The BEST episodes of Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations

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

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.

Last Updated: 2/2/2023Network:Cooking Channel
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Puglia
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10.00
1 votes

#1 - Puglia

Season 11 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/19/2021

Andrew digs in to Puglia, a coastal region in the heel of Italy's boot known for its whitewashed hill towns and centuries-old farmlands. Known as "The Garden of Italy" for its prolific wheat fields, vineyards and olive groves, the area's simple but stunning dishes include orecchiette pasta, grilled octopus and stuffed pasticiotti pastries.

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San Francisco: Second Bite
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10.00
1 votes

#2 - San Francisco: Second Bite

Season 10 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/8/2021

San Francisco's food scene is so impressive, it deserves a second visit! From Japanese hot pots and hand-crafted lasagna to ice cream made from locally sourced ingredients, Andrew highlights the culinary diversity of the City by the Bay.

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The Bronx
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9.50
2 votes

#3 - The Bronx

Season 10 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/7/2020

Andrew Zimmern explores the international flavors of one of America's most diverse communities, the Bronx, New York. He finds Italian-influenced bites like dry-aged pork sausage and saltimbocca, spicy Jamaican meat pastries, authentic Manhattan clam chowder and even savory Albanian pastries.

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Mauritius
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9.50
2 votes

#4 - Mauritius

Season 5 - Episode 23 - Aired 7/11/2017

From piping-hot fried dumplings and handmade egg noodles to veggie-stuffed flatbread and curried swordfish, Andrew Zimmern showcases the flavorful fusions of the island paradise of Mauritius.

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Central New York
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9.50
2 votes

#5 - Central New York

Season 10 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/21/2020

Andrew Zimmern highlights the local favorite foods in central New York, a 2,500-square-mile area that offers everything from barbecue to buttercream. He finds beef and veal sausages at one of America's oldest hot dog stands, tomato pie from a passed-down Italian family recipe and half-moon cookies that predate New York City's iconic black and white cookie.

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Managua
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9.25
4 votes

#6 - Managua

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/25/2016

Andrew reveals the must-try foods of Managua. From a steamed beef dish called baho to the crispy pork skin-topped salad known as vigaron, traditional flavor is alive in Nicaragua's capital.

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Hong Kong
star
9.00
49 votes

#7 - Hong Kong

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/6/2015

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!

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Tokyo
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8.97
61 votes

#8 - Tokyo

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/9/2015

Tokyo is a world leader in everything from finance to technology — and food! In a spectacular city known for such edible icons as sushi and tempura, Andrew Zimmern explores just what makes this destination so delicious.

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Calabria
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8.83
6 votes

#9 - Calabria

Season 11 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/12/2021

Andrew showcases Calabria, a rugged region in the toe of Italy's boot and a relatively unknown side of the country that outsiders rarely see. Due to the area's fertile soil, seaside location and mountainous interior, Calabria's diverse ingredients shine in signature dishes like fileja noodles with goat, parmigiana di melanzane and anchovy stroncatura.

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Osaka
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8.80
5 votes

#10 - Osaka

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/16/2017

Andrew Zimmern highlights foods from Osaka, the gateway to Japan. From panko-crusted vegetables and octopus fritters to udon noodles topped with fried tofu, Osaka's cuisine is Japan's answer to soul food.

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Hanoi
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8.67
3 votes

#11 - Hanoi

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired 6/6/2017

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 ...

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Naples
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8.67
3 votes

#12 - Naples

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/23/2017

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 ...

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Cartagena
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8.60
5 votes

#13 - Cartagena

Season 6 - Episode 15 - Aired 11/21/2017

Andrew Zimmern shows off the tempting flavors of Cartagena, Colombia. From fried fish and sizzling egg arepas to bedroom-boosting fruits and seafood stews, the taste of the coast infuses every bite.

