Chef Alan Ji at Palazzo's Upscale Restaurant Mott 32

Executive chef Alan Ji, of Las Vegas casino Palazzo's upscale Chinese restaurant Mott 32, demonstrates precision as he prepares lobster ma pa tofu.

Join chef Marcus Samuelsson on an inspiring journey across the U.S. to explore and celebrate the wide-ranging diversity of immigrant traditions and cuisine woven into American food and culture.

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Chef Yong Liu at Chengdu Taste

Chef Yong Liu discusses Sichuan flavors and prepares a couple Sichuan dishes.

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Professor Emeritus Sue Fawn Chung

Professor Emeritus Sue Fawn Chung discusses the origins of Chinese immigration to the U.S.

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Chef Jonathan "Jonny" Rhodes at Restaurant Indigo

Chef Jonathan "Jonny" Rhodes discusses soul food and demonstrates a couple dishes.

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James and Jolly Onobun at Jolly Jolly Bakery

James and Jolly, owners of Jolly Jolly Bakery, share their passion for their business.

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Philadelphia

Marcus meets friends new and old, and learns more about the city’s Italian food scene.

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Los Angeles

Marcus arrives in sunny Los Angeles to meet with Armenians influencing the food scene.

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Las Vegas

Marcus learns about the city’s long-standing Chinese community and their food traditions.

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Houston

Discover the food and community in Houston's Nigerian and greater West African diaspora.