The BEST episodes of Bizarre Foods

Every episode of Bizarre Foods ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Bizarre Foods!

Unmasking an aspect of dining out that will make you think twice before ordering off the menu, and utilizing his knowledge of all things edible, Andrew Zimmern is on a quest to find the world’s most bizarre foods. Andrew knows that one man’s poison is another’s delicacy but he isn’t afraid to poke a little fun at the local fare or himself. Our energetic food-a-holic infiltrates markets and restaurants taking viewers behind the scenes to savor the local cuisine - even if that means chewing on eggs with legs, gulping down a beating frog heart or polishing off a lamb’s eyeball. Andrew is game for anything and knows the most interesting food is found closest to the source. So whether he’s chasing down large water rodents in the Louisiana bayou, fishing for piranha in the Amazon or flushing out cave bats in Malaysia, you can be sure the guy with the iron stomach will dish up the unimaginable.

Last Updated: 12/11/2023Network: Travel ChannelStatus: Ended
Buenos Aires
39 votes

#1 - Buenos Aires

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/21/2010

Follow Andrew as he heads to Buenos Aires and explores the meat culture of one of the world's great towns and tangos away the night with a stunning young starlet.

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Seoul, South Korea
41 votes

#2 - Seoul, South Korea

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/21/2009

Andrew travels to Seoul, South Korea, where he feasts on the country's most authentic soups, barbecues and fermented foods. Andrew's Asian adventure goes beyond eating when makes his first batch of fresh kimchi.

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44 votes

#3 - Tokyo

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/31/2010

Join Andrew as he returns to the vibrant and trend-setting city of Tokyo for more unforgettable adventures in food from legendary seafood markets to becoming a horumon chef for a day serving up intestines from cows and pigs.

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Taipei: Stinky Tofu and Iron Eggs
3 votes

#4 - Taipei: Stinky Tofu and Iron Eggs

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/20/2015

Andrew Zimmern hits the food mecca of Taipei. He faces down stinky tofu in a mountainside factory, learns the secret to turning eggs into hard-as-iron street food, and masters pulling the longest and strongest noodles.

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Italy's Amalfi Coast
1 votes

#5 - Italy's Amalfi Coast

Season 13 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/14/2018

Andrew dives into the culinary treasures of Italy's majestically beautiful Amalfi Coast. He samples raw red mullet aboard a fishing boat, tastes years-old fish sauce and tucks into Mama Agata's cloud-like meatballs.

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74 votes

#6 - Greece

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/8/2011

Andrew meets Greeks passionate about food in Athens and on the remote island of Kalymnos. He travels the country, tasting food rich in Greek history and culture. Andrew eats at the finest eateries and samples the best home-cooked meals.

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Jerusalem: Kugel, Couscous and Kunafa
10 votes

#7 - Jerusalem: Kugel, Couscous and Kunafa

Season 9 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/1/2015

Cow udder and veal brain to turkey balls and mullet roe.

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13 votes

#8 - Ethiopia

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/11/2008

Anthony heads to the marketplace in Ethiopia where he samples their offerings and then travels to Harrar, once known as the forbidden city.

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Halloween Special
7 votes

#9 - Halloween Special

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/21/2008

Andrew is inviting his fans for a Halloween party, complete with some unusual foods which many may find horrifying. Sink your teeth into a baked tarantula, drink some fresh steer blood, and swallow some chilled lamb kidneys. A true learning experience about different cultures.

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37 votes

#10 - Arizona

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/17/2010

Andrew uncovers unique food traditions in the great state of Arizona, where the spirit of the Wild West still lives strong today. From native traditions of the Navajo to the New Agers' approach to food, this state offers an abundance of bizarre foods.

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6 votes

#11 - Vietnam

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 8/13/2007

Snake parts, pig's ears, silk worms and cat coffee--all foods Andrew Zimmern indulges in during his Vietnamese adventure.

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Embassy Row
8 votes

#12 - Embassy Row

Season 6 - Episode 16 - Aired 5/31/2011

The host heads to Washington, D.C., to sample international cuisines at some of the foreign embassies.

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67 votes

#13 - Jamaica

Season 6 - Episode 23 - Aired 7/19/2011

An exploration of Jamaican cuisine, which blends island flavors with African traditions.

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70 votes

#14 - Venice

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/1/2011

Andrew visits the mystical city of Venice. He enjoys the food in the historic city while catching critters in the Lagoon, blowing Murano glass, and indulging in the best cicchetti in the world.

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9 votes

#15 - Montreal

Season 6 - Episode 22 - Aired 7/12/2011

Andrew visits the multi-cultural city of Montreal and eats duck livers and horse-heart tartar. Andrew digs into the culture and traditional dishes that represent the city’s heritage and modern chefs with food-forward ideas.

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Kazakhstan: Hunting with Eagles & Milking Mares
12 votes

#16 - Kazakhstan: Hunting with Eagles & Milking Mares

Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/13/2015

Andrew Zimmern heads to Kazakhstan in the heart of central Asia. He hunts for rabbits with a golden eagle, suffers a blow while milking a horse and feasts on everything from sheep brains to smoked horse sausage.

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Hong Kong
17 votes

#17 - Hong Kong

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/15/2011

Andrew samples snake bile, turtle-jelly soup and medicinal bug tea when he visits Hong Kong, the center for traditional Chinese medicine.

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65 votes

#18 - Maine

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/18/2008

Andrew travels to Maine where samples foods which are only found growing in his lawn and learns about recipes which are only found in the state.

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Croatia's Dalmatian Coast: Roasted Rodents & Stone Soup
8 votes

#19 - Croatia's Dalmatian Coast: Roasted Rodents & Stone Soup

Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/6/2015

Ancient tastes in Croatia like roasted dormice and giant offal kebabs to baked rooster and grilled frog.

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Oaxaca: Ant Tortillas and Grasshopper Tacos
11 votes

#20 - Oaxaca: Ant Tortillas and Grasshopper Tacos

Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/3/2015

Winged ants, grilled intestines, grasshoppers and dried beef hearts enjoyed in Mexico's culinary capital.

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 Comfort Foods
6 votes

#21 - Comfort Foods

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/5/2015

Chopped hogs head in Belize; chitterlings; pig uterus soup; the world's oldest ice cream.

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Paris Reborn: Cow Heads, Caves & Pig Parts
7 votes

#22 - Paris Reborn: Cow Heads, Caves & Pig Parts

Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/13/2015

Mushrooms delivered to the presidential palace; brined ham delivered to the presidential palace; aging artisanal French cheese.

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Rome: Porchetta, Pecorino and Pizza
18 votes

#23 - Rome: Porchetta, Pecorino and Pizza

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/27/2015

Andrew heads to Rome for tastes that stand the test of time. He feasts on lamb brains and veal intestine in the shadow of an ancient dump, eats cheese aged in millennia-old caves, and nets eel with Rome's last eel fisherman.

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Baja, Mexico
5 votes

#24 - Baja, Mexico

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/14/2010

Andrew explores the peninsula of Baja in Mexico - where the land is harsh, but the people and the food are out of this world! From street carts to high-end cuisine in Tijuana, Ensenada and La Paz, Andrew samples the best.

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Delhi, India
16 votes

#25 - Delhi, India

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/29/2008

From a fierce feast with the beautiful people to a meal that feeds the body and the soul, Andrew Zimmern goes deep into one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world - Delhi.

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