David, aided by Vietnamese restaurant owner Chu Ngo, dives into the tantalizing aisles of A Dong Asian supermarket in West Hartford. He then visits Lan Chi’s Vietnamese Restaurant in Middletown to experience the delights of Pho with restaurant owner Chu Ngo and other Vietnamese dishes while learning something of their culture and cuisine.
All the great outdoors builds host David Bibbey’s appetite for African American Soul food with friend and fellow ‘world music’ lover Mark Ingram. Mark meets David in Hamden at The Cast Iron Soul for ‘Breaking Bread’. David gets a lesson on what ‘soul food’ really means.
David breaks bread with State Troubadour and Simply Smiles Charity leader Kristen Graves. With part of their work based in Oaxaca, Mexico, Kristen knows well the Mexican culture and food, and brings David to her favorite family run authentic Mexican grocery and food store – Los Portales in Norwalk.
David and Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra visit an authentic Spanish restaurant, the award-winning Costa Del Sol. David breaks bread over paella in the company of Costa del Sol’s Galician Spanish family owners.
David Bibbey stops in at the Udupi Bhavan restaurant in Middletown, Connecticut for some delicious Indian cuisine.