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This is what it's like to eat a 20,000 calorie burger

Or try to, at least.

ACCORDING TO HEART Attack Grill owner Jon Basso, death has been good for his restaurant’s business.

The Las Vegas diner is renowned for its ridiculously calorific fried foods that have contributed to the death at 29 of its spokesman.

The restaurant proudly boasts that it is home to America’s most gluttonous foods, but is it any good?

Business Insider’s Will Wei took a trip to the restaurant that spanks you if you don’t finish your food (seriously).


In keeping with the hospital theme, the waitresses wear nurse outfits and the wine is served in IV bags.


But the wine is a sideshow, you’re there for the burger. The greasy, greasy burger.


The result is general something like this, except for one HUGE difference.

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This is a triple bypass burger. Wei ordered an octuple bypass. As in, eight patties. It’s four pounds of beef, 40 strips of bacon, cheese, chilli, tomato and onion. And two buns that are there seemingly to give the impression that this is still a burger despite not being anything like one.


The size makes the logistics of eating it a bit…tricky.


Weighing in at 20,000 calories, it is enough to fill 10 days calories for most regular sized humans. So, could Wei finish it?


Leg it

Which is probably for the best.

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