There’s a good chance you opened this article in a browser with a dozen other tabs. Maybe your TV is on or a podcast is playing. Your phone is pinging with notifications from texts, Twitter, and Facebook.
We live in an age when we have everything except focus.
This is why it’s a good time to close your tabs, turn off your notifications, and watch—or likely rewatch—”Jiro Dreams of Sushi.”
If you haven’t seen it, “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” is a 2011 documentary about an acclaimed sushi chef who operates out of a tiny restaurant in a Tokyo subway.
As a food documentary, it is a beautifully made film with all the sushi “food porn” shots you need to get your mouth watering. Indeed, the film was so successful on that front that Netflix hired director David Gelb to create the food-as-high-art TV show “Chef’s Table.”
“Jiro” also has an appropriately minimalist-but-mesmerizing soundtrack from Philip Glass.
Read the story at GQ.
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