This Week on 'Visiting With Huell Howser' -- Abalone Farm and Cow Tongue

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Monday @ 7:30PM -- "Soap"

Huell travels to the Soap Kitchen in Pasadena to learn all about soap-making, from the early history of mixing animal tallow with wood ashes, to the mass market bars of Ivory soap. This adventure will leave you clean all over!

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Tuesday @ 7:30PM -- "Abalone Farm"

Huell travels to the Central Coast to visit an abalone farm. For years, Californian's could pluck these mollusks off the rocks at low tide. Over fishing and pollution has forced people to come up with other ways to supply our needs, The Abalone Farm Inc. in Cayucos has been growing and selling abalone since 1968. Huell also goes to a local café to sample some farm raised abalone.

Wednesday @ 7:30PM -- "Stan's Donuts"

For almost 40 years, Stan's Corner Donut Shop of Westwood, California, has baked the world's most gourmet donuts. From a Cinnamon Chocolate Cheese Danish to an Apple Fritter to a Reese's Peanut Butter Pocket with fresh banana. Stan's offers donuts you will find nowhere else in the world.

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Thursday @ 7:30PM -- "Watts Towers"

Ride with members of the Los Angeles Conservancy on the Blue Line to the Watts Towers where they are met by young docents who conduct an inspiring tour of the Watts Towers Art Center.

Friday @ 7:30PM -- "Ethiopian Food"

Huell returns to Little Ethiopia in Los Angeles and samples vegetarian cuisine at Rahel Ethiopian Restaurant and a traditional Ethiopian dinner at Meals By Genet . His food adventure continues with a stop at Casa Diaz, a family-owned restaurant on Hollywood Boulevard.

Saturday @ 5:00PM -- "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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Sunday @ 7:00PM -- "Russak's Meat"

Join Huell for another downtown hidden gem: Russak's Cured and Smoked Products. the Russak family has been producing the most delicious and succulent meats and cold cuts for over 50 years. Now run by the second generation, the company produces everything from corned beef, pastrami and roast beef to jerky and chili con carne.

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Sunday @ 7:30PM -- "Cow Tongue"

This Huell adventure started as a result of some disparaging on-air remarks about what he quickly discovered is a culinary delicacy for many people: cow tongue. This episode features a visit to Langer's Deli and a taco stand near USC for some first-hand tongue tasting. This episode also features an appearance by the show's editor, Michael Garber, who is quite the tongue aficionado!

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