Bizarre Foods: Season 8 Pictures

Go on a world tour of the most interesting eats from Senegal to Shanghai, as seen in season 8 of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern. 

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Andrew Zimmern holds a plate of goat

Andrew Zimmern holds a plate of goat

Andrew Zimmern holds a plate of goat and chicken curry, topped with green chutney, served with naan bread. 960 1280

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Chinese-style braised short ribs

Chinese-style braised short ribs

Chinese-style braised short ribs with zucchini blossom, sauteed Asian pear and a puree of parsnip, topped with sour cream and chives, served at Bent restaurant in Toronto. 960 1280

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Bent-O Box

Bent-O Box

The Bent-O Box served at celebrated chef Susur Lee's newest restaurant, Bent. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern holds up a seal flipper

Andrew Zimmern holds up a seal flipper

Andrew Zimmern holds up a seal flipper, a traditional dish eaten in Canada's Newfoundland province. 960 1280

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Roast pork and duck displayed in the window

Roast pork and duck displayed in the window

Roast pork and duck displayed in the window at King's Noodle Restaurant, located in downtown Toronto's Chinatown. 960 1280

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Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern enjoys a bit of post-dinner fun with Newfoundland native Shelly Dobbin. 960 1280

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Canadian king crab

Canadian king crab

Canadian king crab is one of the seafood specialties served up at Fishman Lobster Clubhouse located in suburban Markham, Ontario. 960 1280

  

Eel

Eel

Eel from Quebec is prepped before steaming in the kitchen at Fishman Lobster Clubhouse. 960 1280

  

Toronto's historic St. Lawrence Market

Toronto's historic St. Lawrence Market

Toronto's historic St. Lawrence Market first opened its door in 1803, and was recently named the No. 1 food market in the world by National Geographic. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern holds up a peameal bacon sandwich -- Toronto’s most iconic meal -- from Carousel Bakery at the St. Lawrence Market. 960 1280

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Kangaroo meat

Kangaroo meat

Kangaroo meat is only one of the many exotic meats sold at Whitehouse Meats, located in Toronto's famous St. Lawrence Market. 960 1280

  

Paan - a traditional digestive treat

Paan - a traditional digestive treat

Paan, a traditional digestive treat (depending on who you ask) that features betel leaf filled with cardamom, coconut, mint, dates and rose petal jam. 960 1280

  

Pork blood tureen toasted

Pork blood tureen toasted

Pork blood tureen toasted, and topped with a gastrique of sherry vinegar and Dr. Pepper soda, and served with ketchup chips. 960 1280

  

Chef Susur Lee (left) and Andrew Zimmern

Chef Susur Lee (left) and Andrew Zimmern

Chef Susur Lee (left) and Andrew Zimmern admire the quality of the crab and eel dishes served at Fishman Lobster Clubhouse. 960 1280

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Andrew Zimmern in Amsterdam

Andrew Zimmern in Amsterdam

Andrew Zimmern enjoys a cool evening dining at a sidewalk restaurant overlooking the Oudeschans canal in Amsterdam. 960 1280

  

Smoked Eels in Volendam

Smoked Eels in Volendam

Andrew Zimmern and fifth-generation meat smoker Jan Smit check on smoked European eels from the IJsselmeer at Smit Bokkum Smokehouse in Volendam, Netherlands. 960 1280

  

Dutch Herring Two Ways

Dutch Herring Two Ways

Raw (left) and pickled (right), always served with onions, at a street cart at the harbor of Volendam, Netherlands. 960 1280

  

Gourmet Goose Hunt

Gourmet Goose Hunt

Andrew Zimmern chats with hunters Martijn van de Reep, Tom Zinger and Gijs Leusink about the growing demand for gourmet goose products in the Amsterdam food scene. 960 1280

  

Snoot Sandwich in Kansas City, MO

Snoot Sandwich in Kansas City, MO

Andrew Zimmern getting ready to eat a snoot sandwich at The Tenderloin Grill in Kansas City, MO. 960 1280

  

Andrew and Friends

Andrew and Friends

Andrew Zimmern hanging out in Kansas City’s East Bottoms district with chef Alex Pope (in plaid shirt) and friends. 960 1280

  

The Local Pig

The Local Pig

Pig's head charcuterie plate as served at Alex Pope's restaurant, The Local Pig, in the Westport neighborhood of Kansas City, MO. 960 1280

  

Famous Burnt Ends

Famous Burnt Ends

Jeff Dehner, owner of Joe's Kansas City BBQ, showing Andrew Zimmern and chef Celina Tio how the restaurant makes its famous burnt ends, by separating the cap from the flat of the beef brisket and cooking it separately. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern in Jerusalem

Andrew Zimmern in Jerusalem

An epic feast of Makfoul, just for Andrew Zimmern, as his gracious Palestinian hosts fast for the holy month of Ramadan in Jerusalem. 960 1280

  

Classic Meal

Classic Meal

Chef Uri Navon's take on classic Mahane Yehuda cuisine: Octopus, slow cooked with red wine, sautéed with house chimichurri and served over goat's yogurt and fried sweet potato. 960 1280

  

Mahane Yehuda Market

Mahane Yehuda Market

The Abadi stall has been selling Syrian style crackers in Jerusalem's Mahane Yehuda Market over 80 years. 960 1280

  

Jerusalem Spices

Jerusalem Spices

A rich collection of spices are offered in Jerusalem's Mahane Yehuda Market. 960 1280

  

Exploring Oaxaca

Exploring Oaxaca

Andrew Zimmern exploring the bustling market town of Tlacolula de Matamoros on the outskirts of Oaxaca, one of the oldest known market sites in both North and South America. 960 1280

