Tag: driven by food

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

Where to Find the Best Caribbean Food in London

Caribbean Brilliance at Fish, Wings & Tings London is fast becoming one of the best restaurant cities in the world, and it’s not just because of Harrod’s Food Hall or stalwarts like Fergus Henderson’s St. John (although I can’t go to London without eating at both), there is culinary brilliance happening in unexpected places. If…  Read More

Go Eat Kyrgyz Dumplings at Jibek Jolu

Central Asian Comfort Food in Chicago You’ve probably heard me say that you can understand the history of a country and its people by looking at its food. No where is this more true than the countries of Central Asia, where the Silk Road impacted all parts of culture. Dive into the meat-centric culinary traditions of…  Read More

Rotisserie Chicken Worth Traveling For

A Local’s Top Recommendation for Medellin Tune in for Andrew Zimmern’s Driven by Food: Medellin, Tuesday August 30 at 9|8c on Travel Channel. Nestled in the gorgeous Aburra Valley in northwestern Colombia, Medellin has come a long way since it was dubbed the most dangerous city in the world during the reign of Pablo Escobar.…  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

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

The Most Exclusive Reservation in Rio de Janeiro

Tia Lea’s Private Restaurant Traveling with a local has its perks, including a reservation at the most exclusive restaurant in town, Tia Lea’s. She runs a private restaurant out of her home in Rio de Janeiro, cooking for no more than 20 people at a time. The food is beyond amazing. And the view? One of…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern’s Driven By Food Premieres Tuesday, August 16

Series premiere kicks off in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, August 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT Any time I travel, to a new destination or an old favorite, I always walk out of an airport and get in a car. Local drivers are the first people I converse with about where I am and what…  Read More