For Eddie Huang, food is a way to grab hold of the world and see what happens. In Huang's World (starting 8.30pm March 26 on SBS VICELAND), the former lawyer turned restaurant owner, cook and author travels the globe eating, discovering what life's really like for the locals - and saying what he thinks.
Here's what you can expect in Season 1:
Eddie Huang heads home to spend Chinese New Year with his family and reflect on how the bizarre culture in Orlando, Florida has influenced his life and career.
Eddie spends a weekend drinking wine and embracing the culture in Burgundy, France and learns about the history of the region that makes some of the best wine in the world.
This week, he's travelling along the border of Mexico to learn about the dynamic between a developing country and a first world super power, and the cultural exchange between the two.
Eddie travels to Sicily to discover the ancient Arabic and African influence on Sicilian culture and cuisine; and finds a new wave of immigrants changing Sicily once again.
This week, he goes 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.
Eddie heads to his parents homeland and explores the complex history of the Taiwanese people to try and understand his own cultural identity as a Chinese-Taiwanese-American.
Eddie Huang travels to China with his parents and discovers the most important dish of his life: Red cooked pork. He also does kung fu training with monks, eats at a 100-year-old restaurant known for squid-juice dumplings, and ponders what it means to be a child of immigrant parents.
In Jamaica, Eddie to learn about the country’s economic struggles after its independence from Britain in 1962, and what it means to be free in a developing country.