The purpose of this post is NOT to elicit snarky negative replies about gluttony and the general state of mega poundage in the USA, so save those for another thread. This post is just for fun folks! FUN.
My daughter Katie is with her husband Paul's extended Mexican family in Puerto Vallarta this week.. Paul is about 6'3", and skinny as a bean pole. She wrote the following in an email home:
"Paul got his dinner for free last night. It was a real sight! We went to Las Palomas (in the marina), & found a 'super burrito' on the menu. It said that it was sooo big that if you ate it all, they'd give it to you for free. It sounded like a challenge. When the burrito came out, we were all a little doubtful that Paul could do it.....it was HUGE!!! Seriously, it was the size of a small child. But he ate the whole damned thing, no kidding! We thought he would have massive cha cha cha afterwards, but not so much. What an iron man I married!"
What excercises in culinary excess have you either witnessed or participated in? I'm not talking professional eating contests, like Philly's Wing Bowl or Nathan's famous hot dog eating contest; I'm talking strictly amature feats of eating amazement and virtuosity. Bring it on!