'Big Del Burrito' challenge is back
Last updated 4/17/2008 at Noon
FALLBROOK — This is the seventh year of the “Big Del Burrito” challenge at La Caseta Mexican Restaurant. Last year, Erik Poole, a three-time champion record-holder, consumed the “Big Del” in an incredible three minutes and 40 seconds, beating his own previous record.
Thirty-eight other intrepid eaters also attempted to devour the four-pound burrito but only 24 managed to win the challenge by eating the burrito in the one hour allowed.
The challenge is offered only once a year during the Avocado Festival in commemoration of the 1992 Avocado Festival, when La Caseta built a giant...