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Kimchi Chronicles


Join Marja Vongerichten & Jean-Georges Vongerichten on Kimchi Chronicles; part travelogue, part food fantasy and part documentary of self-discovery as she explores and celebrates a cuisine and a culture committed to the age-old practice of taking something ordinary and making it extraordinary. A Korean born, American raised woman who reunited with her Korean family as an adult, Marja’s remarkable life story will be told throughout the series.
  • Kimchi Chronicles - The Kimchi Chronicles Conclude, Ep 113

    Kimchi Chronicles - The Kimchi Chronicles Conclude, Ep 113

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    The episode begins in the ethereal countryside where Marja spends a day with the Alice Waters of Korea and learns the authentic way to make kimchi as well as holiday dishes to celebrate the new year. - Aired: 09/24/2011 - Season 1 Episode 13 - 25:05 - Rat

  • Kimchi Chronicles - The Street Food Chronicles, Ep 112

    Kimchi Chronicles - The Street Food Chronicles, Ep 112

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    Just like the entire continent of Asia, street food is hugely popular in Korea and many of the most beloved dishes in the country come from street carts and stands. - Aired: 09/17/2011 - Season 1 Episode 12 - 25:06 - Rated: TV-G

  • Kimchi Chronicles - The Pork Chronicles, Ep 111

    Kimchi Chronicles - The Pork Chronicles, Ep 111

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    On this episode, Marja, her dear friend, the actress Heather Graham, and an expert food blogger named Daniel eat classic pork barbeque at Heukdonga restaurant in Seoul made with Jeju’s famous black pigs. - Aired: 09/10/2011 - Season 1 E

  • Kimchi Chronicles - The Noodle and Dumpling Chronicles, Ep 110

    Kimchi Chronicles - The Noodle and Dumpling Chronicles, Ep 110

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    Like an Italian with a bowl of spaghetti or tortellini, a Korean eating a heap of noodles or dumplings is a satisfied customer. In Korea, slurping is not only permitted, it’s considered a compliment to the cook. - Aired: 08/31/2011 - Season 1 Episode 10

  • Kimchi Chronicles - The Chicken Chronicles, Ep 109

    Kimchi Chronicles - The Chicken Chronicles, Ep 109

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    Beginning in Andong, the spiritual capital of Korea, Marja participates in the area’s festive masked dance ritual and learns about the local salted mackerel before getting into jjimtak, Andong’s real knockout speciality - Aired: 08/27/2011 - Season 1

  • Kimchi Chronicles - The Seoul Food Chronicles, Ep 108

    Kimchi Chronicles - The Seoul Food Chronicles, Ep 108

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    The best of South Korea’s capital city, The Seoul Food Chronicles cover everything from royal court cuisine to late-night drinks and snacks consumed exclusively in pop-up tents. - Aired: 08/20/2011 - Season 1 Episode 8 - 25:07 - Rated: TV-G

  • Kimchi Chronicles - The Fish Chronicles, Ep 107

    Kimchi Chronicles - The Fish Chronicles, Ep 107

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    Marja visits Sokcho, where most of her Korean family resides, to visit Dapeo port early in the morning to see the gigantic octopus come ashore and later eats a memorable meal of simply grilled shellfish in a seaside restaurant. - Aired: 08/07/2011 - Seaso

  • Kimchi Chronicles - The Beef Chronicles, Ep 106

    Kimchi Chronicles - The Beef Chronicles, Ep 106

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    Marja and her friends, food experts Diana and Jennifer, enjoy bulgogi in Seoul and then Marja eats it again in Andong, the spiritual capital of Korea, at a restaurant that produces thousands of ceramic jars of deonjang, - Aired: 08/06/2011 - Season 1 Epis

  • Kimchi Chronicles - The Bean Chronicles, Ep 105

    Kimchi Chronicles - The Bean Chronicles, Ep 105

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    On The Bean Chronicles, Marja travels to Chodang to see artisinal tofu get made the old-fashioned way with fresh soybeans and ocean water and then enjoys a four course tofu meal with fresh tofu, each preparation completely distinct. - Aired: 07/30/2011 -

  • Kimchi Chronicles - The Seafood Chronicles, Ep 104

    Kimchi Chronicles - The Seafood Chronicles, Ep 104

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    Diving into one of the most amazing Korean traditions, Jean-Georges visits with the haenyos of Jeju Island, true mermaids who free-dive for seafood off the rocky coast. - Aired: 07/09/2011 - Season 1 Episode 4 - 25:04 - Rated: TV-G

  • Kimchi Chronicles - The Jeju Chronicles, Ep 103

    Kimchi Chronicles - The Jeju Chronicles, Ep 103

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    Jean-Georges teams of with the Julia Child of Jeju Island, the Hawaii of Korea and a veritable garden of Eden. They shop for ingredients at the sprawling 5-Day Market and bring it all back to an authentic folk village. - Aired: 07/16/2011 - Season 1 Episo

  • Kimchi Chronicles - The Rice Chronicles, Ep 102

    Kimchi Chronicles - The Rice Chronicles, Ep 102

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    Rice, the bread and butter of the Korean table is explored from Busan, Korea’s second largest city, all the way to Seoul. Along the way, Marja and her dear friend, the actress Heather Graham, learn about instant rice, tteok and visit Bibigo. - Aired: 07

  • Kimchi Chronicles - The Kimchi Chronicles Begin, Ep 101

    Kimchi Chronicles - The Kimchi Chronicles Begin, Ep 101

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    An introduction to the basics of Korean cooking starting with, of course, kimchi. Kimchi is the cornerstone of Korean cuisine. Jean-Georges and Marja are joined in the kitchen by their real-life neighbors, actors Hugh and Deb Jackman. Join Marja Vongerich

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