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