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Man v. Food

Man v. Food

Food Network 2008

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.Starting season 5, Casey Webb took over as host.

Warning: the following content contains spoilers!


The 10 Best Episodes of Man v. Food

Man v. Food - S2E14

#1 - Detroit (Season 2 - Episode 14)

Adam Richman visits Detroit, Michigan for the massive Triple Threat Pork sandwich, two dueling Coney Dog joints, and the world's biggest burger.

The episode was rated 8.38 from 32 votes.

Man v. Food - S3E15

#2 - Niagara Falls (Season 3 - Episode 15)

Adam is in Niagara Falls, the honeymoon capital of the world. Adam has a date with a steak you can barely fit on a plate at the Riverstone Grill. Then Adam crosses the border for the Italian Challenge at Mick and Angelo's.

The episode was rated 8.33 from 21 votes.

Man v. Food - S4E11

#3 - Milwaukee, WI (Season 4 - Episode 11)

Man v. Food Nation: Adam travels to Milwaukee, where a viewer tries to gulp down a large burger, French fries and six hot wings in less than 23 minutes.

The episode was rated 8.25 from 16 votes.

Man v. Food - S2E17

#4 - Little Rock (Season 2 - Episode 17)

Adam Richman visits Little Rock, Arkansas, for the mammoth Quadruple Hubcap Burger, a huge community barbecue, and the Shut Up Juice spicy pulled-pork challenge at the Mean Pig BBQ.

The episode was rated 8.21 from 24 votes.

Man v. Food - S4E9

#5 - Des Moines, IA (Season 4 - Episode 9)

Casey heads to Des Moines, IA, where he'll attempt the eat an overstuffed pulled pork sandwich slathered in a scorpion pepper hot sauce in ten minutes.

The episode was rated 8.08 from 12 votes.

Man v. Food - S3E16

#6 - Butte (Season 3 - Episode 16)

Adam tries a local staple: the pasty, a delicious meat and vegetable-filled pastry whose culinary tradition is as old as the mines that gave Butte the nickname the "Richest Hill on Earth."

The episode was rated 8.05 from 19 votes.

Man v. Food - S2E12

#7 - Washington, D.C. (Season 2 - Episode 12)

Adam takes on the Nation's Capital and attempts to devour a 6 pound milkshake and a 1.5 pound sandwich.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 37 votes.

Man v. Food - S2E10

#8 - Springfield (Season 2 - Episode 10)

Adam Richman's food quest continues to Springfield, Illinois, where he'll sample a local favorite called The Horseshoe, visit the place that invented the corndog, and take the Firebrand Chili Challenge at Joe Roger's Chili Parlor.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 39 votes.

Man v. Food - S2E2

#9 - Las Vegas (Season 2 - Episode 2)

Adam Richman is in Las Vegas, Nevada for huge breakfasts, some of the hottest crawfish in the country, and a massive challenge known as the Big Badass Burrito.

The episode was rated 7.96 from 52 votes.

Man v. Food - S3E18

#10 - Des Moines (Season 3 - Episode 18)

Adam Richman visits Des Moines, Iowa, for the Adam Emmenecker Challenge at Jethro's BBQ. He's got 15 minutes to finish the mammoth sandwich.

The episode was rated 7.96 from 23 votes.

Man v. Food - S3E20

#11 - Ann Arbor (Season 3 - Episode 20)

Adam Richman heads to Ann Arbor, Michigan, for stacked burgers and some of the best deli sandwiches in the state. Watch Adam tackle the 5-lb. Mount Nacheesmo Challenge at Tio's Mexican Cafe.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 30 votes.

Man v. Food - S2E20

#12 - Hartford (Season 2 - Episode 20)

Adam Richman is off to Hartford, Connecticut for some humongous hot dogs, steamed cheeseburgers, and a ten-pound super-stuffed pizza challenge at Randy's Wooster St. Pizza Shop.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 25 votes.

Man v. Food - S2E1

#13 - San Antonio (Season 2 - Episode 1)

Adam Richman's food quest takes him to San Antonio, Texas where a 3-pound cinnamon roll, a 42-inch pizza, and a burger topped with the spiciest chilies in the world await.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 74 votes.

Man v. Food - S3E17

#14 - Sacramento (Season 3 - Episode 17)

Adam Richman is in sunny Sacramento, California, for a taste of the Golden State. His challenge is to face-off with 5-lbs. of chili-smothered hot dogs in the Knucklehead Challenge at Parkers Hot Dogs.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 24 votes.

Man v. Food - S2E5

#15 - Durham (Season 2 - Episode 5)

Adam Richman returns to Durham, North Carolina, for burgers and barbeque, and to recruit a team for the Doughman Challenge: a four-member, food-and-sport relay race.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 35 votes.


Last updated: dec 30, 2022


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