The Melbourne Food Bible: The Dessert Issue

We spilled the beans on the most amazing Melbournian desserts in our last issue, now it’s time to turn things up a notch...

Hold on tight - this next item will blow you away, with a definitive list of the toughest food challenges known to man.

Become the hero you’ve always dreamt about and take on massive servings of your favourite dishes on your path to culinary glory.

Let’s conquer!

Food Challenge Feast: Not for the faint-hearted

So, you probably already know a heap about food challenges. You’ve seen the super-burgers and epic chilli dogs a handful of places offer and think it’s all been done before. Get in, get out, get the t-shirt, big woop…

Sound about right?

Unless you’ve braved the monsters on this list, you’ve yet to truly challenge yourself.

We’ve put together a mammoth list of the toughest, most jaw-breaking, stomach-punching food challenges that separate the men from the boys and the women from the girls.

Please keep your hands, arms and feet inside your chair and remain seated at all times. Hang on to your personal belongings, especially your knives, forks and napkins. We hope you haven’t a pleasant journey through this insane issue...

The Schnitzel Challenge at Hofbräuhaus

If you really love schnitzel, this challenge is for you...

Weighing in at a whopping 1.5kg, the pork schnitzel, side of large chips and 1 litre of beer, is one for only the courageous of the bunch.

But we can share, right?

No sharing - just you, a fork and knife, an empty stomach and the will to survive. Demolish all the 3 items and you’ll be crowned a king!

The Schnitzel Challenge at Hofbräuhaus is no joke. Challenge yourself today, located on Market Lane, Melbourne.

Address: Hofbräuhaus, 18-28 Market Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000

22-Inch Pizza Challenge at Shawcross Pizza Joint

Next up, we have Shawcross Pizza Joint.

You have 22 inches of pizza right at your fingertips and if you manage to annihilate this beast, you’ll have tackled one of the toughest challenges on the planet - now that’s a story to tell.

Shawcross Pizza Joint will even throw in a slab of beer to the legend who SMASHES this challenge in the best time for the month. Who would have thought this day could get any better...

This mighty establishment can be found on the bustling Brunswick St, Fitzroy.

Address: Shawcross Pizza Joint, 324 Brunswick St, Fitzroy VIC 3065

Massive Weiner Challenge

Are you ready for the BIGGEST weiner you’ve ever seen? Like 25-inch big….If you are, then this challenge is your destiny.

Served up in a long bun, this massive hot dog is a hard one to stomach, and with a 5 minute time limit, you’re likely to break a sweat.

This 3 pound hot dog can be found at Massive Wieners on Chapel Street, Prahran, drizzled in American-style mustard and ketchup. Yum!

Address: Massive Wieners, 226 Chapel St, Prahran VIC 3181

60 Buffalo Wings in 60 Minutes at The Kodiak Club

Mmm… wings! And when there are 60 of them you’re in heaven. The Kodiak Club’s Buffalo Wing challenge is one of the HOTTEST on this list and if you’ve come this far, you’re a chance.

With a time limit of 1 hour and 4 pounds of spicy Buffalo Hot Wings, you’ve got an incredible task ahead of you!

Take on this 60 wings challenge for your chance of fame and fortune today, located on Brunswick Street, Fitzroy.

Address: The Kodiak Club, 272 Brunswick St, Fitzroy VIC 3065

The Big Willi Burrito at Taco Bill

Slow and steady usually wins the race, but not in this next challenge, by the original OGs, Taco Bill.

Can you endure the 2.5kg Big Willi Burrito in under 35 minutes? If you can, you’re an absolute champ and you’ll feature on the Mexi-can web page!

Find the closest Taco Bill here.

The Burger Challenge at Misty’s

You have 14 minutes, 5 patties, 5 slices of cheese, 5 pieces of bacon, 3 burger buns, a tonne of mayo, a truckload of BBQ sauce PLUS half an order of your choice of fries. GO!

Chow down that burger like your life depends on it and reap the rewards of accomplishing the unimaginable. You’ll be able to boast the title of Misty’s Diner Burger Challenge to your children, your children's children and their children!

With two locations in Prahran and Reservoir, will you be the next addition to the Wall of Fame?

Address: Misty's Diner, 103-105 High Street, Prahran VIC 3181 OR Misty's Diner Reservoir, 765 Gilbert Rd, Reservoir VIC 3073

That was epic, but you made it!

Seriously, how good is Melbourne? With so many incredible eateries offering the best experiences, it’s no wonder this city is No.1 in the world.

Will you take the crown for all of these mighty challenges? We wish you the best of luck on your road to victory.

Our next Food Bible Issue is all about balance, and after the last two features, you’re going to need it, with Melbourne’s healthy alternatives that actually taste amazing.

Stay tuned, folks!