Restaurants on Man vs Food

189 Restaurants Found

Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger 

551 S Division St Ann Arbor, MI

10/20/2010 - Ann Arbor
Adam heads to downtown Ann Arbor to visit the legendary Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger, a local favorite since 1953.

  • GOLD for Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger

Maize and Blue Deli 

1329 S University Ave Ann Arbor, MI

10/20/2010 - Ann Arbor
Maize and Blue Deli is a favorite among the university students. Adam Richman samples their famous Triple Play Reuben.

  • SILVER for Maize and Blue Deli

Tios Mexican Cafe 

333 E Huron St Ann Arbor, MI

10/20/2010 - Ann Arbor
Adam faces the Mount Nacheesmo Challenge. He has 45 minutes to finish 5 lbs. of nachos fully loaded with beef, chicken, beans, cheddar, jack cheese, tomatoes, green peppers, black olives, lettuce, onions, sour cream and guacamole.

  • BRONZE for Tios Mexican Cafe

Ye Old Steakhouse 

6838 Chapman Hwy Knoxville, TN

10/13/2010 - Knoxville
Steak as big as you want.

  • BRONZE for Ye Old Steakhouse

Dixson Bar-B-Q 

1201 E Magnolia Ave Knoxville, TN

10/13/2010 - Knoxville
The Pigburger: juicy pork patties topped with grilled onions and Dixson???s legendary homemade hot sauce.

  • BRONZE for Dixson Bar-B-Q

Sweet P's BBQ 

3725 Maryville Pike Knoxville, TN

10/13/2010 - Knoxville
Gigante Burrito, a 4-lb. burrito stuffed with chopped pork, barbecue beans, coleslaw and more, plus a half -pound of mac and cheese and a half -pound of banana pudding.

  • SILVER for Sweet P's BBQ

High Life Lounge 

200 SW 2nd St Des Moines, IA

10/06/2010 - Des Moines
Adam Richman comes to the High Life Lounge to taste some of their signature dishes like crispy pressure-fried chicken and bacon-wrapped tater tots.

  • SILVER for High Life Lounge

Black Market Pizza 

1701 SE Delaware Ave Ankeny, IA

10/06/2010 - Des Moines
Adam visits Black Market Pizza for some of the most original pie in the Hawkeye State, including their famous Bacon Double Cheeseburger Pizza.

  • BRONZE for Black Market Pizza

Jethro's BBQ 

3102 Forest Ave Des Moines, IA

10/06/2010 - Des Moines
Adam faces the Adam Emmenecker Challenge, a BBQ sandwich made with breaded pork tenderloin, a grilled bacon cheese burger, Texas brisket, "fried cheese" and more piled onto a hamburger bun and served with a side of fries.

  • SILVER for Jethro's BBQ

Knucklehead Hot Dog Diner 

7456 Foothills Blvd Roseville, CA

09/29/2010 - Sacramento
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, cheese, onions, tomatoes and pickles with 1 lb. of fries on the side.

Jim Denny's Hamburger and Chili 

816 12th street Sacramento, CA

09/29/2010 - Sacramento
Adam is at Jim Denny's Hamburgers & Chili for a stack of their legendary pancakes, four 13-inch mouthwatering pancakes, topped with a mound of delectable toppings then smothered in fresh maple syrup.

Trimbo's Pizza 

422 N Excelsior Ave Butte, MT

09/22/2010 - Butte
Adam visits-Trimbo's Pizza for The Jumboli Challenge, a 5-lb. stromboli stuffed with mozzarella, pepperoni, salami, Italian sausage, capicola, fresh spinach, meatballs and more.

Joe's Pasty Shop 

1641 Grand Ave Butte, MT

09/22/2010 - Butte
Butte is known for their meat pies using authentic recipes, but Joe's Pasty Shop is the only one that makes the ???The Chili Pasty,?? a homemade pastry shell filled with ground steak, potatoes and onions.

Freeway Tavern 

2001 S Montana St Butte, MT

09/22/2010 - Butte
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 with cheese, lettuce, tomato and mustard.

Riverstone Grill 

971 E River Rd Grand Island, NY

09/15/2010 - Niagara Falls
Adam Richman visits the Riverstone Grill to try the Bone in the Stone, a 54-oz. bone-in Ribeye cooked to perfection and smothered in chunky blue cheese.

Mick and Angelo's Eatery and Bar 

7600 Lundys Lane Niagra Falls, Canada

09/15/2010 - Niagara Falls
Adam finds himself at Mick

The Silo 

115 N WATER ST Lewiston, NY

09/15/2010 - Niagara Falls
Adam visits The Silo where he samples their signature sandwich, The Silo Haystack: a full pound of rib eye blanketed with melted mozzarella, onions, peppers mushrooms and a mound of crispy shredded hash browns.

Tradewinds Cafe 

1697 Portland Rd Arundel, ME

09/08/2010 - Portland ME
Adam takes on the Manimal Challenge, which consists of 1 "Ocho" burger with cheese and onions, 2 kraut (or slaw) dogs, a side of fries, a Mother Futcher's milkshake (butter pecan ice cream with a piece of homemade coffee cake blended in) and a soda.

The Lobster Shack 

225 Two Lights Rd Cape Elizabeth, ME

09/08/2010 - Portland ME
Adam is taken through the making of the Lobster Shack's traditional Lobster Dinner.

  • SILVER for The Lobster Shack

Nosh Kitchen Bar 

551 Congress St Portland, ME

09/08/2010 - Portalnd ME
Adam tries out the Apocalypse Now, freshly ground, pork-infused beef topped with American cheese, seared pork belly, cured bacon, foie gras, homemade mayo, macerated cherries.

Heid's of Liverpool 

305 Oswego St Liverpool, NY

09/01/2010 - Syracuse
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

Mother's Cupboard 

3709 James St Syracuse, NY

09/01/2010 - Syracuse
Adam Richman takes on the Frittata Challenge, a 6-lb. scramble of eggs, sausage, pepperoni and hash browns. Thousands have attempted this frittata but 95 percent have failed.

