This Week on 'Visiting' -- Yamashiro, Pink's, Harleys and Hummingbirds | KCET
This Week on 'Visiting' -- Yamashiro, Pink's, Harleys and Hummingbirds
Monday @ 7:30PM -- "Yamashiro"
Yamashiro was created in 1911as a private residence and is a replica of a magnificent palace located near Kyoto, Japan. During the golden age of Hollywood, Yamashiro was a club for the ultra-exclusive, but now it's now a restaurant.
Tuesday @ 7:30PM -- "Harley Girls"
Put on your leather jacket and strap on your helmet for a two-wheeled adventure that's sure to get your heart racing. Huell goes for a weekend ride with the Harley Girls and their Harley Davidson motorcycles. Huell and the ladies take a spin and then stop for lunch, where Huell meets some other interesting weekend rebels.
Wednesday @ 7:30PM -- "Hummingbirds"
Huell visits the Los Angeles Co. Natural History Museum and the lush back yard of a Woodland Hills resident to learn about hummingbirds in Southern California.
Thursday @ 7:30PM -- "Pink's Hot Dogs"
Family-owned and operated since 1939, this L.A. institution has been serving up some of the best chili cheese hot dogs this side of Coney Island. Huell get the lowdown from Mrs. Pink and a handful of enthusiastic patrons, many who have been eating at Pink's since their childhood.
Friday @ 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!
Saturday @ 5 PM -- "Pizza"
In this pizza extravaganza, we'll learn everything you wanted to know about America's favorite food. We start our adventure at Village Pizzeria on Larchmont Boulevard with owner Steve Cohen, who believes very strongly that pizza should be made the old-fashioned way. Next, it's off to the International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas to get the other side of the story. There are machines that can literally do everything in the pizza-making process. From old school to new school, Huell shows you it all!
Sunday @ 7PM -- "Vincent Price Art Museum"
Amid the tumultuous years of the culture wars in the 80s and 90s, L.A. showed its support for its creative residents, by setting up a fellowship designed to boost the city's cultural capital. Its legacy continues today.
The Channel Islands are one of the least visited national parks and home to the fastest recovery effort of a mammal on the endangered species list in U.S. history. In the mid 1990’s, Island Fox populations started to decline and in 2004 they were added to
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