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Becca, Sunny and Sophia make up Pho Nomenal Dumplings from Raleigh, N.C.

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Before the race can begin, Tyler challenges the teams to sell as many of their signature dishes as they can. The team who sells the first $200 receives an advantage.

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Although the girls did well, they were beaten to the chase. Tyler hands them $66 in seed money and sends them on to Lake Havasu City.

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Unfortunately, the girls' truck breaks down en route to the first city, and Sophia calls a towing service to see if she can strike a deal for their help.

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Not wanting to give up so soon in the race, the girls continue selling while being hooked up to a tow truck, which has taken them to their selling spot.

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While Sunny takes orders for the team's specialty dumplings, Sophia and Becca are back in the kitchen cranking out food.

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The team's pork and chive dumplings come with a spicy dipping sauce.

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After having paid the towing service, the Pho girls place in the bottom two, just short of getting eliminated. They're lucky to move on to Flagstaff, Ariz.

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In Sedona, Ariz., Tyler makes the teams sell rattlesnake-and-rabbit sausages without the use of their trucks. The Pho girls fall behind in the challenge and are in the bottom two again.

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In Santa Fe, N.M., the girls face their first cooking challenge. Although they don't win, they have steady sales through the weekend and finish in third place.

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In Amarillo, Texas, the girls are on a high after winning a steak-eating challenge. They get to prepping food for their steak specials and hope they can win Tyler's challenge.

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To their surprise, the girls win a taste challenge for their steak tacos and earn an additional $500. Soon after Tyler sends two members from each team to restock. Pho Nomenal comes in third place again.

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To test the teams' marketing tactics, Tyler makes them sell to a crowd of vintage-car owners at a drive-in movie theater in Tulsa.  

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Each customer has a $25 chip that they can pay with, but it's a head-to-head battle as the teams compete for customers in this first-ever drive-thru challenge.

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But it looks like the girls' pitch didn't pay off, as Waffle Love gets the longest line of cars. Sunny tries to rustle up customers with free samples. At the end of the weekend, they come in second place.

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Pho Nomenal Dumplings and Waffle Love move on to the finale, where Tyler greets them with a barbecue challenge in St. Louis. The girls earn an overall win with two out of three successful dishes.

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After a whirlwind selling challenge through Chicago's ethnic neighborhoods, Tyler informs the girls that their Greektown sales don't count because they were out of bounds, and the girls must start over.

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