"Broken Bread" showcases inspiring people who make a difference in their communities through food. Entrepreneur, social activist and acclaimed chef Roy Choi takes viewers on a journey through his hometown of Los Angeles and beyond, exploring complex social justice issues while meeting inspiring individuals and organizations who use food as a platform for activism and a catalyst for change.

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Owning the Block
Episode
26:46
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Owning the Block

Owning the Block Roy meets Leimert Park residents using food to counteract gentrification.
Season 2 Episode 5
Community members celebrate "Hood Day" eating turkey tacos at Locol. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Episode
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 106
A mountain of food waste in a landfill. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Episode
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 105
Roy holds a cannabis bud. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Episode
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 104
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 103
Vegan grocer Olympia Auset assembles a box of fresh produce for a client. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Episode
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 102
Broken Bread - Transformation - Mar Diego - Primary
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26:44
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E1: Transformation

Roy explores the power of cooking to rehabilitate those on the margins of society and the organizations taking a chance on those who need it most.
Season 1 Episode 101
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