Man v. Food tackles Cincinnati's largest portions

In a whirlwind food trip, the Travel Channel's Man v. Food made stops at Arnold's Bar & Grill, Blue Ash Chili, and Rock-A-Fella's pizza to try regional specialties and, of course, to accept the challenges that make the show famous.

At Blue Ash Chili, he attempted an eight-pound platter of Cincinnati-style chili, and the pizza challenge involved ingesting another eight pounds of double-crusted pie in under 30 minutes. Although Arnold's wasn't part of the challenge, host Casey Webb stopped by to chat with locals and try the Yo Mamma burger with goetta, hash browns and an over-easy egg; Arnold's new pork belly sandwich, and their signature Greek spaghetti.

Before leaving town, Webb visited the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden to meet Fiona and Bibi, who could both out-eat him in an hour. To read more about the episode, which aired July 30th, visit

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