Des Moines

Adam Richman visits Des Moines, IA, for the Adam Emmenecker Challenge at Jethro's BBQ. He's got 15 minutes to finish the mammoth sandwich.

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High Life Lounge

Adam Richman comes to the High Life Lounge to taste some of their signature dishes like crispy pressure-fried chicken and bacon-wrapped tater tots.

200 Southwest 2nd St, Des Moines, IA 50033

 
Eat
Black Market Pizza

Adam visits Black Market Pizza for some of the most original pie in the Hawkeye State, including their famous Bacon Double Cheeseburger Pizza.

1701 SE Delaware St, Suite 200, Ankeny, IA 50309

 
Eat
Jethro's BBQ

Adam faces the Adam Emmenecker Challenge, a BBQ sandwich made with breaded pork tenderloin, a grilled bacon cheese burger, Texas brisket, fried cheese, and more piled onto a hamburger bun and served with a side of fries.

3100 Forest Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311

 
See & Do
Living History Farm

Adam travels deep into the middle of corn country to prepare for his upcoming challenge.

11121 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322

 
See & Do
John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park

Adam checks out the sights of Des Moines, including the Sculpture Garden.

Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

 
See & Do
Iowa State Capitol

Adam makes a stop at the capitol building.

1007 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50319

 
Sleep
Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel

401 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309

 

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