25 October, 2020

Bobby Chinn

Chef and host of TLC’s premier series World Cafe on his passion for food

Bobby Chinn

So what’s your show featuring this season?

I just finished filming season three in the Middle East.

What kind of Indian food have you tried?

From the kitchens of Amritsar, my Indian culinary journey has taken me to Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Calcutta, Kerala and Mumbai.

What Indian dish do you really dig and why?

There are way too many dishes. However, if I could order only one dish in a restaurant, it would be a vegetarian thali.

How do you rate the food scene in India?

For regional Indian cuisine, it’s off the charts! As far as diversity of international food goes, it will take time to develop.

What is your fondest food memory?

Chicken noodle soup when I was sick at home on a cold rainy San Francisco day.

The best meal you’ve ever eaten?

I’ve had fantastic meals. Among my favourites are oyster omelettes on the streets of Penang,...



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