Lucky Chow

LUCKY CHOW travels across the United States to explore Asian cuisine's impact on American food culture. The un-hosted six-part series explores a wide variety of Asian food and drink - from a famous Japanese noodle dish to Korean kimchi to Chinese fusion - while meeting the new generation of chefs and entrepreneurs dedicated to keeping the traditions alive.

Mon, Jun 24 1:00 A.M. Asian Food, American Dreams     NH CREATE

Asian cuisine is increasingly the engine driving the growth of the American food industry.

Wed, Jun 26 7:00 A.M. Ramen Mania     NH CREATE

Ivan Orkin, the renegade New Yorker-turned-Japanese-ramen-chef, discusses ramen culture in New York versus Tokyo.

Wed, Jun 26 1:00 P.M. Ramen Mania     NH CREATE

Ivan Orkin, the renegade New Yorker-turned-Japanese-ramen-chef, discusses ramen culture in New York versus Tokyo.

Thu, Jun 27 1:00 A.M. Ramen Mania     NH CREATE

Ivan Orkin, the renegade New Yorker-turned-Japanese-ramen-chef, discusses ramen culture in New York versus Tokyo.

Sun, Jun 30 7:00 A.M. Koreatown U.S.A     NH CREATE

This episode visits New York and Los Angeles - home to the two largest Korean populations in the United States - to explore what distinguishes each.

Mon, Jul 1 1:00 A.M. Koreatown U.S.A     NH CREATE

This episode visits New York and Los Angeles - home to the two largest Korean populations in the United States - to explore what distinguishes each.

Wed, Jul 3 7:00 A.M. Northern Thai Cuisine     NH CREATE

Andy Ricker, a carpenter-turned-chef from Portland, Oreg.

Wed, Jul 3 1:00 P.M. Northern Thai Cuisine     NH CREATE

Andy Ricker, a carpenter-turned-chef from Portland, Oreg.

Thu, Jul 4 1:00 A.M. Northern Thai Cuisine     NH CREATE

Andy Ricker, a carpenter-turned-chef from Portland, Oreg.

Sun, Jul 7 7:00 A.M. Filipino Entrepreneurs     NH CREATE

Filipinos comprise the second-largest Asian-American population nationwide, yet their cuisine is relatively unknown.

Mon, Jul 8 1:00 A.M. Filipino Entrepreneurs     NH CREATE

Filipinos comprise the second-largest Asian-American population nationwide, yet their cuisine is relatively unknown.

Wed, Jul 10 7:00 A.M. Bay Area's Pacific Rim Cuisine     NH CREATE

This episode introduces Olivia Wu, designer of the original Asian restaurant concepts on Google's "campus.

Wed, Jul 10 1:00 P.M. Bay Area's Pacific Rim Cuisine     NH CREATE

This episode introduces Olivia Wu, designer of the original Asian restaurant concepts on Google's "campus.

Thu, Jul 11 1:00 A.M. Bay Area's Pacific Rim Cuisine     NH CREATE

This episode introduces Olivia Wu, designer of the original Asian restaurant concepts on Google's "campus.

Sun, Jul 14 7:00 A.M. Chinatown, Reimagined     NH CREATE

Track the evolution of Chinese food in America through the lens of two third-generation Chinese-American restaurateurs.

Mon, Jul 15 1:00 A.M. Chinatown, Reimagined     NH CREATE

Track the evolution of Chinese food in America through the lens of two third-generation Chinese-American restaurateurs.

Wed, Jul 17 7:00 A.M. Food As Cultural Collision     NH CREATE

This episode explores how cultures collide when trends meet traditions.

Wed, Jul 17 1:00 P.M. Food As Cultural Collision     NH CREATE

This episode explores how cultures collide when trends meet traditions.

Thu, Jul 18 1:00 A.M. Food As Cultural Collision     NH CREATE

This episode explores how cultures collide when trends meet traditions.

Sun, Jul 21 7:00 A.M. Food As Art     NH CREATE

Today, what we watch can be just as appetizing as what we eat.

Mon, Jul 22 1:00 A.M. Food As Art     NH CREATE

Today, what we watch can be just as appetizing as what we eat.

Wed, Jul 24 7:00 A.M. Food As Global Locavore     NH CREATE

It isn't just recipes that get imported and exported between the East and West, but also food practices.

