Andrew begins his tour of Sicily in the capital of Palermo, where he heads straight to the city's biggest and busiest market to sample the local eats. Andrew tries quarume, tripe and stomach and frittola (deep-fried mystery meats).
Piazza Ballar¿, 90134 Palermo, Italy
Trattoria Ferro Di Cavallo
Next Andrew heads to a small eatery where the locals go to get a good meal. Andrew eats sardine meatballs with raisins and caponata, relish made with eggplant and peppers.
Via Venezia 20, 90133 Palermo, Italy
Andrew dines at one of the most expensive restaurants in town where reservations are hard to get. The chef is known for turning street food into a meal fit for a king. Andrew samples cow tongue, cow nerves pounded into a pate and beef cheek.
Piazza Croce dei Vespri 6, 90133 Palermo, Italy
Andrew heads to Cerda, a town known for its glorious orchards and market garden. It's also known as the home of the artichoke. He eats fresh grilled artichoke at the festival.
Nasca's Artichoke Restaurant
Andrew goes to a family restaurant that has artichokes made in dozens of different ways. At Nasca's, Andrew eats fried, roasted, and marinated artichokes as well as an artichoke frittata.
Antonio's Extra Bar
Andrew caps off his meal of artichokes with -- what else? -- artichoke gelato on a bun.
Andrew's next stop is eastern Sicily on the slopes of a volcano where the Sicilian Julia Child will teach him to make chocolate rabbit -- fricasseed rabbit simmered in chocolate with a side of cinnamon pudding.
Via Contemare 9, 95039 Viagrande CT, Italy