Ecuador

Guinea pigs, piranhas, coconut grubs -- it's all in a day's work for Andrew Zimmern, as he takes a bite out of the South American country of Ecuador.

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Motes de la Magdalena

Andrew rides a tram up to the mountains above Quito and dines at Motes de la Magdalena. He enjoys cuero de librillo (soup made from the outside of a cow's stomach), guatita (cow-stomach stew) and menudo (tripe and beef heart soup).

Quito, Ecuador

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Amazon Rainforest

During his excursion through the jungle, around the Sacha Lodge, Andrew eats lemon ants and piranha.

Ecuador

 
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Otavalo Market

Similar to an American farmers market, this town's Saturday market offers a wide variety of delicacies. Andrew samples roast pork with motes and cracklings (pig skin), cheese empanadas and an aloe vera vitamin drink.

Otavalo, Ecuadorian Regions Ecuador

 
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Fiambre's Restaurant

Andrew visits the equator, where he enjoys an exotic meal of cuy (roasted guinea pig) at Fiambre's Restaurant.

Mitad del Mundo, Ecuador

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