Find out more

Cooking a Whole Hog

See how this restaurant in Nashville cooks up entire hogs over 24 hours.

Stream Your Favorite Shows

Never miss an episode of your favorite Travel Channel shows. Travel Channel Now Available on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and the Roku Platform.

About the Show

Every traveler wants to try a crepe in Paris, gelato in Florence, Italy, or a po'boy in New Orleans. But how many really know where those dishes came from or how they are made? Andrew Zimmern digs into the not-to-be-missed legendary foods that define a location.

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 1, Episode 7

New Orleans

New Orleans is a vibrant, eclectic city, and its cuisine has been infused with a multitude of culinary influences. Andrew Zimmern explores the classic dishes, from po'boys and gumbo to oysters Rockefeller and bananas Foster.

Monday
Apr 3
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 6, Episode 4

Dallas

Andrew Zimmern explores the big and bold flavors that are decidedly Dallas -- from comforting chicken fried steak and sweet, creamy pecan pie to hearty tortilla soup and steak aged for 240 days.

Tuesday
May 9
9pm | 8c
Season 5, Episode 7

Portland, ME

From lobster roll sandwiches and fresh East Coast oysters to Italian sandwiches and whoopie pies, Andrew Zimmern shows that the seaside city of Portland, Maine, is loaded with classic New England fare.

Tuesday
May 23
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 4, Episode 13

Vienna

Andrew Zimmern samples the cuisine of Vienna and enjoys Sachertorte, an Austrian dessert dating back to the 1800s, and other classics such as schnitzel, frankfurter sausage and more enjoyed by emperors and commoners alike.

Wednesday
Jun 14
1am | 12c
Season 5, Episode 2

Buffalo

Andrew Zimmern presents Buffalo's edible icons. From spicy wings and sweet pepperoni pizza to enormous cake doughnuts and heaping plates of meat and potatoes slathered in sauce, Buffalo's edible icons are as robust and inventive as the city itself.

Wednesday
Jun 21
1am | 12c
Season 5, Episode 18

Hanoi

Full of culinary collaboration and contrasting flavors, Andrew Zimmern reveals the iconic foods of Hanoi, Vietnam, including sweet and sour snail soup, ground pork-filled crepes and sweet potato fritters topped with shrimp.

Tuesday
Jun 27
2am | 1c
Season 6, Episode 1

Chengdu

From the blistering "Hot Pot" and fiery Mapo Tofu to spicy Kung Pao Chicken, Andrew Zimmern explores the famous scorching dishes that make Chengdu, China, a delicious destination.

Saturday
Aug 5
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 5, Episode 11

Toronto

From sweet and savory BBQ pork and enormously artful mountains of lobster to herbaceous Jamaican flatbreads and sinfully gooey butter tarts, Andrew showcases the diverse eats of Toronto, Canada.

Tuesday
Sep 26
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 9

Montreal

Known as The City of Saints, Montreal, Canada, is blessed with a cuisine formed by global flavors. From poutine to smoked meat to hand-rolled bagels, Andrew Zimmern digs in to the iconic eats that keep the hungry heading to Quebec.

Tuesday
Oct 3
2pm | 1c
Season 5, Episode 15

Marrakesh

Andrew Zimmern journeys to Marrakesh, Morocco, to reveal unique cooking methods and ancient recipes for dishes like pigeon meat pies, whole lamb slow roasted in underground ovens and tiny balls of pasta hand rolled by women.

Tuesday
Oct 31
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 5, Episode 14

Cardiff

From hearty lamb stew with root veggies to a seafood breakfast and cheesy toast, Andrew Zimmern explores the thrifty cuisine of Cardiff, Wales, that outlasted lean times to become modern, favorite fare.

Tuesday
Nov 28
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

Hong Kong

The city of Hong Kong's 7 million residents flock daily to its many restaurants, street carts and noodle houses. From dim sum to congee to roast goose, Andrew Zimmern finds out just what makes this destination so delicious!

