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Andrew Zimmern with cooks catch of the day with Thomas Daley in St. Croix
Andrew Zimmern with cooks catch of the day with Thomas Daley in St. Croix

Andrew Zimmern with cooks catch of the day with Thomas Daley in St. Croix

After spending the morning fishing, local captain Thomas Daley invites Andrew to his home to cook their fresh catch in his awesome backyard kitchen. 960 1280

  

Shellfish cooking on a stove in St. Croix

Shellfish cooking on a stove in St. Croix

Captain Daley's famous butter broth with shellfish cooks on the stove. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern holds shellfish in St. Croix

Andrew Zimmern holds shellfish in St. Croix

Andrew looks pretty excited about his lunch -- fresh-caught St. Croix shellfish. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern at food truck in St. Croix

Andrew Zimmern at food truck in St. Croix

Isaac and Claudette Thomas have been parking their food truck in front of St. Croix's Richmond power plant for over 25 years. 960 1280

  

Kingfish stew from the Thomas food truck in St. Croix

Kingfish stew from the Thomas food truck in St. Croix

A Thomas food truck specialty -- kingfish stew on top of spinach and okra with sweet potato droppers. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern at a baseball game in St. Croix

Andrew Zimmern at a baseball game in St. Croix

It's always fun to stop and catch a local ball game! Baseball teams, from all over the Caribbean, came to St. Croix for an inter-island tournament. 960 1280

  

A Crucian prepares land crabs for a local dish

A Crucian prepares land crabs for a local dish

Local Crucian James “Pebbles” Rock makes sure that the backs of the land crabs are removed before adding them to rice and vegetables in a typical St. Croix dish. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern holds a land crab in St. Croix

Andrew Zimmern holds a land crab in St. Croix

Land crabs are a plentiful food source on St. Croix, but they have to be purged of the garbage they eat before serving. Look at how big they grow! 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern herds cattle in St. Croix

Andrew Zimmern herds cattle in St. Croix

The cowboys at Annaly Farms in St. Croix put Andrew to work right away, herding their own breed of cattle, Senepol, out in the pasture. 960 1280

  

Puerto Rican pasteles in St. Croix

Puerto Rican pasteles in St. Croix

There is a large Puerto Rican community in St. Croix and they’ve brought a typical Puerto Rican dish with them -- homemade pasteles made with pork, green bananas and pumpkin. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern has a Puerto Rican meal in St. Croix

Andrew Zimmern has a Puerto Rican meal in St. Croix

Andrew sits down with the Morales family of the St. Croix’s Villa Morales restaurant for a typical Puerto Rican meal of seasoned rice, pickled green bananas, stewed pigs feet, stewed goat, pastillas and breadfruit tostones. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern laughs with Crucian farmer

Andrew Zimmern laughs with Crucian farmer

Andrew enjoys a laugh with Grantley Samuel, a Crucian farmer, who sells the fruit of the baobab tree. 960 1280

  

Blood sausage from the Joe Can Cook food truck in St. Croix

Blood sausage from the Joe Can Cook food truck in St. Croix

Blood pudding, or blood sausage, is made in 3 varieties at the Joe Can Cook food truck. 960 1280

  

Beef kabobs in St. Croix

Beef kabobs in St. Croix

The cowboy lunch at Annaly Farms consists of Senepol beef kabobs with veggies from their garden. 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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Andrew Zimmern with cooks catch of the day with Thomas Daley in St. Croix

Andrew Zimmern with cooks catch of the day with Thomas Daley in St. Croix

After spending the morning fishing, local captain Thomas Daley invites Andrew to his home to cook their fresh catch in his awesome backyard kitchen. 960 1280

  

Shellfish cooking on a stove in St. Croix

Shellfish cooking on a stove in St. Croix

Captain Daley's famous butter broth with shellfish cooks on the stove. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern holds shellfish in St. Croix

Andrew Zimmern holds shellfish in St. Croix

Andrew looks pretty excited about his lunch -- fresh-caught St. Croix shellfish. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern at food truck in St. Croix

Andrew Zimmern at food truck in St. Croix

Isaac and Claudette Thomas have been parking their food truck in front of St. Croix's Richmond power plant for over 25 years. 960 1280

  

Kingfish stew from the Thomas food truck in St. Croix

Kingfish stew from the Thomas food truck in St. Croix

A Thomas food truck specialty -- kingfish stew on top of spinach and okra with sweet potato droppers. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern at a baseball game in St. Croix

Andrew Zimmern at a baseball game in St. Croix

It's always fun to stop and catch a local ball game! Baseball teams, from all over the Caribbean, came to St. Croix for an inter-island tournament. 960 1280

  

A Crucian prepares land crabs for a local dish

A Crucian prepares land crabs for a local dish

Local Crucian James “Pebbles” Rock makes sure that the backs of the land crabs are removed before adding them to rice and vegetables in a typical St. Croix dish. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern holds a land crab in St. Croix

