Man v. Food Madness

Check out the 20 college town episodes competing in this year's Man v. Food Madness.
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City: Chapel Hill
Adam visits the Tri-Triangle area where he chows down on chicken biscuit sandwiches, a whole-hog barbecue and a hot dog eating challenge. Adam also hangs out with the UNC ladies at Time Out Chicken.

City: New York City
Adam sinks his teeth into a 1-lb. sandwich at Katz's Delicatessen, savors soul food at Sylvia's and tackles the hottest curry in the country at Brick Lane Curry House. Chef Karthik Kumar from the Brick Lane Curry House explains his cooking methods to Adam.

City: Knoxville
Adam takes on the Gigante Burrito Challenge at Sweet P's BBQ. He and owner Chris Ford pose for a pre-challenge pic.

City: Pittsburgh
Adam grabs a mouthwatering sandwich from the famed Primanti Brothers and takes on the scorching Atomic Hot Wings Challenge. Watch him plow his way through the hot wings at Quaker Steak & Lube.

City: Phoenix
Adam makes pit stops at Los Reyes de la Torta and Alice Cooperstown, before taking on the Ultimate Slider Challenge at Chompie's. He also makes time to visit with the baseball team at Arizona State University.

City: Indianapolis
Adam visits the home of racing's legendary Indy 500 and some of the best food at the crossroads of America. His challenge? The Big Ugly Burger Challenge at Bub's Burgers and Ice Cream.

City: Kansas City
Adam travels to the barbecue capital of America for the Ultimate Destroyer Challenge at Papa Bob's Bar-B-Que. This massive barbecue sandwich weighs in at 6-lbs. He also makes a stop at Stroud's Oak Ridge Manor to meet some of the customers.

City: Ann Arbor
Adam has stacked burgers and some of the best deli sandwiches in the state. Then he tackles the 5-lb. Mount Nacheesmo Challenge at Tio's Mexican Cafe. Before that, he jokes with customers at Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger.

City: Columbus
Adam tailgates with Buckeye fans, clowns around with the Ohio State mascot, chows down at a legendary burger joint, feasts at a historic sausage house, and tackles the a 2 1/2-lb. Dagwood Challenge.

City: Atlanta
Adam heads down south to eat chicken and waffles with soul legend Gladys Knight and tackles the 11-lb. Carnivore Pizza Challenge.

City: Austin
Adam tries Texas-sized donuts, authentic Hill Country barbecue, and a near-impossible breakfast taco challenge. What better place for meat than Salt Lake BBQ.

City: Boston
Adam heads to Beantown where he'll enjoy a traditional New England clambake and partake in a spicy feast from Hell. Then he faces off with a local Bostonian on a 12-lb. hamburger challenge.

City: Syracuse
Adam visits a biker-centric BBQ joint called Dinosaur Bar-B-Q for the ultimate BBQ combo. Next up is local institution, Heid's of Liverpool. Finally, Adam takes on the Frittata Challenge at Mother's Cupboard --- a massive breakfast scramble weighing in at over 6-lbs.!

City: San Diego
Adam has a massive surf-and-turf burrito, tender tri-tip barbecue and the legendary Ironman Challenge at the Broken Yolk Café.

City: Philadelphia
Adam visits the city for a mouthwatering Italian roast pork sandwich, a massive ice cream concoction known as Mt. Vesuvius and the Ultimate Cheesesteak Challenge at Tony Luke's.

City: Los Angeles
Adam tours the downtown part of the city and visits the home of the French-dipped sandwich at Philippe. He then comes face-to-face with the Special Number 2, a spicy Ramen made with 10 different chilies.

City: New Brunswick
Adam takes on massive triple-decker deli sandwiches, a 2-lb. Stromboli and the legendary Fat Sandwich Challenge at R.U. Hungry grease truck. He discusses the dishes with a Rutgers student.

City: Salt Lake City
Adam heads west for a pastrami-topped cheeseburger, a Belgian sausage sandwich and the spicy Hellfire Challenge at Kobe Sushi. Adam gets the scoop from customers at Bruges Waffles & Frites.

City: Durham
Adam gets a taste of the city's best barbeque and burgers. He demonstrates the messy goodness of the Wimpy's burger.

City: Hartford
Adam is ready for some hot dogs, steamed cheeseburgers and a 10-lb. super-stuffed pizza challenge at Randy's Wooster St. Pizza Shop.

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