Bizarre Foods America: Washington, DC Pictures

Andrew is in the nation's capital where he samples the unexpected: Blackened snakehead sandwiches, peanut butter with foie gras, scrapple at a neighborhood grill, and savory dishes from food trucks.

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Andrew Zimmern at Ben's Chili Bowl in Washington DC

Andrew Zimmern at Ben's Chili Bowl in Washington DC

Andrew Zimmern digs into an out-of-this-world, delicious chili dog at Ben's Chili Bowl on DC's famous U Street. 960 1280

  

Close-up picture of blue Maryland crabs

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Freshly steamed blue crabs caught in the Chesapeake Bay, outside of Baltimore. 960 1280

  

Andrew at Common Good City Farm in Washington DC

Andrew at Common Good City Farm in Washington DC

Andrew assists in harvesting greens at Common Good City Farm in DC's LeDroit Park. 960 1280

  

Close-up picture of a smoked pig in Iowa

Close-up picture of a smoked pig in Iowa

Hot off the pig spit is an Iowa Swabian Hall (cross-bred in Iowa from a Russian wild boar), cooked to perfection. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern with pigs in Iowa

Andrew Zimmern with pigs in Iowa

Andrew poses with some pigs as they chow down on healthy greens at Rustik Rooster Farm in Waverly, IA. 960 1280

  

Braised elk tongue in Oregon

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Braised elk tongue with potato gnocchi courtesy of Lincoln Restaurant chef Jenn Louis in Portland, OR. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern at Black Earth Meats in Wisconsin

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Andrew assists on the cut floor at Black Earth Meats in Black Earth, WI. 960 1280

  

Close-up picture of fish-in-the-guts in Wisconsin

Close-up picture of fish-in-the-guts in Wisconsin

A Wisconsin tradition: fish-in-the-guts prepared by cooking whole whitefish in their own fat. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern poses with a sea cucumber in Alaska

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Andrew, with sea cucumber (of the Dr. Seuss variety) in Alaska. 960 1280

  

Picture of a lake with the Sitka Harbor in Alaska

Picture of a lake with the Sitka Harbor in Alaska

The best of both worlds: The mountains create a beautiful backdrop at Sitka Harbor in Alaska. 960 1280

  

Desert in a coconut shell in Chicago

Desert in a coconut shell in Chicago

Chicago’s Next restaurant's "Taste of Thailand" dessert was served in a coconut shell. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern at Publican Quality Meats in Chicago

Andrew Zimmern at Publican Quality Meats in Chicago

Andrew gets a behind-the-scenes tour of Publican Quality Meats' basement butcher shop, which serves all of chef/restaurateur Paul Kahan's famed restaurants around Chicago. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern eats at Bruce's Bar in Severance Colorado

Andrew Zimmern eats at Bruce's Bar in Severance Colorado

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Skinned jackrabbit on a rock in Denver

Skinned jackrabbit on a rock in Denver

Fresh meat of a jackrabbit is prepped before grilling in Denver. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern holds an eel in San Francisco

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Andrew Zimmern stands in a field of corn in Iowa

Andrew Zimmern stands in a field of corn in Iowa

Andrew Zimmern, a seasoned chef, author, TV host and James Beard Foundation Award winner, finds himself in the cornfields of Iowa for the new season of Bizarre Foods America. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern at Ben's Chili Bowl in Washington DC

Andrew Zimmern at Ben's Chili Bowl in Washington DC

Andrew Zimmern digs into an out-of-this-world, delicious chili dog at Ben's Chili Bowl on DC's famous U Street. 960 1280

  

Close-up picture of blue Maryland crabs

Close-up picture of blue Maryland crabs

Freshly steamed blue crabs caught in the Chesapeake Bay, outside of Baltimore. 960 1280

  

Andrew at Common Good City Farm in Washington DC

Andrew at Common Good City Farm in Washington DC

Andrew assists in harvesting greens at Common Good City Farm in DC's LeDroit Park. 960 1280

  

Close-up picture of a smoked pig in Iowa

Close-up picture of a smoked pig in Iowa

Hot off the pig spit is an Iowa Swabian Hall (cross-bred in Iowa from a Russian wild boar), cooked to perfection. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern with pigs in Iowa

Andrew Zimmern with pigs in Iowa

Andrew poses with some pigs as they chow down on healthy greens at Rustik Rooster Farm in Waverly, IA. 960 1280

  

Braised elk tongue in Oregon

Braised elk tongue in Oregon

Braised elk tongue with potato gnocchi courtesy of Lincoln Restaurant chef Jenn Louis in Portland, OR. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern at Black Earth Meats in Wisconsin

Andrew Zimmern at Black Earth Meats in Wisconsin

Andrew assists on the cut floor at Black Earth Meats in Black Earth, WI. 960 1280

  

Close-up picture of fish-in-the-guts in Wisconsin

Close-up picture of fish-in-the-guts in Wisconsin

A Wisconsin tradition: fish-in-the-guts prepared by cooking whole whitefish in their own fat. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern poses with a sea cucumber in Alaska

Andrew Zimmern poses with a sea cucumber in Alaska

Andrew, with sea cucumber (of the Dr. Seuss variety) in Alaska. 960 1280

  

Picture of a lake with the Sitka Harbor in Alaska

Picture of a lake with the Sitka Harbor in Alaska

The best of both worlds: The mountains create a beautiful backdrop at Sitka Harbor in Alaska. 960 1280

  

Desert in a coconut shell in Chicago

Desert in a coconut shell in Chicago

Chicago’s Next restaurant's "Taste of Thailand" dessert was served in a coconut shell. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern at Publican Quality Meats in Chicago

Andrew Zimmern at Publican Quality Meats in Chicago

Andrew gets a behind-the-scenes tour of Publican Quality Meats' basement butcher shop, which serves all of chef/restaurateur Paul Kahan's famed restaurants around Chicago. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern eats at Bruce's Bar in Severance Colorado

Andrew Zimmern eats at Bruce's Bar in Severance Colorado

Andrew dives into a tri-plate of buffalo, turkey and bulls' balls (Rocky Mountain oysters) at Bruce's Bar in Severance, CO, outside of Denver. 960 1280

  

Skinned jackrabbit on a rock in Denver

Skinned jackrabbit on a rock in Denver

Fresh meat of a jackrabbit is prepped before grilling in Denver. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern holds an eel in San Francisco

Andrew Zimmern holds an eel in San Francisco

Andrew comes face to face with a monkeyface eel at the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. 960 1280