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Santiago
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8.50
4 votes

#14 - Santiago

Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired 12/20/2016

Andrew tastes the iconic flavors of Santiago, Chile, including Asado a la Parrilla, a towering platter of meat meant to be shared. Other featured dishes include Pastel de Jaiba with fresh crab and chacarero, a pork loin sandwich.

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Outer Banks
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8.50
2 votes

#15 - Outer Banks

Season 10 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/22/2021

Andrew highlights the seafood lover's paradise of North Carolina's Outer Banks region. The unique location serves up dishes like blue crab, Hatteras clam chowder, baked oysters and other mouthwatering feasts born of the ocean.

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Oklahoma City
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8.50
2 votes

#16 - Oklahoma City

Season 10 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/8/2021

Andrew Zimmern shares the best of Oklahoma City and the stick-to-your-ribs fare that locals have been enjoying for generations. OKC's cattle-ranching roots run deep, and locals love their beef. There's prime T-bone steaks, chicken fried steaks and burger patties mashed with a heaping helping of onions, and even the local chili is loaded with beef and there are no beans allowed. Local Vietnamese restaurants get in on the action with a beef bone-infused broth used to make pho. Meaty meals of this magnitude call for a hearty dessert, and fried fruit pies are just the thing.

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Guayaquil
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8.50
2 votes

#17 - Guayaquil

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/8/2020

Andrew introduces the tropical and frenetic coastal cuisine of Guayaquil, Ecuador. Bright flavors and local ingredients define Guayaquil's gastronomy, and Andrew tries everything from red mangrove crab to a plantain dumpling studded with crispy bits of pork.

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Quito
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8.50
4 votes

#18 - Quito

Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/14/2017

Andrew Zimmern explores the diverse culinary classics of Ecuador's capital city, Quito. The urban cuisine satisfies stomachs with fried pork and potato cakes, fresh ceviche, sugar-coated roasted peanuts, fish soup and more.

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Ho Chi Minh City
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8.50
2 votes

#19 - Ho Chi Minh City

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/15/2016

Andrew unveils the must-have bites of Ho Chi Minh City, the economic and cultural center of Vietnam. After a thousand years of Chinese occupation and a century of French colonialism, the city has a rich history and the food lives up to its legacy. From loaded sandwiches to savory soups, this youthful city has something for everyone.

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Taipei
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8.50
2 votes

#20 - Taipei

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/1/2016

Andrew explores the edible icons of Taipei, Taiwan, a place where the dumplings can be dangerous and who you share the meal with is as important as the meal itself. He uncovers this capital city's best regional favorites like crab hot pot, pork dumpling...

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Zurich
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8.40
15 votes

#21 - Zurich

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/30/2015

Andrew takes us to Zurich, where Switzerland's most famous foods originated. From warm, gooey fondue to Swiss chocolate made with a modern twist, this city is home to some of the most indulgent comfort foods in the world!

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Shanghai
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8.40
5 votes

#22 - Shanghai

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/9/2017

Andrew Zimmern introduces the popular tastes of Shanghai, China. From creamy hairy crab and savory pork-filled dumplings to rice wine-soaked chicken and scallion pancakes on the go, cuisine in this big city is sweet and simple.

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Phuket
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8.33
3 votes

#23 - Phuket

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/22/2020

Andrew explores the alluring eats of Phuket, Thailand, an island paradise with bountiful natural gifts, aromatic flavors and multicultural cuisine. From spicy crab curry to sweet, crispy street snacks, Phuket's gastronomy is a feast for the senses.

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Beijing
star
8.30
10 votes

#24 - Beijing

Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired 11/21/2017

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.

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Phnom Penh
star
8.29
7 votes

#25 - Phnom Penh

Season 6 - Episode 19 - Aired 12/5/2017

Andrew Zimmern discovers the complex flavors of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Spicy grilled crab, cold and refreshing beef salad and herbaceous fish and noodle soup reflect a mission to preserve the uniqueness of Cambodian cuisine.

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