Florida Keys: Horse Conch & Hogfish Pictures

Andrew Zimmern travels to paradise in the Florida Keys. He heads out with a family to hunt and cook iguanas, competes in a fishing derby to tackle the lionfish invasion, and more!

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Andrew discusses show strategy. 960 1280

  

Just another day at the office. 960 1280

  

Andrew unwinds at a beach café. 960 1280

  

A production powwow on the beach. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern at the Nicaraguan restaurant Fritanga Montelimar in Miami
Andrew Zimmern at the Nicaraguan restaurant Fritanga Montelimar in Miami

Andrew Zimmern at the Nicaraguan restaurant Fritanga Montelimar in Miami

Andrew Zimmern at the Nicaraguan restaurant Fritanga Montelimar, where he sampled vigoron (a boiled yucca, fried pork skin and cabbage), as well as nacatamales (corncakes) and lengua (beef tongue). 960 1280

  

Andrew with chef Michael Schwartz and chef de cuisine Bradley Herron preparing the catch of the day

Andrew with chef Michael Schwartz and chef de cuisine Bradley Herron preparing the catch of the day

Andrew with chef Michael Schwartz and chef de cuisine Bradley Herron preparing the catch of the day at Michael's Genuine restaurant in Miami. 960 1280

  

Andrew with a pufferfish off the coast of Marathon, FL

Andrew with a pufferfish off the coast of Marathon, FL

Andrew with a pufferfish off the coast of Marathon, FL. 960 1280

  

A close-up of a tasty dish of wreckfish at Michael's Genuine restaurant

A close-up of a tasty dish of wreckfish at Michael's Genuine restaurant

A close-up of a tasty dish of wreckfish at Michael's Genuine restaurant. 960 1280

  

The prepared pig for roasting in the La Caja China box in Miami

The prepared pig for roasting in the La Caja China box in Miami

The prepared pig for roasting in the La Caja China box, a metal-lined cooking box that's used in many Cuban communities. 960 1280

  

Andrew with chef Michelle Bernstein in Miami

Andrew with chef Michelle Bernstein in Miami

Andrew with chef Michelle Bernstein at the Cuban restaurant El Palacio de los Jugos in Miami. 960 1280

  

Fresh lobster caught off the coast of Marathon, Florida

Fresh lobster caught off the coast of Marathon, Florida

Fresh lobster caught off the coast of Marathon, FL. 960 1280

  

Andrew and the fishermen eat their freshly caught raw lobster

Andrew and the fishermen eat their freshly caught raw lobster

Andrew and the fishermen eat their freshly caught raw lobster off the coast of Marathon, FL. 960 1280

  

72-hour braised short rib at the Cobaya (underground dinner) at Azul restaurant in Miami

72-hour braised short rib at the Cobaya (underground dinner) at Azul restaurant in Miami

Picture of a 72-hour braised short rib at the Cobaya (underground dinner) at Azul restaurant in Miami. 960 1280

  

A plate of stone crab claws at the famous Joe's Stone Crab in Miami

A plate of stone crab claws at the famous Joe's Stone Crab in Miami

A plate of stone crab claws at the famous Joe's Stone Crab restaurant in Miami Beach. 960 1280

  

Andrew with chef Michael Schwartz and chef de cuisine Bradley Herron with the catch of the day at Michael's Genuine restaurant in Miami

Andrew with chef Michael Schwartz and chef de cuisine Bradley Herron with the catch of the day at Michael's Genuine restaurant in Miami

Andrew with chef Michael Schwartz and chef de cuisine Bradley Herron with the catch of the day at Michael's Genuine restaurant in Miami. 960 1280

  

Plate of Braised local wreckfish in a Spanish stew with chorizo, octopus and shrimp

Plate of Braised local wreckfish in a Spanish stew with chorizo, octopus and shrimp

Braised local wreckfish in a Spanish stew with chorizo, octopus and shrimp caught off the coast of Florida, as well as saffron aioli and crostini. 960 1280

  

Andrew orders ice cream from the Aphrodisiac Ice Cream truck in Miami

Andrew orders ice cream from the Aphrodisiac Ice Cream truck in Miami

Andrew orders ice cream from the Aphrodisiac Ice Cream truck in Miami. 960 1280

  

Andrew eats at Joe's Stone Crab restaurant in Miami

Andrew eats at Joe's Stone Crab restaurant in Miami

Andrew eats at Joe's Stone Crab restaurant in Miami. 960 1280

  

Rice and beans at El Palacio de los Jugos in Miami

Rice and beans at El Palacio de los Jugos in Miami

Rice and beans at El Palacio de los Jugos in Miami. 960 1280

  

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Andrew with hunters David Tyburski and Rick Stafford

Andrew with hunters David Tyburski and Rick Stafford

Andrew with hunters David Tyburski and Rick Stafford, along with the armadillo they caught, in the backwoods of central Florida. 960 1280

  

A ladleful of catfish head soup

A ladleful of catfish head soup

A ladleful of catfish head soup at the home of David and Lydia Tyburski. 960 1280

  

Deep-fried soft-shell turtle

Deep-fried soft-shell turtle

Deep-fried soft-shell turtle. 960 1280

  

Andrew harvests swamp cabbage

Andrew harvests swamp cabbage

Andrew harvests swamp cabbage from a palmetto tree in central Florida with Seminole tribe member Lewis Gopher. 960 1280

  

Prepping the armadillo

Prepping the armadillo

The armadillo is prepped for cooking. 960 1280

  

Turtle meat cooked in the shell

Turtle meat cooked in the shell

Turtle meat cooked in the shell at a Seminole tribe member's home in central Florida. 960 1280

