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Beau Jo's 

2690 Baseline Rd Boulder, CO (303) 554-5312

Pizza 
Adam Richman heads to Beau Jo's, home of the Mountain Pie -- a massive crust surrounding an avalanche of toppings so massive it can only exi

  • SILVER for Beau Jo's

Ben's Chili Bowl 

1213 U St NW Washington, DC (202) 667-0909

Southern Mexican 
"Half-Smoke," a half-pork, half-sausage frankfurter topped with Ben's famous chili

  • GOLD for Ben's Chili Bowl

Bernie-O's Pizza 

321 Center St North Muskegon, MI (231) 744-4900

Pizza 
two foot pie topped with ghost chiles



Big Jud's 

1289 Protest Rd Boise, ID (208) 343-4439

Double Big Jud, which consists of two 1-pound burger patties stacked on top of one another with various toppings (Richman's picks included b


Blu Seafood 

2002 Safeway St Durham, NC (919) 286-9777

Seafood 
Leg 1 of relay : Tiffany ate the Diablo Del Mar, a macaroni and cheese dish mixed with crab meat and topped with a fried egg, then ran two m


Blue Heaven 

729 Thomas St Key West, FL (305) 296-8666

Traditional American New American 
Camille journeys to Blue Heaven ??? the restaurant known for the delicious mountain of meringue they pile on top of their key lime pies. Bot

  • GOLD for Blue Heaven

Bob & Timmy's Grilled Pizza  

32 Spruce St Providence, RI (401) 453-2221

Pizza 
Providence is known for its grilled pizza, and Bob & Timmy's has one of the best – charcoal grilled and loaded with deliciously fresh topp


Bone Garden Cantina 

1425 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. NW Atlanta, GA (404) 418-9072

Mexican Vegetarian 
Their tacos are a sensation, especially the signature Carne Adobo with grilled steak marinated in guajillo chile, crushed red pepper and gar


Burger 55 

85 Westminster Ave Penticton, Canada

Fan Favorite! With wacky toppings like grilled peaches and drunken onions, it is enough to make a host sing its praises


Buzzard Beach 

4110 Pennsylvania Ave Kansas City, MO (816) 753-4455

Self-proclaimed as “Kansas City's Only 5 Star Dive, this bar features beer, shots and a colorful crowd. One of KC's locally created drink


Campi's 

205 Scottsville Rd Rochester, NY (585) 235-7205

Steakhouse 
Adam's mouth is watering for Campi's steak bomber: a hot sub sandwich stuffed with grilled steak, topped with melted provolone, grilled onio

  • BRONZE for Campi's

Chap's Pit Beef 

5801 Pulaski Hwy Baltimore, MD (410) 483-2379

Guy Fieri - Chaps Submarine

  • GOLD for Chap's Pit Beef

Cherry Cricket 

2641 E Second Ave Denver, CO (303) 322-7666

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Aaron Sanchez - Cricket Burger w/Green Chili

  • GOLD for Cherry Cricket

Colossal Cafe 

1839 E 42nd St Minneapolis, MN (612) 729-2377

Sandwiches European 
a tiny breakfast and lunch spot serving up a scratch made meatloaf sandwich topped with cranberry compote

  • SILVER for Colossal Cafe

Cotham's Mercantile 

5301 Hwy 161 Scott, AR (501) 961-9284

Quadruple Hubcap Cheeseburger, which involves four 1-pound, "hubcap"-sized beef patties stacked on top of one another and topped with melted

  • BRONZE for Cotham's Mercantile

Cozy Corner 

745 N Pkwy Memphis, TN (901) 527-9158

Steak Hot Dogs 
First-timers are always taken aback by the unexpectedly huge slab of bologna that exceeds the circumference of each bun. It’s recommend

  • SILVER for Cozy Corner

Craft and Commerce 

675 W Beech St San Diego, CA (619) 269-2202

Vegetarian Hot Dogs 
Serving up some great concoctions with a large variety of liqueurs, Craft and Commerce is one of San Diego’s top spots for quality cocktai


Crown Burgers 

377 E 200 S Salt Lake City, UT (801) 532-1155

Hamburgers 
Adam Richman heads to Crown Burgers for their signature meal -- a charbroiled beef patty topped with a pile of pastrami.

