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New Orleans

 

Chef Marcus Samuelsson discovers how Vietnamese cuisine and culture have influenced the city in delicious ways. From pho to banh mi, he learns how young chefs are taking culinary traditions and translating them for a new, multicultural generation.

 

 

JOSEPH ROSENDO’S TRAVELSCOPE
Taiwan’s Penghu Islands

 

Taiwan is an island country of 23 million people and the majority of them live in cities. When they seek to leave their hectic urban life, they escape to their country’s villages, mountains, forests and islands. Joseph visits the Penghu Archipelago in the Taiwan Straits, a chain of 64 isles and islets and explores the historic and natural attractions.

 

 

FAMILY INGREDIENTS
Puerto Rico – Arroz con Gandules

 

Part foodie, part travelogue, part genealogy, Family Ingredients follows acclaimed Hawai‘i restaurateur and sustainability hero Ed Kenney, as he meets with different individuals in the Islands, and follows each person’s cherished food memory to its origin around the globe. He takes off to explore Okinawa, Tahiti, California, Japan, Puerto Rico and the Hawaiian Islands, showcasing how cuisine can profoundly unite cultures, communities and families.

 

Puerto Rico – Arroz con Gandules
Puerto Rican pride thrives in Hawaiʻi. Ed Kenney meets up with entertainer Tiara Hernandez, whose family grew up in Waikiki showrooms. They follow a culinary path to a country she’s never seen to learn more about her heritage.

 

 

GLOBE TREKKER
Food Hour: Sicily

GLOBE TREKKER: Food Hour: Sicily

 

Trekker Bobby Chinn discovers the cultural and historical influences that define contemporary Sicilian food. Occupations by the Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, Normans, the French and the Spanish have all played their part by introducing techniques and ingredients that have created an intriguing cuisine.

 

 

JOSEPH ROSENDO’S TRAVELSCOPE
France – Following the Rhone

 

Joseph follows the Rhone River on its 500-mile journey through France to the Mediterranean Sea and rides this watery highway to experiences that embrace the grandeurs of the past and the glories of a moment. From the ancient ruins of Vienne to the monumental masterpieces of Avignon, Joseph discovers a wealth of historic, natural and cultural riches.

 

 

FOOD FLIRTS
Cape Cod Road-Trip

FOOD FLIRTS: Cape Cod Road-Trip

 

The Brass Sisters are in for a treat when producer Bruce takes the ladies on a Cape Cod adventure to unwind from exploring their culinary bucket list. Along the way, Sheila and Marilynn ‘flirt’ their way into several kitchens, discovering a melting pot of sweets and treats along the way from American to Greek to South African and more!

 

 

FOOD FLIRTS
Thailand Meets Tres Leches

FOOD FLIRTS: Thailand Meets Tres Leches

 

The Food Flirts want to tackle something new about ice cream, one of their favorite sweets! Producer Bruce treats the ladies with a visit to experience Thai rolled ice cream, and in return, they take him to a tres leches cupcake baking lesson. The Brass Sisters decide to mash things up in their kitchen by creating a tri-flavored ice cream mold and a tres leches cake frosted with Thai ice tea whipped cream!

 

 

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