Union Square Cafe 

21 E 16th St New York, NY

09/01/2010 - Syracuse
Adam Richman checks out the Pork-Sket Platter -- beef brisket and pickled jalape?os topped with a heaping pile of pulled pork, melted cheese and cole slaw.

  • SILVER for Union Square Cafe

Hoffman's Ice Cream 

800 Richmond Ave Point Pleasant, NJ

08/25/2010 - Jersey Shore
Adam Richman visits Hoffman's for some of the best ice cream on the Shore. Since 1976, Hoffman's has been serving up huge cones and enormous sundaes.

  • BRONZE for Hoffman's Ice Cream

Maruca's Tomato Pies 

1927 Promenade Seaside Park, NJ

08/25/2010 - Jersey Shore
Adam Richman heads to Marucas, a 60-year-old New Jersey institution, for their original take on pizza, a thin-crust pie that stands out with its delicious swirls of tomato sauce.

  • BRONZE for Maruca's Tomato Pies

Chicken or the Egg 

207 N Bay Ave Beach Haven, NJ

08/25/2010 - Jersey Shore
Adam Richman takes on Chicken or the Egg's Ludicrous Wings Challenge -- 12 jumbo wings soaked in a spicy sauce. If Adam becomes the fourth person to conquer the wings, he wins a T-shirt and food glory.

  • BRONZE for Chicken or the Egg

Edward's Drive-In 

2126 S Sherman Dr Indianapolis, IN

08/18/2010 - Indianapolis
Edward's Drive-In has been serving customers for 50 years. Adam Richman stops by to try the breaded pork tenderloin sandwich.

  • SILVER for Edward's Drive-In

Bub's Burgers & Ice Cream 

210 W Main St Carmel, IN

08/18/2010 - Indianapolis
Adam heads to the home of the Big Ugly Burger Challenge: finish a 1 1/2-lb. burger, and earn a spot on the wall of fame; finish 2 burgers, and get a headshot; finish 3, and you get a poster; finish 4, and you get a life-sized cut-out!

  • SILVER for Bub's Burgers & Ice Cream

Gray Brothers Cafeteria 

555 S Indiana St Moorseville, IN

08/18/2010 - Indianapolis
sample their homemade ketchup-topped meat loaf and strawberry pie

  • BRONZE for Gray Brothers Cafeteria


5410 NE Oak Rdg Rd Kansas City, MO

08/11/2010 - Kansas City
Adam Richman visits Stroud's for some of the country's best fried chicken.

  • SILVER for Stroud's

Oklahoma Joe's 

3002 W 47th Ave Kansas City, KS

08/11/2010 - Kansas City
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

Papa Bob's Bar-B-Que 

11610 Kaw Dr Bonner Springs, KS

08/11/2010 - Kansas City
Adam Richman takes on the Ultimate Destroyer Challenge, a 6-lb. barbecue behemoth loaded with 7 different hickory-smoked meats plus 1 1/2 lbs. of french fries.

Cattleman's Steakhouse 

1309 S. Agnew Oklahoma City, OK

08/04/2010 - Oklahoma City
Adam comes to Cattlemen's Café for their Presidential T-Bone steak, named after President George H.W. Bush.

  • GOLD for Cattleman's Steakhouse

Steak & Catfish Barn 

5175 E Waterloo Rd Edmond, OK

08/04/2010 - Oklahoma City
Adam takes on the Steak & Catfish Barn's fried catfish challenge. In order to beat the record, he has to finish 28 pieces of fried catfish.

  • BRONZE for Steak & Catfish Barn

Sid's Diner 

300 S Choctaw Ave El Reno, OK

08/04/2010 - Oklahoma City
Adam comes to Sid's for their famous fried-onion burger. The caramelized onions are cooked right into the beef.

  • BRONZE for Sid's Diner

Ciao Baby 

5074 Sunrise Hwy Massapequa Park, NY

07/28/2010 - Long Island
Adam visits Ciao Baby for home-style Italian eats taken to the extreme, like Nonna's Old-World Meat Platter: a giant platter with 2-lbs. of rigatoni and sauce, 3 meatballs bigger than baseballs and 2 large sausages.

  • BRONZE for Ciao Baby

International Delight Cafe 

322 Bedford Avenue Bellmore, NY

07/28/2010 - Long Island
Adam stops in for The World, a giant silver bowl filled with 12 different flavors of his choice. That's approximately 2-1/2 gallons of gelato.

Port Royal Grille 

591 Main St Islip, NY

07/28/2010 - Long Island
Adam goes to Port Royal Grille to take on the Davey Jones' Locker Challenge, a seafood bounty of snow crab, mussels, shrimp, clams, tilapia and sides weighing in at 7-lbs.

Restaurante Raices 

315 Calle Recinto Sur San Juan, PR

07/21/2010 - Puerto Rico
Adam stops in for Raices Chuleta Kan-Kan, an enormous deep-fried pork chop ringed in crispy pork rind.

El Churry 

Avenida Isla Carolina, PR

07/21/2010 - Puerto Rico
Adam visits the street-food truck El Churry for their signature El Churry Mixto, a stuffed sandwich topped with steak, chicken and bacon, all drenched in their secret sauce.

La Vaca Brava 

Highway 771, Km 9.4 Barranquitas, PR

07/21/2010 - Puerto Rico
Adam takes on the Vaca Acosta Challenge, an 8-lb. platter of grilled sirloin steak piled high with french fries and mushroom sauce. He must finish in 30 minutes or less.

Alice Cooperstown 

101 E Jackson Street Phoenix, AZ

07/14/2010 - Phoenix
Adam stops at Alice Cooperstown for the Big Unit Hot Dog, nearly 2 feet of meat packed in an entire baguette loaf and smothered in chili, cheese, bacon, jalape?o, grilled onions, relish and sauerkraut.

  • GOLD for Alice Cooperstown


1160 E University Drive Tempe, AZ

07/14/2010 - Phoneix
Adam Richman takes on the Ultimate Slider Challenge, 12 challah rolls stuffed with brisket, potato pancakes and cheese plus a mountain of onion strings weighing in at 5-lbs. that must be finished in under 30 minutes.

