Todd invents a revolutionary new device called "the Dragon" that could change the way coffee is brewed by aficionados around the world. But as soon as word gets out, demand for the device skyrockets. There's only one country in the world that can reliably mass-produce Todd's complex glass design, Japan. Todd's mission takes him from the back streets of Tokyo to the remote valleys of the Chikurin-ji Mountains where he encounters everything from unconventional foods to bullet trains to robots. As one of the most notoriously eccentric places to conduct business on the planet, Todd has his work cut out for him in Japan to complete his cross-cultural deal.
Todd Carmichael's rum distilling venture hangs on finding an aged coffee.
Winds of change hit the Four Seasons Hotel, sending Todd to Tanzania for a mythical bean.
Todd must face-off with a mafia-like kingpin to return with the coffee.
Militants burn down a school in Uganda that Todd Carmichael helped build.
Todd crosses into totalitarian Myanmar to get his coffee home.
A challenge from Chef Mario Batali leads Todd deep into Brazil's Amazon.
A wildcard Russian pilot takes Todd deep into Nepal to seal an impossible deal.
Todd dodges Mexican cartels in search of a legendary coffee for a famous chef.
Todd heads to Colombia in search of the world's best coffee.