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Every traveler wants to try a crepe in Paris, gelato in Florence, Italy, or a po'boy in New Orleans. But how many really know where those dishes came from or how they are made? Andrew Zimmern digs into the not-to-be-missed legendary foods that define a location.

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 5, Episode 20

Santorini

Andrew Zimmern reveals the foods of Santorini. Bursting with beauty and culinary icons of near-mythical proportion, the Greek island is home to tomato fritters, lamb fricassee and nautical delicacies like grilled octopus.

Saturday
Jun 24
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 4, Episode 26

Bali

Andrew Zimmern explores the iconic foods of Bali, where the dishes are rooted in tradition and ceremony. Featured foods include suckling pig cooked all day on a rotisserie, spicy wok-fried rice and whole slow-roasted duck.

Monday
Aug 7
8pm | 7c
Season 4, Episode 5

Cajun Country

Andrew Zimmern digs into Cajun Country's finger-licking staple dishes inspired by the area's French-speaking Acadian ancestors, including peppery boudin sausage, cayenne-spiked crawfish, iconic gumbo and crispy-fried frog legs.

Tuesday
Aug 15
1pm | 12c
Season 6, Episode 14

Hyderabad

Andrew Zimmern explores the aromatic treasures of Hyderabad, India. From savory potato pastries and silver-garnished syrupy fried bread to spicy pancakes and hearty meals of meat and rice, Hyderabad's menus are fit for royalty.

Tuesday
Aug 22
2am | 1c
Season 3, Episode 17

Puerto Rico

Andrew Zimmern digs into the diversity of San Juan, Puerto Rico, where pork is king. San Juan is a food paradise that includes a comfort food classic packed with pork, deep-fried beach eats and a Puerto Rican take on lasagna.

Tuesday
Aug 22
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 8

Amsterdam

Look no further than the picture-perfect city of Amsterdam for the best eating in the Netherlands. Built on simple classics like bitterballen and haring, Andrew Zimmern discovers just what makes the Dutch destination so delicious.

Tuesday
Aug 22
2pm | 1c
Season 5, Episode 11

Toronto

From sweet and savory BBQ pork and enormously artful mountains of lobster to herbaceous Jamaican flatbreads and sinfully gooey butter tarts, Andrew showcases the diverse eats of Toronto, Canada.

Sunday
Sep 24
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 4, Episode 19

Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a city of bold traditions that doesn't shy away from flavor. Andrew Zimmern features a variety of Scottish classics including the filling Scottish breakfast, peppery haggis, blue lobster and classic Scotch whisky.

Tuesday
Oct 17
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 5, Episode 10

Prague

Andrew Zimmern visits Prague, a pilsner-lover's paradise in the Czech Republic. The city's cuisine is full of hearty comfort classics like pork knuckle marinated in lager, mushroom soup, sweet plum pastries and lots of dumplings.

Sunday
Oct 29
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 6, Episode 16

Trinidad and Tobago

Andrew Zimmern samples the island flavors and culinary mashups of Trinidad and Tobago. These twin islands have a singular passion for food and life, featuring dishes like curried crab with dumplings, crispy fried shark sandwiches, and soft and silky flatbreads perfect for scooping veggies and curries.

Tuesday
Nov 7
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 0, Episode 7

Deep Fried

From crispy-fried pork schnitzel and the spiciest chicken on the planet to crunchy pork cracklings and Roman artichokes, Andrew Zimmern travels the globe to find the most guilty deep-fried pleasures.

Wednesday
Nov 8
12am | 11c
Season 6, Episode 6

Phnom Penh

Andrew Zimmern discovers the complex flavors of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Spicy grilled crab, cold and refreshing beef salad and herbaceous fish and noodle soup reflect a mission to preserve the uniqueness of Cambodian cuisine.

Tuesday
Jan 9
10pm | 9c
Season 5, Episode 19

Brussels

Andrew Zimmern explores the cuisine of a city that's often overshadowed by its European neighbors. From Belgian waffles to steamed mussels and fries, there's a lot to be hungry for in Brussels, Belgium.

