Kooky Canuck (formerly Big Foot Lodge) category

The Memphis Flyer has an article about Mike "Big Eater Mike" Whities and Brett Healy setting the new record of 37:58 for the 12 pound King Kookamonga two person burger challenge at Kooky Canuck in Memphis.
"Big Eater Mike" Whities and Brett "Branimal" Healy set a new record of 37:58 for the 12 pound two person King Kookamonga burger challenge at Kooky Canuck in Memphis.
Charles & Johnesia Jordan completed the King Kookamonga burger at Kooky Canuck in Cordova, MS yesterday. I think Johnesia is the first woman to be a member of a duo to finish that challenge.
The Houston Chronicle reports that members of the Rice football team attempted (and failed) the Kookamonga burger challenge while in Memphis for the Liberty Bowl.
The record for Kooky Canuck 7 pound challenge burger was reportedly broken yesterday with a time of 4:35. update Matt Stonie was the finisher
Kooky Canuck in Memphis will hold a poutine eating contest on July 1 awarding $400 in gift certificates ($250 to the winner).
Kooky Canuck has 21 simultaneous attempts at its Kookamonga challenge last night.
Meredith Boxberger has uploaded a video recorded at the Kooky Canuck in Memphis where she was the first woman to finish the 7.5 pound Kookamonga challenge burger. (Here is a blog entry by Brittany Albrecht about almost finishing the Kookamonga in 2010.
Meredith Boxberger became the first woman to finish the 7.5 pound Kookamonga burger today at Kooky Canuck in Memphis with a time of 40:40. Eric "Badlands" Booker also finished the burger with a time of 37:10. The Kooky Canuck lockerz gallery has some pictures.
The facebook for Kooky Canuck says that there is a possibility that Pat Bertoletti might appear Friday night at the Memphis restaurant, where he is the record holder for the Kookamonga Challenge burger.
Kooky Canuck in Memphis is best known for its burger challenges, but on July 1 it will hold a poutine eating contest.
The Memphis Flyer has an article about area eating challenges which reports that 8 out of 2895 people have succeeded at finishing the Kookamonga challenge burger at Kooky Canuck. (via Kooky Canuck twitter)
Blake Griffin, probable 2011 NBA Rookie of the Year, and Chris Kaman of the Los Angeles Clippers ordered a 12 pound King Kookamonga burger at Kooky Canuck in Memphis, but apparently did not attempt the challenge.
David Sanders and Chris Barrett are the second pair to finish the King Kookamonga burger challenge at Kooky Canuck in Memphis.
iLisaLisa reports that a 110 pound woman attempted to eat the Kookamonga challenge at Kooky Canuck in Memphis for an upcoming episode of a new program Road Eats on the Discovery Channel.
Filipe Viegas Barros from Brazil is the most recent finisher of the Kookamonga challenge burger at Kooky Canuck in Memphis.
A Hamburger Today has a blog entry about the Kookamonga challenge burger offered by Kooky Canuck in Memphis.
The facebook for Kooky Canuck announces that the 12 pound King Kookamonga burger was completed in under an hour for the first time by two customers last night.

Brittany Albrecht attempts Kookamonga challenge

Brittany Albrect has a blog entry about her attempt at the Kookamonga burger challenge at Kooky Canuck’s in Memphis in which she ate more of the 7.5 pound burger than any previous female challenger (and more than Adam Richman did in the Memphis episode of Man vs. Food as well).

update Feb 14 Brittany has competed in three bodybuilding contests (Perhaps she could become the female “Furious” Pete)

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Greg Albrect is uploading pictures of Brit's attempt to be the first female finisher of the Kookamonga challenge at Kooky Canuck's in Memphis. update Brittany says she did not complete the burger but the restaurant staff told her she came closer to finishing that any previous female and that she ate more than Adam Richman did when he recorded an episode of Man vs. Food
Rachel Cooper is in Memphis this evening attempting to become the first woman to complete the 7 pound Kookamonga challenge burger at the Kooky Canuck.
Kooky Canuck (formerly the Big Foot Lodge) now has a King Kookamonga burger challenge weighing 12 pounds, which is free if completed by a team of 2 diners in less than an hour. A video of the first customers to order the burger is available.
Pat Bertoletti has posted a blog entry to his Yard Barker blog about breaking the Kookamonga (Sasquatch) burger record at the Kooky Canuck in Memphis.
(From kookycanuck twitter) Youtube has a video of Pat Bertoletti breaking the 7.5 lb. Kookamonga burger challenge record. update KookyCanuck.com has a gallery.

Pat Bertoletti breaks Kookamonga burger challenge record

The twitter for Kooky Kanuck (formerly Big Foot Lodge) reports that Pat Bertoletti will attempt the Kookamonga (formerly Sasquatch) burger challenge tonight at 8 pm (9 pm eastern). After completing the burger, he will attempt the 18 scoop Avalanche sundae.

update The Kooky Canuck twitter reports that Pat Bertoletti finished his Kookamonga burger in 7 minutes and 15 seconds, breaking Joey Chestnut’s previous record by 21 seconds.

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