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Bizarre Foods America

Season 5 2013 - 2014

  • 2013-11-05T02:00:00Z on Travel Channel
  • 45 mins
  • 7 hours, 0 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary, Reality

The continuation of "Bizarre Foods'' finds Andrew Zimmern keeping his passport at home, as the chef and writer embarks on a culinary exploration of the great U, S of A. From traditional foods passed down through generations to modern eats whose roots are purely American, the United States is home to a smorgasbord of bizarre foods and equally extraordinary stories associated with them. So who best to taste and tell than Andrew, the man who lives by the motto "If it looks good, eat it''? The cultural cuisine master has done plenty of that throughout the history of "Bizarre Foods,'' with the "America'' incarnation including a celebration of the series' 100th episode.

10 episodes

5x01 New Jersey: Pigs Blood & Paprikash

  • Season Premiere

    2013-11-05T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Andrew Zimmern finds out that some amazing things are growing in America's Garden State. From Filipino favorites to an iconic local breakfast meat and a new breed of oyster, New Jersey is home to some surprising flavors.

5x02 Pittsburgh: Catfish & Kiska

  • 2013-11-12T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Andrew Zimmern finds that Pittsburgh has a knack for blending old and new food traditions, like old world favorites such as stuffed cabbage and braunschweiger to cutting-edge goat heart tartare.

5x03 Virginia: Cicadas & Cownose Rays

  • 2013-11-19T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Andrew hits one of our original colonies, Virginia, where plenty of surprises await. Among other delicacies he samples mystery snails, Brood II cicadas and the "other, other" red meat -- the Chesapeake cownose ray.

Andrew Zimmern finds that Toronto is a melting pot of edgy eats. From horse heart salami and seal flipper pie to pig's ear and cuttlefish, Andrew discovers that amazing dishes from around the world can be found right in Toronto!

5x05 Cleveland: Pighead & Perch

  • 2013-12-03T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Andrew shares his Cleveland culinary discoveries. Included: pig head; and popcorn shoots.

Andrew pulls an all-nighter in New York City, where he eats goat brains at a hangout for cabdrivers and slurps blood clams at a fish market at 4 am.

Andrew is on the lookout for unusual eats at the Minnesota State Fair.

Andrew visits the San Francisco Bay Area, home to cutting-edge food ideas. From cookies made with crickets to lamb's head soup, Andrew discovers foods of the future, mixed with an interesting take on the past!

5x09 Sensory Overload

  • 2013-12-31T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Andrew Zimmern takes a look back at the foods that have sent his senses into overload, from those with a strong smell, strange taste or funky texture, to those that looked just plain weird or should never have been made in the first place!

5x10 Dangerously Delicious

  • 2014-01-07T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

Andrew Zimmern’s pursuit of a great meal often leads to danger. From poisonous foods to scary situations, Andrew looks back on the many times he put his life at risk in his quest to make a new food discovery.