Andrew Zimmern is Driven by Chicago's Diverse Foods

Take a tour of Chicago's diverse food options with Andrew Zimmern and his tour guides, the city's local cab drivers, as seen on Travel Channel's new series Andrew Zimmern's Driven by Food

Chicago's Best

Andrew Zimmern's driver Cheryl, a Chicago native, takes him to the Jim's Original hot dog stand for polish sausage and her favorite, the pork chop sandwich.

Downtown Chicago

An aerial view of the Chicago River in downtown Chicago after dark.

Lake Shore Drive

This stretch of expressway in Chicago borders Lake Michigan and is considered one of the most scenic urban parkways in America.

Second City

Andrew and his driver Rashid join in on an improv comedy class exercise at Chicago's Second City training center.

Second City

Andrew takes the lead in an exercise during a Second City improv comedy class.

Kyrgyz Cuisine

Rashid and his friend Azamat, a fellow cab driver, take Andrew to Jibek Jolu for an authentic Kyrgyz meal.

Beyond Hot Dogs and Pizza

Andrew and Cheryl ate at Isla Pilipina, an authentic filipino restaurant on the North Side of Chicago.

Windy City Rollers

Chicago's women's roller derby team gears up for a bout.


Andrew and Rashid watch a roller derby bout with Chicago's Windy City Rollers team.


Andrew stopped at Logan Hardware, a bar with arcade games, in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood.

High Roller

Andrew can barely contain his excitement playing pinball at Chicago's Logan Hardware bar.

Gamers' Delight

Seriously, Andrew really likes pinball.

Chicago Magic

Andrew plays along with a bartender's illusion at the Uptown Underground magic bar in Chicago.

Nice Try

Andrew falls for the magician bartender's trick at Chicago's Uptown Underground magic bar.

Rosa's Lounge

Andrew checks out the famed blues club Rosa's Lounge during his stay in Chicago.

Chicago Pizza

Deep dish isn't the only kind of pizza you'll find in Chicago. Rashid brings Andrew to Pizza Castle, a local haunt for Chicago pizza lovers in the know.

Pizza Castle

The beloved pizza joint near the airport is Andrew's final stop on his way out of Chicago.

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