Faces of the Nation

Travel Channel asked you, the Man v. Food Nation members, to share pictures of the food challenges you have been taking on. Here are just a few of them.

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The Taste of Chicago crowd gathers around the Man v. Food tent. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman receives a hearty greeting from the fans at the Taste of Chicago. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman is giddy over the love and support he's shown. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman talks Man v. Food to the crowd at the Taste of Chicago. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman talks to the Taste of Chicago crowd about his love for food and travel. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman makes one fan's day by signing Man v. Food T-shirt. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman shows off his signature. 960 1280

  

The Fan v. Food contest announcer tells the crowd about the Chicago-style hot dog eating contest rules. 960 1280

  

Let the Fan v. Food competition begin! 960 1280

  

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Camp Washington Chili

Camp Washington Chili

Welcome to the Camp Washington Chili Parlour in Cincinnati. For more than 60 years the restaurant has been serving the chili-heads of the city 24 hours a day, 6 days a week! 960 1280

  

The patriarch of the Camp Washington Chili family, John Johnson, stirs up a large pot of chili. He has been working at the restaurants since 1951 when he came to the US from Greece. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman and Richard Eiswerth at Camp Washington Chili

Adam Richman and Richard Eiswerth at Camp Washington Chili

Adam and Camp Washington Chili customer Richard enjoy some chili over spaghetti topped with cheese. Yum! 960 1280

  

Gibbs Cheese and Sausage at Findlay Market

Gibbs Cheese and Sausage at Findlay Market

Adam visited Findlay Market, the oldest public market in the city. Gibbs' Cheese and Sausage opened in 1922. Today it still sells butter and eggs, as well as lunchmeat, cheese, sausage, natural peanut butter, Amish jams, homemade noodles and dozens of flavors of fudge. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman and Erin Connors at Tom + Chee

Adam Richman and Erin Connors at Tom + Chee

Adam and Tom + Chee customer Erin Conners try one of the creative grilled cheese sandwiches for which the cafe is known. 960 1280

  

Tom + Chee food

Tom + Chee food

The Tom+Chee menu includes highlights such as the Bermuda Pig, the Pesto Turkey and the famous grilled cheese donuts. 960 1280

  

Izzy's

Izzy's

Welcome to Izzy's! The restaurant is consistently voted the best deli in Cincinnati. Started by Izzy Kadetz in 1901, it is now run by family friend John Geisen and David Kadetz. 960 1280

  

the 110 Reuben Challenge Ingredients

the 110 Reuben Challenge Ingredients

In celebration of 110 years as Cincinnati's best deli, Izzy's is offering the 110 Reuben Challenge. Here are all the ingredients that make up the sandwich -- a super-sized potato pancake, over 1-lb. of Izzy's famous corned beef, sauerkraut, Izzy's special dressing, swiss cheese, a gigantic poppy seed oval loaf and a jumbo order of Izzy's own kosher sliced pickles (for the side). 960 1280

  

John Geisen and Izzy's 110 Reuben Challenge

John Geisen and Izzy's 110 Reuben Challenge

Izzy's President and CEO John Geisen starts constructing the 110 Reuben sandwich for the challenge. Looks like he's adding the 1-lb. of Izzy's Famous Corned Beef. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman, Elliot and Lincoln

Adam Richman, Elliot and Lincoln

Adam and brothers Elliot and Lincoln pose with the 110 Reuben at Izzy's. Think the bros could take down the challenge? 960 1280

  

Adam Richman and Adam Turner 110 Reuben

Adam Richman and Adam Turner 110 Reuben

The Adams (Richman and Turer) get ready for the 110 Reuben Challenge. Teacher and student preapre to be victorious but you'll have to tune in to see if they can defeat the 110. 960 1280

  

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La Fonda Boricua

La Fonda Boricua

Welcome to La Fonda Boricua in Spanish Harlem -- home of the mofongo. 960 1280

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Jorge Ayala at La Fonda Boricua

Jorge Ayala at La Fonda Boricua

La Fonda Boricua owner Jorge Ayala shows how the restaurant's signature mofongo dish should be eaten. 960 1280

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Adam Richman and Chef Robinson at Amy Ruth's

Adam Richman and Chef Robinson at Amy Ruth's

Adam and Amy Ruth's Chef Robinson grab some grub. Adam is definitely enjoying the chicken and waffles. 960 1280

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Adam and Chef Charles give viewers a glimpse at one of the special ingredients in Rack & Soul's BBQ sauce. 960 1280

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Charles Gabriel at Rack and Soul

Charles Gabriel at Rack and Soul

Chef Charles Gabriel whips up a batch of the spicy BBQ sauce at Rack & Soul. 960 1280

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Harlem Globetrotters

Harlem Globetrotters

The Harlem Globetrotters give each other a fist bump to get pumped up for the Challenge ahead. 960 1280

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Harlem Globetrotters

Harlem Globetrotters

The crowd cheers on the Harlem Globetrotters as they start the Challenge at Rack & Soul. 960 1280

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Pulled pork po'boy

Pulled pork po'boy

The 2-lb. pulled pork po' boy, topped with spicy BBQ sauce, is also preparing for the Challenge. 960 1280

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Adam Richman and the Harlem Globetrotters

Adam Richman and the Harlem Globetrotters

Adam gives the guys tips and support as they eat their way through the Challenge. 960 1280

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Adam Richman encourages the globetrotters

Adam Richman encourages the globetrotters

Adam tells the Globetrotters to "find their happy place, and the pain (of the spicy sauce) will go away." 960 1280

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