Andrew Zimmern at Minnesota State Fair

Andrew Zimmern at Minnesota State Fair

Andrew Zimmern plays with his food at Mouth Trap Cheese Curds at the Minnesota State Fair. 960 1280

  

Donut called the Dough-sant

Donut called the Dough-sant

Brand-new fair food, the Dough-sant, from French Meadow Bakery. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern tosses Pork rinds

Andrew Zimmern tosses Pork rinds

Andrew Zimmern tosses Famous Dave's new fair food, Cajun Pork Rinds, in Alabama white BBQ sauce. 960 1280

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Cajun Pork Rinds

Cajun Pork Rinds

A close-up of Famous Dave's new fair food, Cajun Pork Rinds, at the state fair. 960 1280

  

Carl's Gizmo creation, an Italian-beef burger

Carl's Gizmo creation, an Italian-beef burger

Andrew Zimmern eats his favorite Carl's Gizmo creation, an Italian-beef burger, at the state fair. 960 1280

  

Comet Corn

Comet Corn

Brand-new fair food, Comet Corn, from the Blue Moon Dine-In Theater. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern samples mutton sausage

Andrew Zimmern samples mutton sausage

Bret Oelke, local sheep raiser, gives Andrew Zimmern a taste of mutton sausage. 960 1280

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Andrew Zimmern at a table of cakes

Andrew Zimmern at a table of cakes

Andrew Zimmern gets an exclusive look at how intense the Bundt cake-judging can get at the state fair. 960 1280

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Andrew Zimmern poses with cows

Andrew Zimmern poses with cows

Andrew Zimmern takes a break from the state fair food scene to see what the cows are up to. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern talks with Ron and Kim Netterfield

Andrew Zimmern talks with Ron and Kim Netterfield

Andrew Zimmern talks with Ron and Kim Netterfield about their success in building a Minnesota State Fair food empire. 960 1280

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Corn Roast workers husking corn in front of Andrew Zimmern

Corn Roast workers husking corn in front of Andrew Zimmern

Leave it to the pros! Corn Roast workers show Andrew Zimmern how it's done. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern on the cookie dough machine

Andrew Zimmern on the cookie dough machine

Andrew Zimmern tests his speed and accuracy on Sweet Martha's cookie dough machine. 960 1280

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Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern balances 2 precariously stacked buckets of cookies. 960 1280

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Night falls on the Minnesota State Fair

Night falls on the Minnesota State Fair

Crowds continue to surge as night falls on the Minnesota State Fair. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern holds pea and watercress puree

Andrew Zimmern holds pea and watercress puree

Andrew shows off a pea and watercress puree, which is part of his Offal hotdish. 960 1280

  

Offal Hotdish

Offal Hotdish

Check out Andrew's Offal hotdish creation, served as a special at Haute Dish in Minneapolis, MN. This hotdish is made with stewed liver, pig uterus, and pig intestines as the bottom layer. Pureed watercress and English peas is the second layer, topped with a few tater tots. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern prepares to fish with a bow and arrow

Andrew Zimmern prepares to fish with a bow and arrow

Andrew prepares to go bow fishing for carp at Big Marine Lake, located in Marine on St. Croix, MN. 960 1280

  

Showing off big carp after bow fishing at Big Marine Lake

Showing off big carp after bow fishing at Big Marine Lake

Andrew hangs out with bow fishermen Patrick Kirschbaum and Carl Sassen, who show off their big catch. 960 1280

  

Kidney terrine, smoked raisin puree and sour cream

Kidney terrine, smoked raisin puree and sour cream

Take a look at this dish made with kidney terrine, smoked raisin puree and sour cream. 960 1280

  

Smoked Carp

Smoked Carp

After bow fishing on Big Marine Lake, Andrew, with help from local fishermen, prepares smoked carp. 960 1280

  

Shrimp with spring peas, spicy scampi sauce and grilled scallion

Shrimp with spring peas, spicy scampi sauce and grilled scallion

This is Andrew's favorite dish at Tilia, a rest in Minneapolis. It’s shrimp with spring peas, spicy scampi sauce and grilled scallion. 960 1280

  

Beet Salad at Tilia restaurant

Beet Salad at Tilia restaurant

Take a look another dish from Tilia. It’s a delicious beet salad with baby totsoi, pickled carrots, red onion, toasted sesame and yuzu vinaigrette. 960 1280

  

BLT hot dog at Tilia

BLT hot dog at Tilia

Looking for a hot dog with a twist? Andrew tastes a BLT dog at Tilia. 960 1280

  

Southeast Asian produce at the Hmongtown Market in St. Paul, MN

Southeast Asian produce at the Hmongtown Market in St. Paul, MN

Andrew takes a tour of the Hmongtown Market in St. Paul, MN to sample food including some of this Southeast Asian produce. 960 1280

  

Ying Xiong, General Manager of Hmongtown Market

Ying Xiong, General Manager of Hmongtown Market

Ying Xiong, the General Manager of Hmongtown Market, poses for a photo. 960 1280

  

crispy pork intestines with black rice

crispy pork intestines with black rice

Pick up some crispy pork intestines with black rice at St. Paul’s Hmongtown Market. 960 1280

  

Grilled Goat Kidney

Grilled Goat Kidney

At Haute Dish restaurant, Andrew samples this amuse-bouche course, grilled goat kidney served with salad of mushroom, lemon, olive oil and celery. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern eating hotdish-on-a-stick

Andrew Zimmern eating hotdish-on-a-stick

Andrew tries hotdish-on-a-stick at a Hotdish Cook-Off and Jell-O Salad Contest, held at the Ballentine VFW in Minneapolis. 960 1280

  

About the Show

Andrew Zimmern, the man who has been everywhere and eaten everything, now shares his personal bucket list of his favorite food, places and experiences that should be on everyone's list. Navigating US cities like a local, Andrew gives his spin on amazing eateries and unique adventures before choosing his ultimate pick that best captures the spirit of a city.

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Andrew Zimmern is a 3-time James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef, food writer and teacher, and he is regarded as one of the most versatile and knowledgeable personalities in the food world. He is the creator, host and co-executive producer of Travel Channel's hit series Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern.

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