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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 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 18

Baltimore

Andrew Zimmern brings us to Baltimore, a gritty city where the food is alive with original flavor. Hearty and unique favorites are featured, including local blue crab, tender pit beef and beloved chocolaty Berger cookies.

Saturday
Mar 18
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 1, Episode 8

St. Louis

As the Gateway to the West, St. Louis has built a reputation for homegrown goodness on the backs of its hardworking people. Andrew Zimmern explores such edible icons as St. Louis-style barbecue, toasted ravioli and gooey butter cake.

Tuesday
May 9
12pm | 11c
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 4, Episode 3

San Diego

Andrew highlights San Diego's sun-soaked cuisine, served surfside. The laid-back beach town is known for its Mexican-inspired fish tacos, octopus tostadas, Filipino chicken adobo, So-Cal monster burritos, and a globally-loved hometown salad.

Saturday
May 13
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 2

Buffalo

Andrew Zimmern presents Buffalo's edible icons. From spicy wings and sweet pepperoni pizza to enormous cake doughnuts and heaping plates of meat and potatoes slathered in sauce, Buffalo's edible icons are as robust and inventive as the city itself.

Tuesday
May 23
2am | 1c
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 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 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 4, Episode 22

Detroit

Andrew Zimmern highlights the iconic foods that have built the Motor City. From Middle Eastern shawarma and soul food classics to Detroit-style pizza and city chicken, Detroit offers up an array of unique flavors!

Wednesday
Jul 12
2am | 1c
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.

Tuesday
Jul 18
10:30pm | 9:30c
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.

Wednesday
Sep 13
3:30am | 2:30c
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.

Tuesday
Oct 3
2am | 1c
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.

Monday
Oct 16
8pm | 7c
Season 5, Episode 1

Upper Peninsula, Michigan

Andrew Zimmern uncovers the most delicious food in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. From Croatian chicken cooked over an open flame to fresh-caught Lake Superior whitefish and traditional pasties, this rural landscape is home to many mouthwatering dishes.

Monday
Oct 16
8:30pm | 7:30c
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.

Monday
Oct 16
11pm | 10c
Season 5, Episode 17

Osaka

Andrew Zimmern highlights foods from Osaka, the gateway to Japan. From panko-crusted vegetables and octopus fritters to udon noodles topped with fried tofu, Osaka's cuisine is Japan's answer to soul food.

Monday
Oct 16
11:30pm | 10:30c
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
Oct 17
2am | 1c
Season 5, Episode 17

Osaka

Andrew Zimmern highlights foods from Osaka, the gateway to Japan. From panko-crusted vegetables and octopus fritters to udon noodles topped with fried tofu, Osaka's cuisine is Japan's answer to soul food.

Tuesday
Oct 17
2:30am | 1:30c
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
Oct 17
3am | 2c
Season 5, Episode 1

Upper Peninsula, Michigan

Andrew Zimmern uncovers the most delicious food in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. From Croatian chicken cooked over an open flame to fresh-caught Lake Superior whitefish and traditional pasties, this rural landscape is home to many mouthwatering dishes.

Tuesday
Oct 17
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 3, Episode 6

Singapore

Andrew explores Singapore's famous foods. The cuisine illustrates the blend of cultures with dishes like the sweet and savory chili crab, the extravagant fish head curry and the tasty marinated skewered meats known as satay.

Tuesday
Oct 17
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 8

Seattle

Andrew discovers Seattle's iconic foods including Dungeness crab and teriyaki.

Tuesday
Oct 17
1pm | 12c
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
Oct 17
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

New Orleans

New Orleans is a vibrant, eclectic city, and its cuisine has been infused with a multitude of culinary influences. Andrew Zimmern explores the classic dishes, from po'boys and gumbo to oysters Rockefeller and bananas Foster.

Tuesday
Oct 17
2pm | 1c
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