Monster Mealtime: Gut-Busting Food Challenges Hit the Mainstream
Extreme eating has hit the mainstream. Hit TV shows like Man v. Food have popularized eating massive meals, often with time limits, for the challenge, the glory, and oftentimes free food. These burgers, sandwiches, burritos, and other behemoths are loaded with meat, cheese, bacon â€” and tons of calories. Here's a look at a few popular challenges in the US and the UK and what they hold for the challengers.