Jake's Sandwich Board pays homage to Philadelphia with a two-foot Philly cheesesteak grilled in au jus sauce that left Tom Pizzica impressed. And that’s not the only massive creation churned out at this spot: The 100/100 sandwich weighs in at a whopping 9 pounds. A 24-inch roll is slathered in spicy mayonnaise, stuffed with crisp strips of bacon, fork-tender roasted pork and sharp provolone cheese, then finished with generous squirts of Sriracha-laced mayonnaise for extra kick.
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.
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.
Bartolini's signature meatball sandwich isn't for the faint of heart — or stomach. As Tom Pizzica learned on Outrageous Food, the 3-foot sandwich includes 40 meatballs placed side by side on a French loaf. Not so hungry? The scratch-made Italian menu also features customized pasta dishes.
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.
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.
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.
The chocolate makers at Lillie Belle Farms know artisan gourmet truffles to blood orange bonbons. Here, chocolate becomes a work of art. On Outrageous Food, chocolatier Jeff Shepherd gave Tom Pizzica an example of his artistry by creating a 25-pound chocolate replica of a 1969 Les Paul guitar.
Tom Pizzica tears up as he eats the deliciously spicy I'm Sorry hot sauce made in-house at Taste of a Gyro in Sonoma, Calif. Chef Dominic Sammarco uses fresh and dried ghost peppers; his friend at the spice market explains that in India, the peppers are named "poisonous king cobra."
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."
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.
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.
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.
Outrageous Food host Tom Pizzica could barely finish Fire on the Mountain's El Jefe wings, as they come smothered in a fiery blend of jalapenos, Frank's RedHot and Cajun seasoning. Luckily, they also dish out milder wings such as Bourbon Chipotle, Buffalo Lime Cilantro and Raspberry Habanero.