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Eating Challenges in Bristol
The Kraken, El Triple, and The Grand Champion... no, these aren't superheroes... these are the names of some of Bristol's most famous eating challenges.
If you love Man v. Food - then this is the guide for you.
We've chomped, munched, and gnawed our way around Bristol to unearth some of the city's mightiest food challenges.
Come and have a go if you think you're
hard hungry enough...
Name: The Fatboy Challenge
The Challenge: Devour a mammoth bagel within the designated time limit to win.
The Meal: Two 6oz Beef Patties, layered in a bagel with salt beef pastrami, cheese, bacon, pickles, tomatoes and salad leaves with lashings of sweet chilli relish, and an assortment of sides.
The Prize: Your meal for free.
Time Limit: 20 minutes.
Name: El Triple Burrito Challenge
The Challenge: Munch your way through a mighty 3lb burrito, that contains triple the fillings of a regular wrap.
The Meal: The burrito contains tortillas, meat, beans, rice and as much salsa, cheese, sour cream and romaine as your dare.
The Prize: A limited edition t-shirt and a place in the Lucha Libre hall of fame.
Time Limit: 30 minutes.
Name: The Grand Champion
The Challenge: Polish off a 5.5kg plate of four barbecued meats and sides within an hour.
The Meal: The ultimate low ‘n’ slow BBQ meat feast: pulled pork, brisket, ribs and chicken, burnt ends, hot-dog, bbq beans, brisket chilli and cornbread.
The Prize: A free "Grand Champion" t-shirt and a bottle of Grillstock’s BBQ sauce.
Time Limit: 60 minutes.
The Hobgoblin Bar & Grill
Name: The Kraken
The Challenge: Put away 5lb 10oz of food to avoid a spot on the wall of shame.
The Meal: A triple bybass burger, a mound of dirty fries, 12 super hot wings, coleslaw, pickles and sauces.
The Prize: A free victory t-shirt, a free pint and your picture on the wall of fame.
Time Limit: 45 minutes.
Name: The Fallout Challenge
The Challenge: With a reading of over 2 million Scoville on the chilli heat rating scale, challengers not only have to face an epic portion but an eye-watering after shock.
The Meal: A triple burger with cheese, jalapenos, bacon, fried onions, and a hearty helping of Atomic’s special XXX Fallout Sauce, followed by a triple portion of chilli fries.
The Prize: Free Atomic Space Cadet Fallout T-shirt and a spot on the wall of fame.
Time Limit: 45 minutes.
Name: Flaming Challenge Burger
The Challenge: Clear the plate
The Meal: On a brioche bun, you’ll find 4 flame-grilled 6oz beef burgers, southern fried chicken fillet, BBQ pulled pork, cheese, bacon and onions. Topped with onion rings and with a heap of skinny fries!
The Prize: Your name and picture on the wall of fame, where challengers are ranked from fastest to slowest.
Time Limit: As fast as you can.