Chef, restaurateur, and best-selling author Bobby Chinn takes to an outdoor studio kitchen in Bobby Chinn Cooks Asia. Bobby approaches Asian recipes with his signature sassiness, injecting a fusion spin into traditional dishes. Prompted by a different theme each episode, the series features the enigmatic chef as he explores the historic and cultural factors that have influenced Asian culinary methodology. Viewers are invited to follow Bobby as he reworks traditional recipes much to the amusement (and sometimes, horror) of a discerning public audience.
Justine Shapiro travels to Vietnam and begins her journey in Ho Chi Minh City. She then travel by bus to Halong Bay on the Gulf of Tonkin.
The sake bars of Tokyo, the rainforests of Cameroon, the conch-catching isles of the Caribbean, the most diverse dishes on the planet require daring character and a strong stomach.
Travelers go around the world in search of the the strange and exotic foods and drinks that distinguish the culinary cultures of the planet.
From the French Quarter to the Bayou, Bobby Chinn cooks Cajun and Creole in the Deep South - a region with a unique history that makes for some great food.
Bobby explores how Indian chutneys and pickles enhance every meal, keeps a hungry film crew going with a lentil eggplant curry, and learns how to grill prawns in a Masala marinade.