Somewhere South

Somewhere South: How Do You ‘Cue? (Full Episode)

May 1, 2020 - Posted in Home
cornbread

(Episode #106) Southerners are particular about the way they cook and eat barbecue. No dish says eastern North Carolina more than the region’s signature whole hog barbecue; however, the art of cooking meat over fire and smoke is one shared by all cultures. On a tour of...

Somewhere South: It’s a Greens Thing (Full Episode)

April 24, 2020 - Posted in Home
Vivian Howard selecting greens

(Episode #105 - April 24, 2020) Vivian is invited to the annual homecoming celebration held by the Lumbee Indians in southeastern North Carolina. There Vivian is introduced to the Lumbees’ famous collard sandwich and gets the chance to see the unique way they fix their...

Somewhere South: What a Pickle (Full Episode)

April 17, 2020 - Posted in Home
Chef Vivian Howard learns about pickles

(Episode #104) Vivian is tapped to give a lecture on the wide world of pickles at the first ever Chow Chow Festival in Asheville, N.C. Her turn as a pickle professor sparks a deeper look at the funk and acidity that fermented or vinegar pickles bring to most meals and how...

Somewhere South: Dumpling Dilemma (Full Episode)

April 10, 2020 - Posted in Home
Chef Ed Lee shows chefs Ashleigh Shanti and Vivian Howard how to make dumplings.

(Episode #103 - Watch Full Episode ) While cooking a charity dinner with Southern-Korean chefs, Vivian spins out her version of French gnocchi to be served alongside Asian dumplings descended from the Chinese royal court tradition. During their discussion, the chefs realize...

Somewhere South: Porridge for the Soul (Full Episode)

April 3, 2020 - Posted in Home
Porridge for the Soul

(Episode #102 - Watch Full Episode ) Vivian heads to Charleston, S.C. to cook a special dinner honoring the late pioneering African American chef, Edna Lewis. At the event, she serves grits, the simple Southern staple among the many foods Lewis famously exalted. While in...

Somewhere South: American as Hand Pie (Full Episode)

March 26, 2020 - Posted in Home
Follow Vivian as she learns the historical ties between hand pies, labor and migration.

(Episode #101 - Watch Full Episode ) Across American history, waves of immigrants came to the United States to do the hard work of building America’s infrastructure and toiling in its industries. And when they got hungry, they needed filling, mobile food that could be taken...

"Somewhere South" with Vivian Howard premieres March 27

March 9, 2020 - Posted in Home by Don Godish
Vivian Howard with Chef Mashama Bailey

Host and award-winning chef Vivian Howard takes viewers on a culinary tour of the South through cross-cultural dishes that appear on every neighbor’s table. In six one-hour episodes, chef and author Vivian Howard digs deeper into the lesser known roots of Southern food,...

SOMEWHERE SOUTH, A New Series with Award-Winning Television Host and Chef Vivian Howard

October 23, 2019 - Posted in Home by Don Godish
SOMEWHERE SOUTH host and chef Vivian Howard with Chef Mike Lee

PREMIERES MARCH 27, 2020 at 9:00 p.m. Celebrity chef, author and restaurateur Vivian Howard, who previously hosted the award-winning series A CHEF’S LIFE, returns to PBS in SOMEWHERE SOUTH . The new six-part series is a culinary tour, exploring dishes that are uniting...