Every region has its own local culture and flavor. One of the best ways for a traveler to immerse him or herself in new destinations is to taste these unique dishes. This taste exploration allows even the strictest of dieters the freedom to indulge. In the new series, Travel Channel's Man v. Food, host Adam Richman sets out to travel the country in search of the best places to do some serious indulging.
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Adam is in Jackson, MS, for a true taste of home-style Southern cooking: from fall off the bone BBQ, to a comfort food buffet. He also coaches a vegetarian through a three-patty hamburger and fries called the Whammy Challenge.
Adam is in Charlotte, NC, to taste of a four-tier cheeseburger and glistening fried chicken. Then, he coaches a college freshman in taking down the Big Eats challenge: 25 pulled pork sliders and fries adding up to five pounds.
A Hawaiian woman takes on a 5-lb. omelet at Moose McGillycuddy's on the island of Oahu. Also spotlighted: Hawaiian-style hot dogs.
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From the original Thanksgiving dinner to an Amish spread, Adam explores the nation for the best places to dig into hearty helpings of family style feasts.
Adam is in Savannah, GA to taste peach glazed BBQ chicken and a locally caught shrimp and crab legs boil. Finally, Adam guides two twin brothers in the Voodoo Juice Challenge: five minutes to eat a blazing hot pull pork sandwich.
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Adam is at the NFL's opening game in Green Bay, WI, to showcase the city’s best game day eats, including butter burgers, brats & cheese curds. He coaches Packers fans through a 93-ounce burger called the Gravedigger Challenge.
Adam is in Omaha, NE, to try the finest cuts from the cattle country, including a massive cold cut sandwich to a whisky-soaked steak. Then, Adam coaches a local DJ through 8 lbs. of pork and corn in the Pig Wing Challenge.
Adam is at the Watkins Glen International, near Rochester, NY, to root on NASCAR driver Joey Logano, both on the track and in a food challenge. During his trip, Adam samples a steak sandwich and plate with everything on it.
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Adam visits Cincinnati, OH to taste some extraordinary grilled cheese sandwiches and the famous Cincinnati chili over pasta. Finally, he helps guide a baseball coach in a 5-lbs. reuben sandwich food challenge.
St. Paul 05x18
Adam is in St. Paul, MN sampling authentic Neapolitan pizza and a baked potato topped with every BBQ side. Finally, Adam coaches the youthful Jon Wolf to eat 2 spicy Juicy Lucy’s and 2-lbs. of fries in 45 minutes.