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One Belt, One Road, One World (#113H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The New Silk Road Railway connects Chengdu to Western Europe by high speed train. This is the 21st century version of the historical silk road, which opened China to the west and vice versa a thousand years ago. Martin samples some of the new food imports from Spain and Denmark, and marvels at the tremendous scale of China's industrial projects.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, May 23, 2018 -- 7:00pm
  • KQED 9: Thu, May 24, 2018 -- 1:00am Remind me

Panda-Monium! (#101H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Martin explores the multifaceted wonders of bamboo. Join him as he visits the adorable giant pandas at a research compound in Chengdu, attends a bamboo banquet, and discovers artists who work with this sturdy and adaptable plant.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, May 30, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, May 31, 2018 -- 1:00am Remind me

Tomorrow's Chengdu (#102H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Martin visits Tianfu, a new capital of tech in China. See what Tianfu software developers are eating, from a popular Mao Chai restaurant to the dazzling molecular gastronomy of Chef Huang.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 20, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 21, 2018 -- 1:00am Remind me

Hot Pot, Anyone? (#103H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Hot pot is almost a religion in Chengdu. On this episode, Martin explores several of Chengdu's estimated 30,000 hot pot restaurants, each with its own unique style. Martin takes to the streets to ask people about their deep feelings surrounding this revered dish.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 27, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 28, 2018 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 30, 2018 -- 9:30am Remind me
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