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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A cameraman films Andrew Zimmern near the Chicago River. On this trip to the Windy City, Andrew discovers some of the best food in the world. 960 1280


Andrew visits George's Kabab Grill in Chicago's Albany Park neighborhood. Andrew eats pacha, an Iraqi stew made with lamb-stomach dumplings, lamb trotters, stewed head and dried mint. 960 1280


A butcher prepares several hogs each day to stock the deli counter at Gene's Sausage on Belmont Avenue. 960 1280


Andrew stops at Rick Bayless' XOCO, a quick-service restaurant inspired by the Mexican street-food scene. 960 1280


Ruby's Fast Food has a variety of tasty Filipino delicacies on their menu. 960 1280


Take a look at Franks 'N' Dawgs' tur-dawgen, a turkey and date sausage topped with crispy duck confit, herb garlic aioli, house-pickled onion relish and pickled carrot. 960 1280


At George's Kabab Grill, Masma Jajou shows Andrew how to make lamb-stomach dumplings, a key ingredient in pacha. 960 1280


This boiled pig head is made into head cheese at Chicago's Mado Restaurant. 960 1280


Andrew samples this delicious cheddar risotto bratwurst with beer-braised onions and cheese snack crackers. 960 1280


Take a look at Alinea Restaurant's famous sardine antenna made with country bread, yellow tomato, sardine poached in olive oil and aromatics, horseradish, red chili flakes, fried caper, and arugula flower. 960 1280


Andrew and Rick Bayless try mango chili and guava ice cream at Maxwell Street Market. 960 1280


Graham Elliot's foielipops are made with foie mousse, fleur de sel and strawberry pop rocks. 960 1280


The Bizarre Foods production crew films at Graham Elliot's restaurant, where having fun while creating whimsical dishes is required. 960 1280


Visit Alinea Restaurant to pick up this unique dish. It's English pea paired with iberico ham, burrata cheese, honeydew melon and sherry wine. 960 1280


Be sure to try the stewed goat at XOCO in Chicago. 960 1280


Adam Richman prepares to ice cinnamon rolls at Lulu's Cafe. 960 1280


Adam Richman applies the finishing touches to the cinnamon rolls -- Yum! 960 1280


Adam Richman sets his sights on the chicken fried steak at Lulu's. 960 1280


Adam Richman studies his notes on Lulu's before shooting the next scene. 960 1280


Shooting targets -- a burger bulls-eye. Good shot, Adam! 960 1280


Adam Richman learns shooting skills. 960 1280


Giant pizzas in the making at Big Lou's. 960 1280


Adam Richman goes for it! 960 1280


The dining room at Chunky's Burgers. 960 1280


Adam Richman pumps up the crowd at Chunky's before the big challenge. 960 1280


San Antonio  10 Photos

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Andrew Zimmern having coffee on Rue de Buci with journalist Alexandre Cammas, the 'fooding' originator. 960 1280


A chef preparing sweet breads. 960 1280


Andrew in a molecular gastronomy lab holding one of Hervé's food experiments. 960 1280


Andrew Zimmern with the 'amuse bouche' made of chorizo mousse with a peanut in the wafer cone. 960 1280


An intimate look into Pierre Gagnaire's kitchen in action. 960 1280


Andrew Zimmern with Chef Stéphane Jégo at 'L'ami' Jean, an example of a 'fooding' type restaurant. 960 1280


Andrew Zimmern with an appetizer from the restaurant 'L'ami Jean.' 960 1280


Andrew Zimmern and Michel Rostang in deep discussion in his kitchen. 960 1280


Michel Rostand and Andrew Zimmern make a toast before digging into the pressed duck dish. 960 1280


The finished sweet breads 'le vol au vent du Professeur'. 960 1280


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Ning Xia Market in Taipei

Ning Xia Market in Taipei

This goose is cooked and ready for sale at the Ning Xia Market in Taipei. 960 1280


Ning Xia Market of Taipei

Ning Xia Market of Taipei

Food guide Theresa Lin shows off the plump oysters in the popular oyster omelet at the Ning Xia Market of Taipei. 960 1280


The Chiang Kai Shek memorial

The Chiang Kai Shek memorial

The Chiang Kai Shek memorial sits in the heart of modern Taipei, Taiwan. 960 1280


Sweet tofu with cold beans

Sweet tofu with cold beans

Sweet tofu with cold beans and pumpkin make for a popular and healthy dish in Taipei. 960 1280


Ning Xia Market in Taipei

Ning Xia Market in Taipei

Chinese pancakes filled with cream or bean paste are a popular street eat at the Ning Xia Market in Taipei. 960 1280


Seoul food guide James Yoo

Seoul food guide James Yoo

Seoul food guide James Yoo shows off the snails he's about to eat on the streets of Myeongdong. 960 1280


Balinese chilies

Balinese chilies

Balinese chilies are a key ingredient in sambal, a popular sauce served with most street eats. 960 1280


A street eat stand in Ubud, Bali

A street eat stand in Ubud, Bali

This street eat stand in Ubud, Bali, sells as many as 6 roasted pigs each day. 960 1280


Jimbaron Beach in Bali

Jimbaron Beach in Bali

At Jimbaron Beach in Bali, buy your fish from the fishermen and locals will grill it for you, each adding their own special spicy sauce. 960 1280


The terraced rice fields of central Bali

The terraced rice fields of central Bali

The terraced rice fields of central Bali are one of the island's most alluring sights. 960 1280


