'Big Del Burrito' challenge is back

 

Last updated 4/17/2008 at Noon

La Caseta owner Delos Eyer holds the hefty, four-pound

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...



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