  • GOLD for Chompie's

Los Reyes de la Torta 

4333 W Indian School Rd Phoenix, AZ

07/14/2010 - Phoenix
Adam goes to Los Reyes De La Torta in the Sunnyslope neighborhood for their massive Torta Del Rey, layered with beans, avocado, eggs and 5 different kinds of meat.

  • GOLD for Los Reyes de la Torta

Bruges Waffles and Frites 

336 West Broadway Salt Lake City, UT

07/07/2010 - Salt Lake City
Adam goes to Bruges Waffles and Frites for their signature sandwich -- the Machine Gun, spicy lamb sausage piled high with crispy fries, dripping in delicious sauce.

  • SILVER for Bruges Waffles and Frites

Crown Burgers 

377 E 200 S Salt Lake City, UT

07/07/2010 - Salt Lake City
Adam Richman heads to Crown Burgers for their signature meal -- a charbroiled beef patty topped with a pile of pastrami.

  • SILVER for Crown Burgers

Kobe Sushi 

3947 Wasatch Blvd Salt Lake City, UT

07/07/2010 - Salt Lake City
Adam is off to the Olympus Hills neighborhood for the Hellfire Sushi Challenge, a 6-piece spicy tuna roll drenched in a fiery concoction.

Buz and Ned's  

1119 N Blvd Richmond, VA

06/30/2010 - Richmond
Buz & Ned's is a Richmond institution, serving the best barbecue around. Adam samples Buz's famous hickory-smoked spare ribs.

  • GOLD for Buz and Ned's


2922 Park Ave Richmond, VA

06/30/2010 - Richmond
Adam Richman takes on the Stupid Wings Challenge -- 8 jumbo wings drenched in habanero, cayenne and pure chili extract.

  • BRONZE for Caliente

The Black Sheep 

901 W Marshall St Richmond, VA

06/30/2010 - Richmond
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 with toppings.

  • GOLD for The Black Sheep

Hot Sauce Williams 

7815 Carnegie Ave Cleveland, OH

06/23/2010 - Cleveland
Adam goes to this legendary barbecue joint on Cleveland's east side for the deliciously messy Polish Boy, a kielbasa sausage buried by fries and slaw, stuffed in a bun, and drenched in spicy barbecue sauce.

  • SILVER for Hot Sauce Williams

Melt Bar & Grilled 

14718 Detroit Ave Lakewood, OH

06/23/2010 - Cleveland
Adam heads to Melt Bar & Grilled for the Melt Challenge: a massive grilled cheese sandwich with 14 cheeses, plus fries and slaw, clocking in at 5-lbs. of gooey deliciousness.

  • GOLD for Melt Bar & Grilled

Steves Gyro 

1979 W. 25th St. Cleveland, OH

06/23/2010 - Cleveland
Adam visits Steve's Gyro Stand for their biggest, baddest gyro. It's a huge pita stuffed with lamb and beef, and doused with homemade tzatziki sauce.

  • SILVER for Steves Gyro

Broken Yolk Cafe 

1851 Garnet Avenue Pacific Beach, CA

06/16/2010 - San Diego
Adam Richman takes on the Broken Yolk Special, a 6-lb. breakfast served on a 15-inch pizza pan. He must finish a 12-egg omelet with chili plus a mountain of home fries and 2 biscuits in less than 1 hour.

  • SILVER for Broken Yolk Cafe

Lucha Libre Gourmet Taco Shop 

1810 W Washington St San Diego, CA

06/16/2010 - San Diego
Lucha Libre Gourmet Taco Shop is a Mexican-wrestling-themed shop in Mission Hills that features the Surfin' California Burrito -- a steak, shrimp and french-fry-filled concoction that puts the smackdown on standard taqueria fare.

  • GOLD for Lucha Libre Gourmet Taco Shop

Phil's BBQ 

3740 Sports Arena Blvd # 6 San Diego, CA

06/16/2010 - San Diego
Adam has to check out Phil's BBQ in Midway for their Dinosaur Sized Ribs -- mesquite-grilled to a smoky perfection and slathered in their secret BBQ sauce.

  • GOLD for Phil's BBQ

Beau Jo's 

2690 Baseline Rd Boulder, CO

06/16/2010 - Boulder
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 exist in high altitudes.

  • SILVER for Beau Jo's

West End Tavern 

926 Pearl St Boulder, CO

06/16/2010 - Boulder
Adam goes to the West End Tavern to take on their Wing King Challenge, a bucket of 50 buffalo wings weighing over 5-lbs. that must be finished in less than 30 minutes.

The Buff 

1725 28TH St Boulder, CO

06/16/2010 - Boulder
Adam visits The Buff, across from the University of Colorado, and chows down on their legendary saddlebags -- a secret recipe of pancakes with bits of bacon and sausage cooked into the batter.

  • BRONZE for The Buff


10600 SW 8th St Miami, FL

02/03/2010 - MIAMI
Adam tries The Sarussi Original -- a massive 16-in., 2 1/2-lb. Cuban sandwich.

La Moon 

144 SW 8th St Miami, FL

02/03/2010 - MIAMI
Adam has the Supermoon Perro, a Colombian- style hot dog topped with bacon, potato strips, 5 different sauces, and a quail egg.

Burger and Beer Joint 

1766 Bay Rd South Beach, FL

02/03/2010 - MIAMI
Owners Ron Garcia and Buzzy Sklar bring the 10-lb. burger challenge known as the

Sports Grill 

10005 Sunset Dr Miami, FL

02/03/2010 - MIAMI
The first Sports Grill ever! Serving great food and cold beer for over 20 years. Voted "Best Wings in Miami" by New Times in 2009.

Shula's Steak House 

5225 Collins Ave Miami Beach, FL

02/03/2010 - MIAMI
Adam prepares to take on Shula's 48-oz. steak challenge where 70,000 steak lovers have attempted this meat feat, making it the most popular eating challenge in the United States.

Joe's Stone Crab 

11 Washington Ave Miami, FL

02/03/2010 - MIAMI
Adam has Joe's Jumbo Stone Crab Claws. Joe's discovered stone crabs in the 1920s, and since then a meal at Joe's has become a Miami must.

