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The Migrant Kitchen

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A look at the culinary scene in L.A. through the eyes of up-and-coming chefs whose cuisine is inspired by the immigrant experience.

Upcoming Episodes

  • Badmaash

    Indian food has often been associated with stiff restaurants, all-you-can-eat buffets and heavily spiced, cream-based dishes. The Mahendro family immigrated to L.A. and found that they didn't recognize any of the so-called Indian food available to them. Like carefully selected spices to a classic Indian dish, each family member contributes something special and significant to their restaurant Badmaash and to the city of LA. (30 minutes)

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  • Omotenashi

    Charles Namba and Courtney Kaplan, the couple behind Echo Park's Tsubaki, have always loved the culture of izakaya but found L.A. lacking in these Japanese taverns. Sonoko Sakai is a teacher with a passion for buckwheat and the near-sacred art of soba noodles, and Seiichi Yokota knows how to prepare and preserve fresh fish with a traditional Japanese technique never seen before in L.A..Each aims to celebrate the unique spirit of Japanese hospitality and the culture's deep culinary customs. (30 minutes)

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