Bobby Deen and Nikki Dinki travel to San Diego to sample the famous Quadruple Bypass at Carnitas' Snack Shack. After biting into this indulgent 1430-calorie sandwich, Nikki and Bobby join culinary forces to create a worthy Challenger called "The Pacemaker," clocking in at 880 calories. Can the Pacemaker beat the Quadruple Bypass in a blind taste test showdown? Or, will the locals stick with their pork-tastic favorite?
SPAM is at the epicenter of this volcanic Hawaiian food flip! Meet the champ: a decadent, deep-fried 1400 calorie spam "musubi" created by Homestyle Hawaiian owners Mo and Aimee Tolentino of Chula Vista, Calif. With bragging rights and cash on the line, Nikki Dinki and Bobby Deen's heart healthier 410 calorie "Wham Bam Thank You Spam" steps into the ring. Find out if the Deep Fried Spam Musubi will remain champ, or if the ukulele players at the showdown will write a song about their Flip dish!
Surrounded by a colorful lucha libre wrestling-themed restaurant and actual masked luchadors, Nikki Dinki and Bobby Deen go mano y mano against Jose and Diego Rojano's Champion's Chicharrones Nachos, which tip the scales at a massive 169g of fat. After they each attempt to create healthier versions of the dish, Nikki and Bobby finally merge their creations into a 550-calorie shrimp-filled challenger they dub, "Beache' Ceviche."
The "Cro-Do Burger" is a 1650-calorie California champion that uses a pancake battered, deep-fried croissant donut as the bun! Long Beach, Calif., is the scenic scene of the flip, with local beachgoers serving as taste testers, but it's no day at the beach for Nikki Dinki and Bobby Deen as they work to get the Challenger's calories and taste just right. Find out the fate of their "Low-Cal So-Cal Burger" and see if a cocky 17-year-old chef can take down the Junk Food Flip chefs!
The guys at Bruxie have reinvented the sandwich, using a thin Belgian waffle as the bread, so Bobby Deen and Nikki Dinki will really have their hands full in this flip of the "Founder's Favorite," a fried chicken and waffle combo, that also features gruyere cheese, prosciutto di parma, arugula, hollandaise sauce and an over easy egg!
Chef Paul Cao created his signature dish, a burnt Spaghetti Slider, in his dorm room at UCLA on a hotplate. Today, at Burntzilla, Bobby Deen and Nikki Dinki must face off against this 500-calorie fried pasta slider, served in a trio, that starts with burnt mozzarella cheese, a homemade Bolognese sauce, and is served on a Hawaiian roll.