  • SILVER for Crown Burgers

Denver Biscuit Company 

3237 E Colfax Ave Denver, CO (303) 377-7900

Southern Sandwiches 
the double-duty corner bar smoking pork for its biscuits and topping pizzas with the bounty of the county

  • SILVER for Denver Biscuit Company

Dixson Bar-B-Q 

1201 E Magnolia Ave Knoxville, TN (865) 525-9305

The Pigburger: juicy pork patties topped with grilled onions and Dixson???s legendary homemade hot sauce.

  • BRONZE for Dixson Bar-B-Q

Donn's Hill Top - Kodiak Grill 

12342 E Hwy 21 Boise City, ID (208) 338-8859

Old Time Favorites


Doogie's 

2525 Berlin Tpke Newington, CT (860) 666-6200

Cheesesteak Hamburgers 
Adam has Doogie's 2-foot Works Dog, topped with every topping in the place.

  • BRONZE for Doogie's

Dough Pizzeria Napoletana 

6989 Blanco Rd San Antonio, TX (210) 979-6565

Pizza 
a certified Napoletana pizza place, topping pies with everything from homemade sausage to prosciutto

  • GOLD for Dough Pizzeria Napoletana

El Churry 

Avenida Isla Carolina, PR (787) 525-2552

Adam visits the street-food truck El Churry for their signature El Churry Mixto, a stuffed sandwich topped with steak, chicken and bacon, al


Elote Cafe 

514 S Boston Ave Tulsa, OK (918) 582-1403

A US Navy Second Class officer Manny Groll takes on the Puffy Taco Challenge – 23 puffy tacos covered with a variety of delicious toppings


Firenze Osteria 

4212 Lankershim Blvd Toluca Lake, CA (818) 760-7081

Italian French 
Located a stone's throw from Universal Studios, Firenze Oestaria offers gourmet Italian cuisine prepared by Chef Fabio Viviani, Fan Favorite

  • BRONZE for Firenze Osteria

Flavor 19 

1225 Grand Lake Rd Sydney, Canada (902) 562-2233

enjoy burgers covered in mac and cheese or topped with gigantic onion rings. Burgers so filling everyone will need a ride home in a golf car


Flying Saucer  

14999 Montfort Dr Dallas, TX (972) 934-2537

Traditional American 
If you're looking for a more sophisticated beer drinking experience, the selection can't be beat atThe Flying Saucer Draught Emporium. Don't

  • BRONZE for Flying Saucer

Four Square 

2701 Chapel Hill Rd Durham, NC (919) 401-9877

Traditional American Eclectic & International 
Relay leg 2 : Tiffany ate the Diablo Del Mar, a macaroni and cheese dish mixed with crab meat and topped with a fried egg, then ran two mile


Franks n' Dawgs 

1863 N Clybourn Ave Chicago, IL (312) 281-5187

Hot Dogs Fast Food 
The Foss Hog, a pork link topped with smoky bacon, a fried egg, and a slathering of maple mayo

  • SILVER for Franks n' Dawgs

Freeway Tavern 

2001 S Montana St Butte, MT (406) 723-9083

The Freeway Tavern is home to Butte's pork chop sandwiches. Adam samples the "Wop Chop," a thick, whole pork chop, deep-fried and topped wit


Frysmith Truck 

Moving Target Los Angeles, CA

awesome toppings on belgian style fries like pork belly and kimchi


Gilhooley's 

222 9TH St San Leon, TX (281) 339-3813

Seafood 
Some call Gilhooleys the most notorious oyster bar on the Gulf of Mexico, where the gritty ambience and the oysters make it the ultimate sea


Gray Brothers Cafeteria 

555 S Indiana St Moorseville, IN (317) 831-3345

Traditional American 
sample their homemade ketchup-topped meat loaf and strawberry pie

  • BRONZE for Gray Brothers Cafeteria

Gus' Mexican Cantina 

6520 S Lovers Lane Rd Franklin, WI (414) 425-4499

Mexican 
the six-foot burrito smothered in cheese and topped with all the Mexican fixings imaginable.


