In this episode, instead of crisscrossing the globe in search of authenticity, Andrew decides to head to his hometown – New York City. He makes food stops in Chinatown, Brighton Beach and Red Hook, where he ...Go to Episode
Andrew dines on jellyfish salad, sea cucumber and duck feet, goose intestines and frog congee.
207 Bowery, New York, NY 10002
Andrew enjoys a beef tongue sandwich, gefilte fish and chopped chicken liver.
854 Seventh Ave., New York, NY 10019
Andrew eats a geoduck clam, live spiny lobster sashimi and white miso soup.
239 E. 5th St., New York, NY 10003
Andrew joins Anthony Bourdain at the Red Hook Bait and Tackle Bar. They both eat a mini corn dog.
320 Van Brunt St., Brooklyn, NY 11231
Red Hook Ball Fields
Andrew and Tony dine on pork huaraches, beef quesadillas, seafood ceviche and pupusas. Every weekend from May through October, food vendors near the Red Hook Recreation Area serve Mexican, Caribbean and South and Central American specialties.
Clinton and Bay Sts., Brooklyn, NY 11231
Andrew does some grilling in the back of the shop. Later he, Tony and a few other guests try duck liver, prong-horn tenderloin and runny-cheese sandwiches.
317 Columbia St., Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY, 11231
M&I International Market
Andrew eats salted salmon roe, dalo (rendered pork fat) and Russian salami with super-hot Mother-in-Law mustard.
249 Brighton Beach Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11235-7425
Gene Rurka's Farm
Andrew tries banana canap's topped with maggots, worm-zels (worms baked into a pretzel shape), tarantula, scorpion and herb cream cheese on cucumber and teriyaki cockroach.
Somerset, New Jersey