Fry Bread Tacos from a Native American Food Truck — Cooking in America

– So this next spot we’re checking out is Off the Rez. It’s a food truck that’s serving up Native American cuisine. The only one in Seattle. We’ll be talking to Mark who is celebrating a dish called fry bread, which is a recipe that he learned from his Native American grandmother. What’s up, guys? […]

Making Sushi and Sukiyaki at Seattle’s Oldest Sushi Restaurant — Cooking in America

– So we’re going to Maneki which is the oldest Japanese restaurant here in Seattle, and we’ll be talking to Jean Nakayama. She’s been coming here since she was a little kid and now is running this place continuing the legacy of this 100-year-old restaurant and serving the Japanese community. – [Jean] Welcome, Sheldon. – […]

The Breakfast Burrito Was Invented in New Mexico — Cooking in America

(upbeat music) – Definitely not in Hawai’i anymore. Chiles just hanging around town. Light ’em on fire. Pshh. Hope my belly’s ready for this. Me and you buddy. Here we go. Back with another season of Cooking in America. And this time I’m in Santa Fe, and I’ve got a buddy of mine that grew […]

How the World’s Most Authentic Tex-Mex is Made — Cooking in America

– If you go back in history, it’s crazy to think that some of the first immigrants to Houston was from the United States. This was part of Mexico, still. We’re gonna be going to the original Ninfa’s. The originator of the fajita and we’re gonna meet with Chef Alex Padilla who has cooked all […]

How Sun Noodle’s Saimin Became Hawaii’s Favorite Noodle — Cooking in America

For the past 35 years, Sun Noodle has been facilitating the ramen boom that swept the US. These guys provide noodles for hundreds of restaurants across the US, Europe, and even in South America. They built the factory first in Hawaii, then in California, and later in New Jersey, which when combined make over 200,000 […]

The Crawfish Boil Combining Cajun and Vietnamese Cooking Techniques — Cooking in America

(hip-hop music) – Ever watch a Chris Brown video, it takes him like five minutes to walk to like right there. What surprised me the most about Houston is its diversity. It’s just as diverse as New York, but with that southern hospitality. In the late 70’s, Vietnamese refugees made their way over to Houston. […]

The French Pastry Master Baking New Mexico’s Best Baguettes — Cooking in America

– Alright, we’re going to Clafoutis, which is a traditional French bakery, patisserie, here in the high desert of New Mexico. We’re gonna be meeting with Anne and Philippe, who has traveled back and forth from France but couldn’t get New Mexico our of their heart. They’ve been here for 10 years, and now the […]

Pierogi and the Best of Polish Street Food at a Former Gentleman’s Hotel — Cooking in America

We’re right outside of Detroit in the town called Hamtramck and we’re going to Polish Village Cafe that’s still holding on to its heritage. Hello it smells amazing in here How long you cooking in here? – Ten years because I come in America ten years ago and come here nd this only – Only […]

Pad Krapow and Detroit’s Best Thai Food at a Buddhist Temple — Cooking in America

(funky electric guitar music) We are in the Thai temple in Michigan in Detroit. It’s called Wat Buddha Vihara, Midwest. This is the first Thai temple in Michigan. – [Sheldon] During the summer, you guys cook out here. We do have a lot of Thai people, or Asian people, to come around. Laos people come […]

Chef Ahmed Obo Is Bringing Kenyan Island Food to New Mexico — Cooking in America

– So here we are at Jambo Cafe, and we’re going to be meeting Ahmed who comes from an island in Kenya. Here in Santa Fe, he found his true passion for cooking. Now he’s serving up food from his island to the people of this city. – Hey, Sheldon. – Hey, what’s up man? […]