Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern - Season 1

Monday 10:00 PM on Travel Channel Premiered Feb 26, 2007 In Season




Episode Guide

  • Most Memorable Moments
    Andrew reflects on Season 1. The look back will include his favorites, the moments he just couldn't stomach, and some interesting (never before seen) outtakes.
  • Gulf Coast
    Episode 5
    Andrew stays in America and visits four states. His destinations include: Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida.

    Some of the regional cuisine that Andrew tries: nutria (giant rat), squirrel, turducken, head cheese, pig's brains, fried pickles, mullet roe, and alligator.
  • Taiwan
    Episode 10
    Although Taiwan's traditional cuisine doesn't smell very appetizing, it has lots of flavorful foods. Some of Andrew's more exotic choices on this trip include: stinky tofu varieties, oyster omelette's, unlayed eggs, chicken uterus, geese tongue, rooster testicles, pig skin & intestines, fermented fish roe, and pigeon eggs.
  • 7/9/07
    Andrew travels to the islands to dine on a variety of animals that swim, scamper or slither.
  • Asia
    Asia: Japan, Thailand, Malaysia
    Andrew visits a variety of places in this episode.
    Tokyo: Bars, fish market, sushi restaurant.
    Kobe: Farm
    Bangkok: Outdoor markets, Chinatown.
    Northern Thailand: Jungle markets, Spirulina farm, reserve.
    Malaysia: Roadside stall, shrimp paste business, Durian orchard.
    Andrews adventurous cuisine includes:

    Tokyo-- pig's testicles, frog's beating heart, live turtle (supon).
    Kobe-- beef.
    Bangkok-- Bird's nest soup, bugs.
    The hills of Thailand-- Spirulina, bats
    Malaysia-- Shrimp paste, Indian mutton, pulled tea, Durian.moreless
  • Vietnam
    Episode 12
    Andrew's trip to Vietnam includes a variety of exotic foods. Snake parts, pig's ears, silk worms and cat coffee are just a few of the strange tastes that await him.
  • Philippines
    Episode 1
    While in the Philippines, Andrew visits Manila. While there, he eats at street vendors, local restaurants, and on the beach.
    Some of the more exotic foods he shares: balut (chicken fetuses), coconut grubs, mangrove worms, water crickets and deep-fried whole baby chickens.
  • United Kingdom
    Episode 6
    While traveling through the United Kingdom, Andrew indulges in traditional and cutting-edge cuisine. In Scotland, he visits a butcher shoppe, goes game hunting, and eats at an upper class restaurant. In England proper, he travels through London and the Cotswalds. He also makes a quick trip through Wales.

    Featured cuisine of the different regions include: haggis, pheasant, pigeon, ox heart, and jellied eels.moreless
  • Ecuador
    Episode 3
    Andrew visits numerous local eateries: a restaurant at the equator, a restaurant in the mountains, and a Saturday market. He also has more adventurous encounters with a local medicine man and searches for his own meal in the rain forest.
    Andrew's treats include: guinea pig, lemon ants, coconut grubs, and chicha.moreless
  • Best Bites
    Episode 14
    This special reviews the high points of Season One, revisits Andrew's favorite guests, presents filmed bloopers, introduces new footage, and previews the new season.
  • New York City
    Episode 11
    Andrew returns home to visit the places that started him on his bizarre foods quest. Andrew's culinary adventures this week include: tongue sandwich, chicken livers, octopus, live lobster sushi, moonshine, duck livers, pronghorn tenderloin, maggots, tarantulas, cockroaches, various bugs, goose intestine, jelly fish salad and duck feet.
  • Alaska
    Episode 9
    Alaskan culture demands that every part of the animal be used in the cuisine. Andrew samples such delicacies as: fish heads, moose nose, pizza with reindeer, and fish ice cream.
  • Spain
    Episode 4
    While in Spain, Andrew visits two of its most prominent cities. In Madrid, he eats at one of the world's oldest restaurants, a tapas bar, a market, and a ham museum. In Barcelona, he's treated in El Bulli (voted the best restaurant in the world) and a large, diverse food market.
    Some foods featured: bull testicles, baby eels, crickets, pine and seaweed gelees.moreless
  • Morocco
    Episode 2
    Andrew visits Marrakech. While there, he eats at an outdoor market, a smaller market and local restaurant, and a fish auction.
    Some of the more exotic foods include: calf's tongue, cow's heart, pancreas, k'lia (rotten meat), stingray, and calf's brains.
  • Mexico
    Episode 8
    Andrew explores the real Mexico beyond the tourist hot spots and tequila shots. Some of Andrew's treats include: a variety of insects and larvae, octopus, armadillo, Aztec and Incan cuisine, wild boar and fungus.