Washington, DC

Andrew Zimmern visits Washington, DC, for Salvadoran favorites, food trucks that feed hordes of hungry federal workers, and takes a trip back into history to taste what our forefathers ate. Whether it's a ...

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America Eats Tavern (Pop-up; currently closed)

Started by Jose Andres, America Eats was a partnership project with the National Archives. The menu featured forgotten recipes found in old cookbooks. Andrew had a peanut butter and foie gras sandwich, and pasta pudding made with vermicelli.

405 8th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004

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Baltimore/Washington International Airport

Baltimore/Washington International Airport is about 45 minutes to 1 hour outside of the Washington, DC, city center. But just 18 minutes from the popular National Aquarium in Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

Terminal Rd, Baltimore, MD 21240

 
See & Do
Bow Hunting for Snakehead

Andrew joins a pair of bow fishermen to hunt for snakehead fish. Chef Chad Wells shows Andrew how he likes to prepare the fresh catch. Andrew has a tasty blackened snakehead sandwich with dill guacamole, chipotle slaw and pickled onions.

Potomac River

 
See & Do
Common Good City Farm

Michael Twitty and Andrew pick fresh collard greens to go in their Kosher Soul Rolls dish: collard greens, fresh garlic and onion, and pastrami rolled up in eggroll skins. Michael uses food to express his African and Jewish identity.

V Street NW between 2nd and 4th Streets, Washington, DC 20001

 
Travel
Dulles International Airport

Roughly 30 minutes from the Washington, DC, city center is Dulles International Airport.

1 Saarinen Cir Sterling, VA 20166

 
See & Do
Fishing of Snakeheads

Andrew heads out onto the Potomac River to go fishing for the invasive fish species known as snakeheads.

Potomac River

 
Eat
Florida Avenue Grill

Andrew meets up with culinary historian Michael Twitty. Andrew tries chitterlings, stewed pork intestine, and scrapple, pig organs and scraps mixed with cornmeal, pressed and chilled into a loaf, and then sliced and fried.

1100 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009

 
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Food Trucks

Dozens of food trucks line the streets during lunch hour, catering to thousands of workers in federal office buildings. Andrew samples from the PB&J, the Fojol Bros. of Merlindia, Chupacabra and the Hula Girl food trucks.

Triangle Park, Virginia Avenue, Washington, DC

 

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