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Best Food Challenges In Los Angeles

July 24, 2013 6:00 AM

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Photo Credit: Fat Sal's

Photo Credit: Fat Sal’s

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(credit: Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images)

Food challenges are a great way to bring humor and laughter to a meal with friends or family. Get yourself prepared and hungry for what you are about to experience below. Health should not be a concern when you take these food challenges, so go ahead and enjoy.

Credit: Fat Sal's Deli

(credit: Fat Sal’s Deli)

Fat Sal’s Deli

972 Gayley Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(855) 682-4373
www.fatsalsdeli.com

If you love New York-style heroes, you’re in for one of the biggest food challenges of your life. The Big Fat Fatty from Fat Sal’s Deli consists of ingredients stuffed into a 27-inch hero sandwich. Inside is chicken, pastrami, onion rings, bacon, chili, mozzarella sticks and it’s topped off with a fried egg. Your challenge awaits. Finish the Fatty in 40 minutes or less and it’s free, or pay $49.50 if you lose the challenge.

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(credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Sushi Delight

2117 Pacific Coast Highway
Lomita, CA 90717
(310) 530-1725
www.sushi-delight.com

Do you love sushi rolls? Here is your chance to hate them after taking on this challenge. Dare yourself to tackle the six-pound Godzilla roll in one hour and it will be free. You get a T-shirt and picture on the wall of fame if you win. If you don’t finish it in one hour, you get charged $34.95. You must register a day in advance by calling. Food challenges take place Monday through Thursday. The Godzilla roll consists of Dynamite scallop, shrimp tempura, spicy tuna, avocado, cream cheese and cucumber.

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(credit: Rafa Rivas/AFP/Getty Images)

The Broken Yolk Café

26495 Ynez Road
Temecula, CA 92591
(855) 229-9655
www.thebrokenyolkcafe.com

How about a breakfast challenge? Get ready for a dozen eggs. The Broken Yolk Café Special is an omelet filled with cheese, onion, mushrooms and a side of chile. This food stuffer early in the morning must be accomplished within the one-hour time limit. If your appetite in the morning can face the challenge, go for it. You must chow down the two side biscuits and mouth watering home fries within the hour or you don’t get the meal for free. If you win, your breakfast is free and you get a T-shirt.

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Orochon Ramen

123 Astronaut E. S. Onizuka St., Suite 303
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 617-1766
www.facebook.com/orochonramen

If you are vegetarian, there is an Asian-style food challenge for you. Do you love ramen noodles? Slurp up because here is your spicy challenge. The challenge will consist of molten Special No. 2 ramen soup bowl. This challenge has the reputation of being the spiciest and hottest in the USA. If you eat this in 30 minutes or less, you get your photo on the restaurant wall of this popular place and a T-shirt to show off to your friends.

Manuel’s Original El Tepeyac

13131 Crossroads Parkway
City of Industry, CA 91746
(562) 695-2277
www.manuelseltepeyac.com

Los Angeles has some of the best Mexican food around. A fun place for a competitive challenge among friends or family is Manuel’s Original El Tepeyac Café. You get one choice to win this challenge on the menu. The special challenge menu item offered is the five-pound original pork burrito. It must be eaten in one hour or less to win the challenge. If you win, you get a T-shirt from the restaurant as well as a high five from friends and family around the table.

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Leslie Cohen, Editor In Chief Cwebnews and VP Creative Affairs Paris Jewelry. Former business development manager for an international software company managing cyber intellectual property for Fortune 500’s and large internet companies. She has spearheaded projects in the internet retail space that involve media content management. Her articles appear on Cwebnews, Yahoo Content, The Examiner , Go Articles and more. She has experience in press releases. website content writing

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