Haugen's Chicken and Ribs 

13801 Highway # 12 Port Perry, Canada (905) 985-2402

John samples their top secret dipping sauce. Some patrons have been known to drink it straight


Haven Brothers Diner 

72 Spruce St Providence, RI (401) 861-7777

Adam hears that nothing destroys hunger like the Triple Murder Bruger – 3 cheddar cheese covered burgers topped with 6 strips of bacon, le


Hawkins House of Burgers 

11603 Slater St Los Angeles, CA (323) 563-1129

Hamburgers 
Hawkins House of Burgers serves the Whipper Burger, a behemoth of a burger with 2 patties, topped with hotlinks and loads of pastrami.


Heid's of Liverpool 

305 Oswego St Liverpool, NY (315) 451-0786

Hot Dogs Fast Food 
Adam Richman tries Heid's Double Dog -- 2 franks together in one split-top bun, slathered with Heid's original mustard.

  • BRONZE for Heid's of Liverpool

Hogfish Bar & Grill 

6810 Front St Stock Island, FL (305) 293-4041

Seafood 
Adam goes for the murderous Killer Hogfish Sandwich, an 8 oz fried hogfish topped with swiss cheese, sautéed mushrooms and onions, lettuce,

  • BRONZE for Hogfish Bar & Grill

Hogtown Vegan 

834 Bloor St W. Toronto, Canada (416) 901-9779

Fan Favorite! John tries her favourite the unpulled pork sandwich, yes, you read correctly unpulled pork, topped with a creamy, crunchy sl


Holsteins 

3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas, NV (702) 698-7000

Over the top dessert s.


Horace & Dickie's 

809 12TH St NE Washington, DC (202) 397-6040

Seafood 
"jumbo" version of their signature fried fish (whiting) sandwich, which is topped with coleslaw and tartar sauce and placed between eight sl


Hukilau Cafe 

55-662 Wahinepee St Laie, HI (808) 293-8616

Steakhouse Traditional American 
Hukilau Burger, a large burger topped with a fried egg, teriyaki beef and grilled onion


Island Dogs Bar 

505 FRONT ST Key West, FL (305) 509-7136

Cool and laid back island vibe, it's off the beaten path in the heart of Key West’s historic Old Town. Home to cold beer, tropical cocktai


Jerseys Cafe 

13710 N Meridian St Carmel, IN (317) 846-7760

Joint serving Jersey cheese steaks topped 33 different ways.

  • SILVER for Jerseys Cafe

Jim Denny's Hamburger and Chili 

816 12th street Sacramento, CA (916) 443-9655

Adam is at Jim Denny's Hamburgers & Chili for a stack of their legendary pancakes, four 13-inch mouthwatering pancakes, topped with a mound


Jimmys 

205 S. Mill St. Aspen, CO (970) 925-6020

Traditional American Seafood 
Recently named one of the top 50 bars in the US, Jimmy’s offers great food, a nice environmental, and exceptional drinks. They also have s


Juan in a Million 

2300 E Cesar Chavez St Austin, TX (512) 472-3872

Mexican 
hey're famous for an eating challenge that features their one-pound breakfast taco. The current record for the Don Juan Taco Challenge is 8

  • GOLD for Juan in a Million

Kin Shop 

469 6th Avenue New York, NY (212) 675-4295

Vegetarian Thai 
Top Chef Season 1 winner's newest restaurant!


Knucklehead Hot Dog Diner 

7456 Foothills Blvd Roseville, CA (916) 782-0338

Adam Richman takes on the Knucklehead Challenge: five 10-in. hot dogs shoved into one foot-long bun topped with 3-lbs. of homemade chili, ch

  • BRONZE for Knucklehead Hot Dog Diner

Kuma's Corner 

2900 W Belmont Chicago, IL (773) 604-8769

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Adam Gertler - Plague Bringer Burger

  • GOLD for Kuma's Corner

L&B Spumoni Gardens 

2725 86th St Brooklyn, NY (718) 449-1230

Italian Pizza 
"The Square", a Sicilian pizza that is noted for being prepared with mozzarella cheese topping the pizza before the tomato sauce.

