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Andrew Zimmern reveals his personal list of favorite foods, places and experiences that should be on everyone's travel itinerary. He navigates each city like a local and gives his spin on amazing eateries, including what to order and where to find it.

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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 5

Atlanta

Andrew drops by Atlanta, a city with a dozen different food personalities. He digs in to Southern staples, hunts down one of the best burgers in America and makes a beeline to a joint serving up delicious Korean fare.

Tuesday
Aug 21
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

Portland, Oregon

Andrew Zimmern visits Portland, Oregon, for servings of some of the best food in the country. He stops by a couple of the city's many food cart pods for his absolute favorite version of chicken and rice at Nong's Khao Man Gai and Pollo al Carbon at Chicken and Guns. He also makes stops at Broder Cafe, Blue Star Donuts, Bing Mi and the can't-miss Le Pigeon.

Tuesday
Aug 21
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 16

Washington, DC

Andrew tours the nation's capital, where he connects with a congresswoman over a power breakfast of Moroccan grits, savors the international flavors of Union Market and enjoys his go-to sweet potato pie from Henry's Soul Food Cafe.

Tuesday
Aug 21
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 6

Memphis

Andrew visits Memphis and makes stops at some of the city's most beloved barbecue joints. Then, he drops by one of America's most iconic soul food restaurants and visits a joint where Italian and Southern comfort food are combined.

Saturday
Dec 15
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 12

Queens

Andrew takes us around the world as he eats his way through Queens, NY. He digs into a monster Mexican sandwich, samples some of New York's best Egyptian cuisine and feasts on Argentine meats and authentic Taiwanese fare.

Saturday
Dec 15
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 9

Reno

Andrew heads to Reno, NV, for a food scene that loves to entertain. He embraces Reno's small town pride as he savors homemade meatballs and ravioli, gets a taste of Basque culture and meets some forward-thinking chefs.

Saturday
Dec 22
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 1

Birmingham

Andrew travels to Birmingham, Alabama, home to one of the fastest growing food scenes in America. From the state's signature barbecue to innovative takes on Southern cuisine, he gets a taste of what makes the Magic City so unique.

Saturday
Dec 22
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 14

St. Louis

Andrew heads to St. Louis to get his fill of comfort food. He savors barbecued pig snoots, indulges in a modern Midwestern incarnation of traditional Italian fare and slurps noodles at one of the hottest new spots for East Asian fare.

Saturday
Dec 29
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 7

Houston

Andrew travels to Houston, TX, one of the most dynamic and underrated food scenes in the United States. He digs into some classic Tex-Mex fare, loads up on the best brisket in town and gets a taste of the city's crave-worthy international cuisines.

Saturday
Dec 29
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 11

Pittsburgh

Andrew heads to Pittsburgh where new restaurants are building on old culinary traditions. He tries a vegan twist on pierogies, checks out the newest wave of local chef talent at the Smallman Galley and indulges in classic dishes from Spain.

Saturday
Jan 5
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 8

Oakland

Andrew discovers the true soul of Oakland, CA, as he explores its diversity and sense of community. He visits a cozy breakfast joint, samples some of the city's freshest fare at Swan's Market and makes his way to the Fruitvale neighborhood for a taste of Cambodia.

Saturday
Jan 5
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 13

Providence

Andrew heads to Providence, RI, one of the oldest cities in America and home to a unique food scene. He savors authentic Portuguese-style seafood, discovers a refreshing take on New England pub food and is wowed by a one-of-a-kind tasting menu.

Saturday
Jan 12
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 2

Miami

Andrew travels to Miami, Florida, where the food scene fuses new ideas with old classics. From sizzling Cuban dishes to Peruvian bites with a glitzy Miami twist, Andrew immerses himself in the bold and mouthwatering flavors of Latin America.

Saturday
Jan 12
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 4

Charleston, SC

Andrew heads to Charleston, SC, and his first order of business is paying a visit to the queen of soul food. Then, he chows down on Gullah cuisine, a favorite among locals, and indulges in fresh seafood.

Saturday
Jan 19
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 15

Detroit

Andrew heads to the Motor City to grab a slice of Detroit-style pizza, line up for a Coney Island dog and chili fries, fill up on timeless Middle Eastern classics and dine at a Detroit institution in the making.

Saturday
Jan 19
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Louisville, KY

Andrew travels to Louisville, KY, which boasts one of the most eclectic food scenes in the country. He digs in to Southern favorites with an Asian twist, fried chicken served with a fiery sauce and comfort food for the modern era.

Saturday
Jan 26
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 10

Cleveland

Andrew visits Cleveland for a taste of the city's culinary comeback. He gets nostalgic at the West Side Market, discovers new classics in a 100-year-old food hall and swings by a neighborhood butcher shop that's earning rave reviews from old timers and youngsters alike.

Saturday
Jan 26
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 16

Orlando

After getting called out on Twitter for saying "You're kinda screwed..." in terms of where to eat in town, Andrew heads to Orlando, FL, to discover the incredibly rich food scene that's often left in the shadow of Disney World.

Saturday
Feb 2
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 3

Philadelphia

Andrew visits Philadelphia and reveals its status as a cultural crossroads by making stops at Mexican, Indonesian and Israeli restaurants. Finally, a trip to Philadelphia isn't complete without visiting the oldest Italian restaurant in America.

Saturday
Feb 2
10:30am | 9:30c

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