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SAVOR SAN DIEGO: Season 4: Exploring El Cajon

Host Su-Mei Yu (third from left) cooks a delicious meal with a refugee family who now calls El Cajon, Calif. home.
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Host Su-Mei Yu (third from left) cooks a delicious meal with a refugee family who now calls El Cajon, Calif. home.

Airs Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Join noted local cook, author and restaurant owner Su-Mei Yu as she explores and cooks her way around San Diego while sharing captivating tales of our culinary bounty on the Emmy-nominated series, SAVOR SAN DIEGO.

Host Su-Mei Yu (right) tours a local market with El Cajon local Renae (left).
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Host Su-Mei Yu (right) tours a local market with El Cajon local Renae (left).

In this episode, Su-Mei visits El Cajon, California and discovers this vibrant community's unique collection of middle eastern restaurants and markets.

Host Su-Mei Yu visits Sagmani's restaurant located at 478 W Douglas Ave., El Cajon, Calif.
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Host Su-Mei Yu visits Sagmani's restaurant located at 478 W Douglas Ave., El Cajon, Calif.

She also visits a non-profit organization called Yalla that provides invaluable academic services and support to the area's large population of children from refugee families.

Kids playing on the soccer field. Yalla, an after school program, uses soccer as the hook to prepare kids for college.
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Kids playing on the soccer field. Yalla, an after school program, uses soccer as the hook to prepare kids for college.

Visit SAVOR SAN DIEGO online for recipes from each episode.

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Episodes of SAVOR SAN DIEGO are available for online viewing after each broadcast. View all episodes from Seasons 1-3 on demand now!

SAVOR SAN DIEGO: Season 4 Preview