'Man v. Food's' Adam Richman loses 40 pounds, finds the 'Best Sandwich in America'


Adam Richman became a household name as Travel Channel's affable adventurer with an encyclopedic knowledge of America's quirkiest eateries and most gut-busting food challenges.But the lifelong Brooklyn resident also holds a master's degree from the Yale School of Drama, quotes classic literature with ease, and harbors as much of an affinity for the art and architecture of the cities he visits as he does for the cuisine.So when Richman was scouting a new show concept that would allow him to celebrate the cultural heart and soul of America via food without having to put away six pounds of meat in the process, he came up with an ingeniously simple solution. The result is "Adam Richman's Best Sandwich in America," premiering Wednesday, June 6, which he calls his search for "the best thing since sliced bread on sliced bread.""I love the idea of food as language," he tells Zap2it. "And I think the sandwich is this...



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