The Best Episodes of Man v. Food
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2019
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.
#1 - Omaha, NE
Season 4 - Episode 21
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.
#2 - Green Bay, WI
Season 4 - Episode 22
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.
#3 - Feast Special
Season 4 - Episode 24
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.
#4 - Charlotte, NC
Season 4 - Episode 26
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.
#5 - Jackson, MS
Season 4 - Episode 27
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.
#6 - Portsmouth, NH
Season 4 - Episode 9
Adam visits Portsmouth, New Hampshire for a taste of some historical hot dogs, an outrageously loaded omelet and then to guide Man V. Food Nation member Paul "Chappy" Chapman through the Slapshot Challenge at JP's Eatery.
#7 - Street Eats Special
Season 4 - Episode 17
Adam journeys to Tampa, NY and LA to find the country's best food trucks. He samples tacos and waffles before ending his trip in LA to help "Big Dawg" take on the White Rabbit Burrito Challenge.
#8 - St. Paul, MN
Season 4 - Episode 18
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.
#9 - Milwaukee, WI
Season 4 - Episode 11
Adam is in Milwaukee to sample some of the city's finest meats. Then he meets a behemoth of an eater to help him devour a huge burger, fries, and six blazing-hot wings in less than 23 minutes.
#10 - Orange County, CA
Season 7 - Episode 8
Casey cruises into California to take down a spicy three-pound burger.
#11 - Savannah, GA
Season 7 - Episode 5
Casey travels down to Georgia to take on a four-pound pulled pork sandwich.
#12 - Route 66
Season 4 - Episode 14
Adam takes a road trip down Route 66, and his palatable pit stops include mouthwatering steak and frozen custard. Adam's trip ends in Tulsa, OK to lead a former Navy officer in his mission to eat 23 puffy tacos in 90 minutes.
#13 - Detroit, MI
Season 2 - Episode 14
Adam visits Detroit, MI, to take on the massive Triple Threat Pork sandwich, 2 dueling Coney Dog joints and the world’s biggest burger at Mallie’s Sports Grill and Bar.
#15 - Saint Paul, MN
Season 7 - Episode 11
Casey takes on a terrible twosome of crepes and Thai rolled ice cream.
#16 - Dallas, TX
Season 4 - Episode 13
Adam Richman is in Dallas, Texas to try a variety of authentic German sausages, some Texas-style brisket, and to guide the hungry member of Man V. Food Nation, Pete MacGillis, through the Super Pho Challenge at Sprouts SpringRoll & Pho.
#18 - Little Rock, AR
Season 2 - Episode 17
Adam Richman visits Little Rock, AR, for the mammoth Quadruple Hubcap Burger; a huge community barbecue; and the Shut Up Juice spicy pulled-pork challenge at The Mean Pig BBQ.
#19 - Harlem, NY
Season 4 - Episode 15
Adam Richman is in Harlem, New York for some colossal sized soul food, a monster helping of Mofongo, and to guide the Harlem Globetrotters through the Squealer challenge at Rack & Soul.
#20 - Cincinnati, OH
Season 7 - Episode 12
Casey takes on a massive eight-pound, double-crusted pizza in Cincinnati.
#21 - Hartford, CT
Season 2 - Episode 20
Adam Richman is off to Hartford, CT, for some humongous hot dogs, steamed cheeseburgers and a 10-pound super-stuffed pizza challenge at Randy’s Wooster St. Pizza Shop.
#22 - Atlanta, GA
Season 7 - Episode 3
Casey heads to Atlanta for a five-pound mountain of tater tot nachos.
#23 - Baltimore, MD
Season 7 - Episode 7
Casey's eating expedition brings him to Baltimore for a four-pound pho fight.
#24 - Pacific Coast Highway
Season 4 - Episode 16
Adam journeys the scenic Pacific Coast Highway, where he tastes fresh seafood and mouthwatering tacos. His trip ends in San Luis Obispo to educate local teacher Naader Reda in defeating the Brahma Bull Challenge.