Adam Richman (bio)

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National MechanicsSee National Mechanics Video ($$)
(931 ratings)

22 S 3rd St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 701-4883
  • Frito Pie
    off-menu item; layer of Fritos piled w/ chili, oaxaca cheese & pico de gallo-avocado mix
4.0 out of 5
931 ratings
bar/restaurant in historic, beautiful 1837 building that used to house banks, churches, clubs & bars
Nick Tahou Hots ($)
(228 ratings)

320 W Main St Map It!
Rochester, NY 14608
(585) 436-0184
  • Garbage Plate
    mish-mosh of home fries, cheeseburgers (or hot dogs), mac salad, and a slice of bread all covered in a thick spicy meaty gravy hot sauce; 2-lbs of whatever you want; Adam got cheeseburger, red hots (hot dogs), baked beans, macaroni salad, french fries, home fries and topped w/ "hot sauce" (meat sauce); looks good
4.0 out of 5
228 ratings
#81 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); est.1918; NY landmark restaurant; has trademark for "Garbage Plate"
Noble Sandwich [CLOSED]See Noble Sandwich Video ($$)
(513 ratings)

4805 Burnet Rd Map It!
Austin, TX 78756
(512) 666-5124
  • Seared Beef Tongue Sandwich
    braised for 7 hrs, sliced & seared on flat top; served w/ smoked green onions, red pepper relish & aioli; winner of Best Sandwich (Southwest)
  • Knuckle Sandwich
    sliced roast beef re-heated in oven w/ carmelized onions, cheddar cheese & au jus, served on homemade bread dipped in au jus & a spread of "knuckle sauce" (horseradish-based); looks good!
  • Smoked Duck Pastrami
    a top seller; duck smoked for 6 hrs; shredded & served w/ Russian dressing & rye pickles all on homemade wheat or white bread; looks good
  • The Noble Pig
    spicy ham, pulled pork, provolone & bacon served on homemade bread w/ housemade mustard & mayo; looks good
4.0 out of 5
513 ratings
[CLOSED]; #3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Sandwiches); opened in 2010; serve breakfast & lunch only; disco ball in kitchen; "everything you guys do...the time you take, the energy, the attitude, the dedication...tying it all together and making outstanding artisan sandwiches--that's what Triple-D's all about"-Guy Fieri
Obrycki's Crab House & Seafood Restaurant [CLOSED]See Obrycki's Crab House & Seafood Restaurant Video ($$$)
(204 ratings)

1727 E Pratt St Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 732-6399
  • Crabs
  • Crab Cakes
  • Steamed Crabs
4.0 out of 5
204 ratings
[CLOSED]; #38 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown)
Olde San Francisco CreamerySee Olde San Francisco Creamery Video ($$)
(1328 ratings)

1370 Locust St Map It!
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 926-0228
  • Kitchen Sink
    ice cream sundae with 8 scoops of ice cream; finish in 1 hour and get ice cream for 1 year free
  • Kitchen Sink Sundae Challenge
    2-gallon sundae; Adam won
4.0 out of 5
1328 ratings
#76 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown)
Olio [CLOSED]See Olio Video ($$)
(243 ratings)

301 E Bay St Map It!
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 356-7100
  • Duck Grilled Cheese
    duck confit, green tomato, gruyere & white american cheese on thick cut sourdough
4.0 out of 5
243 ratings
[CLOSED]; "lunch done differently" (from its website); breakfast & lunch only
Original Oyster House ($$)
(924 ratings)

701 Gulf Shores Pkwy Map It!
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-2445
As Seen On:
Man v. Food Nation, Episode: "Gulf Coast"
  • Man v. Food Nation Platter
    grilled Ahi tuna, shrimp scampi, fried oysters, stuffed crab and fried crawfish tails along with two side dishes
4.0 out of 5
924 ratings
opened in 1983; on bayou just off the Gulf of Mexico
Pancake Pantry ($$)
(2427 ratings)

1796 21st Ave S Map It!
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 383-9333
  • Santa Fe (Pancakes)
    3 stone-ground cornmeal pancakes w/ chunks of bacon, cheddar & roasted green chiles cooked inside; recommended w/ maple syrup, hot picante salsa & sour cream
  • Sweet Potato Pancakes
    most popular; looks good
  • Village Smithy Sante Fe Cornmeal Pancakes
    Three stone-ground cornmeal pancakes with chunks of bacon, Cheddar cheese, and roasted green chiles cooked inside. Recommended with maple syrup, hot picante salsa, and sour cream; "one of the coolest, best thing I've ever tried"-Adam Richman
4.0 out of 5
2427 ratings
#48 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); opened in 1961; Nashville breakfast mecca; 23 pancake variations; long lines; where QB Ingle Martin ate growing up
Papa Bob's Bar-B-Que [CLOSED] ($$)
(98 ratings)

