Food Challenges Houston

“The FREE 72OZ Steak Challenge” is a food challenge at the Big Texan located in Amarillo, Texas. Where if you take this challenge on and all eat all of this steak which is 4.5 pounds the people at the Big Texan restaurant will pay for your meal all for FREE, but you must eat the entire steak 60 minutes or less.

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Learn more about the history along with the background of the owners that created it. There is no time limit on The Zallagabetsky, a three-and-a-half- to four-pound sandwich, stacked eight deckers high with salami, roast turkey, corned beef, pastrami, coleslaw, roast beef, red peppers and Russian dressing all loaded on rye bread.

However if you beat the fastest time, the $24.99 omelette is free. Nearby Hotels Pho lovers hoping to get $200 worth of free pho should consider devouring the giant bowl of pho challenge at Bistro B in Dallas. Pho, a Vietnamese soup, is made with flavorful broth, meat, noodles, basil, jalapenos and bean sprouts. The giant bowl of pho at Bistro B is a whopping seven pounds total, with two pounds of meat and five of the pounds being from the noodles alone.

Of course this yummy pancake challenge is smothered in butter and syrup. They give you win your meal is FREE, give you a t-shirt, a picture on the wall of fame and give you a commemorative mug. Known for amazing BBQ in Pearland, Central Texas Style BBQ offers a BBQ Challenge. Eat a double-baked potato with one pound of chopped beef and one pound of sausage. If you do, your picture will be placed on the Wall of Fame.

He wasted little time on devouring those items & called for his fifth steak. The Ye Old 96er - Finish off six pounds of ground beef and fixin’s in three hours and you’ll conquer this ol’ beast.

If you’re able to finish this lengthy sandwich in 30 minutes or under, then you’re meal is free and your name is placed on the Wall of Fame. Do you have a big craving for Italian? Quench it by eating Nick’s Place’s huge calzone, The Cablinasuan. This folded pizza weighs in at over a pound and comes filled with Italian sausage, pepperoni, green bell peppers, marinara, ricotta and mozzarella cheese – all your favorites in a massive pizza pocket.

Known as the world’s largest chicken-fried steak at 64 ounces, this deep-fried slab is served on an extra large pizza pan. However the chicken-fried steak isn’t the only thing you need to consume to win this challenge.

Everything is bigger in Texas and food challenges apparently aren't any different. LARGE RANCHER chicken-fried steak with Texas River Bottom Gravy ($13.79) at HICKORY HOLLOW has been featured on the Food Network's Outrageous Food. Find the nearest location at hickory hollowrestaurant. THE BEAST ($34.99) is one of several super-size sandwiches on the menu at BACKYARD GRILL It's 4 pounds of beef, eight slices of bacon, four slices of American cheese, four slices of Swiss cheese, sauteed mushrooms, jalapeños, lettuce, tomato, pickles, onion, mayo and mustard. 9453 Jones; 281-897-9200.

The enormous pizza has been a staple at the restaurant for many years. Generally, it's sold a slice at a time as a lunch special. Since issuing the challenge - one person, one pizza, one hour - in October, there have been many challengers but no one has finished the pie.

Each time The Backyard Grill grew its burger in size, there were many people who would meet the challenge. Finally, desiring to beat the burgers that were turned down on “Man vs. Food,” The Beast was born.

Fred’s Downtown Philly has a few locations in the DFW area that claims to have the best Philly cheesesteaks outside of Philadelphia. It for sure has the biggest. Its challenge is called the Liberty Bell and it’s a 5.5-pound (2.49 kg) Philly cheesesteak on a two-foot (.66 yard) hoagie roll and a side of fries. Customers must finish the Liberty Bell in 30 minutes to receive their meal for free and appear on the Wall of Fame. Tubing isn’t the only thing to love about San Marcos.

This $45 masterpiece takes some time to create, therefore you’ll have to schedule a time slot for your challenge 24 hours in advance. Nearby Hotels This $65 sandwich at Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen in Houston gains plenty of attention whenever a brave soul orders it. At nearly four pounds, this eight layer sandwich is packed with six different deli meats, including pastrami, turkey, roast beef, tongue, salami and corned beef. The sandwich also features Swiss cheese, Russian dressing and sweet red pepper. Now this food challenge has no time limit, but you must complete this monster all by yourself in order to win the prize, which is a slice of homemade cheesecake.

The Chupacabra Challenge consists of eating a full rack of ribs, 24 nuclear hot wings, a burger, a basket of fries and a basket of onion rings. That’s a lot of food – all of which must be consumed in 45 minutes. Winners will receive a free T-shirt and their meal free (and perhaps, a tummy ache!).

