Casey Webb's quest to conquer America's greatest eats brings him to San Francisco. He kicks things off at an Asian-fusion food truck where he orders a sandwich mashup of fried chicken and pulled pork. Then he heads to the farmers market for a porchetta sandwich from a roaming rotisserie food truck. Finally, Casey visits a classic steakhouse and attempts to take a bite out of history by crushing a 49-ounce porterhouse steak and sizable side in the Gold Rush-inspired 49er Club Steak Challenge.
Casey Webb's tasty travels take him to Mystic, Conn., to conquer land and sea with a totally bonkers, Portuguese-inspired burger and a crazy coastal feast of chowder, shrimp cocktail, a bursting bowl of steamers and mussels and a whole steamed lobster. For the grand finale, he takes on a ridiculously massive sundae in Mel's Downtown Creamery's Big Kahuna Challenge.
After years of facing off against food, Casey Webb counts down his five hottest dishes for the Man v. Food Hall of Fame. There's everything from ice cream to ramen, and in the top spot is a challenge so spicy it may crack the Scoville scale.
Casey Webb counts down his top five tension-filled, come-from-behind food challenge wins, from the Little Bitty Burger Barn's 5-Alarm Fire Burger Challenge to Pinnacle Peak's Rib-diculous Challenge. He ends with the most-stunning victory in Man v. Food history.
Paying respect to his Italian roots, Michael Symon creates an entire Italian feast over coals using his outdoor grill, beginning with smoking fresh tomatoes for his Fettuccine with Smoked Tomato Sauce. His wife, Liz, mixes up creamy ricotta, lemon and herbs for Stuffed Squash Blossoms from their garden and fries them over the grill. For dessert, a decadent Lemon Upside-Down Cake is a sweet way to finish off the meal.
Cooking outdoors inspires Italian pizza magic as Michael Symon turns a standard grill into a pizza oven. He uses coals and cast iron pans to cook his homemade dough and produce the perfect crust for his Grilled White Pizza and a gooey Three Cheese Calzone. Michael's wife, Liz, joins him at the grill and makes sweet, crunchy Italian Florentine Cookies to top off the feast.
Michael Symon starts in Las Vegas, Nev., with a skillet full of pork belly chili and a mega-pancake that's the ultimate collision of apple pie and brunch. In Shreveport, La., decadent mac and cheese is studded with crawfish, alligator andouille sausage and shrimp. Finally, in Oklahoma City, an umami burger is built for every craving, and classic pork and beans are transformed into a modern-day favorite.
In Palm Springs, Calif., Michael Symon finds a spicy burger that ignites a four-alarm fire, and a chorizo-pineapple burger sings a perfect harmony of sweet and heat. Oklahoma City boasts cheesy grits with a heaping pile of blood orange- and IPA-braised pork. Finally, a classic Reuben sandwich gets a smoky upgrade, and spicy venison bologna raises the bar on a lunchbox favorite in Denver.