Broken Bread

Owning the Block

Season 2 Episode 5

Roy breaks bread in Leimert Park with legendary artist and activist Chuck D, explores local businesses like Simply Wholesome and Harun Coffee with artist Six Sev, and meets with elders to find out how a neighborhood so rich in food, art, music and culture can counteract the forces of gentrification in the community.

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Full Episodes
Season
Tijuana
Episode
26:46
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Tijuana

Roy travels to Tijuana, experiencing a side of the city rarely portrayed in the media.
Season 2 Episode 6
Returning to Chinatown
Episode
26:46
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Returning to Chinatown

Roy returns to Chinatown and examines his role as a catalyst in its gentrification.
Season 2 Episode 4
Food as Resistance
Episode
26:46
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Food as Resistance

Roy meets Latino restaurateurs who are using food as a form of cultural preservation.
Season 2 Episode 3
From Seed to Table
Episode
26:46
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From Seed to Table

Roy meets with chefs and farmers leading the fight against the corporatization of food.
Season 2 Episode 2
The Future of Restaurants
Episode
26:46
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The Future of Restaurants

Roy and guests unpack deep-rooted exploitation and injustice in the restaurant industry.
Season 2 Episode 1
Community members celebrate "Hood Day" eating turkey tacos at Locol. | Still from "Broken Bread"
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26:40
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E6: Watts

Roy takes a head-on look at efforts to heal the social and economic wounds of Watts, acknowledging one of the oldest communities in Los Angeles as a mirror into ourselves and our future.
Season 1 Episode 6
A mountain of food waste in a landfill. | Still from "Broken Bread"
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26:42
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E5: Waste

Roy journeys from L.A. to Orange County to discover how non-profit innovators are tackling the problem of food waste.
Season 1 Episode 5
Roy holds a cannabis bud. | Still from "Broken Bread"
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26:31
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E4: Cannabis

Roy explores the issues of equality and the emergence of a new culinary landscape since the advent of legalized recreational marijuana.
Season 1 Episode 4
Food from "Making the Best of It" Pop-up | Still from "Broken Bread" Future
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26:42
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E3: Future

Roy explores future culinary landscapes looking forward to a world affected by climate change.
Season 1 Episode 3
Vegan grocer Olympia Auset assembles a box of fresh produce for a client. | Still from "Broken Bread"
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25:39
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E2: Access

Roy meets the individuals bringing healthy and affordable food options into South L.A. communities that lack access to fresh food.
Season 1 Episode 2
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