Coffee Culture Around the World

From the simple Italian espresso shot to traditional Turkish coffee ceremonies, see how people around the world take their cup of coffee.

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Detroit  5 Photos

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Andrew making sure he got the shot at the Morales' family farm near the Toro Negro National Forest. 960 1280

  

Carmen Comocho fishes for a compliment after preparing a Puerto Rican dish for Andrew. 960 1280

  

Deep-Fried Pork was just one of a few dishes Andrew sampled when visiting the Toro Negro National Forest. 960 1280

  

Andrew enjoys horseback riding on a Paso Fino horse along a beach in Puerto Rico. 960 1280

  

The Bizarre Foods crew shoots an act before the stormy weather strikes. 960 1280

  

The crew films Andrew Zimmern and Chef Maira Isabel on horseback. 960 1280

  

Andrew and Maira enjoy a mallorca in La Bombonera in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. 960 1280

  

Interior snapshot of historic La Bombonera, one of several places Andrew Zimmern visits in Puerto Rico. 960 1280

  

Andrew and Chef Wilo Benet take a break to enjoy shaved ice during a sight-seeing tour of Old San Juan. 960 1280

  

Mallorcas and fresh fruit is one of many dishes served at El Picoteo inside El Convento Hotel. 960 1280

  

Andrew and Chef Wilo Benet pose at El Picoteo, located at El Convento Hotel. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern shows off some land crab and pigs feet at Pikayo restaurant. 960 1280

  

Puerto Rico  13 Photos

Healthy breakfast: calientale 960 1280

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Followed by a sensible (and delicious) lunch! Followed--hopefully--by hours of laying around groaning and farting. 960 1280

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Cameraman and gearhead Zach Zamboni indulges his obsession with elaborate, improvised, homemade camera rigging devices. 960 1280

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The crew and our hosts, rooftop in Medellin. 960 1280

  

Tom Vitale, our producer. He actually met us at the airport dressed like this. Would you lend this guy 5 dollars? Not me. 960 1280

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Zach's Popeil-style miracle rigging installed and operational--with Todd in second position. 960 1280

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Mikey Roe in the kitchen at Frank

Mikey Roe in the kitchen at Frank

Mikey Roe in the kitchen at Frank, home to "the ultimate trinity" of booze, bands and artisan sausages. 960 1280

  

Mikey talks to customers at Frank

Mikey talks to customers at Frank

Mikey talks to customers at Frank, where he's introduced to the Jackalope: custom-made antelope, rabbit and pork sausage, with cranberry compote, sriracha aioli and cheddar cheese. 960 1280

  

Chi'lantro's kimchi tacos

Chi'lantro's kimchi tacos

The food truck Chi'lantro's kimchi tacos are a big hit with Austin’s college scene. 960 1280

  

Chi'lantro's kimchi fries

Chi'lantro's kimchi fries

Chi'lantro's kimchi fries are the ultimate in late-night fusion food. 960 1280

  

Mikey talks to a customer at Sam's BBQ

Mikey talks to a customer at Sam's BBQ

Mikey talks to a customer at Sam's BBQ -- the go-to spot for late-night Texas barbecue. 960 1280

  

Mikey films outside of Sam's BBQ

Mikey films outside of Sam's BBQ

Mikey films outside of Sam's BBQ. The restaurant offers their succulent ribs and brisket until 3 a.m. 960 1280

  

Downtown Austin

Downtown Austin

This bridge in Austin is a well-known hangout spot where spectators gather to watch bats. 960 1280

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Mikey makes some friends in Austin

Mikey makes some friends in Austin

Mikey makes some friends as the sun rises in downtown Austin near the river. 960 1280

  

Mikey outside the Magnolia Café

Mikey outside the Magnolia Café

Mikey talks to a band outside of the 24-hour Magnolia Café, where musicians and roadies eat after their gigs wrap and the last amp is packed ... usually around 3 a.m. 960 1280

  

Mikey at Magnolia Café

Mikey at Magnolia Café

Mikey talks to a band at Magnolia Café, where even the employees are musicians. 960 1280

  

Mikey jams out with The G.O.A.T.

Mikey jams out with The G.O.A.T.

Mikey jams out with The G.O.A.T., a regular in Austin’s Dirty Sixth district. 960 1280

  

Miguel's Cuban Café food truck

Miguel's Cuban Café food truck

Mikey eats a Cubano at Miguel's Cuban Café food truck. 960 1280

  

dog competition

dog competition

A dog competes in an air jump competition at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo, CO. 960 1280

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contestants in the outhouse race

contestants in the outhouse race

Contestants race to the finish line during the outhouse race at the Iowa State Fair. Participants create their own boxed vehicles for the race that’s held annually, just outside of downtown Des Moines, IA. 960 1280

  

log-rolling competitor

log-rolling competitor

A brave soul competes in the log-rolling competition at the Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul, MN. 960 1280

  

