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Man v. Food Nation - "Charlotte"

  (3 restaurants)    
Aired on: April 11, 2012 
Aired on: April 11, 2012 
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As Seen On:
Man v. Food Nation, Episode: "Charlotte"
  • Fried Chicken
    marinated for over 24 hrs; looks good
  • Fried Gizzards
  • Fried Livers
4.0 out of 5
409 ratings
opened in 1962; take-out only (no tables) & cash only; long lines
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As Seen On:
Man v. Food Nation, Episode: "Charlotte"
  • Big Eats Challenge
    challenge: 5-lbs of 25 pulled pork sliders & fries in 45 minutes...only defeated once at airing; winner gets free lunch for 1 yr; John Allerd (college freshman) lost
  • Kobe Mexicali Burger
    9-oz Kobe burger patty topped w/ guacamole, pepperjack cheese, fried jalapenos & pico de gallo (salsa); served w/ sweet potato tater tots; looks good
3.5 out of 5
155 ratings
[CLOSED]
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Penguin Drive-In: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Penguin Drive-In [CLOSED]See Penguin Drive-In Video ($)
(303 ratings)

1921 Commonwealth Ave Map It!
Charlotte, NC 28205
(704) 375-1925
  • Black Bean Hummus
  • Fried Pickles
    hand-dipped, lightly battered dill pickles; served w/ side of homemade ranch dressing
  • Full Blown Hemi Burger
    3 patty burger
  • Grilled Pimento Cheese Sandwich
    pimento cheese made from scratch; looks good
  • Penguin Double Pounder
    not on menu; 4 half-pound angus patties sandwiched between pimento cheese & crispy fried pickles; looks (disgustingly) good
3.0 out of 5
303 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1954; Charlotte institution and landmark; long lines; Other Recipes: Pimento Cheese
Man v. Food Nation - "Charlotte"   (3 restaurants)    
Aired on: April 11, 2012 
Aired on: April 11, 2012