Tuesday
Dec 26
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 5, Episode 10

Prague

Andrew Zimmern visits Prague, a pilsner-lover's paradise in the Czech Republic. The city's cuisine is full of hearty comfort classics like pork knuckle marinated in lager, mushroom soup, sweet plum pastries and lots of dumplings.

Thursday
Feb 8
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 4, Episode 6

Nashville

Andrew Zimmern explores the country classics of Nashville, from hot chicken to chess pie. Other Music City mainstays range from heaven-sent biscuits smothered in gravy to barbecue juicy enough to make you sing!

Tuesday
May 22
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 12

Santiago

Andrew Zimmern reveals iconic flavors of the culinary paradise of Santiago, Chile. Andrew learns about some of Santiago's signature dishes such as Asado a la Parrilla, Pastel de Jaiba and Chacarero.

Tuesday
May 22
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 4, Episode 1

Brooklyn

Andrew digs into Brooklyn's iconic eats. The multicultural borough offers old-school relics like insanely juicy steak, perfect NY pizza, Jewish pastries swirled with chocolate, decadent cheesecake and Russia's take on ravioli.

Tuesday
May 22
10pm | 9c
Season 6, Episode 3

San Antonio

Andrew Zimmern showcases the Tex-Mex favorites of San Antonio, Texas, including puffy tacos and a giant chalupa burger. Other featured foods include slow-cooked brisket, melt-in-your-mouth barbacoa and marinated stuffed quail cooked over mesquite.

Tuesday
May 22
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 5, Episode 23

Naples

Naples may be the birthplace of pizza, but it's also home to delightful traditional dishes. From flaky pastries stuffed with ricotta and dried fruit to meaty ragu and stewed octopus, Andrew Zimmern shows why Naples is a delicious destination.

Tuesday
May 22
11pm | 10c
Season 5, Episode 11

Toronto

From sweet and savory BBQ pork and enormously artful mountains of lobster to herbaceous Jamaican flatbreads and sinfully gooey butter tarts, Andrew showcases the diverse eats of Toronto, Canada.

Tuesday
May 22
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 4, Episode 1

Brooklyn

Andrew digs into Brooklyn's iconic eats. The multicultural borough offers old-school relics like insanely juicy steak, perfect NY pizza, Jewish pastries swirled with chocolate, decadent cheesecake and Russia's take on ravioli.

Wednesday
May 23
1am | 12c
Season 6, Episode 3

San Antonio

Andrew Zimmern showcases the Tex-Mex favorites of San Antonio, Texas, including puffy tacos and a giant chalupa burger. Other featured foods include slow-cooked brisket, melt-in-your-mouth barbacoa and marinated stuffed quail cooked over mesquite.

Wednesday
May 23
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 5, Episode 23

Naples

Naples may be the birthplace of pizza, but it's also home to delightful traditional dishes. From flaky pastries stuffed with ricotta and dried fruit to meaty ragu and stewed octopus, Andrew Zimmern shows why Naples is a delicious destination.

Wednesday
May 23
2am | 1c
Season 5, Episode 11

Toronto

From sweet and savory BBQ pork and enormously artful mountains of lobster to herbaceous Jamaican flatbreads and sinfully gooey butter tarts, Andrew showcases the diverse eats of Toronto, Canada.

Wednesday
May 23
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 5, Episode 24

Beijing

From crispy breakfast pancakes to deep bowls of chewy noodles, tender Peking duck to steamed buns and zesty donkey sandwiches, Beijing's cuisine is a modern-day dynastic sensation steeped in history and fit for an Emperor.

Saturday
May 26
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 3

San Diego

Andrew highlights San Diego's sun-soaked cuisine, served surfside. The laid-back beach town is known for its Mexican-inspired fish tacos, octopus tostadas, Filipino chicken adobo, So-Cal monster burritos, and a globally-loved hometown salad.

Saturday
May 26
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 3, Episode 20

Sicily

Andrew Zimmern unveils Sicily's edible icons. Known for artisanal comfort food such as crunchy fried rice balls, thick crust pizza, irresistibly creamy cannoli and a pasta that will make you sing, Sicilian cuisine is a timeless treasure made with classic Italian passion.

Sunday
May 27
12pm | 11c