  

Andrew with Seminole tribe members

Andrew with Seminole tribe members

Andrew poses for a photo in the Chickee hut with Seminole tribe members at a traditional family meal in central Florida. 960 1280

  

Andrew squirrel hunting

Andrew squirrel hunting

Andrew squirrel hunting in the forests of central Florida. 960 1280

  

A nighttime alligator hunt

A nighttime alligator hunt

Heading out for a nighttime alligator hunt with Seminole American Indians in central Florida. 960 1280

  

Prepping the armadillo for baking

Prepping the armadillo for baking

Armadillo meat and vegetables prepped for baking in its own shell. 960 1280

  

An armadillo lunch

An armadillo lunch

Andrew has an armadillo lunch with hunters David Tyburski and Rick Stafford's family. 960 1280

  

The Ocklawaha River

The Ocklawaha River

Andrew pulls in a soft-shell turtle from the Ocklawaha River in central Florida. 960 1280

  

Making guava sofkee

Making guava sofkee

Guava is sliced to make guava sofkee at a Seminole tribe member's home in central Florida. 960 1280

  

Andrew with the armadillo

Andrew with the armadillo

Andrew with the armadillo caught in central Florida. 960 1280

  

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Andrew discusses show strategy. 960 1280

  

Just another day at the office. 960 1280

  

Andrew unwinds at a beach café. 960 1280

  

A production powwow on the beach. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern at the Nicaraguan restaurant Fritanga Montelimar in Miami

Andrew Zimmern at the Nicaraguan restaurant Fritanga Montelimar in Miami

Andrew Zimmern at the Nicaraguan restaurant Fritanga Montelimar, where he sampled vigoron (a boiled yucca, fried pork skin and cabbage), as well as nacatamales (corncakes) and lengua (beef tongue). 960 1280

  

Andrew with chef Michael Schwartz and chef de cuisine Bradley Herron preparing the catch of the day

Andrew with chef Michael Schwartz and chef de cuisine Bradley Herron preparing the catch of the day

Andrew with chef Michael Schwartz and chef de cuisine Bradley Herron preparing the catch of the day at Michael's Genuine restaurant in Miami. 960 1280

  

Andrew with a pufferfish off the coast of Marathon, FL

Andrew with a pufferfish off the coast of Marathon, FL

Andrew with a pufferfish off the coast of Marathon, FL. 960 1280

  

A close-up of a tasty dish of wreckfish at Michael's Genuine restaurant

A close-up of a tasty dish of wreckfish at Michael's Genuine restaurant

A close-up of a tasty dish of wreckfish at Michael's Genuine restaurant. 960 1280

  

The prepared pig for roasting in the La Caja China box in Miami

The prepared pig for roasting in the La Caja China box in Miami

The prepared pig for roasting in the La Caja China box, a metal-lined cooking box that's used in many Cuban communities. 960 1280

  

Andrew with chef Michelle Bernstein in Miami

Andrew with chef Michelle Bernstein in Miami

Andrew with chef Michelle Bernstein at the Cuban restaurant El Palacio de los Jugos in Miami. 960 1280

  

Fresh lobster caught off the coast of Marathon, Florida

Fresh lobster caught off the coast of Marathon, Florida

Fresh lobster caught off the coast of Marathon, FL. 960 1280

  

Andrew and the fishermen eat their freshly caught raw lobster

Andrew and the fishermen eat their freshly caught raw lobster

Andrew and the fishermen eat their freshly caught raw lobster off the coast of Marathon, FL. 960 1280

  

72-hour braised short rib at the Cobaya (underground dinner) at Azul restaurant in Miami

72-hour braised short rib at the Cobaya (underground dinner) at Azul restaurant in Miami

Picture of a 72-hour braised short rib at the Cobaya (underground dinner) at Azul restaurant in Miami. 960 1280

  

A plate of stone crab claws at the famous Joe's Stone Crab in Miami

A plate of stone crab claws at the famous Joe's Stone Crab in Miami

A plate of stone crab claws at the famous Joe's Stone Crab restaurant in Miami Beach. 960 1280

  

Andrew with chef Michael Schwartz and chef de cuisine Bradley Herron with the catch of the day at Michael's Genuine restaurant in Miami

Andrew with chef Michael Schwartz and chef de cuisine Bradley Herron with the catch of the day at Michael's Genuine restaurant in Miami

Andrew with chef Michael Schwartz and chef de cuisine Bradley Herron with the catch of the day at Michael's Genuine restaurant in Miami. 960 1280

  

Plate of Braised local wreckfish in a Spanish stew with chorizo, octopus and shrimp

Plate of Braised local wreckfish in a Spanish stew with chorizo, octopus and shrimp

Braised local wreckfish in a Spanish stew with chorizo, octopus and shrimp caught off the coast of Florida, as well as saffron aioli and crostini. 960 1280

  

Andrew orders ice cream from the Aphrodisiac Ice Cream truck in Miami

Andrew orders ice cream from the Aphrodisiac Ice Cream truck in Miami

Andrew orders ice cream from the Aphrodisiac Ice Cream truck in Miami. 960 1280

  

Andrew eats at Joe's Stone Crab restaurant in Miami

Andrew eats at Joe's Stone Crab restaurant in Miami

Andrew eats at Joe's Stone Crab restaurant in Miami. 960 1280

  

Rice and beans at El Palacio de los Jugos in Miami

Rice and beans at El Palacio de los Jugos in Miami

Rice and beans at El Palacio de los Jugos in Miami. 960 1280