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Wednesday, March 22, 2006
Biggest Burger! Biggest Pizza! Both in Pa.
You want three-foot fries with that? The Monstrous Belly Buster is no challenge for chickens at Denny's Beer Barrel Pub in Clearfield, Pa., out past State College toward Punxsutawney, Pa. This 15-pound burger's the world's biggest actually on a menu, according to reports. Snarf one down in five hours and not only is it free, but you get cash, a hall-of-fame posting, astronomical cholesterol levels, and a T-shirt. XXXL, we trust.
And yet that's not half as heavy a meal as The Big One (below) at Mama Lena's Pizza House in McKees Rocks, a Pittsburgh suburb. Made with 20 pounds of cheese and 15 pounds of dough, it fills almost every inch of the brick oven, coming out 3 feet by 4-1/2 feet. People have devised bigger pies as stunts, but this beats the size of the previous record holder for the largest one that's regularly served. Don't know if you can rent a rooftop carrier to lug this baby home.