Man v. Food Madness

Check out the 20 college town episodes competing in this year's Man v. Food Madness.

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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

  

La Fonda Boricua
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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Harlem  10 Photos

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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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Old Town Savannah

Old Town Savannah

Take a stroll down one of Old Town Savannah's streets. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman and Judith Ivory

Adam Richman and Judith Ivory

Adam and customer Judith Ivory get ready for a yummy meal of Sweet Potatoes' Peach Glazed BBQ Chicken! 960 1280

  

Sweet Potatoes' Peach Glazed BBQ Chicken

Sweet Potatoes' Peach Glazed BBQ Chicken

Can't ask for a better Southern meal than Sweet Potatoes' Peach Glazed BBQ Chicken! 960 1280

  

Tubby's Tank House

Tubby's Tank House

Get to know one of Savannah's best seafood destinations, Tubby's Tank House. Inside ... 960 1280

  

Tubby's Tank House

Tubby's Tank House

... and out! 960 1280

  

Adam Richman and Austin Day

Adam Richman and Austin Day

Adam and customer Austin Day get ready to split a Low Country Platter. Good thing they have the crackers ready to go. 960 1280

  

Low Country Platter at Tubby's Tank House

Low Country Platter at Tubby's Tank House

Hope you are hungry because the Low Country Platter at Tubby's Tank House is made up of crab legs and shrimp with corn and potatoes. 960 1280

  

Tubby's Tank House

Tubby's Tank House

One of the chef's at Tubby's Tank House whips up some of their specialty dishes. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman and the MvFN crew

Adam Richman and the MvFN crew

Adam and the MvFN crew get silly with seafood at Nelson's Quality Shrimp. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman, Jamal and Jamil Williams

Adam Richman, Jamal and Jamil Williams

Adam preps the Williams twins -- Jamil and Jamal -- for their battle with the Voodoo Juice Challenge. 960 1280

  

Chef Andrew Trice

Chef Andrew Trice

Chef Andrew Trice prepares the Voodoo Juice Challenge at Angel's BBQ. 960 1280

  

The Voodoo Juice Challenge

The Voodoo Juice Challenge

Presenting ... the Voodoo Juice Challenge. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman and Marva Williams

Adam Richman and Marva Williams

Adam and Marva Williams get a taste of the Voodoo Challenge that her sons are about to take on. 960 1280

  

Angel's BBQ hot sauces

Angel's BBQ hot sauces

Spice things up with Angel's BBQ collections of hot sauces. But be careful, you'll pay for it! 960 1280

  

Jamil and Jamal Williams

Jamil and Jamal Williams

Chef Andrew Trice serves the Voodoo Juice Challenge to twin brothers Jamil and Jamal. Can they defeat it? 960 1280

  

Adam Richman in Jackson Mississippi

Adam Richman in Jackson Mississippi

Adam heads to Jackson, MS, to get a true taste of Southern eats. 960 1280

  

Chimneyville Smokehouse in Jackson Mississippi

Chimneyville Smokehouse in Jackson Mississippi

Adam's first stop is the Chimneyville Smokehouse, an old train depot in the heart of Jackson that serves up some smokin’ good flavors. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman and Logan and Will Barber at Chimneyville Smokehouse

Adam Richman and Logan and Will Barber at Chimneyville Smokehouse

Adam asks customers Logan and Will Barber for their reviews of the food at Chimneyville Smokehouse. 960 1280

  

Chefs at Chimneyville Smokehouse in Jackson Mississippi

Chefs at Chimneyville Smokehouse in Jackson Mississippi

The chefs at Chimneyville Smokehouse work hard to prepare BBQ and sides for the customers. 960 1280

  

food from the Chimneyville Smokehouse

food from the Chimneyville Smokehouse

The Chimneyville Smokehouse is known for its hickory-smoked brisket and ribs. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman and chef Diann Alford

Adam Richman and chef Diann Alford

The next stop on Adam's Mississippi adventure is Two Sisters' Kitchen where chef Diann Alford fills Adam in on the restaurant's famous crispy fried chicken. 960 1280

  

Two Sisters Kitchen dish

Two Sisters Kitchen dish

The all-you-can-eat buffet lets customers pile on the country fried steak, mashed potatoes, creamy mac 'n’ cheese and the restaurant's famous crispy fried chicken. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman and Chef Harold from Hal and Mal's

Adam Richman and Chef Harold from Hal and Mal's

Adam stops by Hal & Mal's to get a lesson from Chef Harold on how to create the perfect catfish po' boy. 960 1280

  

Hal and Mal's catfish po' boy

Hal and Mal's catfish po' boy

A close-up look at the finished product. Yummy! 960 1280

  

Burger and Blues in Jackson Mississippi

Burger and Blues in Jackson Mississippi

Adam's last stop is Burgers & Blues so he can coach Garrett Willingham in the Whammy Challenge. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman and Chef Pierre Jackson

Adam Richman and Chef Pierre Jackson

Adam meets with chef Pierre Jackson to get the dish on Burgers & Blues. 960 1280

  

burgers at Burgers & Blues

burgers at Burgers & Blues

Don't the Burgers & Blues burgers look delicious? We want a bite right now! 960 1280

  

Chefs at Burgers and Blues

Chefs at Burgers and Blues

Chef Pierre runs a tight ship so that the team can get out all the orders at Burgers & Blues. 960 1280

  

The Whammy Challenge at Burgers & Blues

The Whammy Challenge at Burgers & Blues

The Whammy Challenge: a triple-stacked burger surrounded by a pound of fries and a root beer float. 960 1280

  

challenger Garrett Willingham and the Whammy challenge

challenger Garrett Willingham and the Whammy challenge

Challenger Garrett Willingham prepares himself -- mentally and physically -- to take on the Whammy Challenge. Will he be successful? Tune in and see! 960 1280

  

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