Are you dying to know what tasty treats you’ll have to look forward to when HUNGRY, one of 200 niche market original channels being rolled out by Google for YouTube, debuts later this summer? Well, we got our hands on HUNGRY’s programming guide via The Huffington Post, and we’re actually kind of legitimately excited by some of the three-minute episode concepts.
On Wednesday, June 27, Summer Desserts Unplugged With Laura Vitale kicks off, where she’ll show you the art of dessert-making sans kitchen gadgets! (Get it? Unplugged? Clever girl.) Perfect for those of us with tiny kitchens who have been banned by our roommates from purchasing any more kitchen appliances (I swear, the cold-press coffee-maker was a NECESSITY in my life).
Thursday, June 28th kicks off Drink Inc., in which top Los Angeles mixologists Steve Livigni and Daniel K. Nelson go on restaurant adventures to find flave-spiration for their original cocktails. Check out the clip!
On Saturday, June 30, Casserole Queens premieres, in which wacky duo Crystal Cook and Sandy Pollock don their most adorable aprons and sassiest retro outfits to cook up that classic (albeit hideous) ’50s dish in presumably modern, delicious ways. And there’s middle-aged women boozing it up on YouTube, so that’s always fun.
On Monday, July 2nd, banjos, beards, white boy fros, and gentle, androgynous vocals combine with Food TV to make The Brothers Green, which follows Brooklyn musician/caterers Josh and Mike Greenfield as they cater the coolest, hippest, most underground music parties you’ve never heard of. Or: Girls for foodies.
Later in July, Summer Beer Cocktails With The Beer Chicks (Christina Perozzi and Hallie Beaune) will show us everything we can add to beer to make it more delicious than it already is.
August sees the premiere of Grill This With Nathan Lippy, where Nathan shows us how to make three-course meals (including dessert) entirely on the grill. Citysearch Eats and Urbanspoon Credibles also premiere in August, which act as HUNGRY’s man-on-the-street foodie team, using bloggers and locals to explore different cities’ food scenes.
To close out the summer, Fung Bros. Mess With Texas, Duff’s Food World, and Pork You will roll out in August and September. The Fung Brothers’ Texas takeover marks the comedian/writer/foodie/rappers’ first time experiencing Texan cuisine. To conclude each episode, they rap about it. Sneak peek:
Duff’s Food World is sort of the Tosh.0/Jay Leno of the bunch, with Ace of Cakes’ Duff Goldman wandering the world documenting all those wacky food trends, like dining in the dark and eating sushi off naked ladies. His series will also feature a Food Porn Clip of the Week, pranks, and historical reenactments.
And, of course, we know all about Top Chef: Masters contestant Chris Cosentino and his big Pork You to Food TV (at least the kind that actually airs on real televisions).
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