Man v. Food2008 | TV Show

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A foodie travels the country in search of the best places to indulge in regional specialties.

Premiered: December 3, 2008

Rating: TV-G

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Wed Jan 28 5:00pm
Cleveland(Season 3, Episode 3) TRAVEL

The host heads to Melt Bar & Grilled in Cleveland to take on a 5-pound grilled cheese, which features 13 different kinds of cheese. While there, he also gets a taste of Greek gyros and a spicy sausage sandwich.

Wed Jan 28 5:30pm
Durham(Season 2, Episode 5) TRAVEL

The host returns to Durham, N.C., to compete in the Doughman race, which combines competitive eating with a traditional triathlon.

Wed Jan 28 7:00pm
San Francisco(Season 2, Episode 4) TRAVEL

Adam Richman visits San Francisco, where he attempts to finish the 2-gallon Kitchen Sink Sundae at the San Francisco Creamery Co. Other stops include Taqueria La Cumbre and Ike's Place.

Wed Jan 28 7:30pm
Amarillo(Season 1, Episode 1) TRAVEL

In the series opener, chowhound Adam Richman travels to Amarillo, Texas, where he indulges in regional specialties, including chicken-fried steak, a spicy burger and a 72-ounce steak.

Thu Jan 29 5:00pm
St. Louis(Season 1, Episode 14) TRAVEL

In St. Louis, the host tries drinking five 24-ounce malt milkshakes in 30 minutes at Crown Candy Kitchen. Other stops include Pappy's Smokehouse and Iron Barley.

Thu Jan 29 5:30pm
Kansas City(Season 3, Episode 10) TRAVEL

Adam attempts to eat a 6-pound "Ultimate Destroyer" sandwich in 45 minutes or less at Papa Bob's Bar-B-Que in Kansas City, Mo.

Thu Jan 29 7:00pm
Memphis(Season 1, Episode 2) TRAVEL

The host heads to Memphis for a taste of Southern cooking. While there, he samples pork barbecue and a 7-and-a-half-pound burger known as the Sasquatch.

Thu Jan 29 7:30pm
Alaska(Season 2, Episode 16) TRAVEL

In Anchorage, the host tries to eat more than four pounds of reindeer sausage in less than an hour.

Mon Feb 2 5:00pm
Pittsburgh(Season 1, Episode 3) TRAVEL

In Pittsburgh, Adam Richman visits the Primanti Brothers Restaurant to try one of their famed sandwiches. Later, he participates in an atomic hot wings challenge.

Mon Feb 2 5:30pm
Niagara Falls(Season 3, Episode 17) TRAVEL

Adam crosses the border into Niagara Falls, Canada, and tries to eat seven pounds of pasta at Mick & Angelo's Eatery & Bar.

Tue Feb 3 5:00pm
Indianapolis(Season 3, Episode 11) TRAVEL

Adam Richman takes on the "Big Ugly Burger Challenge" at Bub's Burgers & Ice Cream in Carmel, Ind. He also indulges in a pork-tenderloin sandwich while exploring the Hoosier State.

Tue Feb 3 5:30pm
Las Vegas(Season 2, Episode 2) TRAVEL

In Las Vegas, the host starts his day with a massive breakfast. Then he consumes some of the country's hottest crawfish and attempts to finish a 6-pound burrito at the NASCAR Cafe in the Sahara Hotel & Casino.

Tue Feb 3 7:00pm
Boston(Season 1, Episode 8) TRAVEL

Adam Richman heads to Boston's Eagle's Deli to try its famous Challenge Burger, featuring 5 pounds of beef, 20 slices of cheese and 20 slices of bacon.

Tue Feb 3 7:30pm
Austin(Season 1, Episode 5) TRAVEL

In Austin, the host samples supersized donuts and authentic Hill Country barbecue. Then, he participates in a breakfast taco challenge.

Wed Feb 4 5:00pm
Jersey Shore(Season 3, Episode 12) TRAVEL

Adam Richman heads to New Jersey for a taste of Trenton-style tomato pie and a giant octopus-shaped ice-cream sundae. Later, he takes on a spicy-wing challenge at Chicken or the Egg on Long Beach Island.

Wed Feb 4 5:30pm
Oklahoma City(Season 3, Episode 9) TRAVEL

A fried-catfish challenge is attempted at the Steak & Catfish Barn in Oklahoma City. The host also indulges in a T-bone steak and fried-onion burgers during his stay in the Sooner State.

Wed Feb 4 7:00pm
Atlanta(Season 1, Episode 7) TRAVEL

The host seeks out the best places to pig out in Atlanta.

Wed Feb 4 7:30pm
Tucson(Season 2, Episode 18) TRAVEL

Adam Richman visits Tucson, where he downs a 3-lb. burger at Lindy's Diner on 4th. He also indulges in a huge Mexican feast and a bacon-wrapped hot dog with all the fixins.

Thu Feb 5 5:00pm
Portland(Season 1, Episode 11) TRAVEL

The host heads to Salvador Molly's in Portland, Ore., for its Great Balls of Fire challenge, which requires him to eat five habañero-chili cheese fritters covered in habañero hot sauce. If he finishes his order, he'll go on the restaurant's "Wall of Flam (more…)

Thu Feb 5 5:30pm
Des Moines(Season 3, Episode 20) TRAVEL

The host visits Des Moines, Iowa, to indulge in some Midwestern comfort food, including a sandwich-inspired pizza. For the challenge, he tries to eat a 5-lb. sandwich loaded with pork tenderloin, Angus steak, fried cheese, brisket and bacon.

Thu Feb 5 7:00pm
Minneapolis(Season 1, Episode 18) TRAVEL

The host is in Minneapolis to attempt the Meterbratwurst challenge at Gasthof zur Gemütlichkeit, featuring a meter of grilled German bratwurst plus a side of sauerkraut.

Thu Feb 5 7:30pm
Brooklyn(Season 2, Episode 15) TRAVEL

In his hometown of Brooklyn, Adam Richman indulges in a burger topped with roast beef, Sicilian-style pizza, and some of the state's spiciest wings.

Mon Feb 9 5:00pm
New Orleans(Season 1, Episode 10) TRAVEL

In New Orleans, the host attempts to eat hundreds of oysters in a single sitting at the Acme Oyster House.

Mon Feb 9 5:30pm
Syracuse(Season 3, Episode 14) TRAVEL

Adam takes on a 6-pound frittata at Mother's Cupboard in Syracuse. While there, he also dines at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que and Heid's of Liverpool.

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