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Lucky Chow

Description

Asian cuisine and its impact on American food culture are examined. Included: chefs and entrepreneurs who are keeping the traditions alive.

Upcoming Episodes

  • Made in Chinese America

    The rise of China has meant the rise of Chinese culinary traditions in America. Danielle checks out an industrial kitchen where traditional "confinement meals" are made for new mothers across the country; an underground Manhattan cocktail den whose main ingredient is the fiery liquor baijiu, the world's most heavily consumed spirit; and a wedding in the heart of San Francisco's Chinatown where old world and new meet at the banquet table and on the dance floor. (30 minutes)

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  • Farm to Table Asian Style

    Agriculturists large and small, traditional and cutting edge, are featured. Included: Ross Koda, a third-generation Japanese-American, who runs a renowned Central Valley rice farm and hopes to keep it in the family; Kristyn Leach, who hand grows artisanal, heirloom Asian produce for one of San Francisco's most popular restaurants; and, on the gorgeous Half Moon Bay coast, a pair of electricians who operate America's first wasabi farm. (30 minutes)

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Available Online Episodes

  • Asian Farm to Table - Farmers are the new rock stars of the food world.
  • Asian Food, American Dreams - Asian cuisine is increasingly the engine driving the growth of the American food industry.
  • Food of the Gods - The relationship between faith and food is evident at three Asian houses of worship
  • Made in China - The rise of China has meant the rise of Chinese culinary traditions in America.
  • Taiwan's True Flavor - Danielle gets back to her roots in an episode devoted to the distinctive cuisine of Taiwan
  • The New Indian - A new generation of chefs is bringing the cooking of the second-largest country to America
  • Trending Japanese - Japan has mesmerized American foodies for generations and a new wave