• Two Eater Editors Discuss the First Episode of ‘Sweetbitter'

    5 monthes ago - By Eater

    Spoiler: It's actually pretty good The first episode of Sweetbitter , a new half-hour Starz drama based on Stephanie Danler's best-selling novel of the same name, shows a rudderless young woman getting sucked into the high-stakes world of New York City restaurants.
    The year is 2006, and smartphones haven't been invented yet. Tess, played by Ella Purnell, leaves her anonymous small town for the big city, where everything is instantly more expensive and no one is particularly helpful. After selling her car for way less than she'd hoped for, Tess starts dropping off resumes all around the...
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