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Food As Art

Today, what we watch can be just as appetizing as what we eat. From the Korean art of mukbang to viral sensations, artists both amateur and professional are using food as their medium of choice. Being a foodie today is just as likely to happen in a 24/7 Korean spa as it is in a restaurant.

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2021-03-02T00:00:00-08:00

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  • 2019-05-19T03:00:00-07:00
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Food As Wellness

As bone broth and kombucha line the shelves of your local grocery store, we take a closer look at "food as medicine." From visits to the Traditional Chinese Medicine Centre in China, Manhattan Chinatown's Po Wing Market and Seoul's Kimchi Museum, we learn that food is so much more than just sustenance.

  • 2019-04-21T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-04-23T09:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-04-23T17:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-04-25T09:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-04-25T17:00:00-07:00
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Food As Azn

The next generation of Asian Americans are redefining what it means to be Asian in the U.S. by keeping one foot in the past, and the other in the future. We talk to renegade chefs, entrepreneurs and cultural ambassadors from Canal Street Market to the dance party sensation Bubble T to see what's in store for the future of Asians in the mainstream.

  • 2019-04-22T04:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-04-28T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-04-30T09:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-04-30T17:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-05-02T09:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-05-02T17:00:00-07:00
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Food As Beauty

Asian beauty secrets have long held fascination with Western audiences. Charlotte Cho from Sokoglam shows us how the K-Beauty boom is all over mainstream America today. We talk to the (mostly) women leading the charge in the cosmetics and skincare scene and disrupting the American beauty industry, from inside out.

  • 2019-04-29T04:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-05-05T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-05-07T09:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-05-07T17:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-05-09T09:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-05-09T17:00:00-07:00
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Trending Japanese

Japan has mesmerized American foodies for generations and a new wave of Japanese culinary culture continues to intoxicate us. Exploring American manifestations of otaku, the Japanese trope that combines cutting-edge pop culture with fetishistic obsession, Danielle visits New York's first cat cafe; a Brooklyn izakaya run by a Frenchman in thrall to Japanese anime and manga; and a California suburban mom who's a star on the international bento-box circuit.

  • 2019-05-06T04:30:00-07:00
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Food as Cultural Collision

This episode explores how cultures collide when trends meet traditions. Mister Softee taken over by the Chinese government; Brooklyn Brewery is using Japanese hops from Jeju Island; the Fung Bros visits a New Yorker who is reinventing the Shanghainese soup dumpling.

  • 2019-05-12T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-05-14T09:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-05-14T17:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-05-16T09:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-05-16T17:00:00-07:00
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Asian Farm to Table

Farmers are the new rock stars of the food world, and in this episode Danielle visits agriculturists large and small, traditional and cutting edge. Ross Koda, a third-generation Japanese-American, runs a renowned Central Valley rice farm and hopes to keep it in the family. Kristyn Leach, a Korean adoptee, hand grows artisanal, heirloom Asian produce for one of San Francisco's most popular restaurants. And on the gorgeous Half Moon Bay coast, a pair of electricians who saw a gap in the market operate America's first wasabi farm.

  • 2019-05-13T04:30:00-07:00
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Food As Art

Today, what we watch can be just as appetizing as what we eat. From the Korean art of mukbang to viral sensations, artists both amateur and professional are using food as their medium of choice. Being a foodie today is just as likely to happen in a 24/7 Korean spa as it is in a restaurant.

  • 2019-05-19T03:00:00-07:00
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