for streaming sports, it carries a lot more now. You might be surprised to know that Vidgo's an option to stream Food Network—and then you chat about it online via Vidgo's Social TV platform.
Good Eats on AT&T TV Now
If you’re already looking to AT&T for your wireless needs, you might consider AT&T TV Now to cover streaming for you. AT&T TV Now channels start with Plus and Max, which even include HBO. Then, AT&T plans expand from there, approaching cable selection and pricing with AT&T TV Now's biggest packages. AT&T streaming also comes with Cloud DVR, letting you record up to 20 hours of TV per month. If you're looking to stream Good Eats, get in at the AT&T TV Now Entertainment tier to stream it.
Good Eats on YouTube TV
The YouTube TV channel list includes local channels, sports options including ESPN, ESPN2, FS1, FS2, and NBA TV, and plenty to keep kids (and kids at heart) occupied, including Disney Channel and its companion channels, Nickelodeon, and Cartoon Network—all in one easy-to-access package. It even comes with a few Spanish-language channels like Telemundo and NBC Universo. YouTube add-ons include HBO Max, Showtime, and Starz. YouTube TV packages have some advantages over their competitors, including a generous DVR and multiple screens package. From one account, each user can create an individual profile to track favorite shows.
If you're looking to stream Good Eats, know that you can stream it on YouTube TV.