Chef and cookbook author Mai Pham takes us on a culinary tour of her native country, Vietnam, where she lived until 1975. Her trip includes street food vendors in Saigon, royal cuisine in the ancient capital of Hue and a family reunion in the Mekong Delta.
Cat Cora is the executive chef and co-owner of Postino Restaurant in Lafayette, Calif. Her grandfather is from Skopelos Island in Greece and many of her family members still live and work on this small island today. Eager to learn more about her family and their country, she heads to the sun-drenched Greek Island for a festive Easter celebration. She'll stop by a charming bakery and learn how to make baklava and walnut cake. Her family will teach her how to roast a whole goat as well as other Greek holiday dishes.
Host of Food Network's Food 911, Tyler Florence retraces his Southern roots on a road trip through South Carolina. With barbecue in the mountains, coastal water fishing in the low country and a visit to the Gullah community for a taste of Southern history.
Chocolatier Jacques Torres returns to picture-perfect Provence where he was raised on pastries, the fruits of the sea and the beautiful bounty of sun-kissed fruits, vegetables and herbs.
As executive chef of Union Pacific restaurant in New York and Melting Pot host on Food Network, Rocco has gained quite a reputation for his high-end, no holds barred style of cooking. Rocco seeks out numerous Italian specialties: pizza, pasta, buffalo mozzarella and bread. Using produce from local markets, Rocco and his family will gather at a friend's home and prepare a traditional Italian meal. And then it's a hunt for the best pizza in Naples.