Season 1

Signature Dish discovers and reveals the standout dishes at a wide array of the region’s best restaurants, from the latest dining hot spots to strip-mall eateries serving up authentic global cuisines. In this new 12-part series, host Seth Tillman takes viewers on a culinary journey around the D.C. area, one “must-have” dish at a time.

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Signature Dish

Middle East Feast

Lamb shank stew; molokheya; shawarma pit

Middle East Feast

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Signature Dish

European Classics

Chateaubriand (French), Scacce (Italian), Jägerschnitzel (German)

European Classics

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Signature Dish

Korean Flavors

Seafood scallion pancake; soy marinated short ribs; Korean fried “chicken” (fried tofu)

Korean Flavors

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Signature Dish

A Taste of Mexico

Rudy’s Sampler birria tacos; red mole; tuna tostadas

A Taste of Mexico

Video thumbnail: Signature Dish Next Level Sandwiches

Signature Dish

Next Level Sandwiches

Nim Ali’s Transmetro Shukos; Open Crumb’s fried chicken sandwich; The Fight Club sandwich

Next Level Sandwiches

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Signature Dish

Southern Comforts

Duck jambalaya; smoky brisket and bone marrow mac & cheese; BBQ spare ribs

Southern Comforts

Video thumbnail: Signature Dish Seafood Standouts

Signature Dish

Seafood Standouts

Seth explores delectable meals from under the sea at FishScale, Pio Pio and Rasika.

Seafood Standouts

Video thumbnail: Signature Dish West African Cuisine

Signature Dish

West African Cuisine

Goat equsi-Ghanaian stew; Yassa chicken-Senegalese chicken; ebbeh-Gambian seafood stew

West African Cuisine

Video thumbnail: Signature Dish Masters of Spice

Signature Dish

Masters of Spice

Muu som (fermented pork); junglee laal maas (goat curry); steamed fish with peppers.

Masters of Spice

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Signature Dish

Caribbean Favorites

Jerk chicken wings; chuleta kan kan (fried pork chop); curried beef roti.

Caribbean Favorites

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Signature Dish

Southeast Asian Specialties

Ohno knauk swe (coconut chicken noodle soup); lechon roast pork belly; fish head curry .

Southeast Asian Specialties

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Signature Dish

Cooking with Fire

Wagyu beef brisket; “The Hot Mess” white pizza; Spiced lamb shoulder.

Cooking with Fire