World's Best Places to Pig Out

  (10 restaurants)     Aired on: April 9, 2008 
Restaurant What to Get Show / Episode / Recommended By Yelp! Rating Restaurant Notes
1
Seiad Valley Store & Cafe
44721 State Hwy 96
Seiad Valley, CA 96086
(530) 496-3360
  • Pancake Challenge
    5-lb stack of pancakes
4.5 out of 5
11 ratings
#3 (World's Best Places to Pig Out)
2
Acme Oyster House
724 Iberville St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 522-5973
www.acmeoyster.com
  • 15 Dozen Club
    challenge: 15 dozen oysters in 1 hour; 15 dozen oysters in 1 hour; Adam wins; challenge: 15 dozen oysters in 1 hour
  • Boo Fries
    French fries topped w/ "10-napkin" roast beef gravy & cheese; looks good
4.0 out of 5
4275 ratings
#25 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
#5 (World's Best Places to Pig Out); opened in 1910...moved to current location in 1924 due to disastrous fire
3
Lambert's Cafe
2515 E Malone Ave
Sikeston, MO 63801
(573) 471-4261
www.throwedrolls.com...
  • All-You-Can-Eat Sides
4.0 out of 5
360 ratings
#19 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
#1 (World's Best Places to Pig Out); HUGE portions; "throw rolls" they throw the rolls to you from across the room
4
Pointer's Pizza
1023 S Big Bend Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63117
(314) 644-2000
pointersdelivery.com...
  • Pointersaurus
    challenge: 2 persons eat 10-lb 28-inch pizza in 1 hour
4.0 out of 5
79 ratings
#8 (World's Best Places to Pig Out)
5
Ben & Jerry's
1281 Waterbury Stowe Rd
Waterbury, VT 05676
(866) 258-6877
www.benjerry.com/scoop-sh...
  • Vermonster (ice cream sundae)
    20-scoop ice cream sundae; 20 scoops of ice cream, 4 bananas, 1 fudge brownie, 3 chocolate chip cookies, 4 ladels of hot fudge, 18 scoop of toppings topped with whip cream
  • Ice Cream
    all dairy comes from cows that are hormone-free
3.5 out of 5
591 ratings
#6 (World's Best Places to Pig Out); opened in 1985; factory & tour facility...in fact, it's the #1 tourist attraction in VT; both Ben & Jerry learned to make ice cream at Berkey Creamery (at Penn State); public is encouraged to submit flavor suggestions..those that have survived include Cherry Garcia, Chunky Monkey, Chubby Hubby; flavors that are not successful go to the "flavor graveyard" (a real cemetery lot..for ice cream)
6
Beth's Cafe
7311 Aurora Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 782-5588
www.bethscafe.com
  • 12-Egg Omelet
  • Southwestern Exposure
    challenge - 12 egg, 5 lb omelet w/ hash browns; Adam lost
3.5 out of 5
1145 ratings
#26 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
#4 (World's Best Places to Pig Out); est. 1954; started as a nickel slots gambling parlor, now a full restaurant; "Best Place to Cure a Hangover" (Seattle Magazine)
7
Big Texan Steak Ranch
7701 E I-40
Amarillo, TX 79118
(806) 372-6000
www.bigtexan.com
  • 72-oz Steak Challenge
    challenge: 72-oz steak, shrimp cocktail, tossed salad, baked potato, roll in 1 hour and eat for free; challenge: 72-oz steak, shrimp cocktail, tossed salad, baked potato, roll in 1 hour and eat for free
  • 72 oz Big Texan Challenge
    challenge - 72-oz steak with sides in 1 hour; Adam won; challenge: 72-oz steak, shrimp cocktail, tossed salad, baked potato, roll in 1 hour and eat for free
3.5 out of 5
1013 ratings
#16 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
#10 (World's Best Places to Pig Out)
8
Eagle's Deli
1918 Beacon St
Brighton, MA 02135
(617) 731-3232
www.eaglesdeli.com
  • Eagle's Challenge
    10 burger tower, 20 slices of cheese, 20 strips of bacon plus 1-lb of fries
  • 5-lb Eagle's Challenge Burger
    challenge - amount; Adam lost; no one has won
  • Reilly Burger
    3lbs of burger, 12pcs of american cheese, 2lbs of fries
3.5 out of 5
355 ratings
#21 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
#2 (World's Best Places to Pig Out)
9
Primanti Brothers
46 18th St
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 263-2142
www.primantibros.com...
  • Sandwich
    sandwiches piled-high topped with french fries, cole slaw and tomatoes; sandwiches topped with french fries, cole slaw and tomatoes
  • Capicola & Cheese Sandwich
    5 slices of capicola, cheese, coleslaw & fries stuffed between 2 thick slices of Italian bread; Adam likes to add a runny egg; sponsored by Kevin Pollak; looks good
  • Cap & Egg Sandwich
    capicola, egg & cheese w/ fries, slaw & tomatoes in sandwich
  • Pitts-Burgher Cheesesteak
    cheesesteak sandwich stuffed choice of meat and cheese with french fries, cole slaw and tomatoes
  • Corned Beef Sandwich
    sandwiches topped with french fries, cole slaw and tomatoes
3.5 out of 5
990 ratings
#3 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
#7 (World's Best Places to Pig Out); since 1933; multiple locations
10
Cluck-U Chicken (CLOSED)
Newark, DE
(302) 368-1400
  • 911 Wing Challenge
    6 911-wings in 5 minutes
  #9 (World's Best Places to Pig Out)
 World's Best Places to Pig Out  (10 restaurants)     Aired on: April 9, 2008