Travel Channel’s Andrew Zimmern Returns to Rhode Island with Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations

Hemenway's Chef Max Peterson preparing Clams Casino on Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations

Hemenway’s Chef Max Peterson preparing Clams Casino on Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations

Travel Channel host Andrew Zimmern last visited the Rhode Island area in 2013 for an episode of his hit series “Bizarre Foods America.” On Tuesday, March 1 at 9 p.m. the Travel Channel airs Zimmern’s return to our area as part of his second series “Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations.”

The new episode features visits to Al Forno for their world famous grilled pizza, Haven Brothers for a Triple Murder Burger and Hemenway’s for Clams Casino, along with stops for Olneyville New York System wieners, Newport Creamery Awful Awfuls, Matunuck Oyster Bar stuffies and more. There’s a focus on what must be one of Zimmern’s favorites—looking back on his previous visit here—Portuguese cuisine, this time at O Dinis in East Providence. The episode also features Champlin’s, Flo’s Clam Shack and Jigger’s Diner, among other iconic Rhode Island food and drink places. There are video segments from the new episode online now.

The new Rhode Island-themed episode will air on the Travel Channel at the following dates/times so watch live or set the DVR:

  • Tuesday, March 1, 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 2, 12 a.m.
  • Monday, Monday, March 7, 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 8, 3 a.m.
  • Sunday, April 10, 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 19, 9 a.m.

If you never saw the older Rhode Island episode of “Bizarre Foods America” it will be repeated on the Travel Channel at:

  • Monday, March 21, 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 12, 10 a.m.

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