  • GOLD for Joe's Stone Crab


915 Main St Hartford, CT

12/16/2009 - Hartford
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


2525 Berlin Tpke Newington, CT

12/16/2009 - Hartford
Adam has Doogie's 2-foot Works Dog, topped with every topping in the place.

  • BRONZE for Doogie's

Ted's Restaurant 

1046 Broad St Meriden, CT

12/16/2009 - Hartford
Adam visits this 50-year-old landmark for its legendary steamed cheeseburgers.

  • GOLD for Ted's Restaurant

Randy's Wooster Street Pizza Shop 

1000 Tolland Tpke Manchester, CT

12/16/2009 - Hartford
Adam takes on the Stuffed Pizza Challenge -- 4 pizza doughs packed with meats, cheeses and veggies weighing over 10-lbs.

  • BRONZE for Randy's Wooster Street Pizza Shop

Harold's Deli 

3050 Woodbridge Ave Edison, NJ

12/09/2009 - New Brunswick
Home to some of the best and biggest deli food in the world, like their ridiculous triple-decker sandwich and 2-foot-tall layer cakes.

  • GOLD for Harold's Deli

Stuff Yer Face 

49 Easton Ave New Brunswick, NJ

12/09/2009 - New Brunswick
Stuff Yer Face is known for their gigantic 'Bolis, aka strombolis. Their biggest 'Bolis are 18 inches and weigh 2-lbs.

  • SILVER for Stuff Yer Face

R.U. Hungry 

40 College Ave New Brunswick, NJ

12/09/2009 - New Brunswick
eat five of their stuffed Fat Sandwiches in 45 minutes or less

  • GOLD for R.U. Hungry

Lindy's on 4th 

431 N 4th Ave Tucson, AZ

12/02/2009 - Tucson
O.M.G. Burger—a three-pound hamburger made up of 12 patties, 12 slices of cheese, and "all the fixings"—in less than twenty minutes.

  • BRONZE for Lindy's on 4th

El Guero Canelo 

5201 S 12th Ave Tucson, AZ

12/02/2009 - Tucson

  • SILVER for El Guero Canelo

Mi Nidito 

1813 S 4th Ave Tucson, AZ

12/02/2009 - Tucson
Mexican Eats

  • BRONZE for Mi Nidito

Osborne Family Farm 

105 N 8th St Ste 1 Little Rock, AR

11/25/2009 - Little Rock
partake in their barbecue benefiting the Little Rock Police and Fire Departments, which included heaping servings of oven-barbecued ribs, brisket, chicken, and turkey

Cotham's Mercantile 

5301 Hwy 161 Scott, AR

11/25/2009 - Little Rock
Quadruple Hubcap Cheeseburger, which involves four 1-pound, "hubcap"-sized beef patties stacked on top of one another and topped with melted American cheese, pickles, lettuce and tomato;

  • BRONZE for Cotham's Mercantile

Mean Pig BBQ 

3096 Bill Foster Memorial Hwy Cabot, AR

11/25/2009 - Little Rock
The challenge involves a large smoked pulled pork sandwich topped with coleslaw and "Shut-Up Juice" - barbecue sauce mixed with a tablespoon of concentrated, undiluted habanero extract. Out of about 4,000 people who have previously tried this sandwic

  • BRONZE for Mean Pig BBQ

Humpy's Great Alaskan Alehouse 

610 W 6TH Ave Anchorage, AK

11/18/2009 - Alaska
Kodiak Arrest Challenge, which consists of 3 pounds of king crab legs, 12 ounces of reindeer sausage, seven 2-ounce wild Alaskan salmon cakes, 6 ounces of sour-cream-and-chive mashed potatoes, 6 ounces of assorted sautéed vegetables, and for dessert,

  • BRONZE for Humpy's Great Alaskan Alehouse

Talkeetna Roadhouse 

13550 E Main St Talkeetna, AK

11/18/2009 - Alaska
"Roadhouse Standard", which consists of scrambled eggs, home fries, bacon and honey whole wheat toast

West Rib Cafe and Pub 

2201 E Parks Hwy Talkeetna, AK

11/18/2009 - Alaska
Adam visits West Rib Cafe and Pub in Talkeetna where mountain-climbers and bush pilots stop in to refuel on burgers.

Brennan & Carr 

3432 Nostrand Ave Brooklyn, NY

11/11/2009 - Brooklyn
Hot Beef Sandwich, a roast beef sandwich which is noted for its various usages of beef broth: one can choose to have just the beef dipped, have both the beef and the bun dipped (also known as a "double dip"), or choose the K.F.J. ("Knife and Fork Job

  • SILVER for Brennan & Carr

L&B Spumoni Gardens 

2725 86th St Brooklyn, NY

11/11/2009 - Brooklyn
"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

Buffalo Cantina 

149 Havemeyer St Brooklyn, NY

11/11/2009 - Brooklyn
"Suicide Wings" feature a sauce made with jalapeño, serrano, chile de árbol, and habanero peppers, as well as a dose of chili pepper extract. In the challenge, Richman had to eat six of these wings - in six minutes

American Coney Island 

114 W Lafayette Blvd Detroit, MI

11/04/2009 - Detroit
Coney island hot dogs

  • GOLD for American Coney Island

Mallie's Sports Grill & Bar 

19400 Northline Rd Detroit, MI

11/04/2009 - Detroit
For the challenge, which took place at Mallie's Sports Grill & Bar, Richman fielded a team of 40 people, consisting of policemen, firemen, hockey teams, semi-pro wrestlers and a KISS tribute band, to help him take on the 190-lb "Absolutely Ridiculous

  • SILVER for Mallie's Sports Grill & Bar

Slows Bar BQ 

2138 Michigan Ave Detroit, MI

11/04/2009 - Detroit
sandwich made with Applewood smoked bacon, pulled pork and grilled ham. He used an orange pop BBQ sauce with the sandwich, which he enjoyed

