Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking
This series takes viewers on a culinary journey with host Pete Evans, Australia's top celebrity chef, and America's most innovative food artisans. Each episode features a pop-up feast in settings from California's wine country to the bustling skyline of NYC, where Pete and local chefs source the finest ingredients and work against the clock to prepare a multi-course menu for a ravenous group of foodies. Viewers watch as diners sit down to enjoy these spectacular meals hosted in some of the most unlikely places.
Sonoma, CA: Chefs Christopher Kostow, Leo Beckerman and Evan Bloom (#110H) Duration: 25:00 STEREO TVG
During Pete's trip to Sonoma, CA, he meets up with several culinary artisans to cook brunch for their hungry guests at a picturesque winery. They decide on a delicious breakfast casserole, fig salad and apple balsamic and cheese blintzes to curb hungry appetites.
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Harlem, NY: Chefs Marcus Samuelsson and Jonathan Waxman (#109H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Pete is joined by two legendary New York chefs to highlight diverse local flavors, after they gather fresh ingredients from the Harlem Farmer's Market. Pete also heads down to Brooklyn to gather pickles from the Brooklyn Brine Company.
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Seattle, WA: Chefs Tom Douglas and Thierry Rautureau (#101H) Duration: 25:00 STEREO TVG
Dungeness crab season is bait for host Pete Evans and Seattle chefs Tom Douglas (Dahlia Lounge) and Thierry Rautureau (restaurant Luc) to throw a Northwest seafood feast. To gather their ingredients, they take to the Puget Sound for a day of crabbing and fishing for sand dabs, then it's on to the famed Pike Place Market ("the heart and soul of the city," says Douglas) for fresh squid, along with veggies Pacific Northwest-style: Walla Walla onions, wild morel mushrooms, crisp asparagus. Back in the kitchen, Rautureau demonstrates the best way to cook crab, Douglas takes viewers to squid school, and Evans gives Puget Sound fish the Italian-French treatment.
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New Orleans Garden District (#201H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Host Pete Evans explores the land of Tennessee Williams, as we throw a New Orleans fete at the mansion that inspired the playwright to pen Suddenly Last Summer. Cooking for this feast are two of New Orleans' culinary ambassadors. Brian Landry, a Louisiana seafood connoisseur and executive chef at Borgne, and John Folse, whose specialty in Cajun cooking and reproducing the vast variety of regional Louisiana favorites has made him world famous. On the way, we'll source some gorgeous okra from Covey Rise Farms, smoke some iconic NOLA Andouille Sausage, have a Mardi Gras Indian Fire Water Cocktail, and top it all off with a cafe brolo brulee. New Orleans knows how to throw a party!
Duxbury, MA: Chefs Jeremy Sewall and Barton Seaver and Skip Bennett (#111H) Duration: 26:00 STEREO TVG
Set inside the beautiful seaside town of Duxbury, MA, this episode features legendary Boston Chef Jeremy Sewall, sustainable cooking expert Barton Seaver, and Island Creek Oysters owner Skip Bennett, whom Pete Evans joins in foraging for oysters for the feast.
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Chicago - The Little Goat (#202H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Pete Evans visits the Windy City and finds out that there is an area of Chicago's west loop that is considered perhaps the best restaurant row in America. And that is due in no small part to one of today's guest chefs: Stefanie Izard, who runs not one, but three excellent establishments on Randolph Street. She's joined by her friend and fellow acclaimed chef, Chris Pandel. Together the group explores the city of Chicago gathering ingredients to cook up a Korean-inspired family style BBQ. Twenty or so Chicago foodies enjoy Grilled Spring Onion Kimchi with Radishes, Spring Onion Pancakes, Korean-Style Slow-Roasted American Guinea Hog, Chilled Pork Loin with Rhubarb, Pork Skin Noodles with Mustard Greens, a Rhubarb-Ginger Cocktail and a beer that Stephanie helped create. Proving again, Chicago is second to no city!
Sonoma, CA: Chefs Duskie Estes and Mark Stark (#112H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Pete Evans teams up with two of Sonoma's finest chefs, Estes and Stark, to gather up goat cheese and milk at Redwood Hill Farm and pick up a few ducks for that evening's feast. Coffee BBQ duck and smoked cheddar polenta are just some of the delectable courses featured.
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Nyc - Little Italy (#203H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Pete Evans explores one of New York City's most famous neighborhoods, Little Italy. Creating this masterful meal are best-selling author and owner of Prune restaurant, Gabrielle Hamilton, along with chef, author, and restaurant owner Marco Canora, of the Michelin star-rated Insieme Restaurant. First stop, the culinary trio starts off at Sophia on the famed Mulberry Street for an espresso and a shot of grappa, then they visit Di Palo that has been in the Italian food business since the early 1900's for the ingredients to make pasta and antipasto. And to round out their adventure of Italian purveyors they stop by a gelato maker to pick up dessert. On the menu tonight: a Negroni cocktail, Pork Chop Milanese with Endive and Treviso Salad, Bagna Cauda with Seasonal Vegetables, Fresh Pappardelle with Peas, Butter, and Parmigiano-Reggiano and Lemon Sgropino. A true Italian Feast! Mangia!
New York City, NY: Chefs Matt Lightner, Anita Lo and Andy Ricker (#113H) Duration: 26:55 STEREO TVG
The first season ends on a high note with three of NYC's best and brightest chefs--Lightner, Lo and Ricker--joining Pete Evans for an al fresco urban feast for 50 people, featuring herbs and spices gathered at Wards Island and Chinatown. The evening unfolds in a hidden jewel of a place: a rooftop terrace with breathtaking sunset views of Midtown Manhattan.
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Rancho Bella Sante (#204H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Pete Evans travels to the southern mountains of Temecula, California where he is joined by chefs Susan Feninger and Mary Sue Miliken of Santa Monica's famous Border Grill. Together they create a Latin inspired feast that features delectable avocadoes. First stop on today's adventure, the Santa Monica Farmers Market, which is one of the largest grower-only markets in the nation. Here the group picks up lamb and other ingredients for the feast. Next stop, Temecula where Susan, Mary Sue and Pete pick avocadoes right off the tree. Tonight's homage to the avocado includes heirloom bean tostada with herbs and crispy avocados and a lamb paddy with avocado relish.
Portland Wine Collective (#205H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Pete Evans visits the city of Portland, Oregon that is a city any true foodie would appreciate. Two of America's finest chefs: two time James Beard Award winning chef Gabriel Rucker and Greg Denton, whose restaurant, Ox, is considered one of Portland's finest, join Pete on today's adventure. First stop for ingredients, the Portland Farmer's Market that is one of the most beautiful in the country. Next, Pete, Gabe and Greg stop at Nicky USA for some amazing cuts of meat, including bison chops. Today's meal is served at the Wine Collective in Portland. To go along with the fabulous wine, the menu includes Spiced Bison Flank Steak with Chimichurri, Tomatoes and Cucumbers, Charred Baby Leeks with Hazelnut Romesco and a Snap Pea and Goat Cheese salad that replaces the standard tomato with strawberries. Portland you have out done yourself!
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