The Blues Trail

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Take a road trip down the Blues Trail, and stop along the way to take in the music and the food that make up the unique flavor of the Mississippi Delta, from Memphis, TN to Jackson, MS. Andrew samples Southern standbys and riffs on old favorites, like "redneck ramen" made with noodles and pigs ears.

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Double Quick gas station in Clarksdale, MS
Double Quick gas station in Clarksdale, MS

Double Quick gas station in Clarksdale, MS

Andrew Zimmern samples fried okra, fried chicken livers and koolickle (a sweet-and-sour pickle soaked in Kool-Aid) at the Double Quick gas station in Clarksdale, MS. 960 1280

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Clarksdale, MS

Clarksdale, MS

Andrew is treated to a home-cooked meal in Clarksdale, MS, where fresh bass covered in a sauce of garlic, ginger and bacon is served alongside many other options. 960 1280

  

Clarksdale, MS

Clarksdale, MS

Andrew with his hosts in Clarksdale, MS. 960 1280

  

City Grocery in Oxford, MS

City Grocery in Oxford, MS

Andrew speaks with chef John Currence at City Grocery in Oxford, MS. 960 1280

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City Grocery in Oxford, MS

City Grocery in Oxford, MS

A BLT: bacon, lettuce and testicle sandwich with basil mayo at City Grocery in Oxford, MS. 960 1280

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Blue Front Café in Bentonia, MS

Blue Front Café in Bentonia, MS

Bluesman Jimmy "Duck" Holmes outside his juke joint, Blue Front Café in Bentonia, MS. 960 1280

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The Queen of Hearts Juke Joint in Jackson, MS

The Queen of Hearts Juke Joint in Jackson, MS

Andrew outside of The Queen of Hearts Juke Joint in Jackson, MS. 960 1280

  

Parlor Market in Jackson, MS

Parlor Market in Jackson, MS

Crawfish boil outside of Parlor Market in Jackson, MS. 960 1280

  

City Grocery in Oxford, MS

City Grocery in Oxford, MS

Grilled lamb hearts at City Grocery in Oxford, MS. 960 1280

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Fineberg Packing Co., Memphis, TN

Fineberg Packing Co., Memphis, TN

Andrew learns how to make bologna at Fineberg Packing Co., in Memphis, TN. 960 1280

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Southern Foodways Alliance, Oxford, MS

Southern Foodways Alliance, Oxford, MS

Andrew with the staff of Southern Foodways Alliance at their offices in Oxford, MS. 960 1280

  

City Grocery in Oxford, MS

City Grocery in Oxford, MS

Redneck Ramen: pigs' ears in black vinegar with noodles at City Grocery in Oxford, MS. 960 1280

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City Grocery in Oxford, MS

City Grocery in Oxford, MS

Batter-fried chitlins with homemade ketchup at City Grocery in Oxford, MS. 960 1280

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Fineberg Packing Co., Memphis, TN

Fineberg Packing Co., Memphis, TN

Andrew learns how to make souse at Fineberg Packing Co., in Memphis, TN. Souse consists of processed meat made out of pigs’ hearts, ears, stomachs and snouts. 960 1280

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