Tuesday
Jan 23
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 4, Episode 26

Bali

Andrew Zimmern explores the iconic foods of Bali, where the dishes are rooted in tradition and ceremony. Featured foods include suckling pig cooked all day on a rotisserie, spicy wok-fried rice and whole slow-roasted duck.

Monday
Feb 19
8pm | 7c
Season 3, Episode 16

Louisville, Kentucky

Andrew Zimmern unveils the favorite flavors of Louisville, KY. This historic town balances country classics like the Hot Brown and burgoo stew with ingenious icons like derby pie and mutton barbecue for a true taste of Americana.

Monday
Feb 19
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 4, Episode 20

Copenhagen

Andrew Zimmern explores classic Danish dishes in the city of Copenhagen. From seafood prepared in the New Nordic style to classics like marinated crown herring and pan-fried meatballs, he finds that Copenhagen is bursting with unique flavors.

Monday
Feb 19
11pm | 10c
Season 5, Episode 8

Manhattan

Andrew Zimmern is in Manhattan for foods that have earned their place as culinary staples in an ever-changing city. From juicy pastrami on rye to black and white cookies, he finds proof that New York is home to some of the best restaurants and highest standards in the world.

Monday
Feb 19
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 4, Episode 20

Copenhagen

Andrew Zimmern explores classic Danish dishes in the city of Copenhagen. From seafood prepared in the New Nordic style to classics like marinated crown herring and pan-fried meatballs, he finds that Copenhagen is bursting with unique flavors.

Tuesday
Feb 20
2am | 1c
Season 5, Episode 8

Manhattan

Andrew Zimmern is in Manhattan for foods that have earned their place as culinary staples in an ever-changing city. From juicy pastrami on rye to black and white cookies, he finds proof that New York is home to some of the best restaurants and highest standards in the world.

Tuesday
Feb 20
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 4, Episode 26

Bali

Andrew Zimmern explores the iconic foods of Bali, where the dishes are rooted in tradition and ceremony. Featured foods include suckling pig cooked all day on a rotisserie, spicy wok-fried rice and whole slow-roasted duck.

Tuesday
Feb 20
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 16

Louisville, Kentucky

Andrew Zimmern unveils the favorite flavors of Louisville, KY. This historic town balances country classics like the Hot Brown and burgoo stew with ingenious icons like derby pie and mutton barbecue for a true taste of Americana.

Tuesday
Feb 20
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 6, Episode 23

Oaxaca

Andrew Zimmern explores regional specialties in Oaxaca, Mexico. From complex mole negro sauce over Mayan-era tamales and crispy tortilla with pork lard to egg bread dunked in hot chocolate, local tradition flavors each bite.

Tuesday
Feb 20
12pm | 11c
Season 5, Episode 12

St. John's

Andrew Zimmern samples some of the best cuisine St. John's, Newfoundland, has to offer. From succulent blue mussels steamed in local beer and creamy cod au gratin to hearty moose stew and savory rabbit pie, these Canadian eats showcase Newfoundland's storied history of fishing and hunting.

Tuesday
Feb 20
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 6, Episode 4

Dallas

Andrew Zimmern explores the big and bold flavors that are decidedly Dallas -- from comforting chicken fried steak and sweet, creamy pecan pie to hearty tortilla soup and steak aged for 240 days.

Tuesday
Feb 20
1pm | 12c
Season 6, Episode 1

Chengdu

From the blistering "Hot Pot" and fiery Mapo Tofu to spicy Kung Pao Chicken, Andrew Zimmern explores the famous scorching dishes that make Chengdu, China, a delicious destination.

Tuesday
Feb 20
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 6, Episode 10

Savannah

Andrew Zimmern dives into the flavor-packed favorites of Savannah, Georgia, like creamy shrimp and grits, briny oysters in a half shell, upscale crab bisque and down-home barbecue stew so thick it'll make your spoon stand up.

Tuesday
Feb 20
2pm | 1c