The mighty aggie meal would normally go for around $20, but if you eat this omelet faster than the incumbent than your meal is FREE and they will give you a FREE Hullabaloo Diner t-shirt. This is a food challenge at Chunk’s Burgers located in San Antonio, TX. This is their hottest burger and they dare you to eat it all, because they said it has all the hot stuff to burn your mouth and if you can eat this ¼ pound burger in 30 minutes or less they will take your picture and put it on their wall of fame. Nearby Hotels The Chupacabra Challenge at Taproom Pub & Grub in San Marcos isn’t for the faint of heart, or rather the faint of stomach.

If you can devour these challenging dishes, your meal is typically free, and some restaurants give away prizes too. Come hungry to these 9 Texas restaurants with the craziest food challenges in the Lone Star State. Most of Houston's food challenges are ongoing; the Mega Mel Burger at Mel's Country Cafe in Tomball has been on the menu for many years, as has the towering Zellagabetsky at Kenny & Ziggy's.

Pub Challenger - Eat this two-pound beef burger with lettuce, tomato, onion, peppers and pickles within one hour and receive a t-shirt, certificate, Hall of Fame inclusion and half-off the cost of the burger. By Madison Dragna0Everything is bigger in Texas, and these food challenges listed below are proof of that. From a 12-pound pizza to a 12-egg omelet, these Texas food challenges are both prosperous and delicious.

Now if you can’t eat the meal, you’re left with a $72 bill. The Big Texan Steak Ranch opened in 1960 in Amarillo, Texas, off Route 66 and has since became nationally known for one of the craziest food challenges in the world, which involves eating a 72-ounce steak. The 72-ounce (2,041 grams) steak challenge was created in 1962, when the owner Bob Lee brought a group of cowboys together to see who could eat the most steaks in an hour.

At Bistro B in Dallas, Texas, that’s exactly what it offers for $17.99. If you can finish the whole bowl in 90 minutes, you’ll receive a $200 gift card to Bistro B, which means a whole lot more pho bowls to come. If we've missed your favorite food challenge in Houston or around Texas, let us know in the comments. One of the eaters took the lead by swallowing two steaks in ten minutes.Next,he politely requested a salad & a shrimp cocktail be served with his third steak. He consumed the extras, then this soft spoken giant called for his fourth steak & ask for a baked potato & a bread roll.

This food challenge is at the Hullabaloo Diner in Wellborn, TX. This is a mighty breakfast challenge where you have eat a 12 egg omelet with your choice of any or all bell peppers, onion, mushrooms, tomatoes, jalapenos, cheddar/American/Swiss cheese, ham, bacon, AND sausage. This 12 egg omelet is then smothered with your choice of green chili, pepper gravy or sausage gravy.

According to the website, this mammoth comes with “four pounds of ground beef, eight slices of bacon, four slices of American cheese, four slices of Swiss cheese, mushrooms, jalapeñosand the rest of the veggies on a 12-inch bun.” Pound this burger down in less than an hour and it’s all yours for no cost. Nearby Hotels The 72-ounce steak challenge has attracted travelers, football players and even the TV show “Man vs. Food.” Found at the Big Texas Steak Ranch along Route 66 in Amarillo, Texas, the food challenge here is more than just eating a big slab of steak. Hungry and hopeful participants must devour the 72-ounce steak along with shrimp cocktail, a baked potato, one salad and one buttered roll.

One of the local leaders in food challenges is Little Bitty Burger Barn, which for many years had a Big Ass burger challenge. That challenge was retired when a customer from Sugar Land came in and finished two of the giant four-pound hamburgers in one sitting. A big bowl of pho on a cold day is perfect, but what if that bowl included 6 pounds (2.72 kg) of noodles and 3 pounds (1.3 kg) of meat?

TG cravings has some sort of challenge where you have to finish a high sandwich and fries in some time limit. FoodChallenges is a one stop shop for anybody considering attempting a local food challenge or entering the world of competitive eating. Find. Learn. Train.

At Brooklyn Heights Pizzeria in Austin, there is a 12-pound pizza challenge. At 28 inches across, this massive pizza can be made with either four types of veggies or two meat toppings. No matter what toppings you choose however, expect six delicious pounds of cheese. Now you don’t have to eat alone for this challenge because two people are allowed to partake. If you and your partner can eat this massive pizza in under an hour, you both can split the $200 prize money.

