Andrew Zimmern (bio)

  (9 restaurants)    
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Chubby CattleSee Chubby Cattle Video ($$$)
(3215 ratings)

3400 S Jones Blvd Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 868-8808
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Dipped"
  • Hot Pot
    guest-centered customized experience w/ house broth & ingredients cooked at the table; "the combinations are endless" -Andrew Zimmern
4.5 out of 5
3215 ratings
est. 2016; reforming traditional Mongolian cuisine w/ refrigerated conveyor belt-based, build-your-own hot pot meals
Ruby's Fast FoodSee Ruby's Fast Food Video ($)
(360 ratings)

3740 W Montrose Ave Map It!
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 539-2669
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Messy"
  • Crispy Pata
    roasted, crispy whole pork shank and foot, boiled, cooled and deep fried in soybean oil; takes a day to make; "best pig product available in the U.S. that nobody's ever heard's pretty, pretty rockin'"-Andrew Zimmern; looks good
4.5 out of 5
360 ratings
Filipino eatery
Bunk Sandwiches [CLOSED]See Bunk Sandwiches Video ($)
(621 ratings)

621 SE Morrison St Map It!
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 328-2865
  • Pork Belly Cubano
    use 2-day cured pork belly (rather than traditional roast pork) served w/ ham, swiss, pickles, mayo, hot sauce and mustard; looks good
  • Meatball Parmigiano Hero
    beef & pork meatballs w/ marinara & mozzarella, baked on a grinder roll & served w/ chips; "they get it right!" -Andrew Zimmern; looks good
  • Pork Belly Rueben
    w/ Russian dressing (mixed w/ bacon fat!), swiss and kraut; looks good
  • Salt Cod Sandwich
    pureed salt cod w/ Spanish chorizo, marinated olives, olive oil & red wine vinegar
4.0 out of 5
621 ratings
[CLOSED]; #97 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); est. 2008; 2 locations open; owned and operated by good friends and sandwich aficionados who used to work in fine dining; Other Recipes: Red Beans & Rice
Buxton Hall Barbecue [CLOSED] ($$)
(1075 ratings)

32 Banks Ave Map It!
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 232-7216
  • Sweet Potato Pie
    roasted sweet potato honey custard, blind baked pie crust, served on milk jam, topped w/ spiced maple whipped cream, pecan crumble & sweet potato chips
4.0 out of 5
1075 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2015; butcher & smokehouse known for authentic Carolina barbecue
MareaSee Marea Video ($$$$)
(2380 ratings)

240 Central Park S Map It!
New York, NY 10019
(212) 582-5100
  • Fusilli Pasta
    handmade pasta, red wine braised octopus, bone marrow, topped w/ toasted bread crumbs
4.0 out of 5
2380 ratings
est. 2009; award-winning Italian & seafood fine dining restaurant
Miss Myra's Pit Bar-B-QSee Miss Myra's Pit Bar-B-Q Video ($$)
(159 ratings)

3278 Cahaba Heights Rd Map It!
Vestavia, AL 35243
(205) 967-6004
  • BBQ Chicken
    served w/ Alabama white sauce & choice of 2 sides: green beans, baked beans, potato salad, slaw, eggs, chips or greens
4.0 out of 5
159 ratings
est. 1985; family run smokehouse known for generous portions of pit barbecued chicken, beef, pork, ribs & sausage, plus house sauces & sides
Salty Tart [CLOSED]See Salty Tart Video ($$)
(170 ratings)

289 5th St E Map It!
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 528-6215
  • Coconut Macaroons
    toasty crunchy exterior and chewy coconut interior; looks good; "better than my mom's"-Andrew Zimmern
  • Surly Cake
    rich chocolate cake (secret ingredient: Surly beer) layered w/ creamy filling; looks good
4.0 out of 5
170 ratings
[CLOSED]; #2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Desserts); est. 2008; multiple James Beard nominee; "For everyone who believes that when life gives you lemons, you make a lemon-filled tart. Or better yet, you have a master pastry chef make it for you." (from its website)
Nom Wah Tea ParlorSee Nom Wah Tea Parlor Video ($$)
(2383 ratings)

13 Doyers St Map It!
New York, NY 10013
(212) 962-6047
  • Original "OG" Egg Roll
    chicken, vegetables & mushrooms rolled in egg crepe, fried w/ homemade batter; "a symphonically flavored dish!" -Andrew Zimmern
3.5 out of 5
2383 ratings
opened in 1920; all-day dim sum, more than 10 varieties of tea, plus beer & wine; oldest tea parlor in Chinatown, NYC
Turtle Bread Company ($$)
(133 ratings)

3421 W 44th St Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55410
(612) 924-6013
  • Pumpkin Pie
    seasonal, classic holiday dessert; looks good
3.5 out of 5
133 ratings
est. 1996; cafe & bakery w/ homemade soups, salads & sandwiches
Andrew Zimmern (bio)   (9 restaurants)