San Jose

Adam is in San Jose for mouthwatering ribs, a 5-lb. burrito and a hot wing challenge at Smoke Eaters.

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Even the chickens are lining up to get into the Blue Heaven for some key lime pie. 960 1280

  

Blue Heaven

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Order up at the Blue Heaven. 960 1280

  

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How can you not smile while eating a piece of Blue Heaven's key lime pie? Adam joins customers Tom and Jackie. 960 1280

  

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We weren't kidding when we said the chickens flock here. 960 1280

  

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Blue Heaven Restaurant

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outdoor bar at Blue Heaven

outdoor bar at Blue Heaven

Let's take this party outside! Gotta love the Blue Heaven's outdoor bar. 960 1280

  

Fried Conch Fritters

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The Conch House Restaurant's specialty, and subject of our challenge, fried conch fritters. 960 1280

  

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Adam talks up the fried conch fritters to a customer at The Conch House restaurant. Maybe he will join the challenge! 960 1280

  

The Conch House Restaurant

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Let the challenge begin! Two participants dig into their fritters at The Conch House Restaurant. 960 1280

  

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The winner of this match of Man v. Food is ... well, you will have to tune in to find out why they are cheering. 960 1280

  

The Conch House Restaurant

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Now that the challenge is done, let's finish it off with some coffee! 960 1280

  

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Adam signs a T-shirt for Blimpy Burger owner Rich Magner. 960 1280

  

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One of the all-star sandwiches from Maize and Blue Deli. 960 1280

  

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Adam and Field Director Dan Kornfeld embrace. 960 1280

  

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Pro wrestling tag team dubbed The Nasty Boys, Brian Knobbs (right) and Jerry Sags (left) with Adam and 2 young MvF Nation fans. 960 1280

  

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A plate of alligator ribs at Skipper's Smokehouse. 960 1280

  

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Erwin A. visited Smoky's Bar and Grill in Gatlinburg, TN, where he "had the biggest burger I've ever had." 960 1280

  

William M. was the "first person to finish the Shake & Sandwich challenge" at Chick & Ruth's Delly in Annapolis, MD. 960 1280

  

Kevin M. took down 5 lbs. of Hillbilly Hotdogs in LeSage, WV. "I love to visit all the places Adam does his challenges." 960 1280

  

Garrett C. visited SmokeEaters in San Rafael, CA, for the Hellfire Challenge. 960 1280

  

Chow S. tried the Pho Garden challenge in Sacramento, CA, but "3 scoops of noodles and 4 meatballs kept me from finishing. 960 1280

  

Dan F. visited Tom, Dick and Harry's in Green Bay, WI, for their beer-braised bratwurst challenge. 960 1280

  

Sam J. visited the Ohio Deli in Columbus, OH, for the Dagwood Challenge. "The fries got the best of me." 960 1280

  

Lindsey D. tried the 1-lb. bacon BLT at Tony's in Birch Run, MI. 960 1280

  

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Adam Richman attempts to eat the Southwestern Exposure challenge at Beth's Cafe. 960 1280

  

Berth's Cafe. 960 1280

  

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Exterior shot of The Crab Pot. 960 1280

  

Adam Richman at The Crab Pot. 960 1280

  

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