The 7 Best Netflix Docuseries That You Should Watch

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Documentaries are booming lately for the past couple of years with the recent release of Tiger King, there are huge numbers of great docuseries produced by Netflix. Most people would say that quantity never equals quality, so here is my take on some of the best Netflix Docuseries that you should watch from mouth-watering street food to appreciating the wonders of our world.

1. Tiger King

A miniseries based on a American true-crime documentary that follows the life story of zookeeper Joe Exotic and his feud against activist Carole Baskin(owner of Big Cat Rescue) and dives into the deeply interconnected society of big cat conservationists as well as collectors in America.

2. Our Planet

A British nature documentary that dwells into the issues of conversation while featuring various kinds of animals in their respective regions around the world. The series is narrated by the master storyteller Sir David Attenborough known in various nature documentaries. Unlike any other nature documentaries, Our Planet mainly focuses on humans’ impact on the environment and how climate change impacts all living creatures.

3. Dogs

A documentary series that explores the relationship between humans and dogs. Each episode explores a different facet of life in which dogs and humans interconnect which varies from different countries, cultures and people.

4. Salt Fat Acid Heat

A cooking documentary series featuring American chef, TV host and food writer Samin Nosrat. In this 4 episode series, Nosrat goes through her journey to share the importance of the four elements of cooking salt, fat, acid and heat.

5. Explained

A documentary series that encompass a wide range of topics such as the e-sport industry, astrology, racial wealth gap, life expectancy, political correctness, K-pop and many more. Each episode is well composed together with interviews, statistics and historical research on every episode to ensure that is an in-depth and masterful episode.

6. Chef’s Table

The first original Netflix documentary series follows the journey of six-award winning chefs from around the world as they share their success and failure of every dish they made. A spin-off, titled Chef’s Table: France has also been released due to the commercial success of the main series thanks to its engaging storytelling and unique cinematic flair.

7. Street Food

A documentary series that explores the best street food in the world. Each episode covers a specific city such as Bangkok, Delhi, Yogyakarta, Ho Chi Minh and more. From the slow pace shot of street sellers going through their daily business to revealing the chef’s history and struggles to produce the best street food cuisine in the country, Street Food encompasses much of the story behind the food and lives of the people who make it.

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