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Sesame Street - Grover the Waiter - Big Hamburger
Ah, the memories all started flooding back when I watched this. A classic episode of Sesame Street with Grover the Waiter offering a "small", and a "large" hamburger to one of his not so friendly customers :)
Hardee's Philly Cheesesteak Thickburger - Meat as a condiment?
Hardee's has released another thickburger, this time they're using Philly Cheesesteak as a condiment! Yes, condiment. Meat as a condiment... mmmm... would you like a Meatshake to go with that? ;)
Using meat, such as bacon, as a burger topping is not a new idea, but Hardee's has taken the concept to its extreme today with the launch of the new Philly Cheesesteak Thickburger(TM). It's meat-on-meat as Hardee's new burger features a 1/3-lb. Angus beef Thickburger patty piled high with thinly sliced steak, two kinds of cheese and green peppers and onions. The result is a truly delicious and authentic tribute to the classic Philly Cheesesteak -- as only Hardee's can make it.
The Rowdy Rosedale Burger, Rosedale, BC
I'm a member of a Toyota MR2 enthusiasts club and we occasionaly end our drives at The Wildcat Grill,
which is famous in the area for the "Rowdy" burger. A fairly large burger, with an unbeatable price of $13.95 CDN. If you're ever in the area, give it a shot!
Supersized ambulance hits the road in Vegas
And on the complete opposite of the weight spectrum, a Las Vegas company is putting new extra-large ambulances into service. I wonder if it's got anything to do with the worlds largest buffet
hosted at the Las Vegas Hilton?
LAS VEGAS - A Las Vegas company is putting a new extra-large ambulance into service to handle extra-large patients. American Medical Response calls the $250,000 rig its bariatric unit. It bought it at the request of the Clark County Fire Department.
101-pound man eats 6,500 calories a day
While this isn't a "Supersized Meal", this guy has to eat them every day! I wonder if we could recruit him as our official product tester? :)
Matt Chaffee, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, must eat 6,500 calories a day to get his weight over the 100-pound mark. He has to wear heavy clothes to help him conserve heat and keep from getting sick.
The 27lb cheesecake
The cheesecake was the brainchild of a man who calls himself Mr Cod-Liver Oil (pictured here
), and was constructed as a suprise birthday present for a friend. There are 35 pots of creme cheese in it: unfortunately some of these had to be of the low fat variety, since our local supermarket didn't have enough of the normal full fat type in stock.
Christian's Big Burger!
Big burgers are awesome, and this is no exception. Another fine home made creation, this time by Christian!
Our giant burger! It measures almost one foot in diameter and six inches tall! Total weight: seven pounds, nine ounces. By way of comparison, Christian weighed seven pounds, twelve ounces when he was born.
4289 foot burrito, world record!
sent this in a few days ago. You may remember a few posts ago, the 1997 successful world record attempt at the worlds largest burrito.
But that was then, and that record has been broken! May 8th. 1999 was the date that the official "worlds largest burrito" was made! Ole!
When was the last time you enjoyed a great lunch wich made history, had music and good fun under the sun, plus gave to charity? It probably has not been anytime soon. Well, here is your chance to do just that. Casa Chapala Mexican Restaurant has come up with the idea to make the World's Largest Burrito with the help of other local businesses and sponsors, right here in our own Columbia Park. We are looking to beat the current Largest Burrito Record by 500 feet. As you can see, we need your help as this will be beneficial to local charities. Cinco de Mayo Committee, MECHA, United Way and the St. Joseph's New Church Project.
Taco Town, now with REAL Guaca-mo-lito
Hopefully you have seen the unbelievably funny commercial for Taco Town
which was on Saturday Night Live. If not, check it out now.
Then, check out these guys on Myspace which made the damn thing for REAL.
Giant Sarnie at Wild Bean Cafe
Ok, ok, so it's not a real sandwich, but one can dream, can't they? :)