  • SILVER for L&B Spumoni Gardens

La Moon 

144 SW 8th St Miami, FL (305) 860-6209

Cuban Colombian 
Adam has the Supermoon Perro, a Colombian- style hot dog topped with bacon, potato strips, 5 different sauces, and a quail egg.


La Super-Rica 

622 N Milpas St Santa Barbara, CA (805) 963-4940

Mexican 
Adam digs into the La Super-Rica Especial -- roasted poblano stuffed with cheese with marinated pork on top of three tortillas.


Latin House 

Mobile Food Truck Miami, FL (786) 468-6567

Muffin Top Burger and a Cabo Wabo Fish Taco.


Lola 

2058 E 4th St Tremont, OH (216) 621-5652

French Eclectic & International 
Michael Symon -

  • SILVER for Lola

Lucky Devils 

6613 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, CA (323) 465-8259

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Lucky Devils in Los Angeles, CA, is serving up a spicy food lover's indulgence - the Diablo Burger topped with fiery Diablo Sauce - on Food


Ludo Truck 

LOCATION VARIES Los Angeles, CA (213) 973-8839

Owned by Chef Ludo Lefebvre from LudoBites restaurant and Top Chef. Locate the truck by checking Twitter, @ludotruck, or Facebook. LudoTruck


Marabella Meatball Co 

1211 Walnut St Philadelphia, PA (215) 238-1833

Italian Sandwiches 
At the Marabella Meatball Co. you can build a sandwich with options like beef, pork and veal meatballs, along with marinara sauce and aged p


Martino's Italian Beef 

1215 W Layton Av Milwaukee, WI (414) 281-5580

Italian Hot Dogs 
Adam visits Martino's for the Italian Combo – an Italian sausage on mozzarella-covered French bread topped with Italian beef, fresh gia


Marty 

10558 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA (310) 836-6944

Hamburgers 
The combo: a burger with 2 hotdogs on top.


Mean Pig BBQ 

3096 Bill Foster Memorial Hwy Cabot, AR (501) 941-5489

Fast Food Sandwiches 
The challenge involves a large smoked pulled pork sandwich topped with coleslaw and "Shut-Up Juice" - barbecue sauce mixed with a tablespoon

  • BRONZE for Mean Pig BBQ

Montauk Beach House 

55 S Elmwood Ave Montauk, NY (631) 668-8098

This is the areas premier weekend destination for top DJ™s, live music, and fancy cars


Murray Street Kitchen 

110 Murray St. Ottawa, Canada (613) 562-7244

potato-less poutine topped with a duck confit and swimming in beast gravy


Nosh Kitchen Bar 

551 Congress St Portland, ME (207) 553-2227

Adam tries out the Apocalypse Now, freshly ground, pork-infused beef topped with American cheese, seared pork belly, cured bacon, foie gras,


Oklahoma Joe's 

3002 W 47th Ave Kansas City, KS (913) 722-3366

Sandwiches Cafe 
Adam Richman heads to Oklahoma Joe's for succulent pulled pork and saucy spare ribs. This award-winning barbecue does the city proud.

  • GOLD for Oklahoma Joe's

Old Salty Dog 

1601 Ken Thompson Pkwy Sarasota, FL (941) 388-4311

Seafood 
"Salty Dog", a hot dog dipped in beer batter, deep-fried and served in a bun while topped with onions, mushrooms, sauerkraut, bacon, and a m

  • SILVER for Old Salty Dog

Olneyville New York System 

18 Plainfield St Providence, RI (401) 621-9500

For an introduction to Providence, RI, food culture, stop at this hot dog hot spot for the hot dog all the way, topped with ground beef, mus


PYT 

1050 N Hancock St Philadelphia, PA (215) 964-9009

Hot Dogs Burgers 
Blue cheese stuffed burger, infused with bloody mary mix, and topped with a heaping portion of bacon.


