Phil Rosenthal, the host of the beloved Netflix series “Somebody Feed Phil,” has captivated audiences with his unique blend of food, travel, and humor. The Emmy-nominated unscripted documentary series is a testament to Rosenthal’s passion for culinary exploration and learning. Notably, Rosenthal is also recognized for creating the popular sitcom “Everybody Loves Raymond,” which enjoyed a successful run from 1996 to 2005.
His work in the commercial space has been highly acclaimed, earning numerous Clio, Addy, Effie, AICP, and London International awards. Additionally, he has been nominated for an Emmy Award and shortlisted at Cannes. “Somebody Feed Phil: The Book” offers an engaging look back at the first four seasons of the series. It’s a combination of a travel journal and a cookbook, featuring stories from each episode and over sixty recipes requested by viewers.
The show’s format is engaging and familiar: Phil introduces viewers to new culinary experiences and shares jokes with his comedian friends, recounting his latest adventures. In a surprising twist, Netflix has announced the renewal of “Somebody Feed Phil” for its seventh season, a testament to its enduring popularity.
Phil’s genuine reactions to tasting local delicacies from around the world are a highlight of the show. He has been in the business of exploring the world’s cuisines on camera for over eight years, bringing a sense of joy and discovery to each episode.