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Travel Channel’s Adam Richman digs into ‘Man v. Food’

January 27, 2009 | 12:31 pm

Travel Channel’s Adam Richman digs into ‘Man v. Food’During a time when travel is down and dieting is up, Adam Richman offers a form of voyeurism television.

The burly, gregarious host uses his new half-hour Travel Channel program, “Man v. Food,” to take us on a culinary tour of some of the most sinfully delicious eateries. Managing to keep us alternately intrigued and gagging at the food intake of the seasoned restaurant worker and Yale School of Drama grad, the show culminates in a no-holds-barred eating challenge. Although the thought of most of these would send most stomachs reeling, Richman seems to strive to leave his picture as a road map on the walls of diners and truck stops across the country.

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Photo: Travel Channel