Bizarre Foods America: Spring 2014 Sneak Peek

Get a sneak peek of an all-new season of Bizarre Foods America. Andrew Zimmern travels to Vancouver, AK, Nashville, TN and Dallas, sampling all things "bizarre."

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A cameraman films Andrew Zimmern near the Chicago River. On this trip to the Windy City, Andrew discovers some of the best food in the world. 960 1280

  

Andrew visits George's Kabab Grill in Chicago's Albany Park neighborhood. Andrew eats pacha, an Iraqi stew made with lamb-stomach dumplings, lamb trotters, stewed head and dried mint. 960 1280

  

A butcher prepares several hogs each day to stock the deli counter at Gene's Sausage on Belmont Avenue. 960 1280

  

Andrew stops at Rick Bayless' XOCO, a quick-service restaurant inspired by the Mexican street-food scene. 960 1280

  

Ruby's Fast Food has a variety of tasty Filipino delicacies on their menu. 960 1280

  

Take a look at Franks 'N' Dawgs' tur-dawgen, a turkey and date sausage topped with crispy duck confit, herb garlic aioli, house-pickled onion relish and pickled carrot. 960 1280

  

At George's Kabab Grill, Masma Jajou shows Andrew how to make lamb-stomach dumplings, a key ingredient in pacha. 960 1280

  

This boiled pig head is made into head cheese at Chicago's Mado Restaurant. 960 1280

  

Andrew samples this delicious cheddar risotto bratwurst with beer-braised onions and cheese snack crackers. 960 1280

  

Take a look at Alinea Restaurant's famous sardine antenna made with country bread, yellow tomato, sardine poached in olive oil and aromatics, horseradish, red chili flakes, fried caper, and arugula flower. 960 1280

  

Andrew and Rick Bayless try mango chili and guava ice cream at Maxwell Street Market. 960 1280

  

Graham Elliot's foielipops are made with foie mousse, fleur de sel and strawberry pop rocks. 960 1280

  

The Bizarre Foods production crew films at Graham Elliot's restaurant, where having fun while creating whimsical dishes is required. 960 1280

  

Visit Alinea Restaurant to pick up this unique dish. It's English pea paired with iberico ham, burrata cheese, honeydew melon and sherry wine. 960 1280

  

Be sure to try the stewed goat at XOCO in Chicago. 960 1280

  

The Bizarre Foods production crew grabs a few shots outside John's Roast Pork in South Philadelphia. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern points out a personal favorite at Chocolate by Mueller in Philadelphia's Reading Terminal Market. 960 1280

  

Andrew demonstrates the proper way to hold a 40-lb. snapping turtle in Mountain Top, PA. 960 1280

  

The crew films Philly's skyline from the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Arts -- made famous in the movie Rocky. 960 1280

  

Andrew tastes bigos -- a traditional Polish stew -- at Czerw's Kielbasy in the Port Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia. 960 1280

  

Andrew pulls a rack of sausage links out of the old-school smokehouse at Czerw's Kielbasy. 960 1280

  

Chef Masaharu Morimoto shows Andrew how to prepare a signature dish at Morimoto restaurant in Philadelphia. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern and John Bucci, owner of John's Roast Pork, share a cheesesteak in South Philly. 960 1280

  

Cameraman Adrian Danciu films 4 snarling, snapping turtles near the small town of Mountain Top, PA. 960 1280

  

Cameraman Adrian Danciu gets an establishing shot of Philadelphia's Italian Market. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern and Delmar Anthony prepare a pot of snapping-turtle soup by carving up meat in Drums, PA. 960 1280

  

Andrew and the crew watch snapper expert Delmar Anthony artfully prepare a dish using snapping turtle. 960 1280

  

In White Haven, PA, Andrew adds a key ingredient -- a pig's head -- to a boiling cauldron of scrapple, a loaf made of cornmeal and pig scraps. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern poses with deer
Andrew Zimmern poses with deer

Andrew Zimmern poses with deer

Andrew and hunter Craig Ellis pose for a picture after deer hunting near Gay, WV. 960 1280

  

Andrdew Zimmern hold up roasted venison

Andrdew Zimmern hold up roasted venison

Andrew holds up roasted venison prepared from a deer he shot while hunting near Gay, WV. 960 1280

  

Skewered Deer Kidneys

Skewered Deer Kidneys

Deer kidneys skewered with herbs on the grill. 960 1280

  

West Virginia Roadkill Cook-Off

West Virginia Roadkill Cook-Off

This is how you know you’ve arrived at the infamous West Virginia Roadkill Cook-Off. Andrew helps judge the entries at the annual cook-off in Marlinton, WV. 960 1280

  

crawfish

crawfish

The word at the West Virginia Roadkill Cook-off is that crawfish is the "hillbilly lobster." 960 1280

  

Andrew with Miss West Virginia Roadkill and Miss Teen West Virginia Roadkill

Andrew with Miss West Virginia Roadkill and Miss Teen West Virginia Roadkill

Andrew takes a picture with Miss West Virginia Roadkill and Miss Teen West Virginia Roadkill. 960 1280

  

Andrew meeta a young fan

Andrew meeta a young fan

Andrew’s fans are everywhere. He meets one of his young fans at the West Virginia Roadkill Cook-Off. 960 1280

  

Deer Poop Soup

Deer Poop Soup

We’re not really sure what in it, but this is deer poop soup, served at the cook-off. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern and Glen Hawkins groundhog hunting

Andrew Zimmern and Glen Hawkins groundhog hunting

After groundhog hunting, Andrew Zimmern and hunter Glen Hawkins show off their kill. 960 1280

  

Ground and Venison Burgoo

Ground and Venison Burgoo

Take a look at this tasty dish --groundhog and venison burgoo with polenta. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern eats groundhog burgoo and cacciatore

Andrew Zimmern eats groundhog burgoo and cacciatore

Andrew shares a meal that includes groundhog burgoo and groundhog cacciatore at Fish Hawk Acres Farm in Rock Cave, WV. 960 1280

  

Pickled Ramps at the Hootenanny

Pickled Ramps at the Hootenanny

Andrew Zimmern tastes pickled ramps at a hootenanny potluck dinner in Frasier’s Bottom, WV. 960 1280

  

Andrew squirrel hunting

Andrew squirrel hunting

Andrew prepares to shoot a squirrel in a tree during his squirrel hunting trip with Larry Nibert near Fayettville, WV. 960 1280

  

Andrew on a river rafting trip

Andrew on a river rafting trip

It’s time for a rafting trip. Andrew gets ready to go rafting down West Virginia’s Gauley River. 960 1280

  

Andrew near the Greenbrier River

Andrew near the Greenbrier River

Andrew Zimmern poses for a photo with the Greenbrier River in Marlinton, WV, as his picturesque backdrop. 960 1280

  

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