Wisconsin

Andrew discovers an interesting use for dried cow dung while visiting the Dairy State. Check out Andrew's photos to explore the bizarre world of Wisconsin.

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Andrew eats Chuotang, Loach Soup, at Wonju Chuotang in Gangnam-Gu. 960 1280

  

Roasted Silk Worm Larvae from a street cart on Jarong Road. 960 1280

  

Andrew joins the assembly line at the Daymorn Kimchie factory. 960 1280

  

Evening lights of Jongno District. 960 1280

  

Andrew eats Cheonggukjang jjigae, a fermented bean paste soup that carries a very strong odor, at Namdo. 960 1280

  

Andrew and guests, Robert Egbert and Julli Yi, slow roast in the charcoal sauna. 960 1280

  

Andrew and Chef Kim eat San nakji or live octopus. 960 1280

  

Andrew buys his ticket for the KTX (Korea Train Express), South Korea's high-speed rail system. 960 1280

  

Andrew and Chef Hu-nam Kim contemplate which part of the Mungae to eat first. 960 1280

  

Snail risotto

Snail risotto

Snail risotto is made even better with shrimp and squid-ink fat at the Snail Festival in Loures, Portugal. 960 1280

  

steamed snails on a plate

steamed snails on a plate

Traditionally prepared steamed snails with turmeric, ham and herbs at the Snail Festival. 960 1280

  

Steaming octopus

Steaming octopus

Freshly cooked octopus ready for slicing at the Blue Dolphin in São Lourenco. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern with Mario Araujo

Andrew Zimmern with Mario Araujo

Ramirez Cannery quality controller Mario Araujo tries to tell me that 6 filets fit into that itty-bitty can. 960 1280

  

Stellar steamed whelks at Ramiro Restaurant

Stellar steamed whelks at Ramiro Restaurant

Stellar steamed whelks (spiny dye-murex) are one of the highlights at Ramiro Restaurant in Lisbon. 960 1280

  

Witches lobsters (aka sea locusts) at Ramiro Restaurant

Witches lobsters (aka sea locusts) at Ramiro Restaurant

Witches lobsters (aka sea locusts) are also superbly steamed at Ramiro Restaurant. 960 1280

  

langoustine (prawn) at Ramiro restaurant

langoustine (prawn) at Ramiro restaurant

Fresh langoustine at Ramiro Restaurant in Lisbon. 960 1280

  

Andrea Smith and Andrew Zimmern in Lisbon

Andrea Smith and Andrew Zimmern in Lisbon

Andrea Smith and I sample Portuguese cured ham at a "secret" market in Lisbon. Half the price of Spanish iberico and just as good. 960 1280

  

chicken stewed in its own blood with rice at Tasca do João restaurant

chicken stewed in its own blood with rice at Tasca do João restaurant

Cabidela de frango — chicken stewed in its own blood with rice — is a specialty at Tasca do João in Lisbon. 960 1280

  

Andrea Smith and Andrew Zimmern

Andrea Smith and Andrew Zimmern

Andrea Smith and I take a brief respite while dining at Tasca do João. 960 1280

  

Bijou sandwiches at Mercado da Ribeira

Bijou sandwiches at Mercado da Ribeira

Bijou sandwiches of bacalhau and escabeche at Vitor Claro in a market called Mercado da Ribeira. 960 1280

  

Rodrigo Meneses and Andrew Zimmern at Mercado da Ribeira

Rodrigo Meneses and Andrew Zimmern at Mercado da Ribeira

Rodrigo Meneses and I at Mercado da Ribeira in Lisbon. 960 1280

  

Rodrigo Menesis and Andrew Zimmern explore Lisbon

Rodrigo Menesis and Andrew Zimmern explore Lisbon

Rodrigo Menesis and I explore the Lisbon food scene. 960 1280

  

Rodrigo Menesis and Andrew Zimmern at Snail Festival in Lisbon

Rodrigo Menesis and Andrew Zimmern at Snail Festival in Lisbon

Rodrigo Menesis and I at the Snail Festival in Loures, Portugal. 960 1280

  

Toza Almeida and Andrew Zimmern along the Portuguese coast

Toza Almeida and Andrew Zimmern along the Portuguese coast

Toza Almeida and I harvest percebes (gooseneck barnacles) along the Portuguese coast. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern holding percebes in São Lourenco

Andrew Zimmern holding percebes in São Lourenco

I get really excited harvesting percebes in São Lourenco. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern holds a European conger fish

Andrew Zimmern holds a European conger fish

This fish is called a safio in Portugal; it’s also known as the European conger. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern dining by the sea near Lisbon

Andrew Zimmern dining by the sea near Lisbon

Mena Almeida and I dine at her home by the sea in São Lourenco, near Lisbon. 960 1280

  

snails in Portugal

snails in Portugal

A decent day's snail haul at a farm in Loures, Portugal. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern holds a mystery snail

Andrew Zimmern holds a mystery snail

Andrew Zimmern holds out an invasive Chinese mystery snail collected from Totier Creek in Scottsville, VA. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern and Jackson Landers

Andrew Zimmern and Jackson Landers

Andrew Zimmern and invasive species hunter Jackson Landers look for city pigeons in Charlottesville, VA. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern wades in the water

Andrew Zimmern wades in the water

Andrew Zimmern and Jackson Landers return to shore with a bucket of Chinese mystery snails as cameras roll in Virginia's Totier Creek. 960 1280

  

Invasive Chinese mystery snails

Invasive Chinese mystery snails

Invasive Chinese mystery snails sautéed in butter and olive oil with chili flakes, salt, pepper and tarragon. 960 1280

  

Crispy Brood II cicadas

Crispy Brood II cicadas

Crispy Brood II cicadas battered in a buttermilk, rice flour and all-purpose flour combo, then fried into a tasty snack. 960 1280

  

Cleaning of a pigeon

Cleaning of a pigeon

Jackson Landers cleans a city pigeon caught in Charlottesville, VA. 960 1280

  

Cooked City pigeon

Cooked City pigeon

City pigeon browned in butter and olive oil with salt, pepper and tarragon, and then finished with a reduction of sauteed onions, celery leaf, tarragon, red wine and a touch of honey. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern stands next to Surryano hams

Andrew Zimmern stands next to Surryano hams

Andrew Zimmern stands next to Surryano hams in their last stage of aging at Edwards & Sons in Surry, VA. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern walks onboard USS Arlington

Andrew Zimmern walks onboard USS Arlington

Andrew Zimmern walks with Lt. Erin Walsh and Commissaryman Second Class Donald Banks onboard the USS Arlington in Norfolk, VA. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern aboard the USS Arlington

Andrew Zimmern aboard the USS Arlington

Andrew Zimmern gets ready to eat his Burger Wednesday meal in the mess hall of the USS Arlington. 960 1280

  

Prepared Szechuan pork sausage

Prepared Szechuan pork sausage

Szechuan pork sausage, stir-fried with hot pepper, Szechuan peppercorn, scallion and cilantro at Peter Chang China Café in Short Pump, VA. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern at Peter Chang China Cafe

Andrew Zimmern at Peter Chang China Cafe

Andrew Zimmern digs into pork belly on a hot-iron plate as minced rice hits the table at Peter Chang China Café in Short Pump, VA. 960 1280

  

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