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From ramen to rotting bananas, from Copenhagen to Kentucky, from pork buns to golf clubs, this series unlocks the potential of food, travel, and the mind.

TV Schedule

Restaurateur #216 [TV-PG]
April explores the challenges of opening her first out-of-state venture in San Francisco: Tosca.

  • KET2 Monday, April 21 at 1:30 pm EDT

Noodle #101 [TV-PG]
David Chang makes instant ramen dishes and tsukemen. He travels to Japan for a bowl of the original tsukemen and visits a noodle factory. Food scientist Harold McGee explains alkalinity and its role in ramen.

  • KET2 Monday, April 28 at 1:30 pm EDT

Pig #102 [TV-PG]
Explore David Chang's relationship to the pig. He travels to San Sebastian to discuss pork bushi, prepares pork belly and tonkotsu, and visits Montreal with comedian Aziz Ansari for Wilensky's fried bologna sandwich.

  • KET2 Monday, May 5 at 1:30 pm EDT

Memory #103 [TV-PG]
This episode explores David Chang's past: dishes from childhood, summer eating, his time in Japan and golf.

  • KET2 Monday, May 12 at 1:30 pm EDT

Spain #104 [TV-PG]
Learn all about Spain's influence on David Chang's career. He visits with some of his idols - Juan Mari Arzak and Andoni Aduriz - makes fideos, salt cod omelet and a sponge cake from chef Albert Adria.

  • KET2 Monday, May 19 at 1:30 pm EDT

Rotten #105 [TV-PG]
There's something rotten in David Chang's kitchen - and that's a good thing. Rotten is delicious: katsuibushi in Japan, XO sauce, rotten bananas with Chef Christina Tosi, and kimchi.

  • KET2 Monday, May 26 at 1:30 pm EDT

Rene #106 [TV-PG]
David Chang hangs out with one of his best friends, Rene Redzepi - who happens to be the world's top chef.

  • KET2 Monday, June 2 at 1:30 pm EDT

Simple #107 [TV-PG]
David Chang visits Japan for some yakitori and high-end sushi. Daniel Patterson prepares beets.

  • KET2 Monday, June 9 at 1:30 pm EDT

Kentucky Programming Gluttony #108 [TV-PG]
It's gluttonous goodness in this episode - over-the-top indulgence with Joe Beef chefs Federic Morin and David McMillian's foie gras sandwich, a whiskey tasting mayhem with Chef Sean Brock at Buffalo Trace in Kentucky and the classic dish "Hot Brown" served up three ways.

  • KET2 Monday, June 16 at 1:30 pm EDT

Chef #109 [TV-PG]
David Chang prepares eggs with his chef pals -Wylie Dufresne, Daniel Patterson and Rene Redzepi - and makes his Ko egg.

  • KET2 Monday, June 23 at 1:30 pm EDT

Japan #110 [TV-PG]
David Chang visits a street market in Tokyo, a fish auction in Kyoto, and a Michelin three-star restaurant, Kikunoi. In the kitchen, he cooks yakitori.

  • KET2 Monday, June 30 at 1:30 pm EDT

New York #111 [TV-PG]
This all-New York features the Torrisi boys, oysters, carrot dashi, and farming. David Chang visits native New Yorker Ivan Orkin in Tokyo, where he's making ramen that's taking the city by storm.

  • KET2 Monday, July 7 at 1:30 pm EDT

Fresh #112 [TV-PG]
This episode explores the idea of fresh in the kitchen: instant broth, pea agnollini, fresh and aged steak with Chef Tien, and "ike jime" with Dave Arnold and Chef Murata in Kyoto.

  • KET2 Monday, July 14 at 1:30 pm EDT

Soy #113 [TV-PG]
Chef Christina Tosi makes burnt miso apple pie, Laurent Gras takes on tofu, David Chang makes his classic corn miso, and the Torrisi boys compare making tofu to making mozzarella.

  • KET2 Monday, July 21 at 1:30 pm EDT

Sweet Spot #114 [TV-PG]
Christina Tosi makes corn cookies three ways and her three-layered Arnold Palmer cake. Chef Burns makes ice cream and David goes strawberry picking.

  • KET2 Monday, July 28, 2014 at 1:30 pm EDT

Smoke #115 [TV-PG]
David Chang profiles regional BBQ in North Carolina, Texas, and Kansas City and the other-worldly smoky bacon from Allen Benton in Tennessee.

  • KET2 Monday, August 4, 2014 at 1:30 pm EDT

Buddies #116 [TV-PG]
David Chang cooks with his friends Peter Meehan in Japan, Laurent Gras, Sat Bains, and Rene Redzepi in Copenhagen.

  • KET2 Monday, August 11, 2014 at 1:30 pm EDT
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