Northern California

Andrew Zimmern visits Northern California where people are reinventing sustainable living. From hunting doves to developing strange new flavors for jelly beans to training sheep to eat weeds at local ...

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Dove Hunting

Andrew meets up with Holly Heyser and Hank Shaw to take part in a beloved tradition in northern California, dove hunting. After the hunt, they sample grilled dove they caught themselves.

Private Ranch, Yolo County, 30 minutes west of Sacramento, CA

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Fort Baker

This historic Army post overlooks the Golden Gate Bridge and is part of the Golden Gate Recreation Area. It’s also where Andrew gets to go pokepoling for monkeyface eels with Kirk Lombard.

San Francisco Harbor near Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA

 
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Jelly Belly Factory

Located about an hour north of San Francisco, the Jelly Belly Factory offers 40-minute walking tours that allow visitors to see how their favorite flavors are made.

One Jelly Belly Ln, Fairfield,CA 94533

 
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Kick Ranch Vineyards

Andrew is invited to a picnic lunch at this vineyard, where the employees bring in foods made by their families, many of them from Mexico. They enjoy braised chicken mole and goat head.

4903 Harville Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95409

 
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Ramini Mozzarella

Andrew is introduced to a couple on a quest to make their own buffalo mozzarella, a cheese not usually made in the US. Andrew meets the herd of water buffalo that provide the milk for the cheese and makes a small batch of mozzarella di buffalo!

Private Ranch in Sonoma County (55 miles north of San Francisco)

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