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.


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

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.



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