Appalachia

Take a visual journey. Get a behind-the-scenes look at Andrew Zimmern's trip to Appalachia to taste local dishes like squirrel brains and barbecued raccoon.

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Food Vendors at Harar Market. 960 1280

  

Hulling coffee beans at the Sofi Coffee Plantation. 960 1280

  

Andrew is introduced to raw Tire Siga, a bizarre taste to him, but a normal part of Ethiopian cuisine. 960 1280

  

Andrew with raw, spiced camel, or Tire Siga. 960 1280

  

Andrew enjoying raw camel with locals in Harar. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern learning how to tease a hyena. 960 1280

  

Andrew making friends with wild hyenas. 960 1280

  

Ethnic Harari food prepared for Andrew's feast. 960 1280

  

Andrew tries coffee with butter mixed, another Ethiopian tradition. 960 1280

  

Women getting out every bit of Enset extract. Enset is one of three genera of plants in the banana family. 960 1280

  

Andrew shows off extract from enset. 960 1280

  

Ethiopia  12 Photos

Andrew eats Chuotang, Loach Soup, at Wonju Chuotang in Gangnam-Gu. 960 1280

  

Roasted Silk Worm Larvae from a street cart on Jarong Road. 960 1280

  

Andrew joins the assembly line at the Daymorn Kimchie factory. 960 1280

  

Evening lights of Jongno District. 960 1280

  

Andrew eats Cheonggukjang jjigae, a fermented bean paste soup that carries a very strong odor, at Namdo. 960 1280

  

Andrew and guests, Robert Egbert and Julli Yi, slow roast in the charcoal sauna. 960 1280

  

Andrew and Chef Kim eat San nakji or live octopus. 960 1280

  

Andrew buys his ticket for the KTX (Korea Train Express), South Korea's high-speed rail system. 960 1280

  

Andrew and Chef Hu-nam Kim contemplate which part of the Mungae to eat first. 960 1280

  

South Korea  9 Photos

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