Our unscripted series “Family Style” wins gold at the 2020 Pro Awards for Best Multicultural/Lifestyle/Age-Targeted Campaign, beating HBO and Sean Comb’s music-oriented brand Revolt Media & Brand! “Family Style” is returning for Season 2 this September! You don’t want to miss what we’re serving up. Learn more here. See the full list of winners from […]
Back for Seconds
“Family Style” and the Foodie Fam cast invite you to pull up a chair and join our group of friends and celebrity guests to explore popular Asian food restaurants and cultural locales! This season showcases a diverse array of Asian chefs, celebrities, and foodies across multiple generations, sharing favorite recipes, traditions, and locations representing various Asian backgrounds. With episodes shot on location and also virtually, we address our continued need for connectivity with others and the importance of supporting the Asian community in these unprecedented times.
S2, E1 (11:45)
Amanda and Parvesh head to Âu Lạc LA to hang with DC Arrowverse heroes Osric Chau (“Crisis on Infinite Earths”) and Chantal Thuy (“Black Lightning”) to talk about what keeps them in HERO shape, and what eating clean means to them. We then catch up with Jim Lee, Chief Creative Officer of DC, to discover which superhero inspired him the most growing up.
S2, E2 (11:48)
Amanda and Gilbert join Shannon Lee, Bruce Lee’s daughter and CEO of the Bruce Lee Family Companies. Lee and the group meet at Warrior on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood to talk about her father’s legacy. We then hear Justin Lin’s story about working at his dad’s fish and chips shop as a boy. His father’s shop inspired his first short film, and he talks about the first time he was able to see his father outside of the shop during the day – away from the fluorescent lighting.
On The Side
S2, E3 (12:13)
We meet up with the Fung Brothers to feast on banchan at KJ Korean Tofu & BBQ, with a whopping 24 dishes, this place has one of the best spreads in all of Los Angeles! With kimchi being a staple banchan dish, we head to the Cosmos Kimchi factory to meet the family behind one of the largest kimchi manufacturers, and learn a little thing or two about fermentation.
S2, E4 (11:10)
Lana takes a drive in sponsor Toyota’s 2020 Highlander to E.P & L.P, an Asian fusion restaurant to meet Stacy and actor Ross Butler (“13 Reasons Why,” Shazam!). The conversation focuses on mixed-race individuals and the blending of cultures, history, and family traditions. From the Fijian Ceviche to the Alaskan King Crab, the cross of Chinese, Fijian, and Vietnamese meet California cuisine is the backdrop for conversations. We then meet back up with Shannon Lee and hear all about her fusion cuisine growing up!
All You Can Eat
S2, E5 (10:04)
It’s a never-ending feast in “All You Can Eat” when Gilbert and Lana meet up with Jimmy O. Yang at Shiki Seafood Buffet, one of the most well-known Asian buffets in Southern California. As they sit down with their first plate, they contemplate: why are buffets so popular in Asian communities? Food historian, David R. Chan, breaks down the Chinese buffet’s history and lets us know where the idea originated.
S2, E6 (10:25)
In the “Memories” episode, Anthony Ma, with his mother and young son, and Parvesh go to a traditional Taiwanese breakfast at Yi Mei Taiwanese in Monrovia, CA. The Taiwanese breakfast was a tradition in Anthony’s family, and now, as a new father, he wants his toddler son to share in the experience. Grandma Ma shares stories of growing up in a rural community in Taiwan while the quartet enjoys the delicacy of pork chop, corn, and a donut dipped in soymilk.
Family Style News
With new foods, new conversations, and new friends, this season of “Family Style” is bigger, tastier, and FAMLIER! We explore new diets and cuisine, as well as cooking meals at home! This season, we get to meet new guests Ross Butler (13 Reasons Why, Shazam!), producer Shannon Lee (Warrior), Jimmy O. Yang (Space Force), Danny […]
Featured on Deadline
On June 24th, Stage 13 partnered with the Warner Bros. employee group NAPA (Network for Asian Pacific Americans) to serve delicious meals from the Asian-owned restaurant Bone Kettle to the Asian Youth Center (AYC) in San Gabriel, CA! Family Style cast members Gilbert and Stacy helped serve 50 meals to the AYC Wednesday, in Stage […]
Stage 13 and Warner Bros. partner with local restaurant to donate meals to frontline healthcare workers
In early June, Stage 13 partnered with the Warner Bros. employee group NAPA (Network for Asian Pacific Americans) and the Asian-owned restaurant Bopomofo Cafe to donate meals to the Beverly Community Hospital in Montebello, CA! An initiative to support both the frontline healthcare workers and an Asian-owned restaurant, both of which have been hit hard […]