The Mother Burger, Great Wall of Ice Cream, and More: Five Monster Eating Challenges
Sometimes you're so hungry you believe you can devour everything on a menu and then some. The next time that feeling hits, head to one of these restaurants to take on an epic battle of man and food. Your friends might say they are disgusted after watching you muck down an enormous pizza, juicy burger, or stuffed burrito but trust us, they gotta be impressed.
"The Mother Burger" from Burger & Beer Joint
This 10-pound, angus beef burger comes on a huge sesame seed bun with your choice of two toppings and two sides. If you can finish it in under two hours then it's free. If you can't, this sandwich will cost you $75 and probably misery afterwards. Of course, you can always order the burger to split between friends. It's delivered on a pizza peel and cut using what else but a hacksaw.
Five-Pound Burrito from Sandbar
This burrito stuffed with "everything but the
kitchen sink" runs you $25. With your choice of chicken or steak, the
burrito gets the rest of its weight from cheese, beans, rice, and
condiments. If you win, your name is placed on the wall of champions for
all the Grove rats to marvel at.
If you want to get a buddy involved, head to
this pizza joint to take on a eight-pound pizza in 45 minutes. Don't worry,
it also comes with a 2 liter bottle of Coke that must be finished before
time is up. Those who prove victorious get a picture on the wall of
fame, a T-shirt, and your money back.
Wall of Ice Cream at Wall's
Old Fashioned Ice Cream
This challenge proves not every eating
feat has to lead you into a grease-induced food coma. Instead you can
fly solo or with a team to attempt to finish twelve scoops of ice cream
topped with two wet and dry toppings, bananas, brownies and whipped
cream. It's hard not to smile after winning this one which is perfect
for your photo that goes on the wall for all fans of this neighborhood
ice cream shop to see.
Steak from Shula's
you are the ultimate carnivore? This steak is so big it's brought out
to you on a meat trolley. If you finish the plate in under 20 minutes,
you'll gain entry into the prestigious 48 oz. Club. One member, Taft
Parker, has completed this challenge over 175 times.
go ahead and put your appetite to the test, whether you fail or
succeed, there's no denying you will be hungry no more.
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