Perfectly Frank's 

119 W Doty Ave Summerville, SC (843) 871-9730

the local football legend is cranking out some real deal comfort food with favorites like sweet tea-marinated pork chops and deep-fried hot

  • SILVER for Perfectly Frank's

Perilla 

9 Jones St New York, NY (212) 929-6868

Traditional American New American 
Top Chef Season 1 winner's first restaurant in NYC.


Pete Zaaz 

766 Classon Ave New York, NY (718) 230-9229

Pizza 
Outlandish pizza toppings


Pinky G's Pizzeria 

50 W Broadway Jackson, WY (307) 734-7465

Pizza 
the pizza joint slicing up mouthwatering pies topped with everything from pesto and chicken to spicy sausage and marinara


Pizza Doctors 

624 King St La Crosse, WI (608) 784-0450

Pizza Sandwiches 
Where they top pies with everything from spaghetti to breakfast cereal and even serve up sweet chocolate pizza dough covered with candy.

  • BRONZE for Pizza Doctors

Popbar 

5 Carmine St New York, NY (212) 255-4874

handcrafted gelato, sorbetto, and yogurt on a stick complete with kid-friendly customizable toppings and dips.


Pressed 

750 Gladstone Ottawa, Canada (613) 680-9294

The Hangover Waffle topped with smoked brisket, squeaky cheese curds and homemade gravy it


Primanti Brothers 

3191 Industrial Blvd Pittsburgh, PA (412) 854-7401

Traditional American 
Adam visits Primanti for their famous sandwiches, served with fries on top of all the other fixings!

  • GOLD for Primanti Brothers

Primanti Brothers 

46 18th St Pittsburgh, PA (412) 263-2142

Traditional American 
Located in the Strip District, Primanti Brothers is a legendary fast-food joint known for its sandwiches, always topped with freshly made fr

  • BRONZE for Primanti Brothers

Rack & Soul BBQ 

2818 Broadway New York, NY (212) 222-4800

Southern 
Rack & Soul is home to the Squealer Challenge, a 2 pound pulled pork po boy topped with a crazy-hot BBQ sauce. A challenger has 15 minutes t


Red Rooster 

310 Lenox Ave New York, NY (212) 792-9001

Soul 
The Red Rooster serves comfort food that celebrates the roots of American cuisine. It has a large dining room and bar. The head chef, Marcus


Red Top Diner 

219 St.Mary's Rd Winnipeg, Canada

The 60s might be over, but the Red Tops 6-patty Monster Burger lives on


Reggie 

89 Hunter Street East Peterborough, Canada (705) 874-1471

John settles an argument between best friend owners while diving into Reggie’s Signature Burger, an all-beefer topped with a frie


Rib Line 

12308 Los Osos Valley Rd San Luis Obispo, CA (805) 543-7427

Adam coaches history teacher Naader Reda through The Brahma Bull Challenge. In 42 minutes he has to eat 3 lbs. of Tri-tip steak sandwiched b


Rockies Diner 

3900 W Overland Rd Boise, ID (208) 336-2878

Traditional American 
Johnny B. Goode Challenge - aka "The Rock" - which consists of the Johnny B. Goode Burger (three 1/3-pound hamburgers topped with shredded l


Rollin Smoke  

3185 S Highland Dr Las Vegas, NV (702) 836-3621

Rollin Smoke was opened by 2 Arkansas natives John Holland and Dusty Ardoin. Don’t miss their barbecue meatloaf with a loaded mas


Safe House Nightclub 

779 N Front St Milwaukee, WI (414) 271-2007

Traditional American 
This popular spy-theme restaurant and bar has been serving up top-secret cocktails since 1966. Out front you won't find a sign advertising T

  • GOLD for Safe House Nightclub

San Francisco Creamery 

1370 Locust St Walnut Creek, CA (925) 926-0228

Traditional American New American 
Kitchen Sink Challenge: an enormous, 2-gallon sundae consisting of 8 scoops of ice cream, 8 different toppings, and 8 servings of whipped cr


Seti's Truck 

17319 Talford Ave Cleveland, OH (216) 240-0745

Michael Symon - Polish Boy

  • BRONZE for Seti's Truck

Shelby's Kitchen 

3952 W Hillsboro Blvd Deerfield Beach, FL (954) 570-8773

Breakfast of champions, for a two-foot pancake topped with eggs, bacon, home fries, sausage patties, and toast.


