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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 3, Episode 9

Honolulu

Andrew divulges Honolulu's favorite culinary classics. From smoky, tender kalua pig and sweet-tooth-satisfying shave ice to raw fish poke and a Hawaiian favorite spiked with Spam, there's a bounty of multicultural delights.

Sunday
Mar 5
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 10

Marseille

Andrew Zimmern explores Marseille's iconic food. This port city is packed with local delicacies such as fisherman's stew fresh from the Mediterranean, fruity confections fit for royalty and France's answer to pizza.

Sunday
Mar 5
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 10

Veracruz

Andrew discovers the taste of Veracruz, Mexico, by sampling Arroz a la tumbada, which includes a whole boiled octopus! Then he enjoys traditional favorites like chile relleno, picaditas and a towering seafood cocktail known as Vuelve A La Vida.

Tuesday
Mar 28
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 4, Episode 16

Dubai

Andrew Zimmern unveils the diverse delicacies of ultra-modern Dubai like marinated meat kababs, an Egyptian dish with roots to an ancient past and halwa, a rosewater-flavored sweet known as a symbol of the region.

Saturday
Apr 8
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 25

Sydney

From tender kangaroo to light, delicate Pavlova, Andrew Zimmern highlights the sweet and savory dishes of Sydney, Australia. Modern twists to old classics make hearty meat pies, rich Sunday Roasts and sweet Moreton Bay Bugs crowd pleasers.

Wednesday
Apr 19
3am | 2c
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
May 9
3am | 2c
Season 4, Episode 13

Vienna

Andrew Zimmern samples the cuisine of Vienna and enjoys Sachertorte, an Austrian dessert dating back to the 1800s, and other classics such as schnitzel, frankfurter sausage and more enjoyed by emperors and commoners alike.

Tuesday
May 9
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 3, Episode 14

Bogota

Andrew Zimmern explores the sky-high flavors of Bogota, Colombia. This mountaintop city keeps warm with hearty potato soup, roasted stuffed pork, egg-filled arepas, a unique take on the tamale and cheesy hot chocolate.

Wednesday
May 17
1am | 12c
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.

Sunday
Jun 11
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.

Tuesday
Jun 13
3am | 2c
Season 4, Episode 2

Birmingham

Andrew Zimmern unveils must-have eats in Birmingham, Alabama. This southern city cherishes soul food classics like fried catfish and hushpuppies, barbecued chicken slathered in sauce, crunchy fried green tomatoes and refreshingly cool pie.

Tuesday
Jun 13
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 3, Episode 4

Providence

Andrew Zimmern reveals the iconic foods of Providence. Local favorites include hot wieners made with a special meat sauce, Johnny cakes, coffee milk, grilled pizza and the legendary Rhode Island clam chowder.

Tuesday
Jun 20
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 15

Charleston

Andrew Zimmern explores the iconic dishes of Charleston, SC. Known for its low country culinary style and high-class hospitality, this charming city offers coastal classics like shrimp and grits, she-crab soup and, of course, barbecue.

Tuesday
Jun 20
4pm | 3c
Season 5, Episode 13

Dubrovnik

Andrew Zimmern highlights the locally grown traditional foods of Dubrovnik, Croatia. From spit-roasted lamb and octopus salad to a smoked meat, cabbage and potatoes dish and Dalmatia-style grilled fish, Andrew tastes the difference freshness can make in this ancient seaport city.

Tuesday
Jun 27
5pm | 4c
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
Jun 27
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 3, Episode 18

Houston

Andrew uncovers Houston's eclectic eats. From Tex-Mex steak fajitas and cheesy Czech pastries, to Creole classics, Gulf seafood and Vietnamese-Cajun crawfish, Houston is a flavorful fusion of Wild West, Far East and Deep South.

Tuesday
Jun 27
8pm | 7c
Season 6, Episode 9

Asheville

Andrew Zimmern reveals the iconic eats of Asheville, North Carolina. The eclectic food city features tangy barbecue, decadent sweet potato pie, mouthwatering fried chicken, succulent rainbow trout and giant soft-dough biscuits with savory gravy.

Tuesday
Jun 27
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 0, Episode 6

Pigging Out

From sweet and salty Cuban sandwiches and zesty whole hog barbecue to mild kielbasa and melt-in-your-mouth cured ham, Andrew Zimmern explores all the best ways we pig out on the world's most popular meat -- pork.

Tuesday
Jun 27
9pm | 8c
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
Jun 27
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 5, Episode 7

Portland, ME

From lobster roll sandwiches and fresh East Coast oysters to Italian sandwiches and whoopie pies, Andrew Zimmern shows that the seaside city of Portland, Maine, is loaded with classic New England fare.

Tuesday
Jun 27
10pm | 9c
Season 4, Episode 23

Seoul

Andrew Zimmern highlights Seoul's dynastic dining icons. From spicy stews to cure a hangover and icy buckwheat noodles to beat the heat to sweet beef and spicy fermented cabbage, Seoul cuisine is tradition with a tasty kick.

Tuesday
Jun 27
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 15

Rome

Andrew Zimmern explores the iconic foods of Rome, including deep-fried artichokes, spaghetti alla carbonara and pizza tonda. Each dish has a history that dates back hundreds of years, and these legendary pleasures are the reason people travel half way around the world to eat them.

Tuesday
Jun 27
11pm | 10c
Season 4, Episode 25

Sydney

From tender kangaroo to light, delicate Pavlova, Andrew Zimmern highlights the sweet and savory dishes of Sydney, Australia. Modern twists to old classics make hearty meat pies, rich Sunday Roasts and sweet Moreton Bay Bugs crowd pleasers.

Tuesday
Jun 27
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 0, Episode 6

Pigging Out

From sweet and salty Cuban sandwiches and zesty whole hog barbecue to mild kielbasa and melt-in-your-mouth cured ham, Andrew Zimmern explores all the best ways we pig out on the world's most popular meat -- pork.

Wednesday
Jun 28
12am | 11c
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.

Wednesday
Jun 28
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 7

Portland, ME

From lobster roll sandwiches and fresh East Coast oysters to Italian sandwiches and whoopie pies, Andrew Zimmern shows that the seaside city of Portland, Maine, is loaded with classic New England fare.

Wednesday
Jun 28
1am | 12c