If  your goal in life is to become Newport’s own version of Kobayashi, or just impress your friends, this list of gut-busting challenges is for you.

1 – The Hungry Monkey’s King Kong 15 Egg Omelet Challenge

You have one hour to finish the entire five pound meal that consists of an 15 egg omelet filled with chorizo, other meats, veggies, 4 difference cheeses, home fries/hash browns and toast.

Those that finish receive the meal for free ($28 value), free shirt, free mug and get placed on the “Wall Of Fame”.

2 – O’Brien’s Big Boy Burger Challenge

You have one sitting to finish two huge patties with lots of cheese that is served on a custom with 1 lb of fries.  Everything weighs around 4.5 lbs.

If you finish you win a free shirt and your picture goes on the Wall of Fame.

3 – Newport Creamery’s Awful Awful Milkshake Challenge

You have one sitting to drink three 24-oz Awful Awful’s.

What do you get for finishing 3? A 4th one free.

4 – Cilantro’s Kingman Burrito Challenge

You have 25 minutes to finish a giant 4 1/2 pound burrito that is served dry with lots of delicious sauce, veggies, beans, and rice.

If you finish the $20 meal you receive a voucher to get your net burrito for free and your names goes on a plaque.

This story was originally published on November 29th, 2015. It has been updated and republished.

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Ryan Belmore is the Publisher of What'sUpNewp. 
Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals. He previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here - https://whatsupnewp.com/2021/09/letter-from-the-publisher-some-personal-news/

Belmore visits Newport every couple of weeks to support the 12+ paid contributors What'sUpNewp has on the ground across Rhode Island, a place he called home for 39 years.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.

In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
Belmore can be contacted at ryan@whatsupnewp.com and 401-662-1653.