Huang's World is a genre-bending venture into subculture through the lens of food. Raw, wild, and heartfelt, Eddie Huang gets down in the underbellies of cities around the world in search of what's cooking in their back alleys and underground spots. He's hunting rabbits with biker gangs in Oakland, eating seafood and surfing in Taiwan, hitting low-rider BBQs in East LA, and dining on rice and beans with your drug dealer’s grandmother in Miami.
In part two of Fresh Off the Boat - London Eddie takes us around the East End to have breakfast with former gangster Dave Courtney, get romantic with a sexy British photographer, and discuss the global phenomena of "hipsterdom."
In the final installment of Fresh Off the Boat - London, Eddie travels around the city with the young storytellers from Fully Focused, a youth-led media organization that aims to create a new image for London's misrepresented youth. He then joins them for their weekly Jerk Friday, where he munches on homemade jerk chicken and speculates about the ingredients of the very secret sauce.
In part one of Fresh Off the Boat - Moscow, Eddie takes his first shot of Russian vodka, chows down on some "communist dogs" with one of the few black Muscovites, and discusses the country's diverse generation of millennials and their evolving ideologies.Watch Now:iTunes
In part one of Fresh Off the Boat - London Eddie heads to Brick Lane, a historic enclave in East London that's home to Turks, Jews, and now Bengalis, to chow down on some tikka masala with a British twist. He then tries his hand at a game of cricket with a Pakistani cricket league and spits some real shit about the effects of British colonization and institutionalized Islamophobia in London.Watch Now:iTunes
In the second episode of our Taiwanese adventure, Eddie trips down to the Southern tip of the country to vibe with its burgeoning surf culture. He parties on the beach, almost gets eaten by the ocean, and then kicks back with some kiwi before heading back to Taipei.
Eddie kicks it with Julez of the Barber Gang, a crew of Filipinos who cut fades and liners in San Francisco's Little Manila. First Eddie gets a fresh cut and hangs with local rap group The Jealous Guys, before heading off to Julez's favorite Filipino joint to talk chicken adobo, and how sisig could become the next sushi. Also in this episode, Eddie dives into the art of the Mission burrito, giving you a locals only tour ending with him crowning his personal favorite.
Eddie links up with 2 Live Crew rapper Uncle Luke at Club Rolexx in Opa-Locka to taste Luke's pick of the best BBQ in town. Case and point, the cars lined up in the lot come more for the food than the girls. After eating sauced up St Louis ribs and smoked chicken, Eddie and the "Mayor of Miami" take a stroll down the street to another of Luke's hood favorites, the conch truck.
Eddie follows Chef Creole to the heart of Little Haiti where food is paramount to the neighborhood's steadfast Creole roots. The two stop at Creole's kitchen and trade techniques before grilling up a 100 lb pig and serving it up at the Dolphins tailgate. Bookending Fresh off the Boat's season finale, Creole's clan brings Eddie out on Biscayne Bay to barbecue steak and vibe out, Haitian style.
In this episode of Fresh Off The Boat, Eddie's trip to Taiwan brings him to the soy milk district, Yung Ho Doujiang, for a Taiwanese breakfast feast. Then he's off to Normal University for a one man cosplay fashion show before winding down with some slightly underwhelming German sausages served in a toilet bowl.
It's all about the historical for the last episode in Taipei. Eddie spends an afternoon on Shenkeng Old Street soaking up deep rooted traditions. He hits up the Randall Cunningham of stinky tofu restaurants, explores ancient Eastern medicine with cupping therapy on his thrown out back, and finally kicks back with a tea ceremony.
