Top 10 Absolute Worst Challenges On Man v. Food

Top 10 Absolute Worst Challenges On Man v. Food

August 18, 2019 100 By Bertrand Dibbert


Man V. Food is a show that is all about intense
eating challenges. Its hosts, Adam Richman and Casey Webb, travel around America, and
take on some daunting eating challenges along the way! Richman and Webb have attempted some
of the craziest food challenges out there. So here are the 10 absolute worst challenges
on Man V. Food. The Dagwood Challenge (Ohio Deli And Restaurant) This challenge went down in Columbus, Ohio,
at the Ohio Deli and Restaurant. It was one of those quantity challenges, and host Adam
Richman often finds these types of challenges especially tough. He suffers for his art in
order to entertain his loyal fans. When Richman faced down the massive Dagwood sandwich, with
its epic height, not to mention a full pound of golden-brown french fries, he worried about
the high starch content. When eating challenges are heavy on starches, it’s harder to complete
them successfully. This challenge was very popular with viewers, although it probably
wasn’t the most intense challenge of them all. During the challenge, Richman utilized
strategy in order to cope. He won the challenge. Could you win the challenge? To do so, you’ll need
to gorge on a crazily huge sandwich made from a whopping twenty-one ounces of cold cuts.
The Dagwood features seven ounces of ham, seven ounces of turkey and seven ounces of
roast beef. It’s also adorned with mayo and cheese. The fillings are placed between slices
of french bread. The huge pile of french fries is on the side. You’ll have half an hour to
tackle this carb-laden eating challenge. If you do it, you’ll get a pic on the eatery’s
Wall of Fame. You’ll also receive a t-shirt that lets the world know that you devoured
the Dagwood. If you lose, you’ll still get something. It’s a t-shirt that says, “The
Dagwood Kicked My A**!” Challenge rules may change from time to time. Check with your
Ohio Deli And Restaurant server before undertaking this one. Then, prepare to work your way through
a veritable Matterhorn of bread, meat and potatoes. Fire in Your Hole Hot Wings (Munchies 420
Cafe) Richman has a rep for excelling in the hellfire-style
challenges. He can usually triumph when it comes to spicy challenges. However, a “fire
in your hole” eating challenge at a Sarasota, Florida cafe was just too much for him. Richman
visited Munchies 420 Cafe and felt that the odds were stacked against him right from the
very start. He complained that staff members at the cafe, who were wearing microphones,
could be heard talking about overloading the hot wings used in the challenge with a full
bottle of brutally spicy chili extract. The hot sauce was called Jet Black Ghost and using
the whole bottle was a trick that the staff members allegedly employed for the purpose
of smoking Adam out. This hot sauce treachery may be the reason why Richman couldn’t finish
this challenge. Richman was upset that he got special treatment, which decreased his
odds of finishing the ten seriously spicy hot wings. He wanted to take the same eating
challenge that other people took. He was also angry because it’s not safe to put that much
spicy chili extract in food. It can actually be a dangerous thing. Richman said that the
same extract is utilized as a weapon in law enforcement grenades in India. So, Richman
lost this one, but maybe not fair and square. B3 “Big Badass Burrito” (NASCAR Cafe) The NASCAR Cafe in Las Vegas is no more, but
memories of its six-pound B3 Burrito linger…especially for Adam Richman. This challenge signified
another humiliating defeat for Richman. He made a strong effort, but couldn’t muster
the strength to swallow every bite of the mammoth burrito. If Adam had managed to eat
the whole thing, he would have grabbed a spot on the Wall of Fame. He also would have been
awarded a lifetime pass to the Sahara hotel’s “Speed: The Ride” roller coaster – though
a roller coaster is probably the last thing anyone would want to think about after eating
this monstrous burrito. The NASCAR Cafe was situated within the Sahara, until a 2011 renovation
led to the cafe’s demise. To win this challenge, Richman needed to eat a 6-pound burrito that
measured 24 inches in length. The time limit was 90 minutes or less. This burrito contained
onions, sour cream, shredded beef, 4 flour tortillas, enchilada sauce, guacamole and
nacho cheese. It also contained beans. The whole thing had a calorie count of five thousand.
