— Join chef Dan Hong in his kitchen where he cooks up global street food favorites in The Streets with Dan Hong, 8pm Thursdays from 4 August on SBS Food and streaming free on SBS On Demand. For recipes and more head to the program page. —
Dan Hong has worked in some of the most prestigious restaurants in Australia. He began his career in the kitchen of his family’s Vietnamese restaurant chain, Thanh Binh in Sydney, before joining a list of elite Sydney restaurants including Longrain, Marque, Tetsuya’s and the Bentley Restaurant.
Over the course of the series Dan will hit all corners of the globe, shining a light on the dishes we all love to eat. Packed with great cooking tips along the way, this fast-moving series will take you on the ultimate culinary journey…let’s hit the streets!
Airs 8pm Thursday 4 August2022 on SBS Food
Water, cornmeal, salt… Dan explores a South American classic, the arepa, then adds his twist by pairing it with South Asian favours. Dan then creates a Singaporean favorite and puts a new spin on the iconic Hawker Hall staple. Finally, Dan layers crispy chips, gravy and cheese curd to create Canada’s most iconic street food, the poutine.
Airs 8pm Thursday 11 August2022 on SBS Food
Dan shows us how easy it is to make the Hong Kong favourite, siu mai, delicious dumplings made with yellow wrappers topped with orange crab roe. He then turns his attention to the USA by turning the humble cheeseburger we all know and love into the ultimate spring roll. Finally, Dan puts a cheesy twist on a favorite Indian street food, the samosa.
Airs 8pm Thursday 18 August2022 on SBS Food
Tacos made of ground beef and hard shells will be a thing of the past once you see Dan prepare a classic steak taco with a vibrant green sauce. That’s before he gives the humble taco a Vietnamese twist. He then explores a Korean favourite, tteokbokki, chewy rice cakes coated in a sweet, spicy red sauce. Finally, Dan explores the punchy flavors of Caribbean street food by creating the ultimate jerk chicken noodle soup.
Airs 8pm Thursday 25 August2022 on SBS Food
Dan explores one of Taiwan’s most popular street foods, crispy fried chicken. Zesty flavors of Peruvian ceviche are showcased as Dan prepares some of the freshest street food around, before adding a tropical flavor with his coconut ceviche. Dan wraps things up with a flavorful martabak: spiced meat wrapped in pastry, folded and pan-fried until crispy and golden – it’s no wonder this is a street food favorite from Java to Jakarta and beyond.
Airs 8pm Thursday 1 September2022 on SBS Food
Dan whips up one of his favourites, zha jiang mian, a quintessential Northern Chinese dish of fried noodles topped with a rich sauce. Next it’s crusty baguettes filled with succulent meats, crunchy salads and sweet pickled vegetables in Dan’s take on Vietnam’s – Dan Banh Mi. Then Dan perfects sugar dusted, crispy churros, dipped in rich chocolate of course, before turning the sweet dessert into an incredible flavor starter-salt and vinegar churros.
Airs 8pm Thursday 8 September2022 on SBS Food
Dan prepares a beloved Thai street food, pad krapow, and shows how quick and easy it is to make at home. He then turns his attention to a Middle Eastern classic, the smokey, spiced lamb kofta. Finally, it’s off to Germany where the most popular food sensation on the streets would have to be the king of sausage snacks, the currywurst.
Airs 8pm Thursday 15 September, 2022 on SBS Food
Dan kicks things off with an Argentinian choripan, grilled chorizo slathered in a herby chimichurri sauce and served on crusty bread. He then sweetens things up with the joyous layers of wild colors and flavors that build halo-halo, the ultimate Filipino summer treat. And finally, it’s a world-class dumpling with Poland’s classic pierogi.
Airs 8pm Thursday 22 September2022 on SBS Food
Dan shows us the secrets to the delicious Katsu Sandwich. Then an Italian favorite as Dan prepares classic Sicilian arancini filled with a rich ragu and oozy mozzarella. And to finish things off Dan fires up the wok to serve up a South East Asian classic, the sweet and smokey char kway teow.