Northern Thai Cuisine
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Andy Ricker, a carpenter-turned-chef from Portland, Oreg., is known for bringing "authentic" Thai food to America. At a food festival in Las Vegas, Ricker prepares a welcome dinner for the participating chefs at the much-loved Lotus of Siam, with chef/owner Saipin Chutima at the helm. The duo create their collective version of a spicy Issan dish. At the table, Jet Tila rhapsodizes about the days when his family opened America's first Thai grocery store in Hollywood, Calif., and introduced lemograss, kaffir lime leaves and other ingredients to the American palate. The episode also includes visits to a Thai temple in Los Angeles.

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 1 seconds

Episode Number: 103

About 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.


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Fri, Jun 21 9:00 A.M. American Roots     NH Create (11.4)
Fri, Jun 21 12:00 P.M. American Roots     NH Create (11.4)
Fri, Jun 21 4:00 P.M. American Roots     NH Create (11.4)
Sat, Jun 22 3:00 A.M. American Roots     NH Create (11.4)
Sun, Jun 23 1:00 A.M. American Roots     NH Create (11.4)
Fri, Jun 28 9:00 A.M. Delicious Dreams     NH Create (11.4)
Fri, Jun 28 12:00 P.M. Delicious Dreams     NH Create (11.4)
Fri, Jun 28 4:00 P.M. Delicious Dreams     NH Create (11.4)
Sat, Jun 29 3:00 A.M. Delicious Dreams     NH Create (11.4)
Sun, Jun 30 1:00 A.M. Delicious Dreams     NH Create (11.4)
Fri, Jul 5 9:00 A.M. Feeding The Family Tree     NH Create (11.4)
Fri, Jul 5 12:00 P.M. Feeding The Family Tree     NH Create (11.4)
Fri, Jul 5 4:00 P.M. Feeding The Family Tree     NH Create (11.4)
Sat, Jul 6 1:00 A.M. Curators     NH Create (11.4)
Sat, Jul 6 3:00 A.M. Feeding The Family Tree     NH Create (11.4)
Sat, Jul 6 2:00 P.M. Curators     NH Create (11.4)


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