10) Acme Oyster House, New Orleans, LA
The Challenge: Join the “15 Dozen Club” by eating 180 oysters in one sitting.
Result: Adam was successful.
11) Salvador Molly’s, Portland, OR
The Challenge: The “Great Balls of Fire” challenge, which consists of eating five habanero chile cheese fritters covered in habanero sauce.
Result: Once again Adam bested another spicy food and had his picture added to the “Wall of Flame.”
12) Beth’s Cafe, Seattle, WA
The Challenge: Eat the “Southwestern Exposure” 12-egg omelet, along with a full side of hash browns and toast. The omelet is made up of beef brisket chili, salsa, sour cream, and cheddar cheese and weighs in at an imposing 5 pounds.
Result: With just a couple of bites to go, Adam threw in the towel and was unable to finish the omelet.
13) Orochon Ramen, Los Angeles, CA
The Challenge: Finish a serving of the “Special No. 2,” an incredibly spicy soup made with 10 kinds of chilies in the “Hot Ramen Challenge.”
Result: Adam won the challenge and earned a pic on the Wall of Bravery.
14) Crown Candy Kitchen, St. Louis, MO
The Challenge: To drink five 24-ounce malt milkshakes in 30 minutes. (The Malt Milkshake Challenge)
Result: The five milkshakes were split into 15 glasses, and with just 2 left Adam was unable to keep the other 13 glasses down and had to make a run for the bathroom.
15) SmokeEaters Hot Wings, San Jose, CA
The Challenge: To eat 12 hot wings smothered in a habanero chili sauce in under 10 minutes, and then wait an additional 5 minutes before drinking anything.
Result: As has been the case with all spice-related challenges, Adam was once again victorious.
16) Jack-n-Grill, Denver, CO
The Challenge: Eat a 7 pound breakfast burrito containing 8 eggs, 1 pound of cheese, 1 pound of green chili, and 1.5 pounds of potatoes.
Result: Adam got about two-thirds of the way through before throwing in the towel.
17) The Roast Grill, North Carolina
The Challenge: To break the restaurant’s record of 16 hot dogs eaten in 50 minutes.
Result: Adam finished the challenge, eating 17 hot dogs in about 30 minutes, and as the record-holder was awarded the right to rename the challenge the “Man v. Food Hot Dog Challenge.”
18) Gasthof zur Gemutlichkeit & Mario’s Keller Bar, Minneapolis, MN
The Challenge: Eat a one meter Bratwurst and two side dishes.
Result: Adam finished the challenge successfully and was awarded a certificate of completion.
Final Score: Man 11, Food 7
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