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Andrew Taylor and Mike Wiley

Chefs Andrew Taylor and Mike Wiley head down from Portland, Maine for a seafood feast. Andrew and Mike work together on an oysters with kimchee ice and a savory brown butter lobster roll. Ming follows up with beer battered oysters with shallots and Chinese vinegar mignonette aioli. Turning New England traditions on their heads, this week on Simply Ming.

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2019-09-30T00:00:00-07:00

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Sarah Grueneberg

Michelin star and James Beard Award-winner, chef Sarah Grueneberg comes in from Chicago to join Ming in his loft kitchen. Sarah whips up a tortelli verdi, her restaurant Monteverde's signature dish, while Ming makes a garlic chive wonton with a double ginger chicken broth. 

  • 2019-09-22T02:30:00-07:00
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Hawai'i - Isaac Bancaco

Ming hits Hawai'i. Joining Ming is chef Issac Bancaco, the 2014 Maui chef of the year. With two different takes on Tuna, Issac and Ming talk shop and trade recipes as they create a mouthwatering meal on the beautiful sands of Kama'ole beach.

  • 2019-09-27T04:00:00-07:00
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Ivan Orkin

This week on "Simply Ming," chef Ivan Orkin, known as the American authority on all things ramen, joins Ming to make just that - ramen. Chef Orkin shows how to make a simple 30-minute at-home version of shoyu ramen - a dish that typically takes three days to prepare in his restaurant. Ming then counters with a quick vegetable ramen. Making ramen simple and easy, two ways, right here on "Simply Ming."

  • 2019-09-29T02:30:00-07:00
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Jacques Pepin Special Episode

On this special edition of "Simply Ming," chef Jacques Pepin joins Ming in the kitchen for a cook-a-thon in honor of their dear friend Anthony Bourdain. In a real-time 30-minutes cook-off, both talented chefs go head-to-head to choose ingredients and make some incredible dishes, Iron Chef style. From red snapper sashimi to a whole roasted red snapper, pork scaloppini to ratatouille, and an incredible banana crepe flambe with rum as only Jacques can make it. They're cooking from the heart for this special episode of "Simply Ming."

  • 2019-10-04T04:00:00-07:00
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Billy Dec

This week on "Simply Ming," Emmy Award-winning actor, producer, and restauranteur Billy Dec joins Ming in the kitchen to share some flavors from his Philippines roots. Billy cooks up a classic adobo pork belly bao with oozing fried egg, while Ming follows with a vegetarian version of an apple tofu bao. Asian comfort foods, two ways, right here on "Simply Ming."

  • 2019-10-06T02:30:00-07:00
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Ming Tsai with Guest Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern the man known for tracking the world's most bizarre foods joins Ming in his loft kitchen. Andrew cooks up a Shrimp Etouffee, and Ming follows that up with one of his favorites he makes at home: a Classic Salt and Pepper Head on Shrimp served over rice. It's shrimp two ways on this episode of Simply Ming.

  • 2019-10-11T04:00:00-07:00
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Akhtar Nawab

This week on "Simply Ming," chef Akhtar Nawab, recently honored with the Bib Gourmand distinction from the 2018 Michelin Guide, stops by Ming's loft to cook with delectable mushrooms. Akhtar makes a hearty mushroom Bolognese with homemade ligurian corzetti pasta, while Ming follows with wok-stirred maitake mushrooms atop a scallion noodle cake. Its East meets West, meets Italy - with these mushroom dishes, this week on Simply Ming.

  • 2019-10-13T02:30:00-07:00
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Ming Tsai with Guest Jacques Pepin

World-renowned host and chef Jacques Pepin joins Ming at home this week on Simply Ming. Jacques starts off by making an Arctic Char with Tomato and Mini Savory Cheesecakes. Ming does his own version of Arctic Char, poaching it in olive oil and serving it up on one of his favorites: sushi rice cakes. It's all happening this week on Simply Ming.

  • 2019-10-18T04:00:00-07:00
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Ken Oringer

This week on "Simply Ming," Ming's longtime friend and James Beard Best Chef of the Northeast Ken Oringer, joins him in the loft to work with a New England staple - fresh oysters from off the shores of Massachusetts. Ken makes a mouthwatering Thai sausage with oyster aioli and Ming rivals that with butter poached oysters with lapchong salsa. It's oysters two ways this week on Simply Ming.

  • 2019-10-20T02:30:00-07:00
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