Binging with Babish: The Ultimeatum from Regular Show

Regular Show regularly shows some fantastical and impossible food items – sandwiches that kill you, wings that kill you, skydiving pizza pockets – but few are quite so worthy of recreation as the Ultimeatum, the burger-within-a-burger-between-two-burgers. And ketchup from the Himalayas. Follow along this week to see if we can beat Chef Ajay Maldonaldo at his own game.

Binging with Babish: Courtesan au Chocolat from Grand Budapest Hotel

Wes Anderson’s films are rife with clashing color schemes, furrow-browed pedantry, and rich character development set against an oddly symmetrical backdrop. In the case of The Grand Budapest Hotel, it’s also home to a pastry as precious as its parentage. The Courtesan au Chocolat, a delicate tower of puffed up pâtissière and saccharine masonry, is the challenge faced this week in the BwB kitchen.

Binging with Babish: Puerco Pibil from Once Upon a Time in Mexico

Once Upon a Time in Mexico, against all odds, played a large role in the creation of BwB – my first-ever DVD, its special features showed me that I could one day be a filmmaker *and* a chef. In this 2003 Banderas action-comedy, Johnny Depp inexplicably caps a cook for making this Yucatánian special a bit too perfectly; as director Robert Rodriguez says, make at your own peril.