Lansky's in New York, NY, is stacking up a whopping seven-pound sandwich of corned beef and pastrami between potato knish, on Food Network's Outrageous Food with Tom Pizzica.
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.
The really big pizza at Virgilio's Pizzeria is aptly named The Hugilio. Measuring more than 2 feet wide, The Hugilio weighs in at 11 pounds, as it's topped with piles of mozzarella and homemade sausage. As Tom Pizzica learned, a sports team is a prerequisite for finishing this beast.
This hip pub takes a renegade approach to British dining with over-the-top dishes like the Fish & Chip Butty. Layers of fried indulgences combine to form this sandwich: chunky, golden-brown chips (aka fries) are heaped on a flaky battered halibut fillet that sits atop a crisp patty made from peas. Note: The Park Slope location is permanently closed.
Gelato genius Pete Palazzolo offers Tom Pizzica of Outrageous Food a taste of Polish Sausage, one of his 600 flavors (from classic vanilla to White Chocolate Poppy Seed), which he combines with honey, allspice, and currants. Tom was ecstatic about this treat, exclaiming, "It really works!"
Head here for decadent treats like the massive Pumpple Cake. Pie and cake are creatively (and deliciously) combined to form the Pumpple. A top layer of apple pie-stuffed vanilla cake is stacked atop a base of pumpkin pie-stuffed chocolate cake, with buttercream frosting holding this beauty together.
For more than two decades, Randy's Premier Pizza has taken pizza to new levels — and widths. As owner Chef Randy Hueffmeier showed Outrageous Food's Tom Pizzica, that means a 48-inch pizza requiring 10 pounds of cheese and a gallon of tomato sauce. Smaller appetites should try the pizza fries.
Bernie O's claim to pizza fame could be "The Twist," a nationally ranked, award-winning pizza topped with fresh bacon and pineapple. But Outrageous Food's Tom Pizzica came for the massive pie called "The Firebird." It's not for the weary -- every bite of this pizza is dusted with ghost chile powder.
Tom Pizzica of Outrageous Food is wowed by fifth-generation Pastry Chef Bobby Jucker's Pumpecapple Piecake -- a decadent dessert that contains three pies inside of a giant cake, described by a fan as "literally a party in your mouth." Regulars also love the crunchy gingerbread men all year long.
Chicago's Dog House opened as a mix between fast food and gourmet eats. The eatery serves traditional Chicago dogs, as well as weekly hot dog specials where you can sample pheasant, rabbit and alligator dogs. Make sure to try the potato Frips — not quite fries and not quite chips.
Breakfast lovers go berserk for Heart and Soul Cafe's incredible breakfast plates. But The Suicide Stack had Outrageous Food's Tom Pizzica stuffed to the brim. There are more than 13 layers (and 35 pounds) of breakfast goods on the plate of eggs, ham steaks, hash browns and ladles of country gravy.
Digger's Diner champions itself on perfecting all-American classics like chicken fried steak and juicy cheeseburgers. But for the ultimate "champ," Tom Pizzica of Outrageous Food discovered The State Champ burger. The specialty burger weighs nearly 6 pounds and will need a team to finish it off.
On Food Network's Outrageous Food, Tom Pizzica discovers the Wall Street Burger Shoppe in New York, NY, offering the lavish Richard Nouveau Burger, made with Kobe beef, shaved black truffles, foie gras and golden truffle mayonnaise.
Move aside, vanilla. At Max & Mina's there are more than 5,000 ice cream flavors to choose from. Newcomers are welcome to old standbys as well as unique flavor combinations like French Toast, Beer and Cookies, Cranberry Vodka and Tom Pizzica's choice: Pizza with Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough.