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Our Own Channel 2 Airs David Chang/Momofuku Series 11/9

opinionatedchef Nov 8, 2012 12:54 AM

In case you missed the recent NYTimes or Globe pieces, Tony Bourdain will be narrating a GBH 16 part series(1/2 hr.@), The Mind of a Chef, beginning Fri., tomorrow, night, 9-11pm.This first season will be all about David Chang.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/art...

  1. mcel215 Nov 8, 2012 02:34 AM

    Thanks op, just set my DVR to record the series. :)

    www.saffron215.blogspot.com

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      onigiri Nov 8, 2012 09:45 AM

      Thank you! Set the DVR so hubby can watch when he returns from a business trip. He will be thrilled!

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        T.Clark Nov 9, 2012 06:39 AM

        How was the show?

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          LStaff Nov 9, 2012 11:59 AM

          It was good. I'm pretty tired from all the time travel though.

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            Trumpetguy Nov 9, 2012 03:29 PM

            :)

        2. opinionatedchef Nov 9, 2012 11:10 PM

          Although it went way too fast (for those wanting to really absorb some of the technical techniques/info; thank heavens for rewind) I found the first 3 segments really interesting and lively. One thing that frustrates the heck out of me is that I have not been able to find out who WROTE it. It did not list writers in the credits (that i could see) and it isn't on IMDB yet. Does anyone know? The writers are also not mentioned in the NYTimes article or others I found through google. thx much.

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            Trumpetguy Nov 10, 2012 07:36 AM

            REALLY enjoyed this! Thanks for pointing this series out :)

            Its on now(noon Saturday), if anyone is interested :)

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              fragolino Nov 10, 2012 05:05 PM

              Thanks alot for the tip off- this sounds like a great series and I also enjoyed the first couple of episodes quite a bit. It's somewhat timely after reading about the popular ramen place in Cambridge Yume Wo Katare in another thread (where I just crushed a bowl after a 30 minute wait).
              Thread link is: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/873635

              The harvard lecture materials are available on:
              http://www.seas.harvard.edu/cooking/

              Finally, just wanted to add that you can catch episodes and previews online anytime at:
              http://video.pbs.org/program/mind-chef/
              You can buy DVDs of each episode, but I'm really sad that I can't just subscribe via iTunes or another digital service like that (which I'd happily pay for instead of streaming off their site).

              Looking forward to the next episode...

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                Bob Dobalina Nov 12, 2012 05:04 AM

                Thanks for the links - was having trouble finding them.

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            cookfood Nov 11, 2012 03:28 PM

            I have only watched the ramen episode, which made me crave ramen and I don't think that craving is going to be squelched anytime soon. It was serious food porn. and who doesn't love david chang. I cant wait to watch the other episodes.

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              gltsoi Nov 11, 2012 03:51 PM

              The ramen episode was awesome. I thought the ramen gnocchi was the coolest thing in the whole episode.

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              cookfood Nov 12, 2012 04:03 PM

              im determined to make the momofuku ramen broth next time I have some serious time off from work. David chang has become my hero with these shows.

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