All-New Episode of KCET's Global LA Explores Asian Culinary World

Global LA: Asian Fusion explores the food that comes from the unique mix of Asian ethnicities in Los Angeles, including Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Thai.


Burbank, Calif. - Oct. 17, 2013 - KCET, the nation's largest independent television station, has announced an all-new episode of its original series, Global LA featuring Asian Fusion, premiering on KCET on Oct. 22 at 9 p.m. The hour special explores the varied Asian cultural influences on cuisine in L.A.--known for the most authentic Asian food experiences in all of the United States.   

"We are thrilled to be able to share this unique exploration of Asian culture and cuisine with our audiences, and the profound impact these vibrant communities have had on our region," said Bohdan Zachary, vice president, Broadcast, Syndication & Program Production for KCETLink.

Hosted by culinary TV presenter Angela May, "Asian Fusion" will look at culinary delights in regions as varied as China, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand and their impact on the Los Angeles' food culture. During the show, viewers join May on a whirlwind dining extravaganza in L.A., sampling the mooncakes of Chinatown, the dim sum of San Gabriel Valley, the hot Thai spices of Thaitown, the dumplings of Koreatown and also some Vietnamese home cooking, all within L.A.--the melting pot that has a little bit of everything.

Additional airdates include:
Tues, Oct 22 2013 - 11 p.m.

Wed, Oct 23 - 2:30 p.m. 

Sat, Oct 26, 2013 - 4 p.m. 

Sun, Nov 3, 2013 - 4:30 p.m.

Wed, Nov 13 2013 - 2:30 p.m.

Fri, Nov 15, 2013 - 8 p.m. & 11 p.m.  

Sat, Nov 16 2013 - 11 a.m.

Sun, Nov 17 2013 - 11 a.m.



Global L.A. takes viewers on adventures that combine Southern California and international stories. Viewers embark on a multi-faceted adventure that explores aspects of the Southern California and international experience. The series provides Southern California viewers with fascinating information about destinations in their own region, while featuring distant locales that are equally as appealing. Subaru is the proud sponsor of Global L.A.


On-air, online and in the community, KCET plays a vital role in the cultural and educational enrichment of Southern and Central California. KCET offers a wide range of award-winning local programming as well as the finest public television programs from around the world. Throughout its nearly 50-year history, KCET has won hundreds of major awards for its local and regional news and public affairs programming, its national drama and documentary productions, its quality educational family and children's programs, its outreach and community services and its website, KCET is a donor-supported community institution. For additional information about KCET productions, web-exclusive content, programming schedules and community events, please visit KCET is a service of KCETLink.


















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