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About the Show

Andrew Zimmern is dusting off his passport to crisscross the globe in search of the world's most bizarre foods.

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About the Host

Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern is a writer, TV personality, chef, and teacher. A New York City native, he began his formal culinary training at the age of 14, apprenticing with some of the greatest chefs in the world.

As the co-creator, host and contributing producer of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern, Andrew travels the world, tasting the most unique, traditional fare he can find. From restaurants to jungle markets, it's all about discovering the authentic, immersive experience.
Season 12, Episode 7

The Underground Railroad

Andrew explores the historic, invisible network known as the Underground Railroad. Along the way he eats meals typical of the slaves who escaped on the route, from roadkill stew and fire-roasted bullfrog to deer jerky and chitterlings.

Tuesday
Sep 11
10am | 9c
Season 12, Episode 5

The Saint James Way in Spain

Andrew Zimmern makes a spiritual pilgrimage to the tomb of St. James in Spain. He sets off with Spanish food expert and friend Debbie Musgrove to experience the Camino and the foods tied to the tradition.

Tuesday
Sep 11
11am | 10c
Season 12, Episode 4

WWII Battle of the Bulge

Andrew journeys through Belgium to retrace the steps of the soldiers who fought in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. Along the way he feasts on Belgian staples like meatballs, French fries and even ostrich.

Tuesday
Sep 18
10am | 9c
Season 12, Episode 1

The Pony Express

Andrew rides out on the epic Pony Express Trail, where he explores the thrilling mail delivery service that had a short but profound impact on America. He eats elk tongue, fish skin and an oyster omelet while on his adventure.

Tuesday
Sep 18
11am | 10c
Season 9, Episode 4

Civil War

Andrew Zimmern sinks his teeth into the foods that have sustained soldiers and civilians since the lean times of the Civil War and shaped a region's cuisine, from barbecued raccoon and squirrel stew to tooth-cracking hard tack.

Tuesday
Sep 18
12pm | 11c
Season 7, Episode 1

Paris Reborn: Cow Heads, Caves & Pig Parts

Andrew goes to one of the world's culinary capitals, Paris, France. He feasts on mushrooms harvested in underground caves, brines ham delivered to the presidential palace, and learns the dying art of aging artisanal French cheese.

Tuesday
Sep 18
1pm | 12c
Season 7, Episode 7

Amsterdam: Squealing Eels & Stroopwafels

Andrew travels to Amsterdam for unique reinventions of traditional Dutch recipes.From invasive goose krokets and insect-filled nuggets to smoked local eel and hollow pig head, Andrew tastes the city's nonconformity in each bite!

Tuesday
Sep 18
2pm | 1c
Season 11, Episode 5

Germany's Route 66

Andrew discovers the culinary magic of Germany's Romantic Road. He immerses himself in its medieval beauty as he dines on udder schnitzel, pancreas stew, grilled goose and Franconian bread dumplings.

Tuesday
Sep 25
10am | 9c
Season 12, Episode 2

Captain Cook and the Ancient Hawaiians

Andrew takes a journey on the Ala Kahakai Trail to learn the tale of Captain James Cook, the British naval officer who "discovered" the Hawaiian archipelago. Along the way, he feasts on traditional island staples, including lau lau and poke.

Tuesday
Sep 25
11am | 10c
Season 10, Episode 6

Daniel Boone's Wilderness Trail

Andrew Zimmern samples Appalachian fare as he treks the Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail. From fried, crispy peascakes and buttery buffalo bone marrow to ham cured and aged in pillowcases, Andrew searches for the flavors of the frontier.

Tuesday
Sep 25
12pm | 11c
Season 10, Episode 4

Discovering Columbus

Andrew Zimmern traces the path of Christopher Columbus' expedition across the Dominican Republic. From cow stomach stew with African roots to native Taino flatbreads, Andrew eats his way across the cultural evolution of Hispaniola.

Tuesday
Sep 25
1pm | 12c
Season 10, Episode 2

Cowboy Life in Texas

Andrew Zimmern saddles up for life as a Texas cowboy. From barbacoa made with the centuries-old traditions of vaqueros to fried and funky snacks at the rodeo, Andrew eats farm-fresh, meaty cuisine.

Tuesday
Sep 25
2pm | 1c
Season 0, Episode 48

Food Roots of the Americas

Andrew Zimmern heads out in search of three centuries of culinary history in the foods of the Americas. From Florida to Central America to South America, he finds out what dishes survived Spanish colonization and what was forever changed. From ancient ritual meals such as pachamanca to pork favorites like chicharrones, tamales made from the fish caught in the canals of Mexico City to sweets with heavy African influence from the slave trade, Andrew explores it all.

Saturday
Nov 10
10am | 9c
Season 0, Episode 51

Southern Food 101

Andrew Zimmern explores the diverse culinary traditions of the southeastern US, from age-old Cherokee recipes to foods brought over by the European settlers and Antebellum dishes created by enslaved African Americans.

Saturday
Nov 17
10am | 9c
Season 0, Episode 52

California Rising

Andrew Zimmern explores the diverse dishes and food trends of sunny California. Along this culinary journey through the Golden State, Andrew dines on cowboy sushi, sheep heart ragu, blood mousse and sea urchin genitals.

Saturday
Nov 24
10am | 9c
Season 0, Episode 54

Made in China

Andrew Zimmern explores the influence of Chinese cooking on world cuisine. He travels the globe as he eats culinary gifts such as pork rinds, chow mein, stinky tofu, Agu pork and dim sum.

Saturday
Dec 1
10am | 9c

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