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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Plain & Fancy Farm

Plain & Fancy Farm

Welcome to the Plain & Fancy Farm in Lancaster, PA, also known as Amish Country. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman, Brenda Littler, LuAnn Ebersole and Darah Otis

Adam Richman, Brenda Littler, LuAnn Ebersole and Darah Otis

Adam and the ladies of the Plain & Fancy Farm gather fresh veggies for the feast. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman and Steve Hassen

Adam Richman and Steve Hassen

Adam visits with Plain & Fancy Farm chef Steve Hassen to witness the creation of their massive feasts. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman and guests at Plain & Fancy Farm

Adam Richman and guests at Plain & Fancy Farm

Adam and fellow feast participants at Plain & Fancy Farm give thanks for their meal. 960 1280

  

Crispy fried chicken, fresh vegetables and slippery pot pie

Crispy fried chicken, fresh vegetables and slippery pot pie

And who wouldn't give thanks for the yummy crispy fried chicken, fresh vegetables and slippery pot pie. 960 1280

  

Plain & Fancy Farm Feast Food

Plain & Fancy Farm Feast Food

Here's even more of the feast food from Plain & Fancy Farm. They sure do go all out! 960 1280

  

Adam Richman at the Plain & Fancy Farm

Adam Richman at the Plain & Fancy Farm

Adam gets to know some of the other guests at the Plain & Fancy Farm. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman and Robbie Acoba

Adam Richman and Robbie Acoba

Adam and Side Street Inn owner Robbie Acoba are glad to be feasting in Hawaii. 960 1280

  

Side Street Inn

Side Street Inn

At the Side Street Inn in Oahu, locals love the generous portions of Hawaiian-style favorites such as fresh fish, fried rice and the juicy pan-fried island pork chops. 960 1280

  

Opaka Paka fish

Opaka Paka fish

Check out the Opaka-paka fish served at the Side Street Inn's feast in Oahu. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman and the Scottsdale police

Adam Richman and the Scottsdale police

No, Adam's not in trouble. He's recruiting some of Arizona's bravest to participate in the Leg of Beast Feast Challenge at Big Earl’s BBQ. 960 1280

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Adam Richman and Scottsdale firefighters

Adam Richman and Scottsdale firefighters

He then heads to the firehouse to get 3 of Scottsdale's firefighters to join in the Challenge. Can they take down the 6-course meal weighing in at 17 lbs.? 960 1280

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