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

  

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

  

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La Fonda Boricua

La Fonda Boricua

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

Andrew Espinal  

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

Andrew Espinal  

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

Andrew Espinal  

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

Andrew Espinal  

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

Andrew Espinal  

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

Andrew Espinal  

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

Andrew Espinal  


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