  • GOLD for Slows Bar BQ

Lafayette - Coney Island 

118 W Lafayette Blvd Detroit, MI

11/04/2009 - Detroit
Coney Island Hot Dogs

  • GOLD for Lafayette - Coney Island


1727 E Pratt St Baltimore, MD

10/28/2009 - Baltimore
crab cakes and their steamed blue crabs

  • SILVER for Obrycki's

Steak & Main 

107 S Main St North East, MD

10/28/2009 - Baltimore
Great Steak Challenge - he had to eat two 13-ounce Delmonicos, a 12-ounce New York Strip, an 8-ounce Filet Mignon, a 16-ounce Flat Iron, and a 12-ounce Prime Rib (for a total of 74 ounces of meat), plus a pound of assorted sides (including homemade m

  • BRONZE for Steak & Main

Chap's Pit Beef 

5801 Pulaski Hwy Baltimore, MD

10/28/2009 - Baltimore
Pit Beef Sandwich, which is topped with sliced onions and "Tiger Sauce" - a mixture of horseradish and mayonnaise. While there he also tried their 1-pound sandwich known as "The Raven", which consists of pit beef, corned beef, and turkey topped with

  • GOLD for Chap's Pit Beef

Chick & Ruth's Delly 

165 Main St Annapolis, MD

10/21/2009 - DC
6 pound (2.7 kg) "Colossal" milkshake and a 1.5-pound (0.7 kg) cold cut "Colossal" sandwich or 1-pound (0.46 kg) hamburger with a one-hour time limit for completion

  • SILVER for Chick & Ruth's Delly

Ben's Chili Bowl 

1213 U St NW Washington, DC

10/21/2009 - DC
"Half-Smoke," a half-pork, half-sausage frankfurter topped with Ben's famous chili

  • GOLD for Ben's Chili Bowl

Horace & Dickie's 

809 12TH St NE Washington, DC

10/21/2009 - DC
"jumbo" version of their signature fried fish (whiting) sandwich, which is topped with coleslaw and tartar sauce and placed between eight slices of bread - four on the bottom, four on the top

Rockies Diner 

3900 W Overland Rd Boise, ID

10/14/2009 - Boise
Johnny B. Goode Challenge - aka "The Rock" - which consists of the Johnny B. Goode Burger (three 1/3-pound hamburgers topped with shredded lettuce, tomato, Swiss and Cheddar cheese, grilled onions, pastrami, and a 1/4-pound hot dog, all served open-f

Big Jud's 

1289 Protest Rd Boise, ID

10/14/2009 - Boise
Double Big Jud, which consists of two 1-pound burger patties stacked on top of one another with various toppings (Richman's picks included blue cheese, Swiss cheese, mushrooms, onions and bacon) and stuffed inside a large bun

Flying Pie 

6508 W Fairview Ave Boise, ID

10/14/2009 - Boise
Triple Habanero Pizza (which features a sauce made with 18 Habanero peppers)

Fran's Hamburgers 

1822 S Congress Ave Austin, TX

10/14/2009 - Austin

  • BRONZE for Fran's Hamburgers

Cozy Dog Drive-In 

2935 S 6th St Springfield, IL

10/07/2009 - Springfield
deep-fried battered hot dog on a stick at the Cozy Dog Drive In, and

  • SILVER for Cozy Dog Drive-In

Joe Roger's Chili Parlor 

820 S 9th St Springfield, IL

10/07/2009 - Springfield
Firebrand chili at Joe Rogers' Chili Parlor could be eaten (the record at the time was five bowls). Each serving of the chili weighs 12 to 16 ounces

  • BRONZE for Joe Roger's Chili Parlor

D'arcy's Pint 

661 West Stanford Springfield, IL

10/07/2009 - Springfield
Horseshoe sandwich

  • SILVER for D'arcy's Pint

Old Salty Dog 

1601 Ken Thompson Pkwy Sarasota, FL

09/26/2009 - Sarasota
"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 mix of cheeses

  • SILVER for Old Salty Dog


1136 Arch St Philadelphia, PA

09/23/2009 - Philadelphia
Roast beef sandwiches

  • GOLD for DiNic's

Franklin Fountain 

116 Market St Philadelphia, PA

09/23/2009 - Philadelphia
"Mt. Vesuvius", a large sundae made with vanilla ice cream, homemade brownie pieces, hot fudge, malt powder, and whipped cream

  • GOLD for Franklin Fountain

Tony Luke's 

26 E Oregon Ave Philadelphia, PA

09/23/2009 - Philadelphia
Tony Luke's Ultimate Cheesesteak Challenge: a 5-pound cheesesteak made with 3 pounds of beef, 1 pound of American cheese (which Richman chose over the traditional Cheez Whiz), and stuffed inside a 20-inch roll topped with a half pound of fried onions

  • GOLD for Tony Luke's

Yoder's Amish Restaurant 

3434 Bahia Vista St Sarasota, FL

09/16/2009 - Sarasota
fried chicken that was prepared in a special "pressure fryer", and later had a piece of their homemade peanut butter cream pie

  • GOLD for Yoder's Amish Restaurant

Munchies 420 Cafe 

6639 Superior Ave Sarasota, FL

09/16/2009 - Sarasota
"Fire in Your Hole" hot wings - chicken wings deep-fried and prepared with an intensely fiery sauce consisting of: Habanero peppers, hot sauce, Cayenne, chili powder, crushed red pepper, garlic, and Ghost Chile extract

  • BRONZE for Munchies 420 Cafe

Hukilau Cafe 

55-662 Wahinepee St Laie, HI

09/09/2009 - Hawaii
Hukilau Burger, a large burger topped with a fried egg, teriyaki beef and grilled onion

Hilton Waikiki Prince Kuhio 

2500 Kuhio Ave Honolulu, HI

09/09/2009 - Hawaii
Mac Daddy Pancake Challenge at Mac 24-7

Helena's Hawaiian Food 

1240 N School St Honolulu, HI

09/09/2009 - Hawaii
sampled pipikaula short ribs and Laulau - pork and cod wrapped in Luau and ti leaves

