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PBS No Passport Required: New Orleans

Tuesday, July 17 at 9-10:00 p.m. ET – “New Orleans”

New Orleans is known for being one of the most vibrant food cities in America, thanks in part to the Vietnamese community's culinary contributions. With Cindy Nguyen, NOLA's first Vietnamese councilwoman, Marcus learns about the essentials of the cuisine. Alongside Peter Nguyen and Tung Nguyen, he discovers how young chefs are taking culinary traditions and translating them for a new, multicultural generation. And as he takes in everything from pho and banh mi to Vietnamese iced coffee, Marcus also hears about how the BP oil spill and Hurricane Katrina impacted the community.

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