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Get Ready to Rio! with Chef Hubert Keller Previous Broadcasts

Rio Fusion: French & Brazilian (Episode #103H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

Every time Chef Keller goes to Rio, he visits his good friend, French-born Claude Troisgros, who is culinary royalty in Rio. They have lunch at his CT Boucherie restaurant, a Brazilian steakhouse or "churrascaria" considered to have some of the best meat in Rio. Claude takes Hubert to meet his friend Katia Barbosa for some of the best Brazilian home cooking in Rio. At her famous Aconchego Carioca restaurant, Chef Keller is dazzled by her signature dishes, including the Bolinhos Feijoada and Shrimp in Coconut. His next food stop is to TT Burger, reputed to have the best burger in Rio. While it looks American on the surface, the burger is Brazilian from the pickle to the bun. The final destination is to what may be the most romantic and beautiful restaurant in Rio: Aprazivel.

A Taste of Africa and the Amazon (Episode #102H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

They say you can find the heart and soul of Rio at its famous Farmers' Markets. Chef Keller browses the stalls filled with wonderful street food and the sweetest fruits and vegetables imaginable. He joins an EATRIO food tour run by Brazilian food expert, Tom LeMesurier. Afterwards, they head to one of Rio's very best Amazonian restaurants, Tacaca do Norte, for a real food adventure. Then a ride up to the beautiful and bohemian Santa Teresa district where they get a taste of bar life in Rio at the celebrated Bar do Gomez. In the evening, they visit Rio's most famous street food vendor, the beautiful and elegant Nega Teresa who makes the African dish, Acaraje.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 2:30 AM

Carioca Favorites (Episode #101H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 17, 2017 -- 8:30 PM

Chef Keller meets Rio-born cookbook author, Leticia Moreinos Schwartz at the beautiful Ipanema Beach for a run and juice stop. Afterwards, they head to Rio's famous pedestrian mall for a tour of Confeitaria Columbo, one of the most elegant teahouses in the world. Then it is an introduction to Brazil's most famous and beloved dish of all: Feijoada, a delicious meat and black bean stew. At the Caesar Park feijoada buffet, Chef Keller finds 10 unique feijoadas including some that use some surprising cuts of meat. The last stop is at the beautiful Bar Urca which sits on the scenic Guanabara Bay next to Sugar Loaf Mountain. Chef is very impressed with the Portuguese-influenced food which he finds both delicious and perfectly prepared.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 2:30 AM
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