Short Leash Truck 

110 E. Roosevelt Phoenix, AZ

The Aiko, a naan wrapped sausage topped with Mango Chutney or the 7th Innings Stretch, a spicy beer weiner topped with peanut butter, Cracke


Skillet Street Food 

900 13th Ave Seattle, WA

a mobile eatery located in an Airstream trailer, is grilling up some of the best beefy burgers in the city, and they're topping them with sa


SkyCity 

400 Broad St Seattle, WA (206) 905-2100

Traditional American Seafood 
Located at the top of the famous Seattle Space Needle, everything at the sky city cafe is fresh, the food, the conversation, even the view!


Smoken Bones Cookshack 

7 - 1701 Douglas St. Victoria, Canada (250) 391-6328

First, this little piggy has a homemade spicy coiled sausage, then this little piggy tries a saucy, sweet and beefy Sloppy Joe. And then to


Snuffer 

3526 Greenville Ave Dallas, TX (214) 826-6850

Traditional American Hamburgers 
In an attempt to make French fries even tastier, Pat Snuffer decided to smother them in aged cheddar back in 1978. The result took Dallas by

  • BRONZE for Snuffer

SoWe 

918 S 22nd St Philadelphia, PA (215) 545-5790

New American 
Cinnamon beignets baked with brown butter, caramel and topped with crumbled bacon.


Sugar On Top 

121 1/2 Humes Aly State College, PA (814) 308-8620


Supino Pizzeria 

2457 Russell St Detroit, MI (313) 567-7879

Pizza 
Detroit is known for its authentic Italian pizza. Andrew samples the Pizza Bismark, a pizza with prosciutto and fresh duck egg.

  • SILVER for Supino Pizzeria

Ted Drewes 

6726 Chippewa St Saint Louis, MO (314) 481-2652

Vegetarian Cafe 
Best upside-down frozen treat.

  • GOLD for Ted Drewes

The Black Sheep 

901 W Marshall St Richmond, VA (804) 648-1300

Vegetarian American 
The sandwiches at The Black Sheep are so big that they're not subs, they're battleships. Two-foot long, 2-1/2-lb. monster sandwiches loaded

  • GOLD for The Black Sheep

The Comfy Cow 

1301 Herr Ln Louisville, KY (502) 425-4979

Bakery Cafe 
Brave MVF Nation member Joe Nikolai takes on the Comfy Cow Challenge: 15 scoops of ice cream plus four different toppings slathered with whi

  • BRONZE for The Comfy Cow

The Drop: Bar and Bistro  

409 E 31st St Kansas City, MO (816) 756-3767

Vegetarian American 
the home of one-of-kind martinis and edible cocktails. Owner Eddie Crane creates these edible cocktails, a type of molecular mixology and T


The Friendly Toast 

121 Congress St Portsmouth, NH (603) 430-2154

Adam is salivating over Sklarmageddon, an omelette with red chile pecans, Swiss and jalapeno-jack cheese, bacon, sausage, and ham, topped wi

  • BRONZE for The Friendly Toast

The Gorbals 

501 S Spring St Los Angeles, CA (213) 488-3408

New American 
Gail Simmons - Bacon Wrapped Motza

  • GOLD for The Gorbals

The Hungry Owl 

2502 Schillinger Rd S # 2 Mobile, AL (251) 633-4479

Adam samples the Tony Burger, a one-pound burger stuffed with sautéed onions, peppers, jalapenos, sausage, and three cheeses. Topped with b

  • BRONZE for The Hungry Owl

The Slaw Dogs 

720 N Lake Ave Pasadena, CA (626) 808-9777

Traditional American Hot Dogs 
Hot dog joint with unusual ingredients where kimchi and mac ??n cheese are just a few of the toppings.