A street vendor in Delhi

A street vendor in Delhi

A street vendor in Delhi makes jalebi, a sweet dough fried in oil. 960 1280


A Tibetan immigrant in Delhi, India

A Tibetan immigrant in Delhi, India

A Tibetan immigrant has her daily bowl of fresh noodles on the streets of Delhi, India. 960 1280


Chandni Chwok in Delhi

Chandni Chwok in Delhi

Amazing street eats can be found in the narrow alleys of Chandni Chwok in Delhi. 960 1280


Singapore street eats

Singapore street eats

Singapore street eats are more than simple snacks; they’re delicious whole meals that can be bought for under $5. 960 1280


Shaved ice topped with green tea

Shaved ice topped with green tea

Shaved ice topped with green tea and red beans is a cool and refreshing treat during the hot summer days in Kyoto, Japan. 960 1280


Kiyomizudera Temple

Kiyomizudera Temple

One of Kyoto's most iconic locations, the Kiyomizudera Temple, sits in the lush hills above this ancient city. 960 1280


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Cinnamon and lots of icing make these sticky cinnamon buns a treat morning, noon or night. 960 1280


The original buns -- freshly-baked hot cross buns served hot with raisins baked inside. 960 1280


Moving away from sticky and into the classics stuck between buns, we first start with Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe. First opened in 1922 in Naugatuck, CT, by 3 Italian brothers, Nardelli's serves authentic Italian meat sandwiches. 960 1280


One more classic from Nardelli's -- a meatball sub. Mmm. 960 1280


The Vortex in Atlanta, GA, opened its doors in 1992. Each burger is a work of art. One specialty burger, called the Elvis Burger, is served with peanut butter, bacon and banana. 960 1280


The Super Fat Daddy sandwich at Munchie's in Sarasota, FL, is loaded with 6 cheeseburgers, french fries, mozzarella sticks, chicken fingers, a pound of Philly steak, mushrooms, peppers and several slices of cheese. Not your average sandwich, but we'll take the goodies stuck in the middle anyway. 960 1280


Juicy cuts of pastrami meat for the best sandwiches can't be purchased just anywhere. Next time you're in New York City, stop on over at Katz's Delicatessen and 2nd Ave Deli for some of the best. 960 1280


New Englanders are proud of their lobster rolls and 2 restaurants in Kennebunkport, ME, claim to be the best -- The Clam Shack and Alisson's Restaurant. Next time you're in Maine, taste them both and see for yourself. 960 1280


Open 24 hours a day, the 75-year-old Primanti Brothers in Pittsburgh, PA, serves 20 different sandwiches. All their sandwiches are prepared on Italian bread with their special addition -- french fries. 960 1280


Do you know who created the first Coney Island hot dog? Perhaps the winner of this war will never be determined, but the hot dogs at American Coney Island and Lafayette Coney Island in Detroit, MI, are delicious. 960 1280


In St. Louis, MO, the Iron Barley's Monte Cristo hot dog is served with 2 filleted Chicago-red hot dogs grilled with strawberry jam and melted cheese. 960 1280


GCS Ballpark in Sauget, IL, has a burger that surpasses all the others and is dubbed Baseball's Best Burger. A burger topped with bacon and cheddar cheese, served between 2 Krispy Kreme doughnut halves -- What's not to love? 960 1280


John Ascuaga's Nugget and The (Little) Nugget in Reno, NV, both claim to have the best Awful, Awful Burger. You be the judge. 960 1280


We think Anthony Bourdain said it best when he visited Chicago's Silver Palm restaurant and devoured a sandwich called 3 Little Pigs, topped with smoked ham, breaded pork cutlet, 2 strips of bacon and 2 fried eggs -- "A work of genius, in an evil way." 960 1280


The Cherry Cricket in Denver, CO, gives its customers the choice of 21 different delicious patties. If their selection doesn't suit you, simply build your own, like this triple-decker cheeseburger. Delicious! 960 1280


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A popular American dish, the grilled cheese can be made with any cheese, but the most common choice is cheddar, featured here with a yummy tomato soup. 960 1280

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Another delicious use of everyone's favorite cheese: meatballs stuffed with cheddar! Yum. 960 1280

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Gouda cheese made with herbs and spices is sliced for tasting at the Jacobs family dairy in Kfar Haroeh in central Israel. 960 1280

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A yummy brie is spread out on a cutting board with crackers. 960 1280


Cheese can be paired with just about anything. You know that saying, 'Everything's better with cheese'? Well, it's true! Check out KFC's 'Double Down' sandwich, consisting of bacon, cheese and a special sauce between 2 slabs of their original- recipe fried chicken. 960 1280

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Who doesn't love warm French bread covered in hot cheesy goodness? 960 1280


Whether you like it thin and crispy or deep and delicious, a mozzarella pizza is hard to beat. 960 1280


Chili cheese fries are popular at baseball games, along with roasted peanuts, of course. 960 1280


Spicy or mild, Mexican enchiladas aren't complete until you add the melted Monterey Jack cheese. 960 1280


Blue cheese makes great dipping sauces as well as tangy toppings for salads and hamburgers. 960 1280

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Provolone cheese is featured frequently on deli sandwiches. 960 1280


For a quick treat, try rolling salami and Swiss cheese together. 960 1280

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Parmesan cheese is one of the most popular. Try it on Italian dishes like chicken parmesan, spaghetti and lasagna. 960 1280


Pecorino is a hard Italian cheese, similar to parmesan, but with a little more bite. 960 1280


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