11610 Kaw Dr Map It!
Kansas City, MO 66111
(913) 422-4210
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Kansas City"
  • Ultimate Destroyer Challenge
    challenge: 6.5-lb (pulled pork, sliced pork, ham, turkey breast, hamburgers, brisket, sausage) sandwich in 45 minutes; no one has won; Adam lost
4.0 out of 5
98 ratings
Parker's Hot Dogs Of Santa Cruz ($)
(425 ratings)

1605 Douglas Blvd Map It!
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 786-2202
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Sacramento"
  • Knucklehead Challenge
    challenge: 5-lb chili and cheese hot dog + 1-lb of fries in 20 minutes; only 1 person out of 100+ has won; Adam lost
4.0 out of 5
425 ratings
opened in 1987
Philippe the OriginalSee Philippe the Original Video ($)
(7112 ratings)

1001 N Alameda St Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 628-3781
  • Philippe French Dipped Sandwich
    top seller; French rolled dipped in au jus; recommend double-dipped; looks good
  • Roast Beef French Dipped Sandwich
    $5.75 at airtime; ask for double-dip; looks good; Wolfgang recommends adding horseradish mustard; roll dipped in au jus; ask for double-dip; looks good
  • Lamb Sandwich
    2nd top seller
4.0 out of 5
7112 ratings
#96 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); birthplace of French dipped sandwich; long lines; Los Angeles' oldest sandwich shop; cash only; "my favorite fast food restaurant"-Wolfgang Puck
Pig & The LadySee Pig & The Lady Video ($$)
(3138 ratings)

83 N King St Map It!
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 585-8255
As Seen On:
Man Finds Food, Episode: "Food Abides"
  • Mushroom Godzilla
    off-menu item; two patty-sized dehydrated mushroom caps stuffed w/ cheddar, roasted bell peppers, breaded & deep-fried; served on buns w/ Chimichurri sauce & topped w/ house beer vinegar slaw, slices of slow-roasted brisket & Russian dressing; looks messy (and good!)
4.0 out of 5
3138 ratings
started in 2011 as a pop-up in farmers a brick-and-mortar hotspot; "We serve foods that inspire us on a whim and feature guest chefs and emerging artists to help promote and support the local food movement" (from its website)
Pit ($$)
(3437 ratings)

328 W Davie St Map It!
Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 890-4500
  • Pulled Pork
    distinction is the hot vinegar sauce; looks good
  • Ribs
    meaty "manly" ribs cooked fast & hot; smoked in hickory & oak
4.0 out of 5
3437 ratings
#9 (America's Best: American Classics); Throwdown: Bobby Flay lost [recipe 1 | recipe 2]; opened in 2007; contemporary setting in a restored 1930s meatpacking warehouse; roast whole pig
Plimoth Plantation
(202 ratings)

137 Warren Ave Map It!
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 746-1622
As Seen On:
Man v. Food Nation, Episode: "Feast Special"
  • Thanksgiving Feast
    only on Thanksgiving (of course); use same recipes from 17th century
4.0 out of 5
202 ratings
rating is for plantation; outdoor museum ($ for admission) that offers "taste of history through re-creations of 17th-century cookery"; has special meal event for Thanksgiving; eat in community setting
Price's Chicken Coop [CLOSED] ($)
(482 ratings)

1614 Camden Rd Map It!
Charlotte, NC 28203
(704) 333-9866
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
482 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1962; take-out only (no tables) & cash only; long lines
Prince's Hot Chicken Shack [CLOSED]See Prince's Hot Chicken Shack Video ($)
(922 ratings)

123 Ewing Dr Map It!
Nashville, TN 37207
(615) 226-9442
  • Spicy Hot Chicken
    spicy hot (lots of cayenne pepper); served on white bread and capped w/ slices of pickle on top; history: great uncle--a womanizer--upset a lady friend and she served him chicken spiced super hot to get back at him...he liked it
4.0 out of 5
922 ratings
[CLOSED]; #3 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); opened in 1941; Nashville institution
Ranstead RoomSee Ranstead Room Video ($$$)
(516 ratings)

2013 Ranstead St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 563-3330
  • Albondigas
    off-menu item; meatball sub w/ Mexican-style meatballs, goat cheese
4.0 out of 5
516 ratings
entrance is in alleyway w/ no signage (shares same building as El Rey Restaurant)
Red Mill Burgers ($)
(1447 ratings)

312 N 67th St Map It!
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 783-6362
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Seattle"
  • Double Bacon Deluxe w/Cheese
    burger; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1447 ratings
opened in 1994; award-winning burgers; "one of the 20 Hamburgers You Must Eat Before You Die"-Oprah Show & GQ Magazine (from it's website); milk shakes and onion rings voted "best in country"
Roast GrillSee Roast Grill Video ($)
(165 ratings)

