Gross Me Out

Check out bizarre food from around the world that will gross you out!

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10. "You'll think you've discovered culinary heaven in Santiago, Chile -- great wine, beef and the freshest seafood." -AZ 960 1280

  

9. "Barcelona is home to the West's most innovative chefs, including gastro-preneurs Juan Arzak and Ferran Adria." -AZ 960 1280

  

8. "LA is one of my favorite places for authentic Korean food, classic steakhouse dinners and fast-food restaurants." -AZ 960 1280

  

7. "Sicily's cuisine is a blend of techniques influenced by Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Normans, French and Spanish." -AZ 960 1280

  

6. "Mexico is one of the most diverse countries. The food is no different, and you'll find it all in Mexico City." -AZ 960 1280

  

5. "In Paris, food is an art form. Cooks care about the quality of the ingredients to create culinary masterpieces." -AZ 960 1280

  

4. "Bangkok's street-food scene is legendary. Few meals have topped what I've found in Khlong Toei market." -AZ 960 1280

  

3. "Beijing is all about the night markets. One of my favorites is Donghuamen -- a serious place for street eats." -AZ 960 1280

  

2. "Tokyo is home to elegant fine dining, cheap noodle shops and some of the weirdest feats in the culinary world." -AZ 960 1280

  

1. "I love NYC street food. Its vibrant street culture is home to some of the best mobile food imaginable." -AZ 960 1280

  

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The Bizarre Foods crew shooting in the woods around the Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern hunts for mushrooms and finds a Hen of the Woods Mushroom. 960 1280

  

Andrew eats a real mountain meal and talks with the locals in Pittman Center, Tennessee. 960 1280

  

Check out the spread for a local feast in Pittman, Tennessee. 960 1280

  

Cooks prepare local mushrooms at The Market Place Restaurant in Asheville, North Carolina. 960 1280

  

Andrew shows off squirrel brains at Embers restaurant on Snowshoe Mountain in West Virginia. 960 1280

  

A close-up of the delicious squirrel heads at Snowshoe Mountain in West Virginia. 960 1280

  

A view of the beautiful Tennessee landscape. 960 1280

  

Andrew shares a traditional meal with a Native American family in Cherokee, North Carolina. 960 1280

  

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Food Vendors at Harar Market. 960 1280

  

Hulling coffee beans at the Sofi Coffee Plantation. 960 1280

  

Andrew is introduced to raw Tire Siga, a bizarre taste to him, but a normal part of Ethiopian cuisine. 960 1280

  

Andrew with raw, spiced camel, or Tire Siga. 960 1280

  

Andrew enjoying raw camel with locals in Harar. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern learning how to tease a hyena. 960 1280

  

Andrew making friends with wild hyenas. 960 1280

  

Ethnic Harari food prepared for Andrew's feast. 960 1280

  

Andrew tries coffee with butter mixed, another Ethiopian tradition. 960 1280

  

Women getting out every bit of Enset extract. Enset is one of three genera of plants in the banana family. 960 1280

  

Andrew shows off extract from enset. 960 1280

  

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A crocodile's bite is 10 times more deadly than the bite of a great white shark. 960 1280

  

In Papua New Guinea, restaurants serve crocodile meat with turmeric to create a tasty stew. Some people believe eating croc meat can cure asthma. 960 1280

  

Monitor lizards grow up to 9 feet long. A single bite can cause an allergic reaction that could lead to death. 960 1280

  

A female monitor lizard can carry 30-40 eggs. The eggs are usually boiled in water and eaten as a treat in the Philippines. 960 1280

  

In the Philippines, monitor lizard meat is usually cooked with coconut milk and chili. Filipinos believe eating the meat can help treat heart and liver problems. 960 1280

  

In 2008, a small village in the Philippines became deathly ill after eating the cooked flesh from hawksbill turtles. The turtles eat a variety of toxic sea sponges. 960 1280

  

Despite the health hazards, several villagers continue to eat the meat from hawksbill turtles. 960 1280

  

In Thailand, a cane toad's skin is covered with alkaloid, a poisonous venom. The venom can enter the body through a cut or by eating the toxic critter. 960 1280

  

Cooks must be skilled to prepare a dish with poisonous cane toad as the main ingredient. In Thailand, some locals deep fry the toads in garlic. 960 1280

  

A Vietnamese man skins rats after boiling them in hot water. Rats can carry a bacterial infection called leptospirosis that can liver and kidney failure. 960 1280

  

Three thousand tons of rats are consumed in Vietnam each year. 960 1280

  

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Andrew Zimmern and the deep-fried piglet at Ford's Filling Station. 960 1280

  

Andrew and Eddie Lin chow down on the trotter and shank of the deep-fried piglet. 960 1280

  

Andrew shoots an act for the "Raw Food" with Ani Phyo. 960 1280

  

Andrew at Nobu LA with Sally Horchow and a cooking club. 960 1280

  

Andrew with "Raw Food" chef and author Ani Phyo. 960 1280

  

Singapore-style scorpions on shrimp toast at Typhoon. 960 1280

  

Andrew cooks sizzling catfish with Wolfgang Puck at Chinois-Santa Monica. 960 1280

  

Andrew, with Bert Salke, dine on cockscomb, tempura rooster testicle and Peking duck's feet at Wolfgang Puck's Chinois. 960 1280

  

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At a home side stand on the Jinga road small perch are for sale. 960 1280

  

Children of Lwanika Village pose for the camera. 960 1280

  

Andrew takes a quick break from drumming up white ants at the mound. 960 1280

  

Getting ready to trap lungfish. 960 1280

  

Andrew and his fishing host Abdul sample some freshly caught lungfish. 960 1280

  

Andrew shares a meal with Lwanika Village cooks. 960 1280

  

Andrew shows off some dance moves with some villagers. 960 1280

  

Andrew gets ready for his spiritual possession ceremony. 960 1280

  

Andrew and his host Ben discuss what to eat next at the roadside market outside of Nakisenyi Village. 960 1280

  

Andrew poses in full garb with spiritual healer Patrik Mukana Isabirye. 960 1280

  

Roasted fish in Uganda. 960 1280

  

Goat's intestines hang in roadside market outside of Nakisenyi Village. 960 1280