Arizona

Andrew uncovers unique food traditions in the great state of Arizona, where the spirit of the Wild West still lives strong today. From native traditions of the Navajo to the New Agers' approach to food, this ...

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Taqueria Pico de Gallo

Andrew visits this local institution known for its authentic Sonoran food. He samples some intense-flavored menudo made with beef tripe, tendons and hominy.

2618 S. 6th Ave., South Tucson, AZ 85713

 
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Navajo Nation Family Meal

Andrew meets Effie Yazzie, a member of Navajo Nation who butchers and prepares sheep the way her ancestors have for hundreds of years.

Monument Valley, AZ

 
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Maico Taco Stand

While in South Tucson Andrew makes a quick stop at a taco stand serving Sonoran comfort food. He samples delicious menudo and goat stew called birria.

835 E 22nd St, South Tucson, AZ 85713

 
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El Charro Café

Andrew eats carne seca at this upscale Sonoran eatery in Tucson. The dried beef is cooked in the hot sun on the roof-top of the restaurant.

311 N. Court Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701

 
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Nogales Hot Dogs

Andrew tastes a Sonoran hot dog, a specialty served out of a food truck at a Phoenix parking lot. It's a bacon-wrapped hot dog loaded with beans, onions tomatoes, guacamole and cheese.

1945 East Indian School, Phoenix, AZ 85016

 
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Wilderness Survival

Andrew meets up with Tony Nester of Ancient Pathways. He's shows Andrew how to trap, butcher and cook pack rats and squirrels the way the natives did 1,000s of years ago.

Flagstaff, AZ

 
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Scottsdale Gun Club

Andrew goes on a modern machine-gun shooting adventure with a local gun club. He samples military-style meals ready to eat.

14860 N. Northsight Blvd., Scottsdale, Arizona 85260

 
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Arizona State Fair

Andrew gets his fill of batter-fried bacon dipped in sausage gravy, Navajo fry bread filled with mutton stew, and batter-fried peaches, at this fun-filled state fair.

1826 W. McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85007

 

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