Andrew Zimmern, host of the Travel Channel's "Bizarre Foods" show, may eat raw abalone gonads as part of his day job, but the famous foodie lives a fairly normal life with his family when he’s home in Edina. Zimmern opens up about his private life in an interview with WCCO.
No travel advised: High winds, whiteout conditions in NW MN
Zero visibility in parts of greater Minnesota Tuesday night.
Update: Holy Angels evacuated over bomb threat, school says
Someone left a voicemail early Tuesday suggesting there was an explosive device.
Convicted stalker charged with harassment of another DJ at The Current
He pleaded guilty to similar charges involving the DJ's colleague back in 2015.
Gophers fall below roster minimum, postpone Penn State game
It is "due to internal COVID-19 protocols within the Golden Gopher program."
Report: Vikings request interview with Rams' Raheem Morris
Morris was once the youngest head coach in the NFL at 33 years old.
Sheriff: Drunk driver crashed trying to 'beat the train'
The BNSF train slammed into the side of the driver's car.
Man run over after parking dispute leads to road rage crash
The two groups fought about parking prior to the crash.
Deadly crash shuts down small stretch of Chaska highway for hours
A driver crossed over the center median and hit another vehicle.
You can now order 4 free at-home COVID tests from the government
Tests will ship for free within 7-12 days, according to the White House.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, January 18
Minnesota has reached 11,000 COVID-19 deaths.
'Bizarre Foods' host Andrew Zimmern to launch food truck at state fair
Edina resident and "Bizarre Foods" host Andrew Zimmern is rolling out a new food truck at the Minnesota State Fair. Named AZ Canteen, the truck will serve food inspired by Zimmern's global travels on the hit Travel Channel show. Among Zimmern's menu items are cabrito butter burgers, crispy pork belly with green papaya salad, and griddled veal tongue sliders.
‘Bizarre Foods’ star hit rock bottom, rebuilt life in Minnesota
“Bizarre Foods” star Andrew Zimmern hit rock bottom 20 years ago when drugs and alcohol ripped apart a promising career and left him homeless. A stint at Hazelden helped turn his life around. Zimmern, who now lives in Edina, talks to WCCO in part two of an interview in which he describes an amazing life journey.
Edina High School athletic director steps down amid probe
Under investigation by the school district, Edina High School athletic director and assistant principal John Soma resigned Monday. He said it was for personal reasons. The district put him on administrative leave in August and officials were looking into allegations "that had nothing to do with his employment at Edina Public Schools," a spokeswoman said.
Drug task force investigates death, pot-growing operation in Edina
Authorities are investigating the death of 37-year-old Paul Schneider and a large marijuana-growing operation found in his Edina home Tuesday. Officers responded to the house in the 4200 block of W. 50th Street after Schneider's sister, Lori Miller, discovered his body and called 911.
Edina residents want out of Hopkins school district
Unite Edina 273—which represents 400 families in Edina's Parkwood Knolls neighborhood—asked Hopkins district officials to start working toward allowing the neighborhood to change districts. However, the Hopkins district stands to lose an estimated quarter million dollars in referendum money if changes are made.
'Fifty Shades of Grey' author to sign books in Edina
E.L. James will autograph copies of her bestselling Fifty Shades Trilogy at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at Barnes & Noble in Edina. Dubbed "mommy porn" by some critics, the trilogy about a college student dominated by an older man has sold more than 20 million copies.
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