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Join chef Marcus Samuelsson on an inspiring journey across the U.S. to explore and celebrate the wide-ranging diversity of immigrant traditions and cuisine woven into American food and culture.

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Meet Aunt Leila at Oriental Mart


"Tita" Leila shows Marcus the ropes at Oriental Mart.

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Do You Know the History of Filipino Immigration?


After breakfast at Ludi's, a history lesson at the FANHS.

Andy Kozanian at Kozanian Ranch Market


Andy Kozanian explains uniquely Armenian foods, and shows Marcus how to make lavash.

The Yegiazaryans at Su-Boereg and Monta Factory


The Yegiazaryans explain their process for churning out 10,000 sini-monta per day by hand.

Ara Zada at Zorthian Ranch


Marcus learns how to make khash (cow-foot soup) from L.A. surfer and chef Ara Zada.

The Bacalhau Room at Portugalia Marketplace


Michael and Fernando Benevides show off the bacalhau storeroom at Portugalia Marketplace.

Candida Rosa at Izzy's Diner


Candida Rosa discusses forgotten Cape Verdean history over a hearty meal of jagacida.