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Savannah takeout eatery 'Best Sandwich in America' contender

Zunzi's Chicken Conquistador (Source: Travel Channel) Zunzi's Chicken Conquistador (Source: Travel Channel)
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Adam Richman's new Travel Channel's new series "Adam Richman's Best Sandwich in America," is featuring Savannah's popular takeout restaurant Zunzi's.

Richman has picked 30 sandwiches from 27 cities in 10 geographical regions across the U.S. to be contenders in the ultimate sandwich competition. The show is an 11-episode weekly series with a one-hour finale. The series premiered on June 6. It runs at 9 p.m. ET and 9:30 p.m. PT on the Travel Channel.

Here's the Travel Channel's list of 30 sandwiches in the running for "Adam Richman's Best Sandwich in America":

  • Austin, Texas (The Noble Pig) – Seared Beef Tongue with Smoked Green Onions
  • Baltimore (Faidley Seafood) – Crab Cake Sandwich
  • Chapel Hill, N.C. (Time-Out Restaurant) – Chicken Cheddar Biscuit
  • Chicago (The Fifty/50) – The 4-Courser Sandwich
  • Chicago (Al's Italian Beef) – Al's Italian Beef
  • Detroit (Slow's Bar-BQ) – The Yardbird
  • Driftwood, Texas (The Salt Lick) – Sliced Beef Brisket Sandwich
  • Green Bay, Wis. (Kroll's) – Prime Rib Sandwich
  • Los Angeles (JR's BBQ) – Pulled Pork Sandwich
  • Minneapolis (Tilia) – Fish Taco Torta
  • Naples, Maine (The Galley Restaurant & Pub) – Zesty Lemon Lobster Roll
  • Nashville, Tenn. (Mitchell's Delicatessen) – Asian Flank Steak Sandwich
  • New Haven, Conn. (Book Trader Café) – A Tale of Two Turkeys
  • New Orleans (Domilise's Po-Boy and Bar) – Shrimp Po Boy
  • New York (Katz's Delicatessen) – Corned Beef & Pastrami Sandwich
  • Pittsburgh (Primanti Brothers) – Cap & Egg Sandwich
  • Philadelphia (DiNic's) – Roast Pork Sandwich
  • Phoenix (Los Reyes de la Torta) – Torta Del Ray
  • Portland, Ore. (Big Ass Sandwiches) – Big Ass Roast Beef Sandwich
  • Portland, Ore. (Bunk Sandwiches) – Pork Belly Cubano
  • Portsmouth, N.H. (Jumpin' Jay's Fish Cafe) – Crab Grilled Cheese
  • Richmond, Va. (Blacksheep) – The CSS Virginia
  • St. Louis (Crown Candy Kitchen) – Heart-Stopping BLT
  • San Diego (Phil's BBQ) – El Toro
  • San Francisco (Wexler's) – "Pulled" Lamb Sandwich
  • Savannah, Ga. (Zunzi's) – The Chicken Conquistador
  • Seattle (Salumi) – The Oxtail Sandwich
  • Tampa, Fla. (Aguila Sandwich Shop) – Media Noche
  • Tampa, Fla. (Skipper's Smokehouse) – Grouper Reuben
  • Washington (W Hotel) – Chicken Club Sandwich

View the slideshows from some of the regions Richman has traveled to for the show at the "Adam Richman's Best Sandwich in America" website

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