UAB sea urchins make debut on Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods America July 29

A new twist on Southern cooking?

From left, Andrew Zimmerman and Steve WattsFrom left, Andrew Zimmern and Steve WattsBizarre Foods America host Andrew Zimmern found some unexpected twists in Southern cooking when he visited Birmingham.

Tune into the Travel Channel at 8 p.m. CDT on July 29 to find out what Zimmern thought of UAB professor of biology Steve Watts, Ph.D., and his sea urchin lab.

Bizarre Foods America is back with new episodes of stateside adventures as chef, writer and culinary explorer Andrew Zimmern continues his quest to taste the weird and wonderful foods that can be found right here in the United States.