The Travel Channel’s Food Paradise is filming at two Philly locations this weekend. On Friday from 12 to 2 p.m. Food Paradise will be heading to Jake’s Sandwich Board to film the shop’s Garlic Bomb, a cheeseteak with roasted garlic, sautéed garlic, and deep fried garlic cloves. Jake’s is looking for a few adventurous eaters to be filmed doing the 5-Pound Philly Challenge with the Garlic Bomb as a two-footer, accompanying the challenge’s four soft pretzels, a whole box of TastyKakes, 24 Peanut Chews, and a Champ Cherry soda – in 45 minutes or less. What this has to do with paradise, we’ll never know.
On Saturday the film crew moves to Hot Diggity! from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The hotdog shop’s owner Keith Garabedian would like the place to be packed for filming as the show plans on interviewing customers about their favorite dogs. Hot Diggity! will also be debuting their new homemade sodas on Saturday, including flavors like root beer and maple lemonade.
So if you would like to be on TV and/or love insanely garlic-filled food challenges, head to Jake’s and Hot Diggity! and maybe you’ll be “discovered.”