tea

GLOBE TREKKER
Food Hour: The Story of Tea

 

GLOBE TREKKER presents the story of how tea spread from China to capture the taste of the world. Visits to Southeast China, Japan, Taiwan, England, Bangladesh, India, Morocco and Myanmar provide historical context, a look at cultural traditions and rituals and what the future holds for this popular beverage.

 

SUPPER CLUB
Kyoto, Part Two

SUPPER CLUB: Kyoto, Part Two

 

Investigate the ritual of brewing sake, a time-honored tradition in Kyoto, with photographer Russel Wong, who fulfills a dream of taking part in an authentic tea ceremony. He ends his journey with Shinichi Takashima and his amazing ceramics.

 

I’LL HAVE WHAT PHIL’S HAVING
Hong Kong

 

Journey with Phil Rosenthal, creator of the TV series Everybody Loves Raymond, as he learns from chefs, vendors, culinary leaders and style-setters. Rosenthal visits the kitchens on and off the well-worn gastronomic path that keep traditions alive and create new ones.

 

Hong Kong
Ride along with Phil as he steps out of his comfort zone in this Asian metropolis. He tries hot pot and a classic dish of century-old eggs, and even seeks medical aid in the form of unusual tea.

 

POV
Tea Time

 

Five Chilean women who gather monthly for a ritual that has sustained them through 60 years of personal and societal change. See how a routine of tea and pastries helped them commemorate life’s joys and cope with infidelity, illness and death.