• Miami, which has already aired, has this wonderful blend of Caribbean culture and Latin American culture and Southern American culture (talking about fried chicken). All those combine to make for a very very interesting array of ingredients, restaurants, and the chefs that come there. It also has great seafood, not to mention the glorious citrus that's there. And all those things inform what you do - and they should.

    "'Tangy, Tart, Hot & Sweet': Padma's Passport to Flavors". Interview With Brad Thomas Parsons, November 27, 2007.