Heavenly Bites: Mexico is the latest food documentary to come out on Netflix. The docuseries La Divina Gula from Mexico is narrated by a Mexican entertainer Memo Villegas, a narrator plus actor best known as Sammy Alvarez from Narcos: Mexico.
On January 19, 2022, Netflix served all the food-lovers with a new treat is Heavenly Bites: Mexico, a six-part docuseries that explores the way to reinvent old food by adding new ingredients and spices in it.
It shines a light on some of the most innovative dishes and drinks of Mexico, from candy-covered Micheladas to creative chip dishes that might make our mouth water.
The culinary show is a food extravaganza, a visual poem to Mexico's foodie ingenuity and the quirky and delicious flavors that are worth the stomach aches. Heavenly Bites: Mexico is narrated by a Mexican actor and comedian Memo Villegas.
Heavenly Bites Mexico Narrator: Who is Memo Villegas?
Memo Villegas is a Mexican actor who is best known for portraying the character of Sammy Alvarez in Narcos: Mexico. He was born in Toluca as Guillermo Villegas. His exact birth date is unknown currently but he is believed in his mid-thirties by looking at his pictures.
Memo, as a child, was into soccer and had the dream of being a professional soccer player. But in sixth grade when he played the role of Gaston in Beauty and the Beast in a school play, he veered towards acting.
Having gained a newfound passion for dramatics, the Heavenly Bites: Mexico narrator started to hone his acting skills by attending various theatre workshops. He also earned a Bachelor's degree in acting from the National Institute of Fine Arts.
Memo Villegas started his acting career in 2017 in a Mexican movie Rabioso Sol playing the role of Julian Hernandez. Then his career took off. Since then he has shined in movies, theatre productions, and TV series and has established his name and place in the industry.
He is now among some of the most commended entertainers in Mexico. Some of his noted films are Run Coyote Run, The Backdoor, and Chosen. His most recent role was in the 2021 movie Prayers For The Stolen.
Memo Villegas leads a very private life so his relationship status is undisclosed too like his age.
Villegas boasts a follower count of over 130k on his Instagram handle.
Memo Villegas as the Narrator of Heavenly Bites Mexico
Memo Villegas hosts a gastronomic spectacle of Mexican culinary ingenuity and extravagantly delicious flavors in a visual poem that champions the iconic dishes, meals, and snacks that define Mexican food.
Other than the ingredients added to the old dishes to create new flavors, there is another essential ingredient that has made the docu-series delectable, which is Memo Villegas’s voice.
His voice has excitement and spirit that get viewers hyped up for each dish they see. The striking visuals combined with the Mexican actor's lively voice have made a compelling and special case to showcase the treats by appealing to both stomachs and hearts of the audiences.