Daisy Cakes 

Foster and Geer Streets Durham, NC

09/02/2009 - Durham

Wimpy's Grill 

617 Hicks St Durham, NC

09/02/2009 - Durham
"Garbage Burger", a 20 ounce (0.6 kg) bacon double-cheeseburger with the works including chili and coleslaw

Backyard Barbecue Pit 

3218 Guess Rd Durham, NC

09/02/2009 - Durham
Durham's only open pit BBQ

  • BRONZE for Backyard Barbecue Pit

Blu Seafood 

2002 Safeway St Durham, NC

09/02/2009 - Durham
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 miles (3.2 km), swam one lap, then tagged the second team member

Four Square 

2701 Chapel Hill Rd Durham, NC

09/02/2009 - Durham
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 miles (3.2 km), swam one lap, then tagged the second team member


2812 Erwin Rd Durham, NC

09/02/2009 - Durham
Relay leg 3 : Richman ate Nosh's Triple Tomato Threat, a fried green tomato sandwich on sun-dried tomato bread with a tomato spread, before a 1.8-mile (2.9 km) run (during which he suffered a severe ankle sprain) to Dain's Place Pub & Grub where he t

Dain's Places 

754 9th St Durham, NC

09/02/2009 - Durham
Relay last leg : Jordan ate the Portable Defibrilator, an 8-ounce (0.23 kg) cheeseburger covered with chili, bacon, a 4-ounce (0.11 kg) hot dog, and cole slaw, before a 2.5 mile (4 km) run to rejoin the team at Daisy Cakes

Ike's Place 

3506 16th St San Francisco, CA

08/26/2009 - San Francisco
sampled the "Kryptonite" Sandwich, a large sandwich filled with 13 ingredients (including 5 different meats, 2 whole avocados, and appetizers including mozzarella sticks and jalapeño poppers) and weighing in at a total of 4 pounds.

  • GOLD for Ike's Place

Taqueria La Cumbre 

515 Valencia St San Francisco, CA

08/26/2009 - San Francisco
Mission Style Super Burrito (which weighs in at 2 pounds)

  • BRONZE for Taqueria La Cumbre

San Francisco Creamery 

1370 Locust St Walnut Creek, CA

08/26/2009 - San Francisco
Kitchen Sink Challenge: an enormous, 2-gallon sundae consisting of 8 scoops of ice cream, 8 different toppings, and 8 servings of whipped cream, all served on a "kitchen sink"

Bushido Japanese Restaurant 

1975 Magwood Dr Charleston, SC

08/19/2009 - Charleston
The Spicy Tuna Hand Roll Challenge requires a "warrior" to eat ten spicy tuna rolls that escalate from mild to "feels like someone decided to light a match and burn you alive from the inside out".

Hominy Grill 

207 Rutledge Ave Charleston, SC

08/19/2009 - Charleston
Shrimp and Grits

  • GOLD for Hominy Grill

Bowen's Island 

1870 Bowens Island Rd Charleston, SC

08/19/2009 - Charleston

  • SILVER for Bowen's Island

Hot N Juicy Crawfish 

4810 Spring Mountain Rd Las Vegas, NV

08/12/2009 - Las Vegas
Spicy Crawfish

  • GOLD for Hot N Juicy Crawfish

Hash House A Go Go 

6800 W Sahara Ave Las Vegas, NV

08/12/2009 - Las Vegas
Fried Chicken Eggs Benedict

  • GOLD for Hash House A Go Go


2535 Las Vegas Blvd. South Las Vegas, NV

08/12/2009 - Las Vegas
6-pound two-feet-long concoction packed with more than 5,000 calories of food. Over 140 people have tried it prior to Richman's attempt, but only two had finished it. Richman's challenge is to become the third person to complete the burrito in under


Lulu's Bakery and Cafe 

918 N Main Ave San Antonio, TX

08/05/2009 - San Antonio
Richman visited Lulu's Bakery and Caf? to examine the plate-sized chicken fried steak and sample one of their famous 3.5-pound (1.6 kg) cinnamon rolls

  • GOLD for Lulu's Bakery and Cafe

Big Lou's Pizza 

2530 S Ww White Rd San Antonio, TX

08/05/2009 - San Antonio
barbecue brisket pizza and to tackle the "Big Lou Super 42". Richman sat down with Lou's extended family one of the restaurant's signature 42-inch (1.1m), 30-pound (13.6 kg) monster supreme pizzas.

  • GOLD for Big Lou's Pizza

Chunky's Burgers 

4602 Callaghan Rd San Antonio, TX

08/05/2009 - San Antonio
"Four Horsemen Challenge" at Chunky's Burgers & More. Richman had to consume one of Chunky's ultra-hot Four Horsemen Burgers in under 25 minutes then wait for an additional 5-minute 'burn period' before he can drink or eat anything to cool himself o

  • SILVER for Chunky's Burgers

Matt's Bar 

3500 Cedar Ave S Minneapolis, MN

03/25/2009 - Minneapolis

  • GOLD for Matt's Bar

5-8 Club 

5800 Cedar Ave S Minneapolis, MN

03/25/2009 - Minneapolis
Juicy Lucy burger

  • GOLD for 5-8 Club

Landmarc Grill 

405 S 8th St Minneapolis, MN

03/25/2009 - Minneapolis

Gasthof zur Gemutlichkeit and Mario's Keller Bar 

2300 University Ave NE Minneapolis, MN

03/25/2009 - Minneapolis
Gasthof offers a Meterbratwurst, a grilled German Bratwurst one meter (just over three feet) in length and served with two side items (Adam chose red cabbage and potato croquettes), and anyone who completes the meal is awarded a certificate.