Andrew Zimmern holds a land crab in St. Croix

Land crabs are a plentiful food source on St. Croix, but they have to be purged of the garbage they eat before serving. Look at how big they grow! 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern herds cattle in St. Croix

Andrew Zimmern herds cattle in St. Croix

The cowboys at Annaly Farms in St. Croix put Andrew to work right away, herding their own breed of cattle, Senepol, out in the pasture. 960 1280

  

Puerto Rican pasteles in St. Croix

Puerto Rican pasteles in St. Croix

There is a large Puerto Rican community in St. Croix and they’ve brought a typical Puerto Rican dish with them -- homemade pasteles made with pork, green bananas and pumpkin. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern has a Puerto Rican meal in St. Croix

Andrew Zimmern has a Puerto Rican meal in St. Croix

Andrew sits down with the Morales family of the St. Croix’s Villa Morales restaurant for a typical Puerto Rican meal of seasoned rice, pickled green bananas, stewed pigs feet, stewed goat, pastillas and breadfruit tostones. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern laughs with Crucian farmer

Andrew Zimmern laughs with Crucian farmer

Andrew enjoys a laugh with Grantley Samuel, a Crucian farmer, who sells the fruit of the baobab tree. 960 1280

  

Blood sausage from the Joe Can Cook food truck in St. Croix

Blood sausage from the Joe Can Cook food truck in St. Croix

Blood pudding, or blood sausage, is made in 3 varieties at the Joe Can Cook food truck. 960 1280

  

Beef kabobs in St. Croix

Beef kabobs in St. Croix

The cowboy lunch at Annaly Farms consists of Senepol beef kabobs with veggies from their garden. 960 1280

  

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

  

Andrew Zimmern holds octopus bile sacs.

Andrew Zimmern holds octopus bile sacs.

While at Tersty Treats in Honolulu, HI, Andrew holds up dried octopus bile sacs -- the raisin of ocean-going organ meats. It's all in a day's work on this show. 960 1280

  

Andrew in a Hawaii crack seed plant.

Andrew in a Hawaii crack seed plant.

Jade Food in Honolulu, HI, run by Deanne Ho, is the only Hawaiian company making the state's favorite snack food: crack seed, which is dried and re-dried fruit. 960 1280

  

Andrew examines tuna in Hawaii

Andrew examines tuna in Hawaii

Joe Ching, of Tersty Treats, shows Andrew aku tuna, the main ingredient of Palu, a poke, or fish salad. 960 1280

  

Andrew at fish market in Hawaii

Andrew at fish market in Hawaii

Andrew appreciates the bounty of the South Seas at a market in Honolulu's Chinatown. 960 1280

  

Opah fish

Opah fish

Fresh-caught opah, also known as moonfish, chills at Honolulu's United Fishing Agency auction. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern tastes raw yellowtail

Andrew Zimmern tastes raw yellowtail

Andrew and local restaurant owner Chris Ghee visit the Oahu Market in Honolulu’s Chinatown to try raw yellowtail with scallion, soy and seaweed -- freshly harvested that morning. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern searches for sea urchins

Andrew Zimmern searches for sea urchins

Andrew and local Kyle Napeahi scour the rocks for opihi shellfish and helmet urchins on Miloli'i Beach, off the coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. 960 1280

  

The Miloli'i coastline

The Miloli'i coastline

The Miloli'i coastline on the Big Island of Hawaii is the picture of remote and rugged beauty. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern eats helmet urchins

Andrew Zimmern eats helmet urchins

Kyle, Andrew and Lei dig in to their oceanic afternoon snack of helmet urchin gonads. 960 1280

  

Tuna for auction at United Fish Agency

Tuna for auction at United Fish Agency

At the United Fishing Agency auction in Honolulu, HI, fish buyers can examine the complex layers of fresh-caught tuna to determine quality. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern fished for opelu in Hawaii

Andrew Zimmern fished for opelu in Hawaii

Andrew fishes for opelu, also known as Japanese or South Pacific mackerel, with local fisherman Willie Kaupiko, his son Kai'imi and his grandson Keani. 960 1280

  

Fresh-caught opelu

Fresh-caught opelu

Fresh-caught opelu from the Miloli'i, HI, coast. 960 1280

  

Raw opelu

Raw opelu

Raw opelu -- salted, iced and marinated -- is a unique local favorite. 960 1280

  

Poi expert pounds taro root in Hawaii

Poi expert pounds taro root in Hawaii

Daniel Anthony is an expert at making poi, a traditional Hawaiian dish made by pounding the starchy taro root. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern eats shave ice in Hawaii

Andrew Zimmern eats shave ice in Hawaii

Andrew talks with local children at Shimazu Shave Ice about Hawaii's favorite hot-weather snack. 960 1280

  

Raw octopus

Raw octopus

An early preparation of octopus, or tako, topped with octopus bile, served at Tersty Treats in Honolulu, HI. 960 1280

  

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