Adult pie-eating contestants

Adult pie-eating contestants

The guys go all-in during the adult pie-eating contest at the Arizona State Fair, which takes place each fall in Phoenix. 960 1280

  

contestant in a llama costume

contestant in a llama costume

And the creative juices continue to flow at the Minnesota State Fair. Here's a contestant from the llama costume contest. 960 1280

  

milk drinking contest

milk drinking contest

Chugalug, chugalug … contestants compete during the "Milk Chug-a-Lug" contest at the Minnesota State Fair. 960 1280

  

child holds onto sheep

child holds onto sheep

A child holds on for dear life while competing in the mutton-busting competition at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo, CO. 960 1280

  

sculpted butter

sculpted butter

Paula Deen has nothing on these contestants. Butter is formed in the likeness of a pig, during the "Battle of the Butter" sculpting contest at the Iowa State Fair. 960 1280

  

gold toilet seat trophy

gold toilet seat trophy

Again. Having creativity at a state fair is key. Behold. The trophy for the winner of the outhouse race at the Iowa State Fair. 960 1280

  

spirit dancers perform

spirit dancers perform

Native Spirit dancers, a group representing various Native American nations from across the US and Canada, perform at the Arizona State Fair. 960 1280

  

Camp Washington Chili, Cincinnati, Ohio

Camp Washington Chili, Cincinnati, Ohio

At Camp Washington, skeptics convert to believers with their first bite of freshly made chili-covered spaghetti. 960 1280

  

Chili Addiction, Los Angeles, California

Chili Addiction, Los Angeles, California

Chili isn't just limited to the bowl at Chili Addiction; it's also a great topper to burgers, hot dogs and fries. 960 1280

  

Joe Rodgers' Chili Den, Springfield, Illinois

Joe Rodgers' Chili Den, Springfield, Illinois

You can chow down on a chili-topped hot dog at Joe Rodgers’ Chili Den in Springfield, IL. 960 1280

  

Slim's Last Chance, Seattle, Washington

Slim's Last Chance, Seattle, Washington

In Seattle, the grunge capital of the world, you’ll know you’ve found paradise when you spot the Slim's Last Chance blue neon sign that reads “Cold Beer… Booze… Hot Chili.” 960 1280

  

Phoenix Saloon, New Braunfels, Texas

Phoenix Saloon, New Braunfels, Texas

To make sure their chili is the spiciest around, the Phoenix Saloon combines a variety of hot peppers into the mix. 960 1280

  

Slim's Last Chance, Seattle, Washington

Slim's Last Chance, Seattle, Washington

Once the turkey and spices are cooked up, the cooks at Slim’s add homemade chicken broth and white beans. Then they let it simmer for an hour and a half – the finished product is a pot of chili gold. 960 1280

  

Slim's Last Chance, Seattle, Washington

Slim's Last Chance, Seattle, Washington

Try “The Works” at Slim’s and a blowtorch will melt cheese over your chili, and then cover it with sweet onions, diced tomatoes, sour cream, tortilla chips, cilantro, chives and a roasted jalapeno.  960 1280

  

Joe Rodgers' Chili Den, Springfield, Illinois

Joe Rodgers' Chili Den, Springfield, Illinois

In 1993, the state legislature officially proclaimed Springfield "the Chili Capital of the Civilized World." If Springfield is the chili capital, then this stop along historic Route 66 is the capitol building - Joe Rogers' “The Den” Chili Parlor. 960 1280

  

Texas Chili Parlor, Austin, Texas

Texas Chili Parlor, Austin, Texas

During the Capital Challenge, in order to make sure all participants inhale the full 6 1/2 pounds, each portion is put on a scale at Texas Chili Parlor.  960 1280

  

Texas Chili Parlor, Austin, Texas

Texas Chili Parlor, Austin, Texas

The XXX Chili at Texas Chili Parlor is so hot, it comes with a release limiting the parlor’s liability if your mouth spontaneously combusts.   960 1280

  

White Knight Diner, St. Louis, Missouri

White Knight Diner, St. Louis, Missouri

“The Slinger” may not be haute cuisine, but served with a side of bread, you’re looking at all 4 food groups on a single plate. This is the breakfast … and lunch… of champions. 960 1280

  

Chili Addiction, Los Angeles, California

Chili Addiction, Los Angeles, California

Chili Addiction’s ever-revolving selection of flavors will have you jonesing for your daily fix. 960 1280

  

Phoenix Saloon, New Braunfels, Texas

Phoenix Saloon, New Braunfels, Texas

For those craving something besides a bowlful, the Phoenix Saloon’s take on the chiliburger has the spice stuffed inside rather than slathered on top. 960 1280

  

White Knight Diner, St. Louis, Missouri

White Knight Diner, St. Louis, Missouri

Perched on the banks of the Mississippi in St. Louis, the Gateway to the West is also the gateway to this castle-themed time capsule in the heart of downtown - the White Knight Diner. 960 1280

  

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