10. The Burger at Atlanta, Georgia's Holeman & Finch's Public House. They use housemade buns, housemade ketchup, mustard and pickles, coupled with a double-stacked patty. The kicker? The demand outweighs the supply each night. They only make 24 a day, so getting there early is essential for the "10pm Burger Call."
9. The $100 Cheese-Steak at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's Barclay's Prime. Yes, you read that right. The chef uses hangar steak, which by itself isn't that shocking. But he then pairs it with lobster that's been poached in butter, Taleggio cheese and black truffles. The customers swear that it's a great combination, but it just didn't look that convincing.
8. The Bologna Sandwich at Memphis, Tennessee's Payne's BBQ. This was probably the most interesting takeaway from this first episode of 'Best Food Ever': the folks at Payne's take bologna, smoke it for three hours, then either slice it off as is, or deep fry it, depending on the customer's tastes. It's then slathered up with Payne's original BBQ sauce and served on white bread. One out of five customers attest to the power of this bologna sandwich.
7. The Lobster Roll at Boston, Massachusetts' B&G Oysters. B&G goes through 300 to 350 lobster rolls a week, which proves the popularity of this New England classic. The pan sautéed hot dog buns clinch it as a favorite.
6. The Mother-in-Law at south side Chicago's Johnny O's. A mean looking, heartburn inducing firestorm of a sandwich. It's a tom tom tamale, topped with chili, peppers, tomatoes, onions and relish, served like a hot dog.
5. The Banh Mi at New York City's Ma Peche. Citing the Banh Mi's recent rise in popularity, "Best Food Ever" argues that this Momofuku offshoot serves the best one, especially since they make a killer home made pate, the essential ingredient to this Vietnamese delicacy.
4. The Triple Decker at Edison, New Jersey's Harold's New York Deli. The most ridiculous thing highlighted on the show, this sandwich feeds 8 to 10 people and is literally an arm's length of meat stacked high. The Pastrami-corned beef-turkey sandwich sells for $50 and looks more like a novelty than a great sandwich.
3. The Chicken Cone at Austin, Texas's The Mighty Cone. The idea: take chicken, cook it well, couple with some toppings and sell it like ice cream. This cone concept was born out of the Austin City Music Festival a few years ago, when local restaurant Hudson's on the Bend was asked to provide a food stand at the concert site. They're now selling food cones year-round. You be the judge whether that's even a sandwich.
2. The Cuban Roast Sandwich at Seattle's Paseo Carribean. This take on the traditional Cuban sandwich was most enticing sandwich in the episode. It looked salivating, didn't offer death as a side effect and was actually a sandwich. There's even some mystery surrounding Paseo Carribean -- those that run the place claim they don't know the owner, even though he shows up early in the morning or on off days to make the secret sauces. They pair their Cuban with cilantro, jalapeños, caramelized onions and some great looking slow roasting pork.
1. The Sasquatch at Scottsdale, Arizona's The Lodge. For those who are into clogging things such as arteries and airways, the Sasquatch takes two grilled cheese sandwiches and makes another sandwich out of that, putting a half pound burger, cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomatoes and onion strings in the middle of the two ends. One hundred and fifty-five grams of fat later, you're surely feeling sensational of some sorts.