That’s basically two day’s of food for most people, or even more. During the second season
of Man V. Food, Richman took the challenge. Before his attempt, only 2 out of 200 people
had managed to inhale the whole burrito. So, the odds were against Adam from the start.
He managed to eat 75 percent of the savory treat in just fifteen minutes. A little past
the half-hour mark, he just couldn’t continue. A pound remained and Richman conceded defeat. Hot Dogger Eating Challenge (Roast Grill) This challenge went down in Raleigh, North
Carolina. It was one of those challenges that is a record-breaker. During the Chili Dog
Challenge, Richman scarfed down seventeen hot dogs. Each hot dog featured mustard, as
well as chili that was made from scratch. Adam had 60 minutes to eat all of the hot
dogs. He managed to get the job done in half the time. This earned him a record. After
setting a new record, Richman was offered the chance to rename the eating challenge.
He dubbed it the “Man V. Food Hot Dog Challenge”. After Adam set a new record, the person who
held the record before Richman decided to step up his own game. He came back to the
Roast Grill, ate eighteen chili dogs in just 23 minutes, and got his record back. The name
of the challenge was then reverted to the original “Hot dogger eating challenge”.
Richman outdid himself here, but that previous record-holder was determined to reclaim his
crown. Imagine eating so many hot dogs, all of which are loaded with chili and condiments,
in such a short time. Pro eating challenge participants deserve props for their dedication
and commitment. Remember, they do it all to entertain us. Maybe they want to beat their
personal bests, too. Will Adam ever try to regain his record? Maybe not. It seems like
his eating challenge days are behind him. Eating challenges put some tough demands on
the human body. Stuffed Pizza Challenge (Randy’s Wooster St.
Pizza Shop) Adam traveled to Connecticut to take on a
stuffed pizza challenge at Randy’s Wooster St. Pizza Shop. This eating challenge required
finishing a whopping ten pounds of stuffed pizza. The pizza measured twenty-two inches
in diameter. This challenge was a big difference from the others, because it wasn’t just Adam
trying to finish the food. It was a challenge that Adam took on along with another participant.
While Adam had some help, he went all out during the challenge and distinguished himself
by eating his share before the time limit was reached. He didn’t finish until there
was just one second remaining on the clock. If you saw just how much stuffed pizza was
on each guy’s plate at the start of the challenge, you’d know that this challenge was a daunting
one. Adam and his compadre had a lot of dipping sauces that they could use to make things
go down a little easier. Of course, dipping the pizza means taking in even more food!
This challenge was right down to the wire, which made it very exciting. Fans cheered
for the guys as they chowed down. Partway through the challenge, a light sheen of sweat
appeared on Adam’s face. He was giving his all and it showed. Eating on this scale certainly
isn’t easy. It’s a tough job and not everyone is cut out for it. Ultimate Slider Challenge (Chompie’s) During this challenge, Adam Richman visited
Chompie’s in Tempe, Arizona. The year was 2010 and the challenge took place during the
third season of the show. In preparation for the challenge, bakers at Chompie’s whipped
up tons of extra Challah buns, just to ensure that demand would be met. Unfortunately, Adam
couldn’t manage to complete the slider challenge. The plate of sliders that he was served was
so huge. The plate featured a mass of Jewish sliders. Perhaps too many Jewish sliders,
because few people manage to ace this tough challenge. When the challenge was shown on
TV, people flocked to various Chompie’s eateries in Arizona to get their own sliders. Over
7,600 of the treats were sold that day. This eating challenge was so hard. The plate of
sliders weighed in at five full pounds. There were a dozen sliders on the plate, plus a
bunch of onion strings. To get on the restaurant’s Wall of Fame, challengers need to devour every
single bit in just half an hour or less. While Richman couldn’t secure a place on the Wall
of Fame, he sure entertained the hungry crowd. He also helped the world to discover the wonders
of Jewish sliders from Chompie’s. When eating challenges are carb-heavy, like this one,
it’s tougher to make the grade. These sliders look tasty, in moderation. Their buns are
rich and chewy and substantial. Their fillings are…filling. How many sliders could you
eat in 30 minutes or less? 15 Dozen Oyster Challenge (Acme Oyster House) When Adam dropped by the Acme Oyster House
in New Orleans, he was ready to try and join the “15 Dozen Club”. Only those who can eat
15 dozen oysters in one sitting become members of this exclusive club. We’re talking about
eating 180 oysters. That’s a lot. Adam did get the job done. Acme Oyster House is located
on Iberville Street in New Orleans. Adam joined the 15 Dozen Club in January of 2009. The
most prolific Oyster eater ever at the French Quarter branch of Acme Oyster House is Pat
Bertoletti, from Palos Heights, Illinois. Pat consumed 44 dozen oysters at Acme Oyster
House. Pat accomplished this feat in July of 2015. There’s no shortage of raw oysters
at Acme Oyster House. Other delicacies include Po-Boy sandwiches; Boo fries that come with
cheese, gravy and roast beef; seafood gumbo; and crab cakes. The oyster overload that
Adam experienced during the challenge had an interesting and understandable side effect.
