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One Belt, One Road, One World

The New Silk Road Railway connects Chengdu to Western Europe by high speed train. This is the 21st century version of the historical silk road, which opened China to the west and vice versa a thousand years ago. Martin samples some of the new food imports from Spain and Denmark, and marvels at the tremendous scale of China's industrial projects.

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  • 2019-08-08T03:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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Rising Stars

There are 230 million children under the age of 15 in China. On this show Martin meets up with many talented ones from Chengdu. They are future opera divas, poets, pop singers, sculptors and of course, chefs! Chengdu, the next generation, is front and center on this episode.

  • 2019-07-18T03:00:00-07:00
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Fine Art, Fine Food

The art scene is thriving in Chengdu. Martin tours an artist community and sees first hand how local artists create ceramics and file paintings. To add his personal touch he added an encrusted chicken in the community kiln. For a taste of true culinary art he visits the home restaurant of Chef Lan, lauded as the best chef of Chengdu.

  • 2019-07-25T03:00:00-07:00
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Back to Roots

Many small family farms around Chengdu have turned into chic bed and breakfast places. They are popular with many of Chengdu's residents who can trace their roots back to the country. Martin joins a farming family for dinner at their house. He rolls up his sleeves and learns about authentic farmers cooking.

  • 2019-08-01T03:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

One Belt, One Road, One World

The New Silk Road Railway connects Chengdu to Western Europe by high speed train. This is the 21st century version of the historical silk road, which opened China to the west and vice versa a thousand years ago. Martin samples some of the new food imports from Spain and Denmark, and marvels at the tremendous scale of China's industrial projects.

  • 2019-08-08T03:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD