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The Zimmern List San Diego: ¡Salud!

¡Salud! Tacos The Zimmern List: San Diego premieres April 2  9|8c on Travel Channel! To fully experience San Diego you need to spend a day in Barrio Logan, a neighborhood on the rise transformed by a vibrant art and food scene. After a stroll through the art-filled Chicano Park—home to a massive display of murals…  Read More

#MyZimmernList Episode 1

The Zimmern List Premieres March 13 9|8c on Travel Channel! My new show, The Zimmern List, premieres March 13 and I couldn’t be more thrilled. Each week I’m criss-crossing the United States as your personal travel guide, sharing the must-try restaurants, food trucks and take-out joints in my favorite cities. In the first episode, I travel to…  Read More

Want to Have Lunch with Me? Share Your Best Food Experience!

#myZimmernList Needs Your Videos! Share your favorite food experience from a restaurant, food truck or picnic area for a chance to win a t-shirt and have lunch with Andrew Zimmern in his home city of Minneapolis. Scroll down to enter! My new show, The Zimmern List, premieres March 13 on Travel Channel and I couldn’t…  Read More

My Year in Review

“I would like to say that what I fear are the challenges that stand in front of me, when in reality what I fear is the cowardice that lays within me.” – Craig Lounsbrough 2017 was a crazy year for me filled with ups and downs, mistakes made, tragedies big and small, successes and disappointments,…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern Floats Down the Mississippi on Bizarre Foods

Tune in for Bizarre Foods: The Magnificent Mississippi River Aug. 8 at 9|8c on Travel Channel On this episode of Bizarre Foods, I had the pleasure of traveling from Memphis to Natchez by boat, and got a real taste of life on the Mississippi. This majestic river is a refuge for a slower-paced, nature-based way of…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern Explores the Taste of Appalachia on Bizarre Foods

Bizarre Foods: Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Premieres Tuesday, August 1 at 9|8c on Travel Channel On this episode of Bizarre Foods, I’m following in the footsteps of famed frontiersman Daniel Boone, from colonial Virginia to the fertile lands of Kentucky. While visiting the re-constructed frontier fort at Martin’s Station, reeling in flathead catfish on the Kentucky…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern Explores Cowboy Life in Texas on Bizarre Foods

Bizarre Foods Season Premiere Tuesday July 25, 9|8c on Travel Channel On the season premiere of Bizarre Foods, I’m headed to Texas to explore American cowboy life, past and present. The cowboy is the last great American icon, a romantic, rugged symbol of our frontier past. Camping along the Chisholm trail—the storied bovine highway that…  Read More

Filming of Andrew Zimmern’s New Series, The Zimmern List, Starts This Summer!

‘The Zimmern List,’ My New Series on Travel Channel, Starts Production Next Week! I’ve devoted a lifetime to gathering the best food experiences all over the world. From iconic restaurants to off-the-beaten-path markets and shops, I’m adding to my ‘best of’ list everywhere I go. The new series is about more than just delicious food on the plate. It’s…  Read More

Surly’s Destination Brewery & Restaurant

Great Food Paired with Great Beer The folks behind Surly Brewing Co. are geniuses. Their new-ish destination brewery is an architectural stunner, with a wood and metal adorned taproom, glass-enclosed brewing facility, and a massive patio with fire pits and the occasional live music act. If I drank, I would be there all the time.…  Read More

Smoked Meat Heaven Along the Bizarre Foods Southern Barbecue Trail

Highlights from the Southern Barbecue Trail I’ll line up at Aaron Franklin’s a thousand times to eat his brisket, but traveling through Georgia and the Carolinas along the Southern barbecue trail was truly unforgettable. Barbecue has humble beginnings. It’s essentially American, a meal for gatherings that has a diverse range of styles, techniques and influences.…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern Digs Deep Behind-the-Scenes of Bizarre Foods

What is the best thing you ate while filming these episodes of Bizarre Foods? The classic fixins’ from the inside of the hog at Gerald Lemoine’s farm in Moreauville, Louisiana. They shoot a hog, clean all the entrails and collect the blood. The hog goes on the spit, split-open to be turned into their version of cochon…  Read More

New Season of Bizarre Foods Premieres January 31

All-American Road Trip In the all-new season of Bizarre Foods, I’m exploring America’s rich history and diverse cuisine along the country’s most famous historic routes. For me, traveling in the USA is all about the legendary trips that define our culture, from de Tocqueville to Huck Finn to Kesey’s Merry Pranksters. Our history can be defined by…  Read More

Cyber Monday Deals at Shop Andrew Zimmern

We Have Your Holiday Shopping Covered Use code AZCYBER25 at Shop Andrew Zimmern for 25% off store-wide on Cyber Monday 11/28 only! From edible gifts and accessories to clothing and travel gear, Shop Andrew Zimmern is filled with products inspired by my travels at home and abroad. Go check it out, I bet you’ll find something for…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern’s Bucket List

Andrew Zimmern’s Bucket List Back-to-Back Episodes Tuesday September 27 9|8c on Travel Channel. I’ve devoted a lifetime to gathering the best food experiences all over the world. From iconic restaurants to off-the-beaten-path markets and shops, I’m adding to my bucket list everywhere I go. In my new show, I’m sharing my personal ‘best of’ list for anyone whose…  Read More

Amazing Dosas in Hyderabad, India

Street Food at Its Best Tune in for Andrew Zimmern’s Driven by Food: Hyderabad on Thursday, September 22 at 4|3c. India’s fourth largest city, Hyderabad is home to a diverse mix of cultures and an extraordinary, complex cuisine. From dosas to biryani to 400-year-old recipes renewed, Hyderabadis pride themselves on their food. Whether you’re looking for…  Read More