He basically lost all desire to eat oysters afterwards. He has eaten several since then,
but less than a dozen. They aren’t his first choice when it comes to chowing down off-camera.
If you want to retain your love of oysters, you may want to sit this challenge out. Kodiak Arrest Challenge (Humpy’s Great Alaskan
Alehouse) This food challenge was a bit more exotic
and interesting. It wasn’t the usual hot wings or mega-sandwich challenge. According to Richman,
this was the eating challenge that he liked the best. Food offered during the Kodiak Arrest
Challenge was out of the ordinary and very Alaskan! During the challenge, the Man V.
Food host had to consume a feast that weighed six pounds. It included reindeer sausage,
Alaskan crab legs, cakes made from wild salmon, mashed potatoes and grilled vegetables. Plus,
he had to eat ice cream for dessert. The time limit for this challenge was ninety minutes.
This meal was big enough to feed a crowd, but Richman had to devour all of it on his
own. It took him fifteen minutes just to crack open the Alaskan crab legs. However, Richman
managed to swallow everything and complete the challenge. If you want to try this challenge,
head for Humpy’s in Anchorage. If you complete the challenge within the time limit, your
food will be free and you’ll get a funny t-shirt, plus a spot on the winner’s Hall of Fame.
The fastest time so far for this eating challenge is twelve minutes and thirty-eight seconds.
You won’t be able to leave your table during the challenge. If you lose, your feast will
cost you $179.99. Absolutely Ridiculous Burger Challenge (Mallie’s
Sports Grill & Bar) With this challenge, the format was a little
different. Adam took on a challenge with 40 or so other people. He headed for Mallie’s
Sports Bar & Grill in Southgate, Michigan, and he and his crew then attempted to polish
off a burger that weighed 190 pounds. The burger was a Guinness World Record holder!
This challenge had never happened before. It was a new and different thing. Adam and
his group of eaters could not finish the burger within the two-hour time limit, so this challenge
resulted in a team loss. If you want one of these burgers for your own group event, you’re
welcome to order one, but you’ll need to shell out two thousand bucks for this mammoth savory
treat. The burger-eating event was exciting. It included a KISS tribute band, and firefighters
and hockey players were there to help Richman take part in the challenge. Each person would
have needed to eat around five pounds of food in order to win the challenge, but the group
just couldn’t do it. This challenge was too much for them. People seemed relieved when
it was over. Have you ever eaten five pounds of food at one sitting? If you have, you may
have what it takes to enter these crazy eating contests. Some people can handle a lot more
food than others. The Five Milkshake Challenge (Crown Candy
Kitchen) The idea of consuming this much dairy at one
time is really kind of gross. It’s just a lot of rich, creamy dairy all at once. Even
the most passionate milkshake fans may find that drinking down five big, thick milkshakes
in one sitting is just impossible. Richman did complete the Five Milkshake Challenge
at Crown Candy Kitchen, but vomited afterwards. He had consumed 120 ounces of the challenge
drink in less than half an hour. It’s no wonder he made a beeline for the bathroom afterwards. Richman
has pushed himself to the edge for our amusement. These eating challenges are just out of hand.
Most people could not complete them, and Richman’s completed plenty of them. But it couldn’t
last forever. Adam eventually gave up the eating challenges. Some of those challenges,
including the Hellfire challenges, caused him physical pain. He doesn’t miss the feeling
of pain and uncomfortable fullness. But while he was still in the competitive eating game,
he reigned supreme. Stay right here and click on one of our other
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