He's come a long way from the life of drink and drugs that saw him have a heart attack in his 20s, but Matty Matheson is still a force of nature.
Episode 1- Rang's journey
Matty and Rang head to south Vietnam to visit the town where Rang grew up. Matty meets Rang’s family and learns the harrowing story of how Rang came to Canada.
Episode 2 - The French Connection
Matty and Rang head to Hanoi to check out Vietnam’s growing restaurant scene.
Episode 3 - Matty, son of bear
Matty investigates Quebecois culture through popular and unusual subcultures.
Episode 4 - Mardi Gras, a young man's game
Matty experiences two different takes on Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
Episode 5 - Kosher Montreal
Matty explores one of Canada’s oldest Jewish communities in Montreal, Quebec.
Episode 6 - The high cost of Arctic living
Episode 7 - Caribananas
Matty takes part in his first Caribana and learns about West Indian culture.
Episode 8 - Hardcore tailgaiting
Matty attends a legendary Buffalo football tailgate party for the first time.
SEASON 1 - now streaming on SBS On Demand
Canadian Chef Matty Matheson and his mentor Rang tour Matty's hometown, Fort Erie, Ontario and eat buffalo chicken finger subs. Matty thinks it's "the greatest invention since the steam engine". Rang is not convinced. Will he be happier with another stop for some chicken wings?
Get in the mood with Matty's recipe for Super-crispy fried chicken.
Matty's off to visit several farms and then do some cooking.
Matty heads to Winnipeg and, hosted by Ron and "Hot Rod" Cantiveros, learns how to make Longanisa sausages and cooks at a traditional Filipino Boodle Fight.
Matty travels to Portage La Prairie as a guest of their annual Pow Wow. He participates in a sweat lodge, and learns to Fancy Dance.
Matty meets Ivan Smith, the Bison Whisperer in Alberta and learns the ins-and-outs of raising bison.
It's time for a wild weekend of duck hunting and blowing stuff up.
Matty hits Nova Scotia for lobster fishing and visit chef Bryan Picard’s Bite House. On their way back to Halifax they hit a cheese farm for some award-winning Gouda.
Rang and Matty pick up where they left off in Episode One but this time in Newfoundland. The dynamic duo’s tour ends up with moose hunting.
For more on what's screening on the new SBS Viceland channel check the SBS Guide.