Adam Richman's Best Sandwich in America

Adam Richman is on a quest to find the best sandwich in America, but in order to do that, he will have to try a whole lot of sandwiches. That's all right, though. It's an excuse to travel the country, experiencing its beauty and fun. Visiting kitschy cafes is a big part of the appeal, as is sitting down and chatting with the locals. One sandwich at a time, Adam is getting to know the country he lives in, and he is helping to identify the greatest sandwiches in the USA at the same time.

Wednesday 9:00 PM et/pt on Travel Channel
1 Season, 11 Episodes
June 6, 2012
Family, Travel
Cast: Adam Richman
Adam Richman's Best Sandwich in America

Adam Richman's Best Sandwich in America Full Episode Guide

  • Ten regional winners and six wild cards will go compete, March Madness style. In the end, only one will take the coveted title of Adam's Richman's Best Sandwich in America.

  • Adam is off to New England on his quest for the Best Sandwich. He samples a crab-filled grilled cheese in Portsmouth, NH, a lobster roll in Maine and an oven-roasted turkey hoagie in New Haven, CT.

  • Adam is off to the Southwest for a taste of the region's best sandwiches. Included: a barbecue-brisket sandwich in Driftwood, Texas; a beef-tongue sandwich in Austin; and a 12-ingredient torta in Phoenix.

  • Adam visits the Great Lakes region and samples sandwiches at Slows Bar-B-Q in Detroit, Kroll's in Green Bay, Wis., and Tilia in Minneapolis.

  • The best sandwiches on the West Coast include a pulled-pork sandwich at JR's Barbeque in Los Angeles; a tri-tip sandwich at Phil's BBQ in San Diego; and a pulled-lamb sandwich from Wexler's in San Francisco.

  • Adam searches the region's best sandwiches in the Pacific Northwest. He tries roast-beef sandwiches and pork-belly Cuban sandwiches in Portland and oxtail sandwiches in Seattle.

  • Richman searches the region's best sandwiches in the Mid-Atlantic. Including a crab-cake sandwich from Baltimore's Faidley Seafood, a chicken club from the W Hotel in Washington, D.C. and a fried-chicken sub from the Richmond's Black Sheep.

  • Richman searches the region's best sandwiches in the Midwest. Including Chicago's Al's Italian Beef and the Fifty/50. Then in St. Louis he tries the Crown Candy Kitchen's so called Heart-Stopping BLT.

  • Richman searches the region's best sandwiches in the South. Including a chicken and cheddar biscuit at Time-Out Restaurant in Chapel Hill, N.C., a chicken sandwich with special sauce at Zunzi's in Savannah and an Asian flank steak sandwich from Nashville's Mitchell Delicatessen.

  • Richman searches the region's best sandwiches in the Gulf Coast. He tries a shrimp po'boy at Domilise's in New Orleans, a grouper Reuben at Tampa's Skipper's Smokehouse and a medianoche at Tampa's Aguila Sandwich Shop.

  • In the series premiere of Best Sandwich in America, Adam Richman samples the best sandwiches in the Northeast. Including a roast-pork sandwich from Philadelphia's Tommy DiNic's, a capicola and egg sandwich from Primanti Bros. in Pittsburgh and a corn beef and pastrami sandwich from Katz's Delicatessen in New York City.

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