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  • Somebody's gotta get pregnant on this show.

  • >> Yeah. >> Pregnant?

  • >> Somebody's gotta get pregnant.

  • This is the, somebody, did he tell you?

  • This is VICE Media,

  • somebody's gotta get pregnant.

  • We go to different ethnic neighborhoods and

  • we make babies.

  • That's what we do. >> You have a cute baby.

  • Cute baby.

  • >> Dude, I mean, that could be a baby,

  • I can see this baby.

  • >> Ten points. There we go.

  • [MUSIC].

  • >> I'm getting mine, mine, mine.

  • [MUSIC]

  • >> Yeah I was mad excited about Persian LA,

  • came out here, thought I'd like,

  • run into the Iron Sheik at the grocery store,

  • cop some Plutonium on the corner,

  • catch a afternoon Saffron rainstorm.

  • [MUSIC]

  • Wassup?

  • All right.

  • So when you lost in Persian LA,

  • head to the fucking rug store,

  • find your neighborhood friendly Persian.

  • >> Right. >> This is Nima Nabavi,

  • world famous.

  • >> Pleasure.

  • >> Thank you for- >> No doubt, man.

  • >> Showing us around this neighborhood.

  • [MUSIC]

  • So what, what is it that makes Persian rugs so

  • special?

  • >> The main thing is a lot of them take like,

  • it would be like ten years to make.

  • >> One rug?

  • >> Yeah one rug and.

  • >> So this was a dude's decade.

  • How much is like one of these?

  • >> Honestly if this was under 25 grand I'd be

  • kinda surprised.

  • >> 20, this is a car.

  • >> We'll ask them but I'm pretty sure.

  • >> This is, this is college.

  • >> Yeah, yeah this

  • is a big >> Wow.

  • >> Deal.

  • >> I'm gonna get on

  • this rug game because you know

  • a lot of people got the sneaker game.

  • The cars.

  • >> Rug game where it's at, man.

  • >> Wanna be futuristic with your pimp game.

  • >> Lebron's right there.

  • >> Persian rugs.

  • Are those peacocks or phoenix?

  • What, what bird is, what is, like, the bird?

  • >> They're big cocks, cuz

  • that's what we're known for.

  • >> Big, oh wow.

  • Pause.

  • So this is like a car dealership.

  • Like, somebody sells a rug.

  • Like, a $25,000 rug, that's their month.

  • >> Yeah. >> They don't got no

  • doughnuts in here though, huh?

  • No doughnuts and coffee?

  • >> No.

  • I got a baklava and tea.

  • What is the food in this neighborhood though?

  • I mean generally the stereotype is kabob and

  • rice and all that, which is dope.

  • >> I seen it!

  • >> But I wanted to

  • take you to a spot that it's a sandwich spot.

  • [MUSIC].

  • This area is officially Persian Square.

  • And they picked this spot because the sandwich shop

  • we're about to go to is the first

  • Persian establishment in the area, so-

  • >> Nice, history. Been around since 74.

  • >> So let's go peep it out.

  • [MUSIC].

  • >> They got the brain out on front street.

  • You see this?

  • What kind of brain is that, cow brain?

  • >> sheep. I think you should hit

  • the brain.

  • I'm gonna get the tongue.

  • >> Try a little bit, though.

  • >> I'll try a little bit.

  • [MUSIC]

  • >> This here's the brain.

  • >> That's the brains, and two tongues.

  • >> Yes.

  • >> What do you think?

  • >> Delicious, tender.

  • >> Yeah, right?

  • This tongue.

  • >> Yeah.

  • >> Feels like I'm at Second Avenue deli, man.

  • Like really, really juicy.

  • >> Legit, right.

  • >> Yeah, and the pickles, these types of

  • pickles that you get in like Lebanese food.

  • >> Yeah. >> Persian food.

  • It's like the tarter sour,

  • funky, thin pickles.

  • [MUSIC]

  • >> You know, it's almost time for

  • the brain, right?

  • >> You first, dude.

  • You know what brain looks like fo me?

  • It's like mammal oysters.

  • I'm not even gonna front.

  • I do it for y'all. >> You'll only be eating

  • brain sandwiches for the rest of your life, watch.

