In No Passport Required, Samuelsson will venture across the United States, exploring culinarily-rich neighborhoods as he goes. His itinerary includes the Ethiopian section of D.C. and the Vietnamese community in New Orleans, Variety notes. The formula Eater is employing here is reminiscent of the one Anthony Bourdain has used to become a household name. Even the titles are similar: Samuelsson's show is No Passport Required, while one of Bourdain's first forays into TV was titled No Reservations.
Vox Media, which has already established an expansive lineup of digital content and secured $200 million in funding from NBCUniversal, has recently increased its investment in long-form content. To execute that strategy,