The Mind of a Chef

Preview | Season 5 Episode 5: Strip Malls

Trois Mec and Petit Trois can be found side-by-side in a Hollywood strip mall, nestled between a dry cleaners and a Yum Yum donut. Ludo’s restaurants and the dishes he creates for them embody the cultural mash-up and high/low flair that is the strip mall philosophy. Season 5 of THE MIND OF A CHEF premieres October 2016 on PBS (check local listings).

Preview | Season 5 Episode 5: Strip Malls


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