In previous specials, Lidia Bastianich has explored the American immigrant experience through the revelry of the holidays, and embarked on a cross-country matrimonial odyssey. She has encountered stories of hard-won freedom, while traversing America with celebrity guests, and she has shared some of life’s milestones with diverse families and communities.
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In the uplifting special, Lidia Celebrates America: Holiday for Heroes, Lidia meets with veterans who reflect on their service. Each discusses their longing to be reunited with family during holidays, the challenges and sacrifices of their work, and the pride they take in having defended our country. Together, they create a distinct image of the diversity of the United States military.
For celebrity chef, author and restaurateur Lidia Bastianich there is no place like home – especially at Christmas, her favorite time of year. In this intimate, hour-long documentary special, Lidia celebrates her native Italian holiday traditions, along with the traditions of six celebrity guests. Watch this multi-faceted documentary about the culinary traditions that make up America.
Chef Lidia Bastianich continues her cross-country journey of the United States experiencing the exuberance of American culture through food. This time she shares, with four families, special rites of passage marking some of the most meaningful moments in life’s journey.
Lidia Bastianich sets out on a compelling new adventure, traveling across the country with celebrity guests to celebrate diversity and explore moving tales of hard-won freedom.
Lidia Bastianich explores America’s rich cultural heritage as seen through the lens of its wedding ceremonies and the special foods and traditions associated with them.
Four holidays, four very different tables and traditions. Join celebrity chef and culinary author Lidia Bastianich as she travels across America in a celebration of culture through food.