Travel Channel to Premiere Adam Richman's New Series MAN FINDS FOOD, 7/2
Shhh! Adam Richman has a secret! In his new original Travel Channel series, "Man Finds Food," the foodie and in-the-know host crisscrosses the country on the ultimate quest to uncover unique, surprising, and delicious hidden food treasures. Having spent years on the road introducing viewers to America's most interesting eating establishments, Richman has tasted nearly every dish imaginable, and learned of many cuisine secrets lurking around the American food scene. In each of the 13 half-hour episodes, premiering with two back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, July 2 at 9:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. ET/PT,he unveils a combination of off-the-menu items and off-the-grid restaurants some that are even hidden to locals!
"Every city has culinary gems that are held sacred by the locals and sought out by tourists," said Richman. "But right below the surface all across the country is an awesome, delicious, secret dining-world of hidden restaurants and off-the-menu dishes only available to those in-the-know. In 'Man Finds Food,' my crew and I seek out the tasty treasures of this secret dining universe, and share how and where to get some of these magnificent mystery meals. And we do so while meeting, greeting and eating with some of the coolest, most interesting people across the nation."
In the premiere episode at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, Richman reveals the following Los Angeles hidden gems:
- The Escondite, which lies behind a hidden door, is a dive bar located on the edge of Skid Row and Little Tokyo (Skidrokio). Amongst the many burger creations is the off-menu breakfast sandwich known as Godzilla Destroys Skidrokio. Richman heads to The Kitchen to watch Chef Brian Traynam in action and see if he will share the secret to his amazing dish.
- Greenspan's Grilled Cheese is Melrose's cheesiest gem. Chef EricGreenspan dishes out only the best in grilled cheese including The Champ.While this sandwich might be a local legend, Richman has inside knowledge about a new off-menu challenger: The Inside Out.
- Cha Cha Chili is an Asian/Mexican Fusion restaurant eight miles north of Los Angeles in the Chinese business district of Alhambra.Here, Richman uncovers a secret burrito known as the Lomo Burrito, which is a Peruvian-Korean-Mexican experiment chock full of secrets that the foodie host tries to uncover from Chef Gavin Cha.
- Jitlada is an unassuming Thai eatery in East Hollywood.While its strip mall exterior may deter some, this local-favorite's menu boasts 348 traditional Thai items. Richman, however, is looking for the one dish that is missing from the menu: the Jazz Burger.Chef Jazz Singsanong takes him through the makings of this spicy burger.
In the second episode premiering at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, Richman heads to Chicago to share these Chi-Town secrets: