Premiering Tonight: Man v. Food Eick December 3, 2008 Television 1 Comment Man v. Food is a new show on the Travel Channel that premieres tonight (Wednesday, December 3) at 10 pm.Â The premise is the show’s host, Adam Richman, travels to American cities in search of the biggest, baddest and most iconic meals that city has to offer. Season One will see him head to Atlanta, Chicago, Memphis, Boston, Texas, Pittsburgh, New York City, Columbus, Ohio, New Orleans, Seattle, Portland, St. Louis, Denver, Los Angeles and San Jose.Â After discovering the foods that make those cities tick, the premise of the show is that Adam will then take on whatever is considered to be the areaâ€™s toughest food challenge. Whether itâ€™s devouring the Sasquatch burger in Memphis, the atomic hot wings platter in Pittsburgh, or a 13-pound pizza in Atlanta. There is a 2-minute clip from the show up on YouTube already, check it out below: So will I be watching? Hell no. Not that I have any problem with the premise of the show, but the scheduling geniuses at Travel Channel decided to put a new program about FOOD head-to-head with Top Chef? Idiotic. Travel Channel has plenty of non-food related shows they could have put in this timeslot instead. Breakout your Tivo if this show sounds interesting (I may record it myself), but I can’t imagine any Top Chef fans (which is a large segment of foodies and food bloggers) are going to be ditching their favorite show to accomodate Man v. Food. The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Eick Latest posts by Eick (see all) Live in DC? Do More Tomorrow! - June 5, 2013 Surge Wins Discontinued Foods Bracket! - April 12, 2013 Discontinued Foods Bracket FINAL VOTE: Surge vs. Planter’s Cheez Balls - April 10, 2013 One Response JT December 3rd, 2008 Some of these food challenges are ridiculous: http://www.travelchannel.com/TV_Shows/Man_v_Food/Food_Locations Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Current day month ye@r * Leave this field empty * Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.