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Nat Geo's New Docu-Miniseries Will Feature Padma Lakshmi, Eric Ripert, and More

It debuts November 21.

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National Geographic Channel's upcoming docu-miniseries Eat: The Story of Food will cover how food "defined human civilization." First announced in July, the six-hour, three-night event will explore everything from "our ancestors throwing raw meat onto a fire for the first time, to teams of lab technicians perfecting the crunch of a potato chip." According to a release, episodes have names like "food revolutionaries," "carnivores," and "guilty pleasures" — which takes a look at America's infamous canned ham, Spam.

Notably, the series will feature nearly 70 interviews with a whole slew of big name food personalities including chefs José Andrés, Dan Barber, and Eric Ripert. There will also be interviews with Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi, cookbook author Nigella Lawson, writer Ruth Reichl, and many, many more. Eat: The Story of Food will air November 21 through 23 at 9 p.m. ET on the National Geographic Channel.

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