Tackling Chicago’s Biggest Chimichanga

A new River North restaurant challenges its guests to take on the Big Mel.

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Meet Big Mel -- 3.5 pounds of Chimichanga goodness available at the brand new Dos Diablos Mexican restaurant in River North. This monster will run you 25 bucks on the menu.
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There's actual incentive to tackle this guy besides pure bragging rights. If you can eat the entire thing in 20 minutes, you get your name on the map wall inside the restaurant.
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We grabbed three customers at the restaurant to see who could eat the most of a Big Mel in 6 minutes.
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Oh the carnage! Click here to watch the video.
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Drinking liquor as you go along probably isn't the best idea...
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Fifty bucks to the winner! That'll buy you plenty of Pepto Bismol. Click here to watch the video.
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