In eating challenges, no one’s really a winner, but it’s all in the name of gastronomic prowess, so unhinge your jaw, limber up your tongue, stretch your stomach and get ready to tackle Hong Kong’s best eating and drinking challenges.
Eating and drinking challenges
The Raging Bull Burger Challenge: Running from 13 March to 16 April as part of the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens festivities, diners are challenged to finish the gigantic Raging Bull Burger made with 800 gm prime beef and fries within 40 minutes without help. Two players can attempt to finish the Raging Bull Burger and 7 bottled beers within 30 minutes.
The prize: The burger will be on the house.The price: $666 for one, $888 for two.
The Pizza Challenge: Eat an entire 24 inch margherita pizza with one friend in 20 minutes or less. You’ll need to reserve 24 hours ahead of time.
The prize: You’ll get the pizza for free and your names will be placed on the board along with your time. If you fail you need to give an extra $100 to charity, so everyone’s a winner!The price: $195.
This challenge is only available at Paisano's Sai Kung outlet
The Waffle Super Big Mac Challenge: Eat a tower of nine waffles in 45 minutes. This leaning tower of waffles is smothered with whipped cream, chestnut cream, ice cream, Oreos, ladyfingers, watermelon, cantaloupe, strawberries, red bean paste and chocolate syrup.
The prize: The waffles and all the trimmings will be on the house.The price: $208.
The Habanero Chicken Wing Challenge: Finish five habanero wings within three minutes without a drink and no drink for three minutes thereafter. The current record holder to finish the five wings is 41 seconds and the success rate is only 5%.
The prize: You’ll get a snazzy commemorative souvenir card with your photo as well as your photo on the wall of fame. The wings will be free for challengers who rank within the top three.The price: $98.