This mecca for meat eaters offers diners a luxurious menu with Beef Carpaccio and Scottish Salmon Steak. For those looking for a feast, Outrageous Food's Tom Pizzica suggests Brand's 120 oz. Ultimate Steak for Six. The above and beyond porterhouse is wrapped in a golden crust of bacon.
Tom Pizzica fell in love with a signature dish from the Tin Star Cafe & Donut Haus, The Glutton Sandwich, which piles barbeque on a cinnamon apple fritter, resulting in an ideal combo of hot and cold, spicy and sweet. Tom hits it off with Chef Andrew Schutt, exclaiming, "that is AWESOME."
Tom Pizzica dances with joy at Corona's Mexican Grill when he eats Corona del Diablo, a 6.66-pound taco bowl of fajitas, smoky chicken, ground beef and carnitas marinated in tequila. Chef Brenda Corona created the party favorite that saved her business with its great flavor and playful construction.
White Rabbit Truck features Filipino fusion food in the form of tacos, nachos and burritos. Its claim to fame is a six-pound burrito; those who finish one make the hall of fame. Not feeling quite that hungry? Try Pork Sisig tacos, made with fried pork belly, onions and jalapenos.
Diners at Shelby's will never leave hungry. In addition to its menu of hearty breakfast classics, Shelby's serves The Terminator, a 24-inch pancake with four fried eggs and six pork sausage patties. But wait! There's still 2 pounds of bacon, home fries and a couple slices of toast to finish it off.
Outlaw Chef Catering makes food the way it was made way back when. With chuck wagon in tow, Chef Terry Chandler delivers a unique gastronomic catering experience. For an authentic cowboy plate, try the famous Son of a Gun Stew, comprised of cow's tongue, beef cheeks and more.
Yagumo Sushi features an array of sushi and hand rolls, from Rainbow Rolls to albacore tuna. But the No. 10 sushi roll requires customers to sign a waiver. The No. 6 and No. 7 sushi rolls are hot, but No. 10's extra wasabi oil makes what Tom Pizzica on Outrageous Food calls "a bolt of lightning."
At Pittsburgh's Fat Head's Saloon, regulars are rewarded by getting a sandwich named after them, and Wayne's Southside Slopes is the most popular; it contains fried pierogi, onions, kielbasa and horseradish sauce. Tom Pizzica sighs with joy: "You know it's a good sandwich when you're wearing it."
Many have tried but few have succeeded in completing Pho 87's giant Phozilla challenge. On Outrageous Food, Tom Pizzica discovered Pho 87's signature noodle soup with a savory beef broth. The challenge requires diners to finish the 12-ingredient, 10-pound bowl of pho in less than 1,987 seconds.
Tom Pizzica of Outrageous Food is impressed by the chef of Sumo Grub -- frying fanatic Jason Sum Jr. -- who insists on frying "stuff that everybody likes," such as burgers, Kit Kats, Twinkies and mac 'n' cheese. All of this is coated in crunchy homemade panko and served hot in Berkeley, Calif.
Housed in a former Catholic Church, The Church Brew Works is where "the menu is as outrageous as the atmosphere," says Tom Pizzica on Outrageous Food, where he learned of the smoked salmon, rattlesnake and crocodile pierogi. For a heavenly pairing, try all three with the award-winning lagers.
Tom Pizzica delights in Chef Tara Simon's crafting of a new twist on pigs in a blanket: bacon candy. At The Sticky Pig, she creates combinations such as coconut and curry, strawberry jam and Pop Rocks, and rum and pineapple all with candied bacon. It's just as delicious as it sounds.
The motto at San Felipe's Cantina is that every meal should be an event. Along with a menu of classic party foods (Nachos Grandes and World Famous Fish Tacos), San Felipe's serves the outrageous seven-pound El Gordito Burrito that requires a half gallon of San Felipe's Colorado hot sauce.
On Outrageous Food, Frankie's South Philly Cheesesteak attempted the impossible: to make the longest Philly cheese steak. Although they came short a few hundred feet, their shorter restaurant versions don't fault on flavor, with ingredients like broccoli rabe, Italian provolone and, yes, Cheez Whiz.
Papa Bear's Restaurant in Muskegon, Mich., provides a haven for breakfast lovers. Order from the long menu of omelets stuffed with corned beef hash. Or try The Grizzly hash browns packed with sausage, veggies and more. It may be "too big" for some, but it's "just right" for four to six people.