Man v. Food Madness

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

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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

  

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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