Have you ever watched Joey Chestnut scarfing down hotdogs and thought, “Hey, I could do that,” then we have just the thing for you. Las Vegas is home to quite a few crazy food challenges. From burgers to tacos, we’ve got insanely huge meals and if you can finish them – usually within a short amount of time – you’ll get the glory. And maybe even a prize.
"You're going to eat 8,000 calories on purpose? In an hour? For your name to go on the wall of fame?" The excitement of defeating food is the new American past time and completing belly-bursting food challenges has become the norm. Devouring pounds of food for bragging rights just seems to be downright insane.
So, curious about what challenges are out there? Time to loosen your belt. Here’s a list of five extreme Las Vegas food challenges you can find here locally: