Review: Delicious is a lovely trifle about food before the French Revolution

By Jane Freebury
Updated January 1 2022 - 3:31am, first published December 26 2021 - 6:30pm

Delicious. M, 113 minutes. Four stars.

It may not be the right year, or the real chef, or the exact historical moment when public dining rooms opened in France, but do we really mind? When this delectable gastronomy comedy gets so much right, going along with the confected notion that underpins it ensures it will work its magic on us, whatever the facts.