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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 on Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations.
Bangkok, Thailand, has so many culinary treasures, it deserves a second trip! From steamed whole bass to massaman curry, Andrew highlights the city's exotic flavors and meals that are meant to be shared.
Andrew Zimmern explores the elaborate feasts, home-cooked comfort food, sushi and confections of Kyoto, Japan. From the artistic multi-course dining experience known as Kaiseki, to the everyday humble comfort foods called Obanzai, Andrew eats some of Japan's oldest culinary traditions.
Andrew Zimmern explores the multicultural cuisine of Phoenix, Ariz. A heavy Mexican influence is present throughout the restaurant scene in dishes like chilaquiles and pazole. But Andrew finds that this Southwestern city has much more to offer than just classic Mexican fare, like Neapolitan pizza made by a James Beard Award-winning chef and popular Sonoran hot dogs.
From a Polynesian twist on ceviche to freshwater shrimp coated in a sweet, coconut-curry sauce, Andrew sets sail on a culinary voyage through the signature dishes of Tahiti.
Andrew Zimmern heads to Mexico's Pacific coast and the resort town of Puerto Vallarta to explore the local cuisine. He finds local favorites reimagined to the delight of visitors, like grilled flour tortillas topped with marinated pork roast. He also gets a taste of timeless classics such as pozole made with local shrimp and skewered fish doused in mojo and roasted over an open fire.
Andrew Zimmern ventures to Merida, the capital of the Mexican state of Yucatan, to explore the Mayan- and Spanish-influenced culture and cuisine. From a traditional slow-roasted pork dish with a striking orange color to a pork-stuffed cheese ball with traditional Yucatan sauces, Andrew finds the local chefs and restaurants are putting a new spin on classic dishes to keep the traditional flavors of the Yucatan alive.
Andrew Zimmern is in El Paso, where Texas meets Mexico on the border as well as in the kitchen. The city is filled to the brim of its 10-gallon hat with Tex-Mex cuisine as well as Mexican classics. From traditional fajitas and menudo to rolled tacos and entomatadas, El Paso's take on the enchilada, Andrew explores the restaurants and dishes that the locals love.
California's East Bay area is a thriving multi-ethnic community. Andrew Zimmern highlights the culinary hot spots where Chinese Dim Sum, Indian Pani Puri, American Soul food and Mexican tacos are being served up in traditional style.
Andrew Zimmern takes a culinary tour of Aruba, where the climate is as warm as the people. He indulges in local favorites like hearty Dutch pea soup, comforting yet elegant seafood cazuela and sweet, buttery cashew cake.
Andrew enjoys the bold and tropical flavors of Curacao, a small Caribbean island off the coast of Venezuela. The former Dutch trading hub has a local cuisine that blends its diverse history with seafood, African-inspired stews, Indonesian flavors and iconic Dutch cheese dishes.
Andrew explores the city of Seville, Spain, where socializing includes long nights of communal eating and drinking. With impeccable delicacies like the cured ham of Iberico pig, gazpacho and serranito pork sandwiches, this capital of Andalusia is a delicious melting pot of cultures.
Andrew Zimmern travels to the colorful and chaotic Moroccan city of Fez. Considered Morocco's spiritual and cultural capital, the city's cuisine is infused with flavors from the indigenous Berbers, Arabs, Andalusians from Southern Spain, and a significant Jewish population. Fez is the perfect place to experience North African foods like tagine-cooked meats, pastille, zaalouk, bessara and brouchettes.
Andrew Zimmern explores India's capital, Delhi, where indulgent dishes were originally developed for royalty and sweet treats are fried up street-side. From tandoori chicken to goat kebabs and samosas to deep-fried sweet dough balls, Andrew finds that Delhi's iconic cuisine succeeds in unifying the roughly 24 million people in this frenzied and vibrant metropolis.
Andrew explores Goa, a former Portuguese colony and lush, tropical paradise on the western coast of India. From prawn curry and Portuguese chorizo to pork vindaloo, the seaside city's local cuisine is influenced by many different cultures.
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