If you haven’t yet started watching Beef on Netflix, you need to get on that! But be warned, once you hit play, you may never hit pause. Every episode will have you salivating for the next one. Not only is the writing creative, witty and unexpected, but the cast is superb.
Here’s the tea on what we’re watching: Beef
Synopsis: Beef is an American comedy drama miniseries that involves two people whose involvement in a road rage incident burrows into their minds and slowly consumes their every thought and action.
Cast: Steven Yeun, Ali Wong, Joseph Lee, Young Mazino, David Choe, Patti Yasutake, Ashley Park.
Filming Locations: Los Angeles
Release date: April 6, 2023
Where to watch: Netflix
Fun Facts: The episode titles are quotations from famous writers and thinkers, such as Werner Herzog, Franz Kafka, Sylvia Plath and Joseph Campbell. Also, the opening card/ title artwork for each episode were created by David Choe, the actor who plays Isaac.
Texas Tie-In: We spoke to both Yeun and Wong on the red carpet for the SXSW premiere of the series. In addition to answering our Texas This or That questions, the actors touched on what they love about Austin.
“This place is dope.” Yeun told Spill the ATX. “I have a lot of great friends here and the vibe is always great.”
Wong, who performed at the Paramount Theatre many times, chatted with us about queso, claiming she’s not much of a fan since she’s lactose intolerant. “But if the queso’s good enough, I’ll make everybody suffer,” she exclaimed.
Watch the full interviews here:
Beef is streaming now on Netflix.