As the name suggests, Stuffy's II loves portion sizes that leave customers stuffed. In addition to 12-egg omelets and massive elephant ear cookies, Stuffy's II is known for scratch-made cinnamon rolls. Tom Pizzica unlocked his jaw for these dinner plate-size rolls with three cups of icing.
The Clinton Station invites its customers (and Outrageous Food host Tom Pizzica) to experience the "8th Wonder of the World." Known for their burgers that come in 1-pound, 7-pound and 30-pound portions, Clinton Station Diner beat their own record when they created this gargantuan 105-pound burger.
Rock Rest Lodge has been a Colorado institution for its peanut butter burgers, Old West charm and crazy-spicy hot wings. As Tom Pizzica learned, manager Bob Knuth grows ghost peppers in his basement so he can use them for the "killer" hot wing sauce made with wasabi and a hint of cola for sweetness.
Who said cupcakes can only play in the sweet sandbox? Philly's It's a Cupcake! has every hankering covered. Need sugar? Reach for Sweet Potato Pie with Buttercream. Craving savory? The Tapas is a monster spicy-corn cupcake with garlic aioli, smoked salmon, tomatillo guacamole and a lime shrimp.
Since 1956, Jaxon's has been scooping out giant ice cream sundaes — and when we say giant, we mean giant. Outrageous Food's Tom Pizzica (and a junior basketball team) barely finished The Kitchen Sink, a sundae with 36 scoops of ice cream. Note: The Kitchen Sink is for parties of four or more.
Tom Pizzica raves about the special at Smokin' Betty's: a Thanksgiving Tur-Duck-En burger that features homemade stuffing, cranberry sauce, Southern-style gravy and sweet potato ribbons. Chef Artt Ward adds bacon for extra flavor and uses duck mousse with Port wine to class up this local favorite.
There are 11 different varieties of hot dogs and 60 kinds of toppings at The Slaw Dogs. As Tom Pizzica discovered on Outrageous Food, that equals 38 quintillion combinations! Among those, Tom says the TNT Dog remains "a masterpiece" with its chili, cheddar cheese and egg fried inside a tortilla.
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."
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.
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.
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.
Though Tom Pizzica of Outrageous Food originally visits McKinney, Texas, to help The Pantry Restaurant create a 5-foot pie as a thank-you to local police and firemen, he falls in love with Chef Shelly Kendall's signature chocolate chip pecan pie. Open for lunch, this locale is rustic and inviting.
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.
The Brooks family of B&B Grocery created The Killossal, which is piled high with deli meat, pork tenderloin and burger patties. Tom Pizzica calls it "absolutely gorgeous," but also suggests the other more traditional sandwiches, such as the local favorite, Garlic Sausage and Kosher Corned Beef.
Tom Pizzica continues his quest for Outrageous Food at Mallie's Sports Grill & Bar where he helps assemble a whopping 300+ pound burger that earns them the Guinness World Record. When not breaking records, Mallie's offers classic 10-lb pound burgers and locally renowned sweet potato fries.