World's Weirdest Restaurants

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World's Weirdest Restaurants
Genre Food reality television
Starring Bob Blumer
Composer(s) Daniel Ross
Country of origin  Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 28
Executive producer(s) David Paperny
Cal Shumiatcher
Audrey Mehler
Cinematography Simon Schneider
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Paperny Entertainment
Original network Food Network Canada
Original release April 4, 2012
External links
Production website

World's Weirdest Restaurants is a Canadian reality television series produced by Paperny Entertainment that airs on Food Network Canada. The series follows host Bob Blumer as he travels the world searching for weird and unusual restaurants. Several of the Japan episodes featured TV host and arranger La Carmina, who wrote a book about bizarre Tokyo theme restaurants.[1][2][3] Among the restaurants featured include a nudist restaurant in New York, a Japanese restaurant with monkey waiters, and Taiwanese restaurant which serves curry from miniature toilets.[4] The series, which premiered April 4, 2012, has filmed in a number of cities around the world, including Tokyo, New York, Taipei, London and Vancouver.[5]


  1. ^ "10 Contiki Questions with Travel TV Host & Writer La Carmina". 2013-02-04. Retrieved 2013-07-30. 
  2. ^ "La Carmina". Retrieved 2013-07-30. 
  3. ^ "Tokyo Guide via Fashion Blogger, La Carmina". Retrieved 2013-07-30. 
  4. ^ Stainsby, Mia. "Dig in at the world’s weirdest restaurants", Ottawa Citizen. April 2, 2012. Accessed June 20, 2012.
  5. ^ Wellman, Victoria. "Curry from a toilet bowl, naked dinner guests and waiters paid to insult you: New show reveals the world's weirdest restaurants", Daily Mail, March 27, 2012. Accessed June 20, 2012.

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