[04/13/17 - 08:04 AM]
Josh Denny Hits the Road to Continue His Search for the Biggest and Best Food Finds Around the Country with New Season of "Ginormous Food"
Over 13 half-hour episodes, Josh hits the road to meet the people behind these innovative and ginormous creations, to find out how they make them so enormous and delicious, while sinking his teeth into these culinary monsters.

[via press release from Food Network]


Season Premieres Friday, April 28th at 8pm ET/PT on Food Network

NEW YORK - April 13, 2017 - Food fanatic Josh Denny is continuing his culinary journey across the country to find the intersection of huge and delicious on a new season of Ginormous Food, premiering Friday, April 28th at 8pm ET/PT on Food Network. Over 13 half-hour episodes, Josh hits the road to meet the people behind these innovative and ginormous creations, to find out how they make them so enormous and delicious, while sinking his teeth into these culinary monsters. From down south in Atlanta to out west in Las Vegas and everywhere in between, Josh encounters dishes that only rival their size in taste, from a nine-foot po' boy to a five-pound burger called The Juggernaut; join Josh on his mission to meet the passionate people and communities who are brought together by these ginormous dishes, and leave no food unturned in his quest to take down every Ginormous Food America has to offer.

Find out the outrageous menu items from Josh's travels at FoodNetwork.com/GinormousFood. Join the conversation using #GinormousFood.

Ginormous Food is produced by Lusid Media.

Upcoming Episodes Include:

Premiering Friday, April 28th at 8pm ET/PT - SEASON PREMIERE! "Atlanta: Barbecue, Brunch and the Bayou" Josh Denny rolls into Atlanta, Georgia, in search of a titanic Southern trinity. Bone Lick BBQ serves up a five-pound muffuletta sandwich piled high with pulled pork, brisket, collard greens and coleslaw. Cajun cooking comes east at Henry's Louisiana Grill, where a nine-foot po' boy named The Big Bayou Monster boasts thirty pounds of fried shrimp, crawfish, oysters and alligator. Then, a Southern classic gets ginormous at Peach and The Porkchop, when four pounds of chicken and waffles and a dozen fried eggs are piled atop two-foot wide pancakes for the Ultimate All-In-One.

Premiering Friday, May 5th at 8pm ET/PT "Colossal in Columbia" Josh Denny cruises through Columbia, South Carolina, sampling the state capital's substantial local favorites with a side of Southern charm. First up is Bourbon's The Champ, a 14-inch gravy-laden biscuit loaded with savory meats and half a dozen eggs, that will have the state legislature calling for adjournment. At Henry's, there's the Hungriest Bennett, a 12-pound hash brown casserole jam-packed with everything the restaurant has to offer for breakfast. Then, there's The Cinnamonster. At 22 inches wide and half a foot high, this capital-sized cinnamon roll at The Devine Cinnamon Roll Deli is so popular, it just may run for office.

Premiering Friday, May 12th at 8pm ET/PT "Crunch Cheesy Charleston" Josh Denny heads south to Charleston, South Carolina, to see if a Yankee can tame the city's biggest bites. Kitchen 208 amps up a Southern classic with a sixteen-inch high chicken and waffle sandwich called the Belle-gem Triple Play. Mex 1 Coastal Cantina constructs a colossus of crunchiness with their mountain of Big Papa Nachos, featuring house-smoked pulled pork, chicken, queso and a generous topping of fried shrimp. Then, it's on to Sesame Burgers and Beer to take on The Juggernaut, a five-pound, nine-inch high burger overflowing with chili cheese fries, bacon and chipotle cream sauce.

Premiering Friday, May 19th at 8pm ET/PT "Jacksonville's Jumbo Eats" Josh Denny arrives in Jacksonville to tackle the biggest meals in Florida's biggest city. The Sea Monster makes landfall at Beachside Restaurant and Seafood Market, netting five types of ultra-fresh seafood cooked three different ways, then rolled into a grilled burrito. Black Sheep gets ridiculous with The Ri-Duck-ulous Banh Mi, a full-length baguette stuffed with ground duck breast and a half-dozen veggie toppings. Then, Gas Full Service Restaurant pumps out The Full Tank, a three-pound sandwich on an eight-inch bun, fully loaded with beef burgers, a deep-fried serving of pulled pork and a patty of fried cheese.

Premiering Friday, May 26th at 8pm ET/PT "Spicy, Smoky and Sweet in Sin City" Josh Denny rolls into Las Vegas on the prowl for its most decadent eats. At Truffles N Bacon, he battles The Belly of the Beast, a burger masterpiece that piles on more than four pounds of ground beef and pork belly, topped off with tater tots, melted cheese, peppers and Korean mayo. At Rollin' Smoke Barbecue Josh tastes the Triple Gut Buster, at over thirteen-pounds, this dish is a two-foot sandwich overflowing with three types of smoked meat, waffle fries and more. Then, right in the middle of the famous Vegas Strip, a favorite dessert gets supersized at LAVO with the Skyscraper Strawberry Shortcake, a multilayered tower brimming with shortcake, whipped cream and pounds of strawberries.

Additional episodes to air.

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