  • SILVER for Gasthof zur Gemutlichkeit and Mario's Keller Bar

Brasa Premium Rotisserie 

600 E Hennepin Ave Minneapolis, MN

03/25/2009 - Minneapolis

  • BRONZE for Brasa Premium Rotisserie

The Pit 

328 W. Davie St Raleigh, NC

03/18/2009 - North Carolina
cook a pig with "local legend" Ed Mitchell

  • GOLD for The Pit

The Roast Grill 

7 S West St Raleigh, NC

03/18/2009 - North Carolina
As this week's main challenge, Adam tried to eat 17 hot dogs (including 17 buns, half a pint of mustard, and one pint of chili sauce) to complete the Hot Dogger Eating Challenge in record time at The Roast Grill. Adam completed the challenge in abou

  • BRONZE for The Roast Grill

Time Out Chicken 

133 W Franklin St Chapel Hill, NC

03/18/2009 - North Carolina
Chicken & Cheddar Biscuit

  • BRONZE for Time Out Chicken


2630 W Belleview Ave Denver, CO

03/11/2009 - Denver
"7-pound monster breakfast burrito". Richman was only able to finish two-thirds of the challenge before surrendering

  • SILVER for Jack-N-Grill

Buckhorn Exchange 

1000 Osage St Denver, CO

03/11/2009 - Denver

  • GOLD for Buckhorn Exchange

Cherry Cricket 

2641 E Second Ave Denver, CO

03/11/2009 - Denver
waitresses toss darts to determine which toppings he put on his special "Man v. Food Burger."[64] The production team spent 8 hours at the restaurant

  • GOLD for Cherry Cricket

Iguana's Burritozilla 

330 S 3rd St San Jose, CA

03/04/2009 - San Jose
home of "BurritoZilla", a five pound (2.3 kg), 18-inch (46 cm) burrito that takes several tortillas to construct

  • BRONZE for Iguana's Burritozilla

Henry's World Famous Hi-Life 

301 W Saint John St San Jose, CA

03/04/2009 - San Jose
Henry's World Famous Hi-Life, opened in 1960, serves steaks, chicken, and pork chops but is most noted for its baby back ribs

  • SILVER for Henry's World Famous Hi-Life


2565 The Alameda Santa Clara, CA

03/04/2009 - San Jose
To win, Adam had to eat 12 hot wings soaked in habanero chili sauce within 10 minutes?and then had to wait another 5 minutes before eating or drinking anything else to relieve the heat

Pappy's Smokehouse 

3106 Olive St St Louis, MO

02/25/2009 - St Louis
$35 "Big Ben" meal at Pappy's Smokehouse which includes a full slab of ribs, 2 sandwiches, a quarter-chicken, and 4 side dishes

  • GOLD for Pappy's Smokehouse

Iron Barley 

5510 Virginia Ave St Louis, MO

02/25/2009 - St Louis
Monte Cristo hot dog

  • GOLD for Iron Barley

Crown Candy Kitchen 

1401 Saint Louis Ave St Louis, MO

02/25/2009 - St Louis
Adam had to drink five 24-ounce malt milkshakes in 30 minutes, a challenge offered by the restaurant since 1913.

  • GOLD for Crown Candy Kitchen

El Tepeyac 

812 N Evergreen Ave Los Angeles, CA

02/18/2009 - Los Angeles
Goliath Manuel's Special and machaca burritos

  • SILVER for El Tepeyac

Orochon Ramen 

123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St Los Angeles, CA

02/18/2009 - Los Angeles
"hot ramen challenge" at Orochon Ramen

  • BRONZE for Orochon Ramen

Philippe's The Original 

1001 N Alameda St Los Angeles, CA

02/18/2009 - Los Angeles
French Dip sandwiches

  • GOLD for Philippe's The Original

The Crab Pot 

1301 Alaskan Way Seattle, WA

02/11/2009 - Seattle
historic waterfront district for their signature "Captain's Combo" of shrimp, clam strips, calamari, cod, and halibut

  • GOLD for The Crab Pot

Red Mill Burgers 

312 N 67th St Seattle, WA

02/11/2009 - Seattle
Double bacon deluxe cheeseburger and onion rings

  • GOLD for Red Mill Burgers

Beth's Cafe 

7311 Aurora Ave N Seattle, WA

02/11/2009 - Seattle
Adam went up against the "Southwestern Exposure" 12-egg omelet. The omelet, which includes beef brisket chili, salsa, sour cream, and cheddar cheese, weighs roughly five pounds and is served on a pizza platter. On average, only one person in ten is a

  • SILVER for Beth's Cafe

Stepping Stone Cafe 

2390 NW Quimby St Portland, OR

02/04/2009 - Portland
13 inch pancakes

  • BRONZE for Stepping Stone Cafe

Salvador Molly's 

1523 SW Sunset Blvd Portland, OR

02/04/2009 - Portland
The episode's main challenge was at Salvador Molly's "Great Balls of Fire" challenge—five habanero chile cheese fritters covered in habanero chile sauce. If Richman succeeded—and only 50 of the 1000 that attempted this in 2008 did—he would get his pi

  • SILVER for Salvador Molly's

Voodoo Doughnuts 

22 SW Third Ave Portland, OR

02/04/2009 - Portland
Over 70 varieties of donuts.

  • GOLD for Voodoo Doughnuts

Deanie's Seafood 

1713 Lake Ave Metairie, LA

01/29/2009 - New Orleans
BBQ Shrimp

  • SILVER for Deanie's Seafood

Acme Oyster House 

724 Iberville St New Orleans, LA

01/28/2009 - New Orleans
This episode's challenge was to finish 15 dozen oysters at Acme Oyster House and join the "15 Dozen Club". Adam succeeded in this challenge as he slurped all 15 dozen oysters.

  • GOLD for Acme Oyster House

Cafe Du Monde 

800 Decatur St New Orleans, LA

01/28/2009 - New Orleans

  • GOLD for Cafe Du Monde

Mother's Restaurant 

401 Poydras St New Orleans, LA

01/28/2009 - New Orleans
"Ferdie Special" po' boy sandwich

  • GOLD for Mother's Restaurant

Brick Lane Curry House 

306 E 6th St New York, NY

01/21/2009 - New York
The challenge was to eat Spicy Phaal, claiming to be the hottest curry in the world. Adam finished the curry, got a complimentary beer, a certificate of completion, and his picture on the restaurant's website.

