This Week on 'Visiting' -- Fake Food, Real Koi and Chicharrones | KCET
This Week on 'Visiting' -- Fake Food, Real Koi and Chicharrones
Monday @ 7:30PM -- "Fake Food"
Have you ever spotted some plastic food and been shocked by how realistic it looks? Have you ever wondered how it's made? In this episode, Huell visits Iwasaki Images of America and gets a firsthand look at this fascinating process.
Tuesday @ 7:30PM -- "Koi Farm"
Huell visits a Koi Farm and is amazed to see everything that goes into raising these beautiful fish.
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Wednesday @ 7:30PM -- "LAPD Motors"
Huell spends the day learning about the rich history of the LAPD Motor Officers who hop on a motorcycle to protect and serve. You may be surprised to learn that this force has been patrolling Los Angeles for over one hundred years!
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Thursday @ 7:30PM -- "Pork Rinds"
The family-owned Gaytan Foods has been making chicharrones since the early 1900s. Their modern facility was opened in 1935 and still exists in its original location. Chicharrones are pork rinds that have been boiled in oil and seasoned. They are a real treat and Huell learns all you ever wanted to know about them.
Friday @ 7:30PM -- "Mosaics"
You've seen his work all across the Southland. Meet Dennis O'Connor master mosaic artist, who has created some of the largest and most amazing mosaics in America.
Saturday @ 5PM -- "Huell in Havana"
Huell spends ten days in Cuba and brings his Hi-8 video. We get a rare look at Havana and a feel for life in this "off limits" country.
Watch the full episode at the Chapman University archives.
Sunday @ 7PM -- "Galco's"
Huell first met John Galco back in 2000 when he did a program about the over 250 different vintage soda pops he sold in his store. In this special update, we'll discover that not only has his inventory of vintage sodas doubled in size, but he's also added shelves of classic candy bars! The real joy of the story, however, is finding out how his family has changed and grown since the first visit.
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