  

Fresh Market Life

Fresh Market Life

Andrew Zimmern and his translator and guide, Maria Itaca grill fresh strips of tasajo, thin sliced beef top round. In Oaxaca's Tlacolula market, customers cook their meat fresh, aided by an army of helpful market ladies making sure every piece is cooked to perfection. 960 1280

  

Stone Soup

Stone Soup

The heads of fresh snapper adds flavor to rich fatty broth in Cesar Gapuchin's stone soup, an ancient Oaxacan recipe. 960 1280

  

Delaware River Catch

Delaware River Catch

Andrew Zimmern and an eager crew of shad fishermen wait to see what the nets dredge up on the Delaware River. 960 1280

  

South Philly Treats

South Philly Treats

Andrew Zimmern and good friend Felicia D'Ambrosio gnosh on some fried tilapia with acheke, a Liberian-style cassava couscous in the Woodland Avenue neighborhood of South Philly. 960 1280

  

Philly Fountains

Philly Fountains

Andrew Zimmern cools down in Philly's Swanna Memorial Fountain after an amazing week of shooting. 960 1280

  

Street Scene in Antigua

Street Scene in Antigua

Andrew Zimmern in front of the Santa Catalina Arch in Antigua, Guatemala. 960 1280

  

Local Food of Guatemala

Local Food of Guatemala

A basket of patín, little bluegill fish in tomato sauce wrapped in maxan leaves in San Jaun La Laguna on Lake Atitlán in Guatemala. 960 1280

  

Live Seafood Docks

Live Seafood Docks

Andrew Zimmern and Guatemalan celebrity chef Mirciny Moliviatis await the fresh bounty of snail hunter Juan Baldomero in Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. 960 1280

  

Ready For Roasting

Ready For Roasting

Andrew Zimmern with a plateful of dormice, skinned and gutted and ready for roasting, at Toni's Tavern in the village of Dol, Croatia. 960 1280

  

Fresh Sea Squirt

Fresh Sea Squirt

Fresh sea squirt from the Adriatic Sea, steamed in the shell and ready for eating in Trogir, Croatia. 960 1280

  

Meat Shopping in Croatia

Meat Shopping in Croatia

Charcuterie stall at the farmers' market in Trogir, Croatia. 960 1280

  

Underground Mushroom Tunnels

Underground Mushroom Tunnels

Andrew Zimmern inspecting pleurotus mushrooms growing in the underground tunnels of an old stone quarry in Paris, France. 960 1280

  

Paris Charcuterie Shop

Paris Charcuterie Shop

Terrines for sale in the charcuterie shops of Gilles Verot in Paris, France. 960 1280

  

Local, Fresh, and Unique Meal

Local, Fresh, and Unique Meal

Roasted chicken with fresh leek and mushroom at Frenchie's restaurant in Paris, prepared by chef Greg Marchand with fresh, locally sourced ingredients from shops right next door in the Rue de Nil. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern at Motor City Soul Food

Andrew Zimmern at Motor City Soul Food

Andrew Zimmern and a production crew member for Bizarre Foods America, on the left, pose for a photo with patrons at Motor City Soul Food in Detroit. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern and Mayor Karen Majewski at Amar's Pizza

Andrew Zimmern and Mayor Karen Majewski at Amar's Pizza

Andrew tries various types of pizza at Amar’s Pizza with Mayor Karen Majewski in Hamtramck, MI. 960 1280

  

Pljeskavica Burger

Pljeskavica Burger

A pljeskavica burger -- filled with cream cheese -- at Palma, a Bosnian restaurant in Hamtramck, MI. 960 1280

  

Whole Pig on the Grill

Whole Pig on the Grill

Check out this whole pig on the grill at Kap's Wholesale Meats located in Detroit’s Eastern Market. 960 1280

  

Detroit Eastern Market

Detroit Eastern Market

The production company shoots a scene with Andrew Zimmern at Detroit's Eastern Market. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern and Chuck Bennett at Cafe D'Mongo Speakeasy

Andrew Zimmern and Chuck Bennett at Cafe D'Mongo Speakeasy

Andrew and Detroit News columnist Chuck Bennett pose for a picture at Café D'Mongo Speakeasy. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern in a beekeeper's suit

Andrew Zimmern in a beekeeper's suit

Outreach Coordinator Shane Bernardo helps Andrew get suited up to harvest honey at Earthworks Urban Farm. 960 1280

  

Twice-cooked Muskrat

Twice-cooked Muskrat

Andrew eats twice-cooked muskrat for lunch on the shore of the Detroit River. 960 1280

  

Fresh Perch

Fresh Perch

Andrew samples this fresh perch during a shore lunch near the Detroit River. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern relaxes in a Jacuzzi

Andrew Zimmern relaxes in a Jacuzzi

Andrew and Johnny Kolakowski relax in the Jacuzzi after their muskrat lunch. 960 1280

  

Andrew holding a pig's tail

Andrew holding a pig's tail

Andrew holds up a pig's tail at The Mower Gang's cook-out in Detroit. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern helps the Detroit Mower Gang mow the lawn at a city park

Andrew Zimmern helps the Detroit Mower Gang mow the lawn at a city park

Andrew pitches in to help mow an overgrown park with the Detroit Mower Gang. 960 1280

  

Turkey Roll

Turkey Roll

Look at this delicious turkey roll. It's turkey rolled around brisket, Coney dogs, bacon, rib meat and basil. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern eat an Iftar meal with the Karaali family

Andrew Zimmern eat an Iftar meal with the Karaali family

Andrew enjoys dessert with the Karaali and Haidous family after the Iftar meal during Ramadan. 960 1280

  

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