Wed, Jul 24 1:00 P.M. Food As Global Locavore     NH CREATE

It isn't just recipes that get imported and exported between the East and West, but also food practices.

Thu, Jul 25 1:00 A.M. Food As Global Locavore     NH CREATE

It isn't just recipes that get imported and exported between the East and West, but also food practices.

Sun, Jul 28 7:00 A.M. Food As Wellness     NH CREATE

As bone broth and kombucha line the shelves of your local grocery store, we take a closer look at "food as medicine".

Mon, Jul 29 1:00 A.M. Food As Wellness     NH CREATE

As bone broth and kombucha line the shelves of your local grocery store, we take a closer look at "food as medicine".

Wed, Jul 31 7:00 A.M. Food As Azn     NH CREATE

The next generation of Asian Americans are redefining what it means to be Asian in the U.

Wed, Jul 31 1:00 P.M. Food As Azn     NH CREATE

The next generation of Asian Americans are redefining what it means to be Asian in the U.

Thu, Aug 1 1:00 A.M. Food As Azn     NH CREATE

The next generation of Asian Americans are redefining what it means to be Asian in the U.

Sun, Aug 4 7:00 A.M. Food As Beauty     NH CREATE

Asian beauty secrets have long held fascination with Western audiences.

Mon, Aug 5 1:00 A.M. Food As Beauty     NH CREATE

Asian beauty secrets have long held fascination with Western audiences.


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Lucky Chow By Episode

  • Ramen Mania (#101)

    Ivan Orkin, the renegade New Yorker-turned-Japanese-ramen-chef, discusses ramen culture in New York versus Tokyo.

  • Koreatown U.S.A (#102)

    This episode visits New York and Los Angeles - home to the two largest Korean populations in the United States - to explore what distinguishes each.

  • Northern Thai Cuisine (#103)

    Andy Ricker, a carpenter-turned-chef from Portland, Oreg.

  • Filipino Entrepreneurs (#104)

    Filipinos comprise the second-largest Asian-American population nationwide, yet their cuisine is relatively unknown.

  • Bay Area's Pacific Rim Cuisine (#105)

    This episode introduces Olivia Wu, designer of the original Asian restaurant concepts on Google's "campus.

  • Chinatown, Reimagined (#106)

    Track the evolution of Chinese food in America through the lens of two third-generation Chinese-American restaurateurs.

  • Trending Japanese (#201)

    Japan has mesmerized American foodies for generations and a new wave of Japanese culinary culture continues to intoxicate us.

  • Asian Farm to Table (#202)

    Farmers are the new rock stars of the food world, and in this episode Danielle visits agriculturists large and small, traditional and cutting edge.

  • Food of the Gods (#203)

    The relationship between faith and food is evident at three Asian houses of worship: an imposing Buddhist temple where Danielle is served an artful vegetarian feast; a Sikh temple where she helps cook Indian flatbread for a communal meal where all are welcome; and a Queens mosque's annual food fair, where she samples Indonesian dishes and learns about life as a Muslim in America.

  • Made In China (#204)

    The rise of China has meant the rise of Chinese culinary traditions in America.

  • The New Indian (#205)

    A new generation of chefs and entrepreneurs is finally bringing the amazing cooking of the world's second-largest country to a broad American audience.

  • Taiwan's True Flavors (#206)

    Danielle gets back to her roots in an episode devoted to the distinctive, rustic cuisine of Taiwan.

  • Asian Food, American Dreams (#207)

    Asian cuisine is increasingly the engine driving the growth of the American food industry.

  • Food As Cultural Collision (#301)

    This episode explores how cultures collide when trends meet traditions.

  • Food As Art (#302)

    Today, what we watch can be just as appetizing as what we eat.

  • Food As Global Locavore (#303)

    It isn't just recipes that get imported and exported between the East and West, but also food practices.

  • Food As Wellness (#304)

    As bone broth and kombucha line the shelves of your local grocery store, we take a closer look at "food as medicine".

  • Food As Azn (#305)

    The next generation of Asian Americans are redefining what it means to be Asian in the U.

  • Food As Beauty (#306)

    Asian beauty secrets have long held fascination with Western audiences.



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