The trailer for Michelle Obama’s new Netflix cooking show, Waffles + Mochi has entered the stratosphere and damaged earth’s cuteness barrier. The show which follows aspiring puppet chefs Waffles, a waffle coated yeti, and Mochi, a pink mochi, seems to be a cross between Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, Sesame Avenue, with only a splash of Selena + Chef and a lightweight garnish of Michelle Obama encouraging children to attempt new meals.
Who knew all it took to collect celebrities and superstar cooks from internationally had been a number of puppets and an opportunity to get a credit score line in the identical body as Michelle Obama? One notable face from the trailer is Samin Nosrat, star of Netflix’s Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, which had an episode about olive oil that needs to be required watching for everybody.
Additionally within the Netflix constellation of stars, Gaten Matarazzo of Stranger Issues who discusses the strangeness of mushrooms versus no matter it’s that occurs on his personal present. Aliens? One other dimension? I’m undecided however now he will get to securely work together with Waffles and Mochi.
Tan France additionally stops by to do a photoshoot with a potato. This looks as if an odd factor to do however as somebody who adores the common-or-garden potato, I believe I perceive it.
Zach Galifianakis additionally pays a go to to the previous first girl in her outside rooftop backyard the place she’s been dwelling overlooking her kingdom and rising greens for the youngsters with the assistance of a bee that wears a tie. Michelle Obama is saving bees, yetis, and tastebuds in a single trailer however Firefly Lane couldn’t even get to its personal plot level in ten episodes.
However the true star of the sequence will clearly be the meals which doesn’t seem like your run of the mill twist on rooster tenders to get the youngsters to eat one thing.
The meals is gorgeous, the puppets are touring, the manufacturing design is cranked as much as a thousand to seize an viewers of youngsters, dad and mom, and adults with the palates of choosy five-year-olds.
And as certain as potatoes are the very best factor to come back out of the earth, I’m prepared to guess that by the point December rolls round children are going to be writing letters to Santa and Michelle Obama asking for a stuffed Waffles toy that talks about spices whenever you squeeze his stomach. Mochi companion bought individually, clearly, as a result of how else is anybody going to earn more money off of this?
Waffles + Mochi premieres on March sixteenth on Netflix.