Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations
Every traveler wants to try a crepe in Paris, gelato in Florence, Italy, or a po'boy in New Orleans. But how many really know where those dishes came from or how they are made? Andrew Zimmern digs into the not-to-be-missed legendary foods that define a location.
25 November at 4:00
Saturday, 25 November 2017 at 4:00
Hosted by renowned chef and culinary explorer Andrew Zimmern, this series features the not-to-be-missed foods that define a location. In this episode, Andrew is in Austin.
25 November at 4:30
Saturday, 25 November 2017 at 4:30
Hosted by renowned chef and culinary explorer Andrew Zimmern, this series features the not-to-be-missed foods that define a location. In this episode, Andrew is in Bogota.
25 November at 15:00
Saturday, 25 November 2017 at 15:00
Hosted by renowned chef and culinary explorer Andrew Zimmern, this series features the not-to-be-missed foods that define a location. In this episode, Andrew is in Portugal.
25 November at 15:30
Saturday, 25 November 2017 at 15:30
Hosted by renowned chef and culinary explorer Andrew Zimmern, this series features the not-to-be-missed foods that define a location. In this episode, Andrew is in Sicily.
25 November at 16:00
Saturday, 25 November 2017 at 16:00
Athens, Greece, is the birthplace of many culinary traditions and Andrew explores the classics; from stuffed grape leaves and spanakopita, to moussaka and real Greek yogurt, still made the way folks have done for generations.
Series 4 EPISODES (26)
Andrew digs into Brooklyn's iconic eats. The multicultural borough offers old-school relics like insanely juicy steak, perfect NY pizza, Jewish pastries swirled with chocolate, decadent cheesecake and Russia's take on ravioli.
Andrew unveils must-have eats in Birmingham, Alabama. This southern city cherishes soul food classics like fried catfish and hushpuppies, BBQ chicken slathered in sauce, crunchy fried green tomatoes and refreshingly cool pie.
3 San Diego
Andrew highlights San Diego's sun-soaked cuisine. The laid-back beach town is known for its Mexican-inspired fish tacos, octopus tostadas, Filipino chicken adobo, So-Cal monster burritos and a globally-loved hometown salad.
Andrew unveils Tucson's iconic desert edibles. The culinary oasis sizzles with frontier flavours from legendary sun-dried beef and deep-fried chimichangas to bacon-wrapped hot dogs, chili eggs and tantalising green corn tamales.
5 Cajun Country
Andrew digs into Cajun country's finger-licking staple dishes inspired by the area's French-speaking Acadian ancestors, including peppery boudin sausage, cayenne-spiked crawfish, iconic gumbo and crispy-fried frog legs.
Andrew explores the country classics of Nashville, such as hot chicken and cool chess pie. Other Music City mainstays range from savoury pork chops to heaven-sent biscuits smothered in gravy to barbecue juicy enough to make you sing!
Andrew explores Taipei's culinary classics, starting with Taiwan's national dish: beef noodle soup. He uncovers the city's best regional favourites like pork belly, oyster omelets, crab hot pot, pork dumpling soup and stinky tofu.
8 Ho Chi Minh City
Andrew reveals the cuisine that sets Ho Chi Minh City apart, from the city's favourite street food, snails, to the iconic bahn mi sandwich. The bustling town features savoury broken rice, fresh shrimp soup and crunchy spring rolls.
Andrew explores the favourite foods of Pittsburgh - home to a half-pound fish sandwich! A working-class town built on hearty recipes like kielbasa, stuffed cabbage and pierogi, Pittsburgh pride is served with fries on the side.
Andrew discovers the taste of Veracruz by sampling Arroz a La Tumbada, which includes a whole boiled octopus! He enjoys traditional favourites like chile relleno, picaditas and a towering seafood cocktail known as Vuelve a La Vida.
Andrew reveals the must-try foods of Managua. From a steamed beef dish called baho to the crispy pork skin-topped salad known as vigaron, traditional flavour is alive in Nicaragua's capital.
Andrew tastes the iconic flavours of Santiago, Chile, including asado a la parrilla, a towering platter of meat meant to be shared. Other dishes include pastel de jaiba with fresh crab, and chacarero, a pork loin sandwich.
Andrew samples the cosmopolitan cuisine of Vienna and enjoys Sachertorte, an Austrian dessert dating back to the 1800s! He also dines on schnitzel, frankfurter sausage and other classics enjoyed by emperors and commoners alike.
Andrew showcases Budapest's most loved foods. From classic stuffed cabbage and rich goulash to the mouthwatering Transylvania chimney cake and sponge cake trifle, Hungary's capital city is loaded with comforting dishes.
Andrew explores the food of Rome, including deep-fried artichokes, spaghetti alla carbonara and pizza tonda. Each dish has a history that dates back hundreds of years and has evolved into today's edible icons.
Andrew unveils the diverse delicacies of ultra-modern Dubai like marinated meat kababs, an Egyptian dish with roots to an ancient past and halwa, a rosewater-flavoured sweet known as a symbol of the region.
Old world classics are on the menu as Andrew reveals Cleveland's most iconic foods. Tasty dishes range from beer-battered fish and fried sauerkraut balls to a kielbasa sandwich topped with french fries known as the Polish boy.
Andrew brings us to Baltimore, a gritty city where the food is alive with original flavour. Hearty and unique favourites are featured, including local blue crab, tender pit beef and beloved chocolatey Berger cookies.
Andrew shows off classics from Edinburgh, Scotland. From the hearty Scottish breakfast and peppery haggis, to new favourite blue lobster and Scotch whisky, Edinburgh is a city of bold traditions that doesn't shy away from flavour.
Andrew Zimmern explores classic Danish dishes in the city of Copenhagen. From seafood prepared in the New Nordic style to classics like marinated crown herring and pan-fried meatballs, Copenhagen is bursting with unique flavours.
Andrew is highlighting the world-class eats of Vancouver, British Columbia, celebrating modern twists on old favourites from spot prawns, sushi and king crab to Japadogs and salmon candy.
Andrew highlights the iconic foods that have built the Motor City. From Middle Eastern shawarma and soul food classics to Detroit-style pizza and city chicken, Detroit offers up an array of unique flavours!
Andrew highlights Seoul's dynastic dining icons. From spicy stews to cure a hangover and icy buckwheat noodles to beat the heat to sweet beef and spicy fermented cabbage, Seoul cuisine is tradition with a tasty kick.
Andrew highlights the thrilling favourites of Bangkok. From spicy tom yum goong soup and pad Thai to fruity som tam and mango sticky rice, the vibrant flavours of Thailand come to life in every bite.
From tender kangaroo to delicate pavlova, Andrew highlights the sweet and savoury dishes of Sydney, Australia. Modern twists on old classics turn hearty meat pies, rich Sunday roasts and sweet Moreton Bay bugs into crowd pleasers.
Andrew Zimmern explores the iconic foods of Bali, where the dishes are rooted in tradition and ceremony. Featured foods include suckling pig cooked all day on a rotisserie, spicy wok-fried rice and whole slow-roasted duck.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Andrew Zimmern is a two-time James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef, food writer, teacher and is regarded as one of the most versatile and knowledgeable personalities in the food world.
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