Austin

There's a rich mix of tradition and innovation in Austin! From roasted pigeons (with the heads still on!) to grits mixed with duck innards, plus scrambled pig brains and bloody marys made with real pig blood, Andrew explores the foods that "Keep Austin Weird."

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Andrew Zimmern sits down to eat with the Bonneau family and employees of Countryside Family Farm in Bastrop, TX, about 30 miles southeast of Austin
Andrew Zimmern sits down to eat with the Bonneau family and employees of Countryside Family Farm in Bastrop, TX, about 30 miles southeast of Austin

Andrew Zimmern sits down to eat with the Bonneau family and employees of Countryside Family Farm in Bastrop, TX, about 30 miles southeast of Austin

Andrew Zimmern sits down to eat with the Bonneau family and employees of Countryside Family Farm in Bastrop, TX, about 30 miles southeast of Austin. 960 1280

  

Sebastien Bonneu plucks a pigeon for dinner at his farm outside of Austin

Sebastien Bonneu plucks a pigeon for dinner at his farm outside of Austin

Sebastien Bonneu plucks a pigeon for dinner at his farm outside of Austin. 960 1280

  

Smitty's Pit boss John Fullilove and Andrew Zimmern look on as a Smitty's employee checks meat on a barbecue smoker

Smitty's Pit boss John Fullilove and Andrew Zimmern look on as a Smitty's employee checks meat on a barbecue smoker

Smitty's Pit boss John Fullilove and Andrew Zimmern look on as a Smitty's employee checks meat on a barbecue smoker. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern's bacon-wrapped jalapenos are stuffed with bits of venison kidney, liver and heart

Andrew Zimmern's bacon-wrapped jalapenos are stuffed with bits of venison kidney, liver and heart

Andrew Zimmern's bacon-wrapped jalapenos are stuffed with bits of venison kidney, liver and heart. 960 1280

  

Andrew poses for a quick shot in the dining room at Lamberts

Andrew poses for a quick shot in the dining room at Lamberts

Andrew poses for a quick shot in the dining room at Lamberts. 960 1280

  

Venison heart tartare with egg confit at Foreign & Domestic restaurant

Venison heart tartare with egg confit at Foreign & Domestic restaurant

Venison heart tartare with egg confit at Foreign & Domestic restaurant. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern talks with Ned Elliott of Foreign & Domestic, while Austin nightclub entrepreneur Bridget Dunlap looks on

Andrew Zimmern talks with Ned Elliott of Foreign & Domestic, while Austin nightclub entrepreneur Bridget Dunlap looks on

Andrew Zimmern talks with Ned Elliott of Foreign & Domestic, while Austin nightclub entrepreneur Bridget Dunlap looks on. 960 1280

  

Pigs' brains and huckleberries at Foreign & Domestic in Austin.

Pigs' brains and huckleberries at Foreign & Domestic in Austin.

Pigs' brains and huckleberries at Foreign & Domestic in Austin. 960 1280

  

Ox tongue sliders at Contigo Austin restaurant

Ox tongue sliders at Contigo Austin restaurant

Ox tongue sliders at Contigo Austin restaurant. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern takes target practice before a hunt at the Broken Arrow Ranch

Andrew Zimmern takes target practice before a hunt at the Broken Arrow Ranch

Andrew Zimmern takes target practice before a hunt at the Broken Arrow Ranch. 960 1280

  

The Bizarre Foods crew shoots Andrew Zimmern outside the Pig Vicious food trailer

The Bizarre Foods crew shoots Andrew Zimmern outside the Pig Vicious food trailer

The Bizarre Foods crew shoots Andrew Zimmern outside the Pig Vicious food trailer. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern orders a Mother Clucker (fried chicken strip with honey butter) and Cherry Bombs (glazed cherry topped holes, cinnamon, sugar and cake mix topping) from Gourdough’s trailer in Austin.

Andrew Zimmern orders a Mother Clucker (fried chicken strip with honey butter) and Cherry Bombs (glazed cherry topped holes, cinnamon, sugar and cake mix topping) from Gourdough’s trailer in Austin.

Andrew Zimmern orders a Mother Clucker (fried chicken strip with honey butter) and Cherry Bombs (glazed cherry topped holes, cinnamon, sugar and cake mix topping) from Gourdough’s trailer in Austin. 960 1280

  

Roasted quail at a farm lunch at Broken Arrow Ranch

Roasted quail at a farm lunch at Broken Arrow Ranch

Roasted quail at a farm lunch at Broken Arrow Ranch. 960 1280

  

Peanut butter monkey pig sandwich, sausage mac and cheese, and a bacon shake at Pig Vicious food truck.

Peanut butter monkey pig sandwich, sausage mac and cheese, and a bacon shake at Pig Vicious food truck.

Peanut butter monkey pig sandwich, sausage mac and cheese, and a bacon shake at Pig Vicious food truck. 960 1280

  

Cherry Bombs from Gourdough’s

Cherry Bombs from Gourdough’s

Cherry Bombs from Gourdough's. 960 1280

  

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