Videos

An Afternoon at the Copacabana 00:52

Andrew gets an introduction to the Carioca lifestyle with friends at Rio's Copacabana Beach.

Andrew (Kind of) Sees Christ the Redeemer 00:54

Heavy fog and infinite steps won't deter Andrew from visiting Rio's Christ the Redeemer monument.

Coffee and Conflict in Colombia 01:58

Andrew Zimmern talks with his Medellin cab driver about the country's long and sorted history with its main export.

Medellin's Under-the-Bridge Street Meat 02:13

Andrew Zimmern's driver takes him to a local favorite spot for some of the best steak and chorizo in town.

Nashville's Original Music Row 02:49

Andrew Zimmern and singer Holly Williams tour Jefferson Street Sound and explore the history of African-American music in Nashville.

Pig Blood Stew in Chicago 02:36

Andrew's cab driver tries pig blood stew for the first time at a Filipino restaurant in Chicago.

Holly Williams' Nashville Kitchen 02:23

Andrew Zimmern suits up to cook dinner for the singer in her home in exchange for a guitar lesson.

Chicago Magic 02:24

Andrew Zimmern participates in an on-stage illusion act at the Uptown Underground magic bar in Chicago.

London's Complicated Streets 01:07

How hard can it be to drive a cab in London? Very. Andrew Zimmern gets put to the test.

Andrew's First Buttermilk Soup 01:51

Andrew visits the home of his Berlin driver to try the traditional dish for the first time.

Stadtbad Mitte in Germany 01:33

Andrew and his driver go for a dip at Stadtbad Mitte and discuss the city's history and love for swimming.

About the Show

Chef Andrew Zimmern believes the best way to explore a town is to get to know the locals first, and the first local he usually meets is his cabbie. In Travel Channel's new series, Andrew Zimmern's Driven by Food, Andrew discovers the streets behind Main Street, the off-the-grid dives and the fun only insiders know how to find. With his guide -- whether it's a shikara driver in Kashmir, a gondolier in Venice, or a cabbie in the deep south -- Andrew shares a locals-only experience, discovering the uniqueness of every destination. Never staying in the back seat for long, Andrew and his driver take viewers on an entertaining behind-the-scenes adventure, exploring food and culture from a whole new perspective.

About the Host

Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern is a writer, TV personality, chef, and teacher. A New York City native, he began his formal culinary training at the age of 14, apprenticing with some of the greatest chefs in the world.

As the co-creator, host and contributing producer of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern, Andrew travels the world, tasting the most unique, traditional fare he can find. From restaurants to jungle markets, it's all about discovering the authentic, immersive experience.
Season 1, Episode 2

London

Three hackney cabbies show Andrew Zimmern their favorite local spots in London. He hangs out in a cabbie diner near Buckingham Palace, plays darts at a pub that's been open since 1860 and gambles on the greyhounds at Wimbledon Stadium.

Tuesday
Apr 18
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 5

Rio de Janeiro

Three cabbies take Andrew Zimmern to very different parts of Rio, and he experiences everything from a fun beachside sport to the positive side of a notorious favela. He also eats at a neighborhood institution and treks up Corcovado for an unforgettable view of this colorful city.

Tuesday
Apr 18
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 3

Berlin

Andrew Zimmern leaves his Berlin itinerary up to two taxi drivers, one from the East side of the city and the other from the West. He eats currywurst and haute cuisine at his cabbies' favorite joints, and then tours a secret war bunker.

Tuesday
Apr 18
11am | 10c