Berlin’s Best Cheap Eats

Where to Eat Doner Kebabs & Burgers in Kreuzberg No neighborhood exemplifies a city transformed quite like Kreuzberg. Located in the heart of Berlin and formerly surrounded on three sides by the Berlin Wall, this area was once one of city’s poorest and known to attract artists, punks, squatters and immigrants. Today, it’s one of…  Read More

My New Favorite Restaurant in Bangkok

Mind Blowing Thai Food at Soei Catch Andrew Zimmern’s Driven by Food: Bangkok, Tuesday August 23 at 9|8c on Travel Channel. Located along the railroad track in the Dusit neighborhood, Soei is my new favorite restaurant in Bangkok. Our meal at this casual, open-air restaurant simply blew me away. Nearly every single thing I ordered…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern’s Minnesota State Fair Food Guide

Where to Eat at the Minnesota State Fair I love the Minnesota State Fair so much that I try to go all 12 days. Every year there’s a list of new food booths, serving all types of novelty deep-fried on-a-stick creations, but I’m a traditionalist when it comes to state fair chow. What’s the key…  Read More

Sneak Preview of Driven by Food in Rio

Andrew Zimmern’s Driven by Food  kicks off in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, August 16 at 9|8c on Travel Channel. In the series premiere, I’m visiting the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro to experience it like a real carioca, tapping into three local cab drivers to get a true feel for this bustling, diverse metropolis.…  Read More

Where to Eat in Rio de Janeiro

My Top Restaurant Recommendations for Rio Rio de Janeiro has a beat all its own; it’s a city that moves you. From Sugarloaf Mountain to Copacabana Beach, it’s easy to see why Rio is one of the most visited cities in the Southern Hemisphere. Cantinho das Concertinas The large CADEG market is filled with hundreds…  Read More

The Best Izakaya Food from Bizarre Foods: Okinawa

Where to Eat Tuna Eyes in Okinawa Japan’s version of a neighborhood bar, the izakaya has been an integral part of the country’s culture since the 1600s. They were the original gastropubs, serving shareable tapas-style small plates to sake-soaked patrons way before it was the trend. Today, izakaya specialties are some of the most beloved…  Read More

Puerto Rican Favorites from Bizarre Foods: The Bronx

Honest Puerto Rican Food in the Bronx An international community of settlers, the Bronx celebrates diversity everywhere you look. Today, as immigrant success stories become the new norm, the borough is a far cry from the symbol of decay it represented a few decades ago. And with such a vibrant and constantly evolving immigrant community, it’s easy to stumble…  Read More

Vivian Howard’s Chef & the Farmer

Celebrating North Carolina’s Culinary History Chef Vivian Howard worked in New York City at Wylie Dufresne’s WD-50 and Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Spice Market before packing up and heading home to Kinston with her husband to open Chef & the Farmer. Like many residents of Eastern North Carolina, chef Howard has an ingrained pride for her rural…  Read More

A Taste of Senegal in One Bite

Chez Amy takes Dakar’s multi-cultural influence to an inspiring level. The French colonization of Vietnam, Lebanon and Senegal left a definitive stamp on Senegalese cuisine. At Chez Amy, you can experience a confluence of the country’s colonial influences in one amazing bite. The hole-in-the-wall food stand near Dakar’s Castor Market sells a few of Senegal’s favorite…  Read More

La Tasquería de Javi Estevez

Reinventing Offal Dishes Forgotten for Decades Javi Estevez has created something truly unique in Madrid’s upscale Chamberi neighborhood, a modern tasca (or tavern) devoted to serving locally-sourced offal. The 32-year-old chef is reigniting a passion for ingredients and dishes made popular during the post-war era of his grandparents’ generation. An obsession for creating dishes from other…  Read More

Introducing The Navigator’s Table

The Navigator’s Table My whole life has been a journey of discovery, traveling the world looking for the exotic, bizarre and unusual. I know how important it is to try something new and get out of your comfort zone. I’m proud to bring those experiences to Renaissance Hotels with the brand new original series The Navigator’s…  Read More

My Hometown: Katie Parla’s Rome

An Insider’s Guide to Rome A Rome-based Italian-American journalist, Katie Parla lives and breathes Roman culture and cuisine. Originally from New Jersey, Parla graduated from Yale with a degree in art history, before pursuing a sommelier certificate and master’s in Italian gastronomic culture. She’s written and edited more than 20 books, including the ebook Eating &…  Read More

Vote Against the DARK Act

Minnesotans Want and Deserve the Right to Know About GMOs By Andrew Zimmern If I’ve learned anything during my 35 years spent cooking in kitchens and traveling to over 160 countries in search of what food teaches us about culture, culinary creations and choices, it’s that the decisions people make when it comes to the…  Read More

My Hometown: Robert Stehling’s Charleston

Robert Stehling’s Top Picks for Charleston For the past decade, chef Robert Stehling’s Low Country fare at the acclaimed Hominy Grill has rivaled the best grandmother food in the South. His Charleston Nasty Biscuit—fried chicken, cheddar and sausage gravy, sandwiched in the perfect biscuit—has a loyal following, as do other favorites like catfish po’ boys,…  Read More

Where to Eat in Queens, New York

If Queens, NY was its own city it could lay claim to being the greatest food city on Earth. As it stands now, it’s the largest of New York City’s five boroughs, has a population of almost 2.5 million residents, half of whom are foreign-born. Queens County itself is one of the top five most…  Read More