Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern

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  • 2007
  • 20 Seasons
  • 7.7  (2,568)

Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern is a reality show that first aired on Travel Channel in 2006. Starring the host Andrew Zimmern himself, the show explores the culinary world in a unique and daring way, as Andrew travels to different countries and regions to taste the most unusual, exotic and weird foods that the local cultures have to offer.

The show takes viewers on a gastronomic journey where they get a glimpse of the diversity of food that exists around the world, and how different cultures prepare their meals. Andrew immerses himself in each location's culture, talking to locals, learning from them and understanding their food practices. He shows viewers that there are no boundaries when it comes to food, as he tries everything from bugs and insects to animal organs and fermented delicacies.

Andrew brings his own personality to the show, as he dives headfirst into each culinary adventure, showing genuine excitement, curiosity and willingness to explore all the culinary options that come his way. He is not afraid to try anything, and it's this sense of adventure and openness that makes the show so compelling to watch.

Aside from the food, Andrew also provides insight into the cultural significance of the foods he consumes. He explains the history behind the dishes and the importance of certain ingredients, giving viewers a deeper appreciation of the local cultures.

The show's production value is worth noting, as well. Each episode is beautifully shot with stunning visuals that showcase the location and its unique environment, as well as the process of preparing the food. The editing is tight and well-paced, never letting a moment go to waste.

Overall, Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern is a fascinating, eye-opening show full of culinary adventure. It has earned critical acclaim for its unique perspective and has developed a loyal fan base over the years. It continues to air on Travel Channel, ensuring that viewers can continue to connect with the world through the thrill of food.

Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern is a series that is currently running and has 20 seasons (224 episodes). The series first aired on February 26, 2007.

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The Farming Revolution
55. The Farming Revolution
December 8, 2018
Andrew explores the exciting and sustainable small farm movement that's brewing across America. He samples some of their foods along the way, including chocolate "chirp" cookies, pickled beefsteak mushrooms and red dulse seawood.
Southern Food 101
9. Southern Food 101
November 17, 2018
Andrew explores the diverse culinary traditions of the southeastern US, from age-old Cherokee recipes to foods brought over by the European settlers and Antebellum dishes created by enslaved African Americans.
Food Roots of the Americas
8. Food Roots of the Americas
November 10, 2018
Andrew Zimmern examines three centuries of culinary history in the foods of the Americas. From Florida to Central America to South America, he finds out what dishes survived Spanish colonization and what was forever changed.
The Underground Railroad
7. The Underground Railroad
August 14, 2018
Andrew explores the historic, invisible network known as the Underground Railroad. Along the way he eats meals typical of the slaves who escaped on the route, including deer jerky, roadkill stew and fire-roasted bullfrog.
Moonshine Highway
6. Moonshine Highway
August 7, 2018
Andrew uncovers the legends surrounding NASCAR's storied history that took stock car racing from the North Carolina backwoods to a national phenomenon. Along the way he dines on pork brains, snapping turtle and Carolina barbecue.
The Saint James Way in Spain
5. The Saint James Way in Spain
July 31, 2018
Andrew makes a spiritual pilgrimage to the tomb of St. James in Spain. He sets off with Spanish food expert and friend Debbie Musgrove to experience the Camino and the foods tied to the tradition.
Battle of the Bulge
4. Battle of the Bulge
July 24, 2018
Andrew journeys through Belgium to retrace the steps of the soldiers who fought in the Battle of the Bulge, one of the bloodiest battles of World War II; along the way, he feasts on Belgian staples such as meatballs, French fries and even ostrich.
Captain Cook and the Hawaiians
3. Captain Cook and the Hawaiians
July 17, 2018
Andrew feasts on lau lau, breadfruit and poke as he journeys along the Ala Kahakai Trail to learn the tale of Captain James Cook, the British naval officer who "discovered" the Hawaiian archipelago.
The Pony Express
1. The Pony Express
July 3, 2018
Andrew rides out on the epic Pony Express Trail, where he explores the thrilling mail delivery service that had a short but profound impact on America. He eats elk tongue, fish skin and an oyster omelet while on his adventure.
Where to Watch Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern
Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern is available for streaming on the travel CHANNEL website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern on demand at Max, Discovery+, Philo, Microsoft Movies & TV, Sling and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    February 26, 2007
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (2,568)