Q: So what is your burger challenge?
Food is all over YouTube, but recently it has been hard to sift through the rubbish. For every incredible clip of a pro demolishing a fifty ounce burger in a heartbeat, there’s five of teenagers with too much time on their hands trying to eat a spoonful of cinnamon (seriously, don’t try it).
ExtremeEats is on hand to sort through the internet waste bins for the delicious burger accidentally thrown away by the drunk stumbling back from a party. Engorge yourself.
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TimeOut’s Alexi Duggins is a little bit mental. Over ten challenges in as many weeks, he’s eating 26,000 calories worth of food challenge for #boyvsfood. That’s our kind of marathon. With four challenges complete, Extreme Eats went along to see how Alexi fared against the Pride of Paddington‘s Terry Tucker Shepherd’s Pie challenge.
There is a lot of good culinary information on reddit. Looking for sandwich ideas? /r/eat sandwiches has you covered. Need a gluten free diet? /r/gluten free knows its wheat from its chafff. Just bought a slow cooker and looking for tasty ingredients to fill it with? Look no further than /r/slowcooking.
And then there’s some more… bizarre material. Bored with a fridge full of food and a strange desire to go up against the internet in a Russian Roulette style eat off? User /u/smileh has just the ticket: The Refridgerator Challenge.
The challenge: 30 Wings cooked in “The Rib Man’s Holy Fuck Sauce” (Naga chilli based), Fries, Slaw & Blue Cheese Dip.
Click on the video for answers to the questions, and watch the full interview at the bottom of this post.
The Challenge: The Monster Burger Challenge
The details:Three 8oz burgers in a Viennoise bun with cheddar, brie and blue cheese, plus a bucket of fries, a pot of coleslaw and a pot of deep fried gherkins. Finish everything in under 15 minutes to get the burger free, finishing in under 30 minutes gets you a free pint.