I know you’re sick of these $1 menu food shows and need season 3 of that “other show,” but we’re gonna do you one better and do what people say when they’re going to do better and do the same damn thing and call it something else.
Eddie spends an afternoon on Shenkeng Old Street soaking up deep-rooted local traditions. Next, he hits up the Randall Cunningham of stinky tofu restaurants, explores ancient Eastern medicine with cupping therapy, and kicks back with a tea ceremony.
Eddie’s trip to Taiwan brings him to the soy milk district, Yung Ho Doujiang, for a Taiwanese breakfast feast. Then he’s off to Normal University for a one-man cosplay fashion show before eating German sausage out of a toilet bowl.
In this episode of Huang’s World, Eddie heads back to Taiwan to get heavy into the heavy metal scene: face paint, screaming lessons, and furry pink pillows. Along the way, Eddie makes a quick pitstop to taste Taiwan’s famous “little snacks” in Gongguan.
Eddie rolls through Tehrangeles to shop for exorbitantly priced Persian rugs, eat brain and tongue sandwiches, and test out magical saffron ice cream before hitting Little Tehran’s most famed hookah spot.
In this episode, Eddie spends a Sunday afternoon with the Techniques lowriders club, riding around in their candy-painted cars, enjoying the California sun, and swapping barbecue secrets.
Eddie heads to East Los Angeles and links up with LA food truck king Roy Choi to eat corn tortilla tacos and talk about why they’ve both chosen to live the food life.
This family edition of Huang’s World brings you father-son hang time with Eddie and his dad in Taipei, Taiwan. The Huang men catch up over the most meticulously crafted dumplings in the world, and pay visit to Eddie’s grandpa’s resting place in Yang Ming Shan.
Eddie trips down to the Southern tip of the country to vibe with Taiwan’s burgeoning surf culture. He parties on the beach, almost gets eaten by the ocean, and then kicks back with some kiwi before heading back to Taipei.
Eddie revisits his homeland of Taiwan and gets hopped up on betel nut, gives a survey of his favorite delicacies at Shilin night market, and goes late-night fishing at a shrimping dive.
The girls of SF-based Vietnamese pop-up Rice Paper Scissors show Eddie their go-to local food spots, before grilling up octopus, drinking rice wine, and talking about how food is a gateway drug.
Eddie gets a fresh cut and hangs with local rap group The Jealous Guys, before heading off to Julez’s favorite Filipino joint. Also in this episode, Eddie dives into the art of the Mission burrito.
Eddie’s first stop in the Bay Area is Oakland, CA, where he hangs with a local biker gang to show hipsters how to shoot guns and hunt for rabbit.