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Pre-Order Andrew Zimmern’s New Book: AZ and the Lost City of Ophir

AZ and the Lost City of Ophir Twelve-year-old AZ dreams of becoming the world’s greatest explorer. Instead, he’s stuck in summer school with just Odd Uncle Arthur for company. Little does AZ know that this summer will be his most thrilling—and dangerous—adventure yet. After a time-traveling mishap, AZ finds himself in Ophir, a lost city…  Read More

The Zimmern List Los Angeles: Night + Market Song

Night + Market Song Los Angeles is the hottest food city on the planet. These days, it’s not just entertainers but also food entrepreneurs who are arriving in throngs to realize their dreams, creating a diverse restaurant scene where people are willing to take risks. Visiting the city and not eating Thai food is a…  Read More

The Zimmern List Austin: Fresa’s

Fresa’s Chicken al Carbon Surrounded by a super sized state best known for its uniquely Texan way of doing things, Austin is an oasis of freethinkers and creatives with a vibrant music, film, technology and food scene. Austinites have a taste for experimentation that borders on the delirious and it’s reflected in their food—from traditional barbecue…  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

Inside My Kitchen

Come On In! Ever wondered what kind of crazy stuff I have hidden in my cabinets? From Syrian honey, dry foraged seaweed and smuggled Chinese noodles to Heggies frozen pizza for my 10-year-old, here’s a peek at my fully-stocked kitchen.

Isla Taboga

Paradise Off the Coast of Panama Just 12 miles off the coast of Panama City, Isla Taboga is a tranquil tropical respite from the bustle of the rapidly growing metropolis. Hop on the ferry from Amador Causeway, take the less-than-an-hour scenic trip through the Bay of Panama to the small one-road island littered with beach shacks and leisure-seeking…  Read More

2015 Munchies Award Winners

The Votes Are In! Hosted by yours truly and an expert panel of 43 in-the-know culinary experts, the 2015 Munchies: People’s Choice Food Awards recognize the best-of-the-best in the food biz. After more than five weeks of competition and hundreds of thousands of votes, Tablespoon.com reveals the 2015 winners in 20 different categories, from terrific tastemakers to top food…  Read More

Highlights from Cochon 555 Chef’s Course Dinner

Pig in the Stable The Cochon 555 weekend takeover kicked off with a Chef’s Course Dinner at Spoon and Stable last Friday—a seated five-course meal prepared by host chef Gavin Kaysen, Steven Brown, Erik Anderson, Doug Flicker, Diane Yang and yours truly. An amazing group of local chefs that have made this city’s food scene what…  Read More

Get Out the Vote!

A Few Important Issues Support Local Food The 70/30 law is a twenty-year-old sales ratio that’s no longer compatible with today’s dining culture. It’s antiquated legislation that needs to be removed for small businesses to be able to thrive and grow. Here’s the gist: In 1983, Minneapolis passed a law that required restaurants and bars…  Read More

Cooking Up Hunger Solutions

NCSL 2014 Legislative Summit I’m committed to combating hunger in America and believe that solving hunger requires a social change movement, just like anti-smoking and seatbelt campaigns. At this year’s Legislative Summit in Minneapolis, state legislators came together to discuss and craft local solutions to hunger challenges. Thanks to everyone who organized the event and…  Read More

The Best Quick Service Burgers

Four Burger Chains That Get it Right I love easy meals on a hot summer day. Between road trips, days on the water, shuttling the kids between summer camps and sports,  stopping for a quick burger is the most practical and the MOST APPEALING option. Just because you’re eating quick-service grub doesn’t mean you have…  Read More

Rants & Raves

NFL Perks & Challenging the 70/30 Rule By Andrew Zimmern Local scribes and pundits have gone all “WHAT?!?!?!?” on their social streams expressing outrage that the NFL requested a massive perk list before awarding the 2018 Super Bowl to Minneapolis. All for free. That’s like crying fire after you passed around the gasoline and matches, for…  Read More

COCHON Heritage BBQ

The inaugural COCHON Heritage BBQ is around the corner. Add it to your calendar. This Labor Day weekend culinary experience showcases some of the country’s most responsible chefs working amazing BBQ dishes with heritage pork.  Roof top parties, receptions, tastings, and seminars to a celebrity hosted fun run and farmers market– if you love food,…  Read More

COCHON Heritage BBQ

The inaugural COCHON Heritage BBQ is around the corner. Add it to your calendar. This Labor Day weekend culinary experience showcases some of the country’s most responsible chefs working amazing BBQ dishes with heritage pork.  Roof top parties, receptions, tastings, and seminars to a celebrity hosted fun run and farmers market– if you love food,…  Read More