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.
The host joins his friends as they celebrate their respective holidays. Among foods scheduled are zampone, an Italian Christmas dish which consists of a stuffed pig's leg; a Native American meal of porcupine; and a New Year's dish from Thailand.
Anthony heads to Uganda, where he tastes some flying ants and sugarcane rats.
Join Andrew in Phuket, a tropical paradise and a favorite of travelers from around the world. He'll venture beyond the stunning beaches to discover the Thais who live in this part of the country embrace life on all levels and feast on all things.
Andrew visits Sicily, an Italian island in which he dines on such foods as sardine meatballs, cow spleen and artichoke ice cream.Watch Now:iTunes
Andrew explores the food and culture of the Samoan Islands.Watch Now:iTunes
Andrew goes to Paris and learns to combine cooking and science.Watch Now:iTunes
Andrew arrives in the fast paced, star studded city of Los Angeles where the variety of food varies as much as the diversity of the people who live there.Watch Now:iTunes
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.Watch Now:iTunes
Anthony heads to the marketplace in Ethiopia where he samples their offerings and then travels to Harrar, once known as the forbidden city.
Andrew and friends display and discuss some of the sexiest foods from around the world. Does chocolate really have mysterious side effects? What is it about oysters? Why do some people consume the intimate parts of certain animals?
Andrew visits the beautiful East African country of Tanzania, where he samples the traditional Tanzanian breakfast called supu. It's a soup made with goat lungs, heart and liver, as well as cow stomach, intestines and tongue.
Andrew heads into the Australian Outback where he eats wallaby with Aborigines, samples crocodile cooked on the barbie and makes a meal out of poisonous cane toads.
Andrew heads to the Appalachian Mountains to get a taste of the region’s culture and its food. The mountain range runs north to south touching more than a dozen states, and many of the people in the area still maintain the traditions and foods that were a part of life for their ancestors.Watch Now:iTunes
Andrew heads to Singapore to experience the diversity of food and culture. The melting pot is seen everywhere, including the Hawker Stalls where Andrew samples tasty treats.
Andrew visits Nicaragua, tasting everything from juicy cheese worms to bull balls soup. He visits a bush doctor and treks up into the highlands for “black gold” where he learns how to do “the slurp” with a master cupper.
Andrew is dropped in the jungles of Mexico, where he learns how to live off the land. It’s a journey where his stomach, mind and body are tested. Andrew takes extreme to a new level, surviving with only a handful of helpful tools or objects and eating only foods he can forage in the woods.
Snake parts, pig's ears, silk worms and cat coffee--all foods Andrew Zimmern indulges in during his Vietnamese adventure.Watch Now:iTunes
Andrew samples strange seas creatures, which includes seas slugs from Samoa and mangrove snakes from the Philippines.
The host heads to Washington, D.C., to sample international cuisines at some of the foreign embassies.Watch Now:iTunes
Andrew visits Indonesia, a tropical paradise where modern life is still influenced by ancient rituals, and food is at the core of centuries old traditions. He explores the culture and cuisine by drinking cobra blood, feasting on water buffalo entrails and more.Watch Now:iTunes
The host returns to his restaurant roots in New York City, where he cooks in a Chinatown kitchen, waits tables and takes a turn as a street vendor.Watch Now:iTunes
The diverse food culture of Rio de Janeiro is explored.Watch Now:iTunes
The host treks into the jungle of Suriname in northern South America, sampling the local fare, including wild pig and a rodent-like rabbit called coconi.Watch Now:iTunes
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.Watch Now:iTunes
Different styles of barbecue from around the world are eaten by Andrew, who shows up at a buffalo meat tailgate party and gives Texas pit BBQ a try. Also: a pig roast in South Carolina; mutton in Kentucky; chicken hearts in Peru; and pork in Korea.Watch Now:iTunes