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Watch: Marcus Samuelsson Eats His Way Through Miami’s Haitian Restaurants and Homes

The chef takes a tour of Little Haiti, where he tries griot, pate kode, soursop ice cream, and more

This week on No Passport Required, chef Marcus Samuelsson visits Miami, where he spends time with the city’s Haitian community. Samuelsson eats pate kode, fried pork called griot served with pickliz, black mushroom rice, and tropical ice cream in flavors like soursop and passionfruit.

He talks with chefs, journalists, business owners, artists, home cooks, and others who teach him about the culture, traditions, and history of Haiti and Haitian Americans in Miami. Throughout the episode, there’s a focus on the future as well as the past, as people think about how Little Haiti will grow and change as the city develops.

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