In the first part of Fresh Off the Boat - Shanghai, Eddie ventures into the heart of the city where he meets with Qiuxiang Wang, a humble street food vendor working to live in the city on her own terms. He spends time in her home, where she's constantly making grilled skewers, grabs a midnight snack at a popular nighttime market, and gets a glimpse into what life is like for those trying to keep homegrown markets alive.Watch Now:Amazon
In part two of Fresh Off the Boat: Shanghai, Eddie travels around the city with popular food writer Jenny Gao, where he starts his day with some poop-infused coffee, throws down in a good, old fashioned cook-off, and discuss how attitudes towards food have changed in China since the Cultural Revolution.Watch Now:Amazon
In part three of Fresh Off the Boat - Shanghai, Eddie spends his final day eating some quality breakfast dumplings, going undercover at a bootleg mall, and enjoying classic Chinese-American food in Shanghai while discussing what it was like growing as a Chinese-American in the USA.Watch Now:Amazon
In part three of Fresh Off the Boat - NYC, Chef Huang shows us a day in his life in Downtown Manhattan featuring friends and family from various aspects of his life.
In the Season 2 Finale of Huang's World, Eddie learns the subtleties of Sichuan cooking from master chef Yu, visits the sculpture factory of artist Deng Le, and climbs into a treehouse parlor to discover an appreciation for the delicate hand motions of Taiwanese tea-pouring. He also spends his time with different generations of Chinese families to discuss cultural preservation as China moves forward and becomes open to the rest of the world.
The United States is suffering through one of its most divisive, uncertain moments in history and as the majority of America watches their screens for self-fulfilling prophecies - those who are tired of watching, are mobilizing. Eddie arrives in Washington D.C. during the week of the inauguration to explore the District's own fight against adversity and the problems of these volatile times.Watch Now:Amazon
Eddie Huang travels to Istanbul to eat the diverse food of the region, and ends up experiencing first hand the changing religious landscape of a once cosmopolitan society.Watch Now:Amazon
In Miami, Eddie jumps on board the Bangbus for a drive through Hialeah with porn star Jada Stevens. Eddie takes Jada to Morro Castle for his favorite fritas before witnessing her make a few unsuspecting guys' days. Lives? Whatever. After work, Eddie and Jada wine and dine over Argentinian in South Beach and get real on the misconceptions of her career.
In the first part of the LA episode, Eddie rolls through Tehrangeles and shops for Persian rugs that cost as much as cars, eats brain and tongue sandwiches, and tests out magical saffron ice cream before ending the night at Little Tehran's most famed hookah spot.
Eddie Huang heads to his parents homeland and explores the complex history of the Taiwanese people.Watch Now:Amazon
Taiwan has a complex cultural blend embedded in its history that has given it a character unlike any other place in the world. In the first of three Fresh Off the Boat: Taiwan episodes, Eddie gets hopped up on betel nut, gives a survey at his favorite delicacies at Shilin night market, and goes late-night shrimping. We found ourselves in some interesting scenarios, and they all highlight the endearing sense of humor that pulsates through Taiwanese culture. If there’s one thing we came away with, it was that Taiwan knows how to have fun.
In this episode of Fresh Off The Boat, Eddie heads back to Taiwan to get heavy into the heavy metal scene - face paint, screaming lessons, and furry pink pillows. A long the way Eddie makes a quick pitstop to taste Taiwan's famous "little snacks" in Gongguan before debating the pros and cons of Taiwanese independence over a home cooked meal with local Metal group, CHTHONIC.
The Techniques have settled down since the old days of the infamous LA car club wars. Now they're family men, riding low with their kids sitting shot gun instead of a shotgun riding shot gun. In this episode, Eddie spends a Sunday afternoon with the club, riding around in their candy painted lowriders, enjoying the California sun, and swapping barbecue secrets.
Eddie links with LA food truck King, Roy Choi, in East LA to eat corn tortilla tacos and talk about how they've chosen to live the food life.
The family edition of Fresh off the Boat brings you father-son hang time with Eddie and his dad in Taipei. The Huang men catch up over the most meticulously crafted dumplings in the world, and pay visit to Eddie's grandpa's resting place in Yang Ming Shan.