LA Foodways Trailer | KCET
LA Foodways Trailer
Premiering February 6.
“Foodways” was first coined in 1942 by anthropologists, folklorists and food scholars to describe the study of why we eat what we eat, and what it means: “Food at the intersection of culture, tradition and history.” Our attitudes, practices and rituals around food are a window onto our most basic beliefs about the world and ourselves.
In each episode, we use the past to frame where we are today, to understand the food we grow and the land beneath our feet. We span 150 years of change, from 1870 to the present, focusing on the land in and around Los Angeles, how it has been used and developed into either farms, freeways or front lawns. Over the course of these stories, with this historic view of the change that has come before us, we gain a greater understanding of what Los Angeles is today and invite viewers to consider the future.
One summer day in Griffith Park, a small line of grown men dressed in newspaper costumes clambered up a hiking trail. They were participants in artist Kenneth Tam’s social experiment, “Griffith Park Boys Camp," which re-imagines masculinity today.KCET Original
Hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison unlock the secrets to simple stovetop macaroni and cheese.KCET Original
Huell goes to Anza-Borrego, home of California's largest State Park and the desert community of Borrego Springs.
A documentary exploring human-created urban ecosystems through the raucous call of the beloved red-crowned parrot in Pasadena.KCET Original
Bridget and Julia unlock the secrets to everyday pad thai.KCET Original
Huell visits the Olympic pool at the L.A. Coliseum, the stunning " Neptune Pool" at Hearst Castle and more.
As Phryne delves into an investigation, she remembers her own days in Paris and her first love.
Huell tours Folsom Prison, which for well over a century has housed some of our state's toughest characters.
George heads to the iceberg capital of the world—Newfoundland, Canada.