  • BRONZE for The Slaw Dogs

Tip Top Cafe 

2814 Fredericksburg Rd San Antonio, TX (210) 735-2222

  • BRONZE for Tip Top Cafe

Tony Luke's 

26 E Oregon Ave Philadelphia, PA (215) 551-5725

Italian Cheesesteak 
Marc Summers - Cheesesteak

  • GOLD for Tony Luke's

Top Notch Beefburgers 

2116 W 95th St Chicago, IL (773) 445-7218

Hamburgers 
Fresh ground beef burger


Top Pot Doughnuts 

609 Summit Ave E Seattle, WA (206) 323-7841

ecclectic doughnut shop that makes the iconic rounds in countless and creative flavors.

  • GOLD for Top Pot Doughnuts

Top of the Mark 

One Nob Hill, 999 California St San Francisco, CA (415) 616-6916

French Californian 
With over 100 martinis to choose from, you won't go thirsty here. While there are differing stories on the invention of the Martini, one of


Tubby Dog 

1022 17 Ave SW Calgary, Canada (403) 244-0694

wild, wacky and wonderful hot dog creations feature madcap toppings like grape jelly or pickled ginger


Union Square Cafe 

21 E 16th St New York, NY (212) 243-4020

Traditional American New American 
Giada De Laurentiis - Bar Nuts

  • SILVER for Union Square Cafe

Union Wood Shop 

18 S Main St Clarkston, MI (248) 625-5660

Bacon topped pizza, bacon burger. The porker uses every part of the pig.

  • SILVER for Union Wood Shop

Vedge 

1221 Locust Street Philadelphia, PA (215) 320-7500

Vegetarian Vegan 
Rich Landau, Chef and Owner, Vedge, Philadelphia, PA (winner)


Wabash BBQ 

646 S Kansas City Ave Excelsior Springs, MO (816) 630-7700

Housed in the waiting room of an old train station, Wabash BBQ has become one of Kansas City’s top choices for BBQ.


Wafels and Dinges 

7th Ave S & Christopher St New York, NY (866) 429-7329

One of the Big Apple’s most popular food trucks is Wafels and Dinges featuring the BBQ Pulled Pork Wafel – a Belgian waffle topped with

  • GOLD for Wafels and Dinges

Waffles  

1400 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL (312) 854-8572

Traditional American 
A small but focused menu provides for funky and creative waffle combinations, from flavor packed batters to toppings.


Walker's BBQ  

10828 Hayne Blvd New Orleans, LA (504) 241-8227

his taste buds take on a sauce with out-of-this-world contents before he rediscovers the joys of coleslaw.

  • BRONZE for Walker's BBQ

Wall Street Burger Shoppe 

30 Water St New York, NY (212) 425-1000

asty and expensive Kobe beef burgers come topped with black truffles, foie gras, and real gold.


Well Kneaded Wagon 

Battersea High Street London, England

Well Kneaded Wagon is a new take on pizza. College pals Bryony and Brigette cook up their fire breads, chewy sourdough bases loaded with top


Wintzell's Oyster House 

605 Dauphin St Mobile, AL (251) 432-4605

Seafood 
Adam coaches Mobile native, and proud member of Man V Food Nation, Big Joe Evans through the Wintzell's Oyster Challenge. Joe must attempt t

  • BRONZE for Wintzell's Oyster House

Woody's 

915 Main St Hartford, CT (860) 278-5499

Hot Dogs American 
Adam tries Woody's loaded hot dogs like the Deputy Dog, a foot-long topped with pulled pork, melted cheddar cheese and BBQ sauce.

  • BRONZE for Woody's

Zinburger 

1865 E River Rd Ste 101 Tucson, AZ (520) 299-7799

Traditional American 
the chef's topping his gourmet burger with fine wine and serving it up with decadently sinful Double-Truffle Fries!


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