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A 10 Course Steak Omakase Cooked at Your Table – Open Fire

Welcome to Open Fire, where we explore the various ways different cultures cook over live fire, as our host Cara Nicoletti, a fourth-generation butcher, learns the craft, practice, and philosophy of each dish. In this episode, Cara visits chef David Shim of COTE, a Korean-American steakhouse in New York City that serves a steak omakase that features A5 Wagyu, a 45-day aged rib-eye, and a 100-day aged steak, as well as marinated short ribs and more. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full week early on…

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Building a 200lb Meat Trompo for Tacos – Open Fire

Welcome to Open Fire, where we explore the various ways different cultures cook over live fire. Our host Cara Nicoletti, a fourth-generation butcher, chef and author, learns the craft, practice, and philosophy of each dish and the stories of the people cooking them. In this episode, we learn how Los Tacos No. 1 in New York City builds its famous trompo with layers of adobo-marinated pork shoulder that’s then shaved off and stacked high on homemade tortillas for one of the city’s best tacos. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All…

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Nikkei is a Japanese-Peruvian Mashup Born From Migration – Close To Home

In Close to Home, Michelle Zauner, an author and the singer of Japanese Breakfast, explores the results of migration on cuisine, and the personal experiences and community that are tied into the merging of food cultures. As cooks try to replicate familiar dishes in foreign homes, they rely on what’s around them. But by tying in techniques, ingredients, and sensory memories from their places of origin, they create new, hybrid cuisines. In this episode, Michelle meets with Mina Newman, executive chef of Sen Sakana in NYC, to talk about Nikkei…

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How One Food Truck Gives a Sense of Home – Street Food Icons

At Divine Flavored Nigerian Food Truck, Godshelter and Bisola Oluwalogbon serve Nigerian cuisine outside the Nigerian Consulate in Midtown Manhattan. Their most popular dish is their goat meat jolloff rice, but they also make local specialities like moimoi, gizzdodo, efo elegusi, and peppered snail. Godshelter and Bisola grew up in Nigeria, and after meeting in Brooklyn in 2006, they started catering to the consulate out of their minivan. They’ve since expanded to a brick-and-mortar location and two food trucks. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full…

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Sushi Legend Masa is Secretly A Master Plate Designer

Welcome to IMMERSED, where we dive into the world of individuals so dedicated to their food-related passions and hobbies that one might even call them obsessed. In this episode, we discover that Masa Takayama, one of the world’s greatest sushi chefs, has been quietly designing the plates for his restaurant Tetsu for the past twenty years. Chef Masa has been doing this unbeknownst to many of his customers, and he writes his ideas on paper towel rolls, which he always carries with him. We sat down with Chef Masa at…

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How War Changed Korean Food Forever with Maangchi & Japanese Breakfast

In this series, Michelle Zauner, an author and the singer of Japanese Breakfast, explores the results of migration on cuisine, and the personal experiences and community that are tied into the merging of food cultures. As cooks try to replicate familiar dishes in foreign homes, they rely on what’s around them. But by tying in techniques, ingredients, and sensory memories from their places of origin, they create new, hybrid cuisines. In this episode, Zauner sits down with Sarah Lee, co-founder of Kimbap Lab, and Emily Kim, a YouTuber and author…

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The Lechon Master of the Bronx – Street Food Icons

Angel “Piraña” Jimenez has been serving his legendary Puerto Rican lechón, or roasted suckling pig, to the South Bronx for 20 years. He uses a traditional machete to cut his adobo-seasoned pork, before serving it with a roasted banana, pigeon pea rice, and garlic mojito sauce. Angel also makes Puerto Rican classics like beef pastelitos and shrimp mofongo. La Piraña Lechonera is only open on the weekends, as Angel works a day job fixing air conditioning units. Originally from Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, Angel immigrated to the United States as a…

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The Rules of Dumplings with Meyhem Lauren – Mind Your Manners

Meyhem Lauren sits down with dumpling expert Johnny Shek from Tim Ho Wan and dumpling novice Olivia Gattuso to learn the proper way to eat dumplings. The three discuss the art of making dumplings, how to tell the difference between fresh and frozen dumplings, and proper chopstick etiquette. From the subtle differences in dumplings to what exactly a soup dumpling is and how to eat it, Meyhem is your guide to all things stuffed dough. Check out 8 of our favorite dumpling recipes here: https://munchies.vice.com/en_us/article/a34mda/best-dumpling-recipes Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES…

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Taste and Pair Wine Like a Pro With Meyhem Lauren

Meyhem Lauren knows almost everything about everything, but there’s always room to learn more. Sommelier Alexis Percival from NYC’s Ruffian stopped by to educate us on how to choose the right bottle, pairing wine with food, and how to behave around a sommelier.Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full week early on our site: https://video.vice.com/en_us/channel/munchies Check out http://munchies.tv for more! Follow Munchies here: Facebook: http://facebook.com/munchies Twitter: http://twitter.com/munchies Tumblr: http://munchies.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/munchies Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/munchies Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/munchies More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

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Chef’s Night Out: Michelin Starred Thai Food and Burger Shacks with Lalito

Kia Damon, executive chef at Lalito and recent Florida transplant, discovers what makes NYC great, including classic food spots and swanky speakeasies, in this episode of Chef’s Night Out. New to New York City, chef Kia and friends head to Burger Joint, hidden behind the front desk of Le Parker Meridien Hotel, to start their night off with one of the best burgers in NYC. Then it’s off to Michelin-starred Thai restaurant Uncle Boons, followed by bespoke cocktails at Apotheke. A food tour of New York classics to make this…

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