Taste of the Tropics Travel Guide

View all the places Andrew Zimmern went in the Taste of Tropics episode of Bizarre Foods, including Pikayo Restaurant, lobster diving in Cuba and a fertility ceremony in Belize.


Activities
San Juan Street Food
Andrew and Chef Wilo Benet sample some San Juan street food for inspiration before heading to Chef Benet's restaurant, Pikayo.
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • San Juan, San Juan Puerto Rico

San Juan Street Food

Andrew and Chef Wilo Benet sample some San Juan street food for inspiration before heading to Chef Benet's restaurant, Pikayo.
San Juan, Puerto Rico San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Cuban Feast
Andrew meets up with two brothers who prepare a feast of fresh-caught tree rats and other local dishes, including lechon asado.
  • Vinales, Cuba
  • Vinales, Pinar del Rio Cuba

Cuban Feast

Andrew meets up with two brothers who prepare a feast of fresh-caught tree rats and other local dishes, including lechon asado.
Vinales, Cuba Vinales, Pinar del Rio, Cuba
Lobster Diving
Andrew dives for lobster that he cooks up on the ship.
  • Cayo Macho, Cuba
  • Matanzas Cuba

Lobster Diving

Andrew dives for lobster that he cooks up on the ship.
Cayo Macho, Cuba , Matanzas, Cuba
Family Meal
Andrew dines with a family 20 miles west of Trinidad where he eats local foods, including a 300-pound turtle.

Family Meal

Andrew dines with a family 20 miles west of Trinidad where he eats local foods, including a 300-pound turtle.
Cuba , Cuba
Toledo District
Andrew learns more about the Mayan culture, but before he even hits his first village, he makes a stop along the way for stinking toe.
  • Toldeo District, Belize
  • Toledo District Belize

Toledo District

Andrew learns more about the Mayan culture, but before he even hits his first village, he makes a stop along the way for stinking toe.
Toldeo District, Belize , Toledo District, Belize
San Pedro Columbia Village
Andrew visits this village located near the ancient Maya ruins of Lubaantun. He gets invited to a feast prepared by one of the best cooks in the village.
  • San Pedro, Belize
  • San Pedro, Ambergris Caye Belize

San Pedro Columbia Village

Andrew visits this village located near the ancient Maya ruins of Lubaantun. He gets invited to a feast prepared by one of the best cooks in the village.
San Pedro, Belize San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
Gales Point
Andrew heads south of Belize City to a traditional fertility ceremony or sambaii, where there is a lot to experience including the food.
  • Belize City, Belize
  • Belize City, Belize Belize

Gales Point

Andrew heads south of Belize City to a traditional fertility ceremony or sambaii, where there is a lot to experience including the food.
Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize, Belize

Restaurants & Bars
Chez Le Bebe
Andrew stops at this popular neighborhood restaurant in Little Haiti to eat a traditional breakfast of goat's head soup.
  • 114 Northeast 54th Street
  • Miami, FL 33137 US

Chez Le Bebe

Andrew stops at this popular neighborhood restaurant in Little Haiti to eat a traditional breakfast of goat's head soup.
114 Northeast 54th Street Miami, FL, US
Coopertown Airboat and Restaurant
Andrew and the owner of Coopertown go frog gigging on an airboat in the Everglades, and bring them back to the restaurant to prepare a succulent meal.
  • 22700 Southwest 8th Street
  • Miami, FL 33194 US

Coopertown Airboat and Restaurant

Andrew and the owner of Coopertown go frog gigging on an airboat in the Everglades, and bring them back to the restaurant to prepare a succulent meal.
22700 Southwest 8th Street Miami, FL, US
Street Food
Andrew visits a Tijuana restaurant that only specializes in buches, deep fried chicken necks.
  • 670 Ave. Constitución,
  • Tijuana, Baja California Mexico

Street Food

Andrew visits a Tijuana restaurant that only specializes in buches, deep fried chicken necks.
670 Ave. Constitución, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Tacos
Andrew travels to La Paz, Mexico where he discovers a late-night taco stand that serves grilled tripe tacos.
  • Blvd. Forjadores y Tabachines
  • La Paz, Baja California Sur Mexico

Tacos

Andrew travels to La Paz, Mexico where he discovers a late-night taco stand that serves grilled tripe tacos.
Blvd. Forjadores y Tabachines La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Pikayo Restaurant
Chef Wilo Benet invites Andrew back to his restaurant, Pikayo, to show him how he puts a modern twist on some traditional Puerto Rican recipes.
  • 999 Ashford Avenue
  • San Juan, San Juan 907 Puerto Rico

Pikayo Restaurant

Chef Wilo Benet invites Andrew back to his restaurant, Pikayo, to show him how he puts a modern twist on some traditional Puerto Rican recipes.
999 Ashford Avenue San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico

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