  • >> Here's the thing. This is it

  • with all the gag foods.

  • I have no problem eating it.

  • >> Yeah. >> Sweetbreads, whatever.

  • My thing is just, it's never like.

  • Amazing.

  • >> That's what I was saying.

  • >> It's never eventful.

  • I'm like this is all hyping.

  • That's why I don't bug out

  • over like freak food like.

  • >> Well a lot of it too is like,

  • a lot of these cultures it was really like.

  • >> They enjoy it.

  • >> Well it's not even that.

  • It's like, hell we killed a sheep and

  • we eat every part of it.

  • Like my dad will come here and

  • like swear like he loves it.

  • >> What do you got next?

  • >> Yo, next up we're gonna go

  • have some real Persian ice cream man.

  • >> Dope. >> Some real, real shit

  • you've never tried.

  • >> Persian ice cream shop, I'm ready kid.

  • >> All right man. [MUSIC]

  • >> Let's see this saffron.

  • I'm getting saffron.

  • I already decided.

  • >> Did you?

  • >> Yeah.

  • I will try this frozen high fiber sorbet.

  • >> There you go. >> Can I do it with

  • like the flavors, like I put it together or no?

  • >> Oh yeah, that's how it comes is this way.

  • >> Oh good. Are a lot of

  • persons lactose intolerant?

  • >> Yeah. >> Cuz

  • that is a epidemic in my neighborhood.

  • The milk farters,

  • a lot of milk farters in China town.

  • Thank you.

  • >> Well you're gonna grow a unibrow right now.

  • >> I think my dick just got bigger.

  • This is like y'alls shark's fin.

  • >> Yeah. >> You know what I mean?

  • Score 1,500 grandpa will take you out for

  • some saffron ice cream.

  • >> There you go.

  • >> Yo so.

  • We ate sandwiches, we looked at rugs-

  • >> True. >> We ate ice cream.

  • >> Yes sir.

  • >> How would a Persian end this?

  • >> Definitely gotta have some hookah.

  • >> Okay. >> So there's

  • a spot up here.

  • >> Yeah. >> It's called

  • Habibi Cafe, we should go up there-

  • >> Yes.

  • >> Meet some homies and.

  • >> Yes. >> Get some smoke in.

  • >> Okay.

  • [MUSIC]

  • Eddie, nice to meet you.

  • >> Edgar >> Eddie, Ed,

  • you're Edgar, you're Edgar, amazing, sexy.

  • It's nice, I like this, I like this.

  • [MUSIC]

  • Where're you from?

  • We're all Persian.

  • >> All Persian.

  • >> I'm glad y'all came cuz otherwise these Vice

  • viewers would have thought all

  • Persians were dudes with unibrows, right?

  • >> Yes. >> Pretty much.

  • [MUSIC]

  • Oh, wow.

  • He did put milk in the base.

  • >> I told you.

  • >> Damn. >> Oh, it's an apple.

  • >> I did that in highschool when I

  • couldn't buy pipes.

  • We were like, what do Persians do?

  • And he was like meet me at the rug shop,

  • then we're gonna go get sandwiches.

  • Then we're gonna eat ice cream, I was like dude.

  • >> Okay those are three things that I've

  • never done in my life.

  • >> The thing everyone wants.

  • >> We went to Persian LA,

  • it's like a good three to five blocks.

  • But it's really like a book store,

  • a music store,

  • an ice cream shop, a rug shop, a sandwich shop.

  • You know a collection of

  • business is not necessarily a community.

  • You need the people in

  • there you need like the vigor,

  • you need the energy you need the sounds.

  • You need the flavors.

  • [MUSIC]

  • You wish that this culture would plant their

  • flag a little deeper in LA.

  • [MUSIC]

  • >> Whoo-hoo!

  • >> Whoo! >> Next up on Fresh Off

  • the Globe.

  • >> This fucking salsa is so spicy, man.

  • [LAUGH].

  • Munchies >> Mm.

  • >> Hell, yeah.

  • >> That chili sauce is some fuego,

  • I'm not doing that.

  • My ass would be on fire by like 7 p.m.

  • Oh, my God.

  • [MUSIC]

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