John Shields, of public television's Chesapeake Bay Cooking, embarks on his latest culinary odyssey in COASTAL COOKING WITH JOHN SHIELDS. Over the course of this new 13-part series, Shields explores the cuisine of six United States coastal regions: the shores of the Gulf States, New England, the Mid-Atlantic, the Pacific Northwest, the West Coast and Hawaii. Shields is joined in the kitchen by a guests including Nathalie Dupree, Steven Raichlen and Michelle Bernstein, who specialize in each area's regional culinary and cultural traditions.
This series, produced by best-selling author and US Army veteran Wes Moore, tells the story of his search for answers to some of the most difficult questions facing vets returning from war. Moore's journey, spurred by the suicide of one of his oldest friends and a fellow officer, takes him into the personal lives of different soldiers as they attempt to reintegrate into society, establish new identities and -- for many -- find a new mission.