  • GOLD for Brick Lane Curry House

Katz's Deli 

205 E Houston St New York, NY

01/21/2009 - New York
Famous deli sandwiches

  • GOLD for Katz's Deli


1407 Broadway Ste 1011 New York, NY

01/21/2009 - New York
Homemade soul food

  • BRONZE for Sylvia's

The Barking Crab 

88 Sleeper St Boston, MA

01/14/2009 - Boston
Four pound crab bake

  • SILVER for The Barking Crab

East Coast Grill 

1271 Cambridge St Cambridge, MA

01/14/2009 - Boston
Seafood and a super spicy feast named Hell Night

Eagle's Deli 

1918 Beacon St Brighton, MA

01/14/2009 - Boston
This episode's challenge was to eat a 12-pound Eagle's Challenge Burger, which includes 5 pounds of hamburger, 2 pounds of bacon and cheese, 5 pounds of fries, and a giant pickle, at Eagle's Deli and Restaurant

  • BRONZE for Eagle's Deli

Big Pie in the Sky 

2090 Baker Rd NW Ste A103 Kennesaw, GA

01/07/2009 - Atlanta
"Carnivore Challenge", an 11-pound pizza (done with a partner)

  • SILVER for Big Pie in the Sky

Gladys Knight and Ron Winan's Chicken & Waffles 

529 Peachtree St NE Atlanta, GA

01/07/2009 - Atlanta
Adam gets a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to head into the kitchen with Gladys Knight and taste some of the soul food she grew up on.

  • GOLD for Gladys Knight and Ron Winan's Chicken & Waffles

Gino's East 

162 E Superior St Chicago, IL

12/24/2008 - Chicago
Deep Dish Pizza

  • GOLD for Gino's East

Al's Italian Beef 

1079 W Taylor St Chicago, IL

12/24/2008 - Chicago
At Al's Beef, after learning the official "Italian stance" for eating such a juicy sandwich, Richman completed a double-meat, double-cheese Reuben sandwich in under 30 minutes

  • GOLD for Al's Italian Beef

Lucky's Sandwich Company 

3472 N Clark St Chicago, IL

12/24/2008 - Chicago
This episode's main challenge was to eat three overstuffed sandwiches stacked with fries inside, in less than one hour, at Lucky's Sandwich Company

  • SILVER for Lucky's Sandwich Company

Round Rock Doughnut 

106 W Liberty S Round Rock, TX

12/17/2008 - Austin
Giant Donuts

  • GOLD for Round Rock Doughnut

The Salt Lick BBQ 

18300 FM 1826 Driftwood, TX

12/17/2008 - Austin
Sampled BBQ meats

  • GOLD for The Salt Lick BBQ

Juan in a Million 

2300 E Cesar Chavez St Austin, TX

12/17/2008 - Austin
Adam finished only four-and-a-quarter of the three-quarter pound concoctions of potato, egg, cheese, and bacon all wrapped in a tortilla but was rewarded with posting of his name and photo on the "Juan of Fame" as the first "Celebrity Champ" and one

  • GOLD for Juan in a Million

Primanti Brothers 

3191 Industrial Blvd Pittsburgh, PA

12/10/2008 - Pittsburgh
Adam visits Primanti for their famous sandwiches, served with fries on top of all the other fixings!

  • GOLD for Primanti Brothers

Schmidt's Sausage Haus 

240 E Kossuth St Columbus, OH

12/10/2008 - Columbus
Cream puffs and all you can eat sausage buffet

  • GOLD for Schmidt's Sausage Haus

Quaker Steak & Lube 

3600 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA

12/10/2008 - Pittsburgh
Atomic Hot Wings Challenge

  • GOLD for Quaker Steak & Lube

Thurman Cafe 

183 Thurman Ave Columbus, OH

12/10/2008 - Columbus
Enormous Hamburger

  • GOLD for Thurman Cafe

Ohio Deli 

3444 S High St Columbus, OH

12/10/2008 - Columbus
This episode's challenge was to eat the 2 1/2 pound Dagwood Sandwich challenge (plus a full pound of french fries) at the Ohio Deli & Restaurant Adam completed the challenge in just 20 of the allotted 30 minutes and was awarded a commemorative t-shi

  • SILVER for Ohio Deli

Biti Pies 

604 S. Maryland Street Amarillo, TX

12/03/2008 - Amarillo
Adam stops by during a food tour of famed Route 66 to try a few of these famous desserts.

Youngblood's Stockyard Cafe 

101 S Manhattan St Amarillo, TX

12/03/2008 - Amarillo
Chicken Fried Steak

Big Texan 

7701 E Interstate 40 Amarillo, TX

12/03/2008 - Amarillo
72-ounce Big Texan challenge which includes the 4.5 pound (2 kg) steak, a bread roll with butter, baked potato, ranch beans, shrimp cocktail, and a salad

  • GOLD for Big Texan

Coyote Bluff 

2417 S Grand St Amarillo, TX

12/03/2008 - Amarillo
extra-spicy Burger From Hell

  • BRONZE for Coyote Bluff

Golden Light Cafe 

2908 SW 6th Ave Amarillo, TX

12/03/2008 - Amarillo
Frito Pie

Moose's Sixth St. Bar & Grill 

3514 SW 6TH Ave Amarillo, TX

12/03/2008 - Amarillo


52 S 2ND St Memphis, TN

12/03/2008 - Memphis
Ribs,pulled pork, and shrimp

  • GOLD for Rendezvous

Kooky Canuck 

97 S 2ND St Memphis, TN

12/03/2008 - Memphis
This episode's challenge was to eat The Sasquatch Hamburger,a total of 7.5 pounds including 4 pounds of beef, 1.5 pounds of vegetables, and a 2 pound bun.

  • SILVER for Kooky Canuck


310 S Front St Memphis, TN

12/03/2008 - Memphis
Spicy Fried Chicken

  • GOLD for Gus's


540 S Main St Memphis, TN

12/03/2008 - Memphis
Elvis sandwich

  • SILVER for Arcade

The Vortex Bar & Grill 

878 Peachtree St Atlanta, GA

01/07/2007 - Atlanta
There are plenty of unique burgers on the menu at The Vortex, and Adam tries a burger so monstrous that it's held together by 2 grilled cheese sandwiches!

  • GOLD for The Vortex Bar & Grill

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