Sulawesi

Andrew travels to Sulawesi to witness a water buffalo sacrifice at a funeral, taste freshwater snails, and discover more than 2 genders in the Bissu community.

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Andrew Zimmern at Jelly Belly in California

Andrew Zimmern at Jelly Belly in California

Andrew Zimmern assists in applying the sugar coating on rotating Jelly Belly drums in Fairfield, CA. 960 1280

  

Jelly beans at Jelly Belly factory in California

Jelly beans at Jelly Belly factory in California

A look at what appears to be endless rows of Jelly Belly jelly beans at the Fairfield factory. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern at Jelly Belly in California

Andrew Zimmern at Jelly Belly in California

Andrew and Jelly Belly executive vice chair Lisa Brasher smell the "essence" of Jelly Belly flavoring. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern out in the country of California

Andrew Zimmern out in the country of California

Andrew takes a break in front of a herd of 44 water buffalo in the hills outside of Petaluma, CA. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern gets upclose with a water buffalo in California

Andrew Zimmern gets upclose with a water buffalo in California

Andrew nearly avoids a goring from the alpha water buffalo female Gracie. 960 1280

  

Mutton is prepared in California

Mutton is prepared in California

Andrew looks on as chefs Curtis di Fede and Tyler Rodde of Oenotri restaurant break down a freshly slaughtered mutton in Napa. 960 1280

  

A plate of mutton at Oenotri restaurant in California

A plate of mutton at Oenotri restaurant in California

Fresh cuts of mutton at Oenotri restaurant. 960 1280

  

Mutton testicles at Oenotri restaurant in California

Mutton testicles at Oenotri restaurant in California

Fresh mutton testicles ready to eat at Oenotri restaurant. 960 1280

  

Golden Gate Bridge in the distance

Golden Gate Bridge in the distance

The Bizarre Foods crew braves the rocks for a morning of poke poling near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern holds up a monkeyface eel in San Francisco

Andrew Zimmern holds up a monkeyface eel in San Francisco

Andrew holds up a freshly caught monkeyface eel by the Golden Gate Bridge. 960 1280

  

Monkeyface eel on the grill in San Francisco

Monkeyface eel on the grill in San Francisco

Fresh fillets of monkeyface eel are grilled up and sliced. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern samples grapes in Sonoma County California

Andrew Zimmern samples grapes in Sonoma County California

Andrew and Tony Bugica, manager of Kick Ranch Vineyard in Sonoma County, sample sauvignon blanc grapes. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern sneaks a taste of grapes at the Kick Ranch vineyard

Andrew Zimmern sneaks a taste of grapes at the Kick Ranch vineyard

Andrew sneaks a taste of sauvignon blanc grapes at Kick Ranch. 960 1280

  

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Andrew visits Mac & Ernie's in Tarpley, Texas, to eat a cabrito burger and chicken-fried filet mignon. 960 1280

  

A finished dish of gourmet Rattlesnake and Rabbit Sausage at the Lonesome Dove Western Bistro in Fort Worth, TX. 960 1280

  

Andrew marvels at a piece of equipment at NASA's Johnson Space Center. 960 1280

  

Andrew and some NASA scientists chop up an artichoke at the Johnson Space Center. 960 1280

  

Truffle mac and cheese with red deer rib chop at the Lonesome Dove Western Bistro in Fort Worth. 960 1280

  

Andrew takes aim at a javelina at Laguna Ranch near Laredo. 960 1280

  

An authentic Texas barbecue spread at the Circle V-Bharre Ranch in Central Texas. 960 1280

  

Andrew tries a liquid nitrogen 'Fire and Ice' dish at the Texas State Fair. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern eats a Ben's Chili Dog in Washington DC

Andrew Zimmern eats a Ben's Chili Dog in Washington DC

Andrew Zimmern digs into an out-of-this-world, delicious chili dog at Ben's Chili Bowl on DC's famous U Street. 960 1280

  

A close-up photo of vermicelli and parmesan pudding in Washington DC

A close-up photo of vermicelli and parmesan pudding in Washington DC

Going back in time, Andrew visits America Eats Tavern, a pop-restaurant that was organized by restaurateur and chef Jose Andres and ended its year-long run on July 4, 2012. Andrew tried the vermicelli and parmesan pudding (circa 1802 Philadelphia), a forerunner to today's macaroni and cheese. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern looks at a garfish in Washington DC

Andrew Zimmern looks at a garfish in Washington DC

Andrew inspects a garfish at ProFish, a seafood distributor in DC. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern samples snakehead fish in Washington DC

Andrew Zimmern samples snakehead fish in Washington DC

Come lunchtime, Andrew tries a Potomac River staple: snakehead. The snakehead is caught, cleaned, prepped and then distributed for sale at ProFish seafood distributor. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern samples a crispy snakehead with Thai curry sauce in Washington, DC

Andrew Zimmern samples a crispy snakehead with Thai curry sauce in Washington, DC

Andrew talks snakeheads and more while sampling a crispy snakehead with Thai curry sauce at The Source restaurant. 960 1280

  

Close-up photo of a snakehead fish in Washington DC

Close-up photo of a snakehead fish in Washington DC

The raw, freshly caught snakehead in "all its glory" as it's prepped for selling and eating. 960 1280

  

Close-up photo of Tea-smoked snakehead in Washington DC at The Source restaurant

Close-up photo of Tea-smoked snakehead in Washington DC at The Source restaurant

Tea-smoked snakehead with squid-flavored, crispy tofu skin at The Source restaurant. 960 1280

  

Jose Andres drinks beer at Jaleo in Washington, DC

Jose Andres drinks beer at Jaleo in Washington, DC

Jose Andres drinking beer in a traditional Spanish way next to Andrew at Jaleo restaurant. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern harvests plants at Common Good City Farm in Washington DC

Andrew Zimmern harvests plants at Common Good City Farm in Washington DC

Andrew assists in harvesting greens at Common Good City Farm in DC's LeDroit Park. 960 1280

  

Kosher soul rolls from Common Good City Farm in Washington DC

Kosher soul rolls from Common Good City Farm in Washington DC

Kosher soul rolls at Common Good City Farm, an urban farm for low-income residents in DC. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern tries a snakehead fish sandwich in Washington DC

Andrew Zimmern tries a snakehead fish sandwich in Washington DC

Andrew samples a blackened snakehead sandwich made with fresh-caught snakehead on the Potomac River. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern attends church at Medhane Alem Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Washington DC

Andrew Zimmern attends church at Medhane Alem Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Washington DC

Andrew takes in another side of Washington, DC, at Medhane Alem Ethiopian Orthodox Church. 960 1280

  

Close-up of pupusas at La Chiquita in Maryland

Close-up of pupusas at La Chiquita in Maryland

Salvadoran pupusas at La Chiquita restaurant in nearby Takoma Park, MD. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern eats paella at Jaleo in Washington DC

Andrew Zimmern eats paella at Jaleo in Washington DC

Andrew and chef Jose Andres share a giant pan of paella, a traditional Spanish dish of meat, rice and sauce, at Jaleo. 960 1280

  

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