Favorite Markets

Check out a few of Andrew Zimmern's favorite markets around the world.


Andrew Zimmern travels the world in search of bizarre foods. Visiting markets and bazaars is a great way to connect with the locals. Here's a quick list of some of Andrew's favorite markets from around the world.

Darwin (Australia)

Mindil Beach Market -- best sunset and hottest babes

Cairns (Australia)

Cairns Market -- best banana cake and neighborhood vibe

Sydney (Australia)

Sydney Fish Market -- best seafood

Beijing (China)

Donghuamen Snack Market -- best weird food on a stick

Guangzhou (China)

Qingping Market -- best selection of vegetables

Paris (France)

Rungis Market -- largest market visited

Mapusa, Goa (India)

Mapusa Village Market -- best spices

Tokyo (Japan)

Tsukiji Fish Market -- best seafood and best knife-shopping

Osaka (Japan)

Dotonburi Street -- best people-watching

Okinawa (Japan)

Makishi Kousetsu Market -- best restaurants in a market and best pickled foods

Seoul (South Korea)

Noryangjin Fish Market -- easy-to-find market with the best exotic seafood

St. Petersburg (Russia)

Kuznechny Market -- best honey, sour cream and smoked fish selection

Apia (Samoa)

Makati Fou -- best fruits ever seen and local tobacco

Palermo (Sicily)

Mercato Ballero -- most romantic and best eating while visiting

Santiago (Chile)

Santiago Seafood Market -- piure, the strangest sea critter Andrew has ever eaten (only found here)

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