Kenny’s Burger Joint has two locations in Frisco and Plano, Texas, and it has a Texas-size burger challenge. Named “El Jefe Grande,” challengers have one hour to finish a 7-pound (3.17 kg) burger filled with beef, cheese, veggies and fries in between a huge ciabatta bun. Those who can eat El Jefe Grande will go home with a free meal, free T-shirt, picture on a wall of fame and a $100 gift card. This is a food challenge at the Burk Diner which is located in Burkburnett, TX. This hamburger is nearly 7 pounds total, which consists of 5 pounds of beef in 10 hamburger patties with 10 slices of all American cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, onion, and pickle topped of course with chili. If you can eat this Oil Boom Burger in 60 minutes or less you win a free t-shirt and have your picture taken and put on their wall of fame.

This is one of the few competitive food challenges other than burgers, pizza and BBQ. You’ve put down on an entire pizza on your own before, so how hard can this calzone really be?

If you can eat this bowl of pho in 90 minutes or under, then you will receive a $200 gift card to Bistro B. At $17.99, this food challenge won’t break the bank as much as the other challenges found on this list. Kenny and Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen Restaurant is a Houston favorite, offering New York deli food and contemporary cuisine. The food at Kenny and Ziggy’s is popular among Houstonians, however it’s the Zellagabetsky challenge that has put it on the map. The food challenge consists of an eight-decker special cut rye sandwich with corned beef, pastrami, turkey, roast beef, salami, tongue and Swiss cheese with coleslaw, Russian dressing and red sweet pepper. Even though the sandwich costs $65.00, those that finish the gigantic sandwich on their own will receive a free cheesecake.

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“Chicken Fried Steak Challenge” is a food challenge at Andy’s Kitchen, which is located in Lake Jackson, TX. If you take on this challenge you have to eat 2 pounds of chicken fried steak, 10 ounces of mashed potatoes and 4 ounces of green beans. You have to finish the food off within 60 minutes or it will cost you $25, but if you do finish this challenge within 60 minutes they pay for the meal and you win a t-shirt. “Big Duke Burger Challenge” is a food challenge at Dukes Original Roadhouse in north Texas area in Addison, TX. This a 2 pound burger challenge with lettuce, tomatoes and onions on a 9 inch bun and on top of the bun has giant onion rings and on the side has 4 big hot wings. Normally this would run at $29.99, but if you finish of the Big Duke Burger Challenge in 60 minutes or less your meal is FREE and you get a FREE t-shit and your picture taken and put on the wall of fame.

Nearby Hotels If you find breakfast to be the most important meal of the day, then you may consider eating this 12-egg omelette found at Hullabaloo Diner in College Station. Referred to as the Aggie Special, a reference to Texas A&M University, this omelette is usually stuffed with bell pepper, onion, jalapeno, tomato, mushroom, ham, bacon, sausage and of course cheese. As if that isn’t enough, the omelette is then topped with gravy or green chili sauce. If you finish this massive breakfast, then you’ll be rewarded with a free T-shirt.

The contest turned into one cowboy who amazingly ate four and a half steaks, a salad, shrimp cocktail, baked potato, and a roll – which then became the challenge. From now on, any visitor who can eat the same 72-ounce meal in one hour will receive it free. Keep in mind that the rules require you to pay the full $72 cost up front and any illness disqualifies you. “Pho Challenge” is a food challenge at Bistro B restaurant located in Dallas, TX. This pho has 5 pounds in noodles alone and weighs over 7 pounds! The challenge rules are simple if you eat this entire pho in 90 minutes or less they will give you a $200 gift card to their establishment for future eating’s, but fail to finish this Pho will only cost you $16 bucks.

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Kenny and Ziggy’s are known for the people who drop by unexpectedly, like the Marx Brothers, Milton Berele (when Ziggy’s grandparents owned the deli) and Shaquille O’Neal, who actually tried to eat The Zallagabetsky. Come any time. If you finish The Zallagabetsky, you will receive a free slice of the famous cheesecake.

Finish the calzone and a 22-ounce beer in under an hour and your picture will be displayed on the Wall of Fame. Over the years, The Backyard Grill’s burgers have grown from a half-pound burger to what is now known as The Beast, a four-pound burger with all of the fixings.

This food challenge is at the Little Bitty Burger Barn located in Houston, TX. This is the hottest burger on the their menu which consists of eight 1/4 pound patties, 8 slices of cheese, topped with bacon, jalapenos, and BBQ sauce on a bun with a side of French fries. They double dog dare you to finish this challenge in 30 minutes or less and if you do they will take your picture and put it on their Wall of Fame. This is a food challenge at “Ol South Pancake House” located in Fort Worth, TX. This breakfast challenge has 8 gigantic pancakes you have to eat. Each Pancake is three times the normal size and all 8 pancakes stacked on top of each other stands at about 7 inches tall and weighing in at 10-15 pounds!