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SAVOR SAN DIEGO: Season 4: Indigenous Foods

Host Su-Mei Yu discusses native foods with Kristine Orosco and Stan Rodriguez at Sycuan, in El Cajon, Calif. Orosco is an indigenous ethnobotanist and Native Kumeyaay from the San Pasqual Band of Indians. Rodriguez is a singer from the Santa Ysabel Band of Diegueno Indians reservation in San Diego County.
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Host Su-Mei Yu discusses native foods with Kristine Orosco and Stan Rodriguez at Sycuan, in El Cajon, Calif. Orosco is an indigenous ethnobotanist and Native Kumeyaay from the San Pasqual Band of Indians. Rodriguez is a singer from the Santa Ysabel Band of Diegueno Indians reservation in San Diego County.

Airs Thursday, April 13, 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.

Native berries at the San Pasqual Reservation, San Diego County, Calif.
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Native berries at the San Pasqual Reservation, San Diego County, Calif.

"Indigenous Foods" - In this episode we'll explore various native foods and plants, and learn how the Kumeyaay used them for meal preparation and medicinal purposes in their culture.

Visit SAVOR SAN DIEGO online for recipes from each episode.

Host Su-Mei Yu prepares a delicious soup (pictured) with Marta Rodriguez and Kristine Orosco. Rodriguez is from the San Jose de la Zorra Kumeyaay community. Orosco is a Native Kumeyaay from the San Pasqual Band of Indians.
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Host Su-Mei Yu prepares a delicious soup (pictured) with Marta Rodriguez and Kristine Orosco. Rodriguez is from the San Jose de la Zorra Kumeyaay community. Orosco is a Native Kumeyaay from the San Pasqual Band of Indians.

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Episodes of SAVOR SAN DIEGO are available for online viewing after each broadcast. View all episodes from Seasons 1-4 on demand now!

SAVOR SAN DIEGO: Season 4 Preview