Charlotte

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.

From This Episode

The Penguin Drive In
The Penguin Drive In

The Penguin Drive In

The Penguin Drive-In is a landmark restaurant in Charlotte that has been family-owned since 1954. 960 1280

  

Food from the Penguin Drive In

Food from the Penguin Drive In

The Penguin Drive-In serves up burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs and salads. 960 1280

  

Penguin Fried Pickles

Penguin Fried Pickles

One of the restaurant's signature dishes -- the Penguin Fried Pickles. 960 1280

  

Penguin Double Pounder

Penguin Double Pounder

The signature burger the Penguin Double Pounder -- a 4-tier cheeseburger packed with fried pickles and melted pimento cheese. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman and customers at the Penguin Drive-In

Adam Richman and customers at the Penguin Drive-In

Adam poses with customers Erica and Katherine who are about to take on the Penguin Double Pounder. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman and Prince Chicken Coop customer Brett Wisr

Adam Richman and Prince Chicken Coop customer Brett Wisr

Adam takes time to pose with customer Brett Wisr at Price's Chicken Coop. 960 1280

  

Chefs at Prince's Chicken Coop

Chefs at Prince's Chicken Coop

Known for their fried chicken, the Price's Chicken Coop chefs fry every part of the chicken including the livers and gizzards. 960 1280

  

Price's Chicken Coop

Price's Chicken Coop

The Price's Chicken Coop staff prepare the food for take out. There are no tables at this restaurant! 960 1280

  

Jackalope Jacks Restaurant and Bar

Jackalope Jacks Restaurant and Bar

Jackalope Jacks Restaurant and Bar opens up early and stays open late. It's known as a great neighborhood hangout. 960 1280

  

interior of Jackalope Jacks

interior of Jackalope Jacks

Jackalope Jacks hosts nightly events including karaoke, trivia and comedy nights. 960 1280

  

food at Jackalope Jacks

food at Jackalope Jacks

From cheeseburgers topped with fried pickles and tater tots to sandwiches and wraps, Jackalope Jacks has great eats. 960 1280

  

Big Eats Challenge

Big Eats Challenge

The Big Eats Challenge: 25 pulled pork sliders and a heaping mound of French fries adding up to 5 pounds! 960 1280

  

Challenger John Ahlert

Challenger John Ahlert

John Ahlert attempts the Big Eats Challenge at Jackalope Jacks. The prize of a year of free food is very valuable to a college student. 960 1280

  

More from Travel Channel

Tour the Biltmore Estate

Tour the Biltmore estate, the largest private home in the US.