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. Tune in for a beachside game of futevolei, the synchronized Olympic sport of rowing and samba lessons inside a changing favela with some of the city’s best ocean views. We trek to the famous Christ the Redeemer, explore Rio’s wild club scene and dine on some of the best Brazilian barbecue, seafood and meats. Be sure to tune in on August 16 for the series premiere. In the meantime, here are few clips from the episode.
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A Trek to See Christ the Redeemer
Rowing Lessons with an Olympian
Andrew Zimmern’s Driven by Food was produced by Intuitive Content.