7 S West St Map It!
Raleigh, NC 27603
(919) 832-8292
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "North Carolina"
  • Roast Grill Hot Dog Challenge
    challenge: eat as many hot dogs in 1 hour; beat record of 17 hot dogs (at airing); Adam won
4.0 out of 5
165 ratings
hot dogs
Salt Lick BBQSee Salt Lick BBQ Video ($$)
(5437 ratings)

18300 Fm 1826 Map It!
Driftwood, TX 78619
(512) 858-4959
  • BBQ
  • Brisket Jalapeno Sandwich
    smoked 4-6 hrs in oakwood & wet pecan shells; recommended w/ housemade pickled jalapenos & spicy habanero BBQ sauce by Bobby Flay; looks good
  • BBQ Beef Ribs
    available only on Sunday afternoons; looks good
  • Beef Brisket
    smoked 20 hrs & regularly basted; looks good; looks good; top seller
  • Peach Cobbler
  • Family Style Plate
    heaping helpings of beef, sausage, and pork ribs, served with potato salad, cole slaw, beans, bread, pickles, and onions; sold per person; "some of the best BBQ I've ever tasted"; looks good
4.0 out of 5
5437 ratings
#7 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); opened in 1967; institution BBQ restaurant; large open pit BBQ
Shed BBQ & Blues JointSee Shed BBQ & Blues Joint Video ($$)
(1053 ratings)

7501 Hwy 57 Map It!
Ocean Springs, MS 39565
(228) 875-9590
  • Baby Back Ribs
    top seller; rubbed, smoked, rubbed again and sauced, wrapped in foil and smoked again; fall-off-the-bone tender; looks good
  • Momma Mia's Mac Salad
    Large shell macaronis, onion, bellpepper, shredded cheese, seasonings and special Mac sauce; looks good
  • Wings
    smoked for 3 hrs
4.0 out of 5
1053 ratings
opened in 2002; it's a total dive filled w/ their beloved "junk collection" creating a campy decor in outdoor tiki bar atmosphere; only 300 sq-ft; bro & sis run the joint--he's crazy (fun); die-hard locals are called "Shed Heads"; have vintage jeep that doubles as a smoker that smokes a whole hog for 20 hours
Side Street Inn ($$)
(2035 ratings)

1225 Hopaka St Map It!
Honolulu, HI 96814
(808) 591-0253
As Seen On:
Man v. Food Nation, Episode: "Feast Special"
  • Special In-House Meal
    7-item meal: Ahi Poke, soy beans, chicken salad, award-winning wok fried rice, boneless spicy chicken, pan-fried island pork chops, bone-in Kalbi short ribs; require a minimum of 15 guests and must order in advance
4.0 out of 5
2035 ratings
opened in 1992
Silo Restaurant ($)
(230 ratings)

115 N Water St Map It!
Lewiston, NY 14092
(716) 754-9680
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Niagara Falls"
  • Footlong Haystack
    signature sandwich; 1 lb. seasoned ribeye steak with melted mozzarella & toasted hash browns on a hoagie roll with mayo; looks good
4.0 out of 5
230 ratings
opened in 1998; formerly an abandoned coal silo that used to fuel ships, now an eatery w/ waterfront views overlooking Canada
Skipper's SmokehouseSee Skipper's Smokehouse Video ($$)
(361 ratings)

910 Skipper Rd Map It!
Tampa, FL 33613
(813) 971-0666
  • Blackened-Grouper Reuben
    award-winning; blackened grouper grilled on flat top, topped w/ thousand island dressing, Swiss cheese & caramelized sauerkraut served on marble rye bread; looks good
  • Gator Tail
    tastes like "pork"; looks like a spare rib
4.0 out of 5
361 ratings
opened in 1980; shack atmosphere
Slows Bar BQSee Slows Bar BQ Video ($$)
(2290 ratings)

2138 Michigan Ave Map It!
Detroit, MI 48216
(313) 962-9828
  • Beef Brisket Enchilada
  • Yardbird Sandwich
    pulled smoked Amish chicken breast drenched in housemade mustard BBQ sauce, tossed w/ sauteed mushrooms & cheddar & topped w/ applewood bacon; winner of Best Sandwich (Great Lakes); looks good!
  • Triple Threat Pork Sandwich
    signature sandwich; Applewood bacon, pulled pork and ham stacked high; choice of 7 BBQ sauces (Adam used Orange Pop BBQ); looks good
4.0 out of 5
2290 ratings
Best Sandwich in America (Runer-Up); #40 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); opened in 2005
Adam Richman (bio)   (298 restaurants)    
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