Spring is upon us in the Washington, D.C. area! As the weather warms up, we shelve our soups and casseroles for lighter, cooler options. This April on WETA, we're sharing the best of the best spring and summer foods with you: hot dogs, sandwiches, and ice cream. In addition to these favorite foods, WETA is proud to announce the premiere of our brand new local documentary, Pizza in Washington on May 7 at 8:00pm! Read on for more information about these delicious shows and watch the very first preview of Pizza in Washington!
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It’s time to fire up the grills as warmer weather moves into the Washington, D.C. area and that means a run to the store for the all American classic; the hot dog. A Hot Dog Program explores the life of these sausages, from the way they’re made to their mass consumption in hot dog eating contests. Can’t decide which condiment is your favorite? Check out some popular pairings like mustard and sauerkraut or chili and cheese. Tune in for all things hot dog to kick off this year’s season of barbequing!
A Hot Dog Program airs Monday, April 8 at 9:00pm on WETA TV26 & HD.
One food most people can agree on is the sandwich; with so many variations, there’s always something for everyone. But would you try The Elvis? Peanut butter, banana and bacon? Or what about the St. Louis style sandwich made with pig ears and snouts? Check out the classic and some of the more unusual ingredients that find their way between two pieces of bread across the US, in Sandwiches That You Will Like.
Sandwiches That You Will Like airs Monday, April 15 at 9:00pm on WETA TV26 & HD.
The Food industry in the United States has
changed rapidly in the past few decades and POV’s Food, Inc. investigates how mass production of livestock and genetically modified crops are putting independent farmers out of business. As power is transferred into the hands of powerful corporations, is this new style of farming healthy or sustainable? Find out in the documentary that has helped create a rood revolution.
POV: Food, Inc. airs Sunday, April 21 at 12:30am on WETA TV26 & HD.
After a rough breakup, sometimes the only
cure is uncomplicated ice cream. But it’s not as simple as that- many years of hard work have gone into perfecting this comfort food. The Ice Cream Show takes viewers on a trip across the country in their hunt for the best scoops and we’ll meet manufactures and scientists who spend their lives dedicated to the frozen treat. Join us for this Ode to the Ice Cream, and be sure to have a pint of your favorite to enjoy during the show!
Ice Cream Show airs Monday, April 22 at 9:00pm on WETA TV26 & HD.
Hungry yet? We know just the solution; Pizza!
Next month WETA will premiere our local production Pizza in Washington, a brand new documentary about some favorite pizza places in the Washington, D.C. area. Filled with mouthwatering shots of fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and dough this program takes a look inside the pizzerias of our area. Check out the tease below for your first look at Pizza in Washington and be sure to join us for the premiere on May 7th at 8:00pm.
WETA's Pizza in Washington premieres Tuesday, May 7 at 8:00pm on WETA TV26 & HD.