Taste of the Tropics

Andrew explores tropical locations closest to home: The Caribbean and the Americas. The region is melting pot of European, West African and Amerindian cultures. The rich bend is visible in the architecture, ...

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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

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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

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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

Street Food

Andrew visits a Tijuana restaurant that only specializes in buches, deep fried chicken necks.

670 Ave. Constitución, Zona Norte. Tijuana, BCN


Andrew travels to La Paz, Mexico where he discovers a late-night taco stand that serves grilled tripe tacos.

Blvd. Forjadores y Tabachines, Colonia Ruiz Cortines, La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico

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Cuban Feast

Andrew meets up with two brothers who prepare a feast of fresh-caught tree rats and other local dishes, including lechon asado.

Viñales, Cuba

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Lobster Diving

Andrew dives for lobster that he cooks up on the ship.

Cayo Macho, Cuba

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Family Meal

Andrew dines with a family 20 miles west of Trinidad where he eats local foods, including a 300-pound turtle.



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