June 16, 2010 9:00 pm
Adam Richman travels to the Southern California city of San Diego for the Surfin' California Burrito at the Lucha Libre Gourmet Taco Shop and "dinosaur"-sized ribs at Phil's BBQ before taking on the Ironman Challenge - a massive omelet made with a dozen eggs and topped with chili - at the Broken Yolk Cafe.
June 16, 2010 9:00 pm
Adam visits Boulder, Colorado, to try the "Mountain Pie" at Beau Jo's, "saddlebag" pancakes at The Buff (located across from the University of Colorado), and the Wing King Challenge at West End Tavern, where he must try to finish off 50 buffalo wings in just 30 minutes.
June 23, 2010 9:00 pm
Adam checks out Cleveland, one of his "favorite cities", for their big eats; he tries a large lamb-and-beef gyro at Steve's Gyro Stand, samples the "Polish Boy" kielbasa at Hot Sauce Williams, then visits Melt Bar & Grilled in Lakewood to take on the Melt Challenge: a nearly 5-pound grilled cheese sandwich which uses 13 different cheeses, and served with a heaping side of french fries and coleslaw. The taping at Melt took place on February 27, 2010.
June 30, 2010 9:00 pm
Adam visits historic Richmond, Virginia, with visits to Buz and Ned's Real BBQ, Black Sheep, and Caliente!. At Buz and Ned's, Richman sampled a rack of barbecued pork spare ribs. Black Sheep, the second stop, is known for its large submarine sandwiches (2 feet long and 2 1/2 pounds) known as "battleships". Adam tried a battleship called the "U.S.S Brooklyn", a baguette filled with peach chutney, Jamaican jerk chicken and cabbage slaw topped with roasted banana ketchup. Finally, at Caliente!, Richman squared off with the Stupid Wings Challenge, which had defeated 30 of its 300 challengers up to ths point. "Stupid Wings" use hot sauce, habanero powder and cayenne pepper, plus leftover "Stupid" sauce from past challenges and five drops of Capsaicin extract
July 7, 2010 9:00 pm
Adam takes on the Hellfire Challenge in which Adam must eat super spicy sushi rolls and prior to the actual rolls he must qualify though 3 lesser hot dishes.
July 15, 2010 9:00 pm
Adam takes on 12 slider style hamburgers with onion rings at Chompies restaurant and Adam must complete the meal in 30 minutes or less.
July 21, 2010 9:00 pm
Adam visits Puerto Rico to take on the Vaca Acostá Challenge and attempts to eat a nine pound steak platter and to win the challenge he must complete the meal in 40 minutes or less.
July 28, 2010 9:00 pm
Adam stops by Ciao Baby; International Delight Cafe; Port Royal Grille.
August 4, 2010 9:00 pm
The next leg of Adam's culinary quest took him to the capital of Oklahoma. The first stop for Adam was the Cattlemen's Steakhouse, Oklahoma City's oldest restaurant, where he sampled the "Presidential T-Bone" (named by former U.S. president George H. W. Bush), which is prepared with secret seasonings and drenched in au jus.
August 11, 2010 9:00 pm
Adam checked out Kansas City, Missouri, for their unique food offerings and to get a taste of Kansas City-style barbecue. His first stop was at Oklahoma Joe's, located in Kansas City, Kansas, to try some brisket and get a taste of burnt ends. At the second stop, Stroud's Oak Ridge Manor, Adam sampled some of their signature pan-fried chicken.
August 19, 2010 9:00 pm
Adam visited Indianapolis, capital of Indiana and home of the legendary Indianapolis 500 motor race. His first stop was the Edwards Drive-In diner, known for its signature 1/2-pound, deep-fried Pork Tenderloin Sandwich; Adam, however, was presented with a "Man"-sized version of the sandwich at his table.
August 25, 2010 9:00 pm
Adam heads to the Jersey Shore for some beach side cuisine. He samples a Trenton-style tomato pie before taking on the Ludicrous Wings Challenge at The Chicken or the Egg in Beach Haven.
September 1, 2010 9:00 pm
Food enthusiast Adam Richman travels to Syracuse, New York,to visit Mother's Cupboard, where he will attempt to finish off a frittata weighing in at over six pounds; Adam also samples the food at two other popular restaurants.
September 8, 2010 9:00 pm
Adam is up against the "Manimal Challenge" at the Tradewinds Cafe. The challenge calls for scarfing down, in 20 minutes or less, two dogs, an order of fries, an eight-patty cheeseburger with grilled onions, a can of Moxie and a one-pound butter pecan milkshake that contains coffeecake.
September 15, 2010 9:00 pm
Adam is in Niagara Falls, NY, the honeymoon capital of the world. Adam has a date at Mick and Angelo's for their 7-lbs. pasta challenge.
September 22, 2010 9:00 pm
Adam takes on the Jumbolie Challenge in which he attempts to eat a 5 pound Stromboli in one hour or less.
September 29, 2010 9:00 pm
Adam visits the California State Fair for fried food on a stick; Jim Denny's.
October 6, 2010 9:00 pm
Fifteen minutes isn't much time to finish a challenge, but it's all Adam Richman's got to complete the Adam Emmenecker Challenge at Jethro's BBQ; also on Adam's stop are two more notable restaurants in Iowa's capital city.
October 13, 2010 9:00 pm
Host and food enthusiast Adam Richman travels to Knoxville, Tennessee, where he samples the beef at Ye Olde Steakhouse, one of the city's oldest and most famous restaurants, before gearing up for his next intense challenge.
October 20, 2010 9:00 pm
Adam Richman heads to Ann Arbor, MI, for stacked burgers and some of the best deli sandwiches in the state. Watch Adam tackle the 5-lb. Mount Nacheesmo Challenge at Tio's Mexican Cafe.