Cuba

Andrew dances the night away in Trinidad, participates in a purification ritual and eats lunch in the valley. Check out his photos from Cuba.

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Andrew experiences dining at private in-home restaurants -- a new, hot trend for foodies in Buenos Aires. 960 1280

  

The head of a dorado, or 'tiger of the river,' is specially prepared for Andrew at Paladar Buenos Aires restaurant. 960 1280

  

Andrew sits in the backyard kitchen of the Wilka family -- Quechan Indians from northern Argentina's mountainous region. 960 1280

  

Never weak in the knees, photographer Joel Weber steps to the edge to capture the most compelling Bizarre Foods images. 960 1280

  

This prehistoric-looking animal is actually a wild hare -- common animals on the wild pampas of Argentina. 960 1280

  

Quechan hosts show Andrew the common grains and foods that their ancestors subsisted on for thousands of years. 960 1280

  

Corn is a staple food of aboriginals in Argentina. Each region has many varieties, including this black corn. 960 1280

  

Food is baked underground by placing meat and vegetables on hot stones and covering them with dirt and leaves. 960 1280

  

For Quechan meals, the men use the green cabbage leaves and the women use the purple leaves as plates. 960 1280

  

San Telmo, Buenos Aires' oldest neighborhood, is host to a big street fair every Sunday. 960 1280

  

Hugo Chavarrieta, the owner of La Brigada Steakhouse, prepares to make meat lovers' dreams come true. 960 1280

  

The sun rises on a 500-lb. calf that local gauchos roasted overnight for Andrew's light lunch at an estancia, or ranch. 960 1280

  

A calf's intestines -- yes, still full of half-digested grass -- are braided before throwing them on the fire. 960 1280

  

Buenos Aires  13 Photos

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Only the freshest seafood is prepared at Mizutani's. 960 1280

  

Fresh eel (left) and braised giant blue fin tuna eyes at Hafa Restaurant outside of the Tsukiji Market in Tokyo. 960 1280

  

Andrew samples some fresh seafood at Hakodate Restaurant in Tokyo. 960 1280

  

Sea Pineapple, wild on the right, farmed on the left. 960 1280

  

Andrew admires some Sea Pineapples with his host at Tsukiji Market in Tokyo. 960 1280

  

Live fresh water eels at the Tsukiji Market in Tokyo. 960 1280

  

Fresh giant blue fin eyes from the Tsukiji Market in Tokyo. 960 1280

  

Japan  8 Photos

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Tourists walk on the rim of the Volcan Masaya. The volcano emits clouds of sulfuric-smelling smoke and steam. 960 1280

  

The production crew shoots a scene with Andrew inside a big canoe in Nicaragua. 960 1280

  

Coffee-cupping is the best method of quality control for coffee cooperatives. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern and the Grenada Sharks baseball team stand for the Nicaraguan national anthem before the start of a game. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern shows them just where the maggots are hiding in the "juicy cheese worm" cheese. 960 1280

  

The cheese, in the center of this dish, is host to a thousand tiny maggots, which make the cheese very pungent. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern and author/guide Josh Berman enjoying bull testicle soup and ceviche at a roadside truckstop. 960 1280

  

Andrew and the production crew shoot a scene in Bluefields, Nicaragua. 960 1280

  

Miss Edna poses with Andrew after she and her family prepared a home-cooked Creole meal for him in Bluefields, Nicaragua. 960 1280

  

Andrew rides the Tranquilo #6 bus from Managua to Sebaco. Along the way, food vendors, boarded selling local food. 960 1280

  

Andrew slurps the center of an iguana egg out of its leathery shell at the food stands in Masaya. 960 1280

  

Andrew and local guitar maker Sergio Zapeda explore the food stands in Masaya, Nicaragua. 960 1280

  

Nicaragua  13 Photos

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