No Passport Required Season 2
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Hosted by renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson, No Passport Required takes viewers on an inspiring journey across the U.S. to explore and celebrate the wide-ranging diversity of immigrant traditions and cuisine woven into American food and culture. Each week Marcus — an immigrant himself — visits a new city to discover the dynamic and creative ways a particular community has made its mark. A vibrant portrait of America today, No Passport Required features musicians, poets, chefs, business owners, artists, community leaders and home cooks who have enhanced the nation’s culture and cuisine.

Continues Mondays at 9:00 p.m., starting January 20, on Nine PBS.

Episode Guide:


Seattle - Wednesday, December 18 at 10:00 p.m.
Join Marcus Samuelsson in Seattle to explore the influence of Filipinos on the city's food scene.

Los Angeles - January 20 at 9:00 p.m.
Explore Los Angeles with Chef Marcus Samuelsson as he discovers the city’s Armenian food and culture.

Houston - January 27 at 9:00 p.m.
Join Chef Marcus Samuelsson to explore the food and culture of Houston’s West African community.

Philadelphia - February 3 at 9:00 p.m.
Join Chef Marcus Samuelsson in Philadelphia where he delves into the city’s Italian food scene.

Las Vegas - February 10 at 9:00 p.m.
Join Marcus Samuelsson in Las Vegas to learn more about the city’s deep-rooted Chinese community.

Boston - February 17 at 9:00 p.m.
Visit Boston with Chef Marcus Samuelsson to learn about the region’s Portuguese food traditions.