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Posted By Jon DeRosa On November 17, 2011 @ 12:35 pm In Bronx Banter,Jon DeRosa,NY Food,Restaurants,Taster's Cherce | Comments Disabled
I’ve tuned into the Nathan’s Hot Dog eating contest a few times. I’d never consider joining an eating contest, but I like a good gross-out as much as the next guy.
Eating challenges, on the other hand, those intrigue me. The Old ’96er  for instance. There’s a whole show  dedicated to them on the Travel Channel. The few times I’ve been to places that offered a challenge, I was tempted to try it.
Up all night on Monday at a concert in Newark, I was empty this Tuesday at lunch. I ordered this:
That’s a Grand Slam from Go Go Curry . A chicken cutlet, a pork cutlet, an egg, two sausages, a fried shrimp all covered in a thick, brown curry. There’s a pile of shredded cabbage on the side. And underneath all that is a mountain of rice. With nothing on the line but my pride and my 12 bucks, I bid adieu to all but the rice. The rice just kept coming and I ended up leaving about a handful on the plate.
Maybe if I wasn’t headed back to work and if I didn’t have to play basketball that night, maybe I could have taken it down. But I was happy I left it there.
How about you guys – what was your biggest eating challenge?
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 Old ’96er: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_215iQ7KDs
 whole show: http://www.travelchannel.com/tv-shows/man-v-food
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 Go Go Curry: http://www.gogocurryusa-ny.com/
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