You'd better be hungry - really hungry - to take on one of these meals. From "sandwiches" that tower more than a foot of the plate to meals that pack more calories in them than a person's weekly recommended intake - Iowa invites you to take the challenge.
Complete three of their 9630 hamburgers (named for the John Deere tractor... and maybe the number of calories you'll be consuming) loaded with three kinds of cheese, jalapeno bacon, ham, grilled onions and mushrooms, jalapenos, lettuce, tomato, pickle and spicy mayo plus an order of fries, half order of onion rings and side salad in under 45 minutes.
Several Locations, Des Moines Area
Eat all the favorite foods of former Drake University basketball star Adam Emmenecker - a pork tenderloin, buffalo chicken tenders, white cheddar sauce, fried cheese curds, Texas brisket, applewood smoked bacon, cheeseburger, spicy pickle and a pound of fries – in 15 minutes. [Adam Richman from the Travel Channel’s Man vs Food tried and failed.]
3. Killosal Sandwich at B&B Grocery, Meat & Deli
Chow down on a mash-up of four popular sandwiches – four cheeseburgers, a pile of vegetables, a bunch of deli meat and a pork tenderloin – in under 20 minutes.