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Mind of A Chef, The Previous Broadcasts

Balance (Episode #413H)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Join David and Carlo Mirarchi, a chef and restaurateur, as they head up the coast for a carefree hangout with some old friends, to grill some steaks, cook pizzas in a wood-fire oven alfresco and relish some moments off the restaurant line.

Strip Malls (Episode #505H)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Ludo meets with his partners to discuss the business decisions that go into serving fine food in a strip mall setting. He demonstrates the restaurant dishes that best embody the cultural mash-up and high/low flair of his strip mall philosophy.

Balance (Episode #413H)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

Join David and Carlo Mirarchi, a chef and restaurateur, as they head up the coast for a carefree hangout with some old friends, to grill some steaks, cook pizzas in a wood-fire oven alfresco and relish some moments off the restaurant line.

Strip Malls (Episode #505H)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

Ludo meets with his partners to discuss the business decisions that go into serving fine food in a strip mall setting. He demonstrates the restaurant dishes that best embody the cultural mash-up and high/low flair of his strip mall philosophy.

Strawberry (Episode #412H)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Follow David as he focuses attention on the strawberry, celebrating the summer favorite at the height of its season. Manresa is near some of the best producers in California, where high sun and cool breezes concentrate the flavor of "nature's candy."

LudoBird (Episode #504H)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Find out how Chef Ludo LeFevbre, trained in the finest kitchens of France, translates his haute cuisine to fast food. Learn the origins of his wildly popular LudoBird and walk through the opening of the second LudoBird at Universal City Walk.

Strawberry (Episode #412H)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

Follow David as he focuses attention on the strawberry, celebrating the summer favorite at the height of its season. Manresa is near some of the best producers in California, where high sun and cool breezes concentrate the flavor of "nature's candy."

LudoBird (Episode #504H)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

Find out how Chef Ludo LeFevbre, trained in the finest kitchens of France, translates his haute cuisine to fast food. Learn the origins of his wildly popular LudoBird and walk through the opening of the second LudoBird at Universal City Walk.

Best Of: Surf N Turf (Episode #512H)

KQED 9: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

This "best of" episode explores the wet and dry side of our culinary world. Magnus Nilsson dry-ages a steak in kidney fat as long as possible, April Bloomfield hallucinates while at a butcher shop, Ed Lee makes a ribeye with eel puree, and more.

Strip Malls (Episode #505H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 3:30 PM

Ludo meets with his partners to discuss the business decisions that go into serving fine food in a strip mall setting. He demonstrates the restaurant dishes that best embody the cultural mash-up and high/low flair of his strip mall philosophy.

Ocean (Episode #411H)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Watch David take the muscular abalone and transform it into something soft and supple in abalone porridge, one of his signature dishes. Surfing inspires another signature dish, and a visit with Eric Ripert highlights the simple elegance of sashimi.

Best of: Fried (Episode #503H)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

When it comes to preparations, few could be as delightful and decadent as a good, old-fashioned deep fry, crispy and sizzling in grease. This episode serves up food fare from oyster po'boys to pig's head, alligator to sardine spines.

Ocean (Episode #411H)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

Watch David take the muscular abalone and transform it into something soft and supple in abalone porridge, one of his signature dishes. Surfing inspires another signature dish, and a visit with Eric Ripert highlights the simple elegance of sashimi.

Best of: Fried (Episode #503H)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

When it comes to preparations, few could be as delightful and decadent as a good, old-fashioned deep fry, crispy and sizzling in grease. This episode serves up food fare from oyster po'boys to pig's head, alligator to sardine spines.

LudoBites (Episode #511H)

KQED 9: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

It took a move to Los Angeles, starting a family and a rough restaurant review for Ludo to figure out what he really wanted to do. Examine the ties between artists and their education, and how childlike wonder can, in fact, translate into a career.

LudoBird (Episode #504H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 3:30 PM

Find out how Chef Ludo LeFevbre, trained in the finest kitchens of France, translates his haute cuisine to fast food. Learn the origins of his wildly popular LudoBird and walk through the opening of the second LudoBird at Universal City Walk.

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