Show 563, February 3, 2024: Chef Carla Hall with Max’s “Chasing Flavor” Part One

Celebrity Chef Carla Hall

“Celebrity chef and best-selling author Carla Hall takes viewers on a global adventure to explore the unexpected roots of popular dishes within today’s American food culture on the new original Max series Chasing Flavor now available for streaming on MAX. Follow along as Carla’s curiosity about America’s most delicious dishes from chicken pot pie to ice cream leads her to Ghana, Italy, Turkey, and more. Along the way, Carla traces the history and lineage of dishes, discovering the interconnected, international origins and cultures that paved the way for today’s American cuisine – because if you don’t know the history, then you don’t know the dish. Join Carla as she chases flavor across the globe to find out how it all comes together on the American plate.”

“Chasing Flavor brings together so many of the things I am passionate about. It’s about food, and family, and sharing stories and history and travel. And more importantly, giving credit to the cultures that had a hand in a particular dish,” said Hall. “I’m really proud of this show. Everyone involved in making it, myself included, put their heart and souls into it. It was a wonderful adventure, and I can’t wait for others to share it.”

Episodes enticingly include “Ice Cream,” “Al Pastor,” “Chicken Pot Pie,” Barbecue,” “Hot Chicken” and “Shrimp & Grits.” Los Angeles is onstage with “Barbecue” featuring Pitmaster Lonnie Edwards of Rib Town BBQ.

Chef Carla Hall is our energetic guide as we embark on the global journey of Chasing Flavor.

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