Turns out that that 2,500-year-old Chinese philosopher Confucius was actually…a foodie. Confucius Was A Foodie uncovers the fascinating traditions, philosophies and history of Chinese culinary culture and its surprising influence on food around the world. Exploring Chinese cuisines in North America, the culinary politics of Taiwan, the tasty richness of Hong Kong, and the blended flavors of South East Asia, host Christine Cushing finds connections to the gastronomic precepts of the great Chinese philosopher both ancient and modern.

Watch it tonight at 8pm on Create