Henry Chandler has built a bastion of bayou culture in a laid-back environment at Henry's Louisiana Grill. Moderately hungry diners can enjoy classic dishes like hush puppies, jambalaya and etouffee. But don't miss out on the legendary nine-foot po' boy called The Big Bayou Monster. This massive sandwich boasts thirty pounds of fried shrimp, crawfish, oysters and alligator topped with a tongue-quivering remoulade.
Pie-Sci Pizza is home to a Motown mash-up called Pizzagna. This behemoth is a enitre Detroit-style pizza topped with sausage, pepperoni and two pans of lasagna.
This 24-hour spot has been satisfying hungry crowds with hearty sandwiches since 1933. Many of these beauties come with french fries stacked right on top of the meat, like the Kielbasa & Cheese or the Cap & Egg. Make the visit to take down the towering Triple Pitts-Burger. The massive creation features three burgers, capicola, fried eggs, crispy fries and cole slaw.
Diners come to Truffles N Bacon for comfort food with a twist. A favorite is the Not Your Mama’s Grilled Cheese which is topped with brisket and their award-winning bacon jam. You've got to stop by for a taste of The Belly of the Beast, a monstrous burger with tire-size beef patties and pork belly topped with tater tots, cheese, eggs and cheese curls.
Mex 1 Coastal Cantina takes a Mexican classic to a new height. The Big Papa Nachos platter is 14 pounds of Mexicali madness featuring a bucket of chips smothered with queso, black beans, house-smoked chicken and pork, fried shrimp and sauce.
The Big Cheezy pushes the boundaries of the classic grilled cheese. You'll want to make the visit for a bite of the behemoth Daddy Mac. You’ve never seen a grilled cheese like this before. Eight different kinds of cheese, roast beef, mac and cheese and bacon make up this tower of oozing goodness.
Sesame Burgers and Beer is famous for taking burgers in new directions and in the case of The Juggernaut that direction is up. For this massive burger 30 ounces of beef is coated in a bourbon-jalapeno glaze then topped with a pile of fries, chili, queso, six strips of bacon, scallions and fried pickles.
Head to Shinto Experience for a little slice of Japan in the heart of the Midwest. If you dare, take on the biggest and most-monstrous sushi roll you’ve ever seen: Godzilla Roll. Their 5-pound deep-fried sushi creation is too much for just one person.
A Latin American classic gets supersized at Garrido's Bistro and Pastry where a hubcap-sized arepa called The Punisher is stuffed with fifteen pounds of pulled beef, chicken, avocado, plantains and cheese.
Most people come to Bourbon seeking creative bayou cuisine like the lamb burger, boudin-stuffed quail and pork belly mac and cheese. But the star of the show is The Champ. This massive sandwich features two manhole cover-sized biscuits that are filled with fried chicken and eggs and then doused in gravy and topped with andouille sausage, bacon and scallions.
This spot takes the hot chicken game to a fiery new level with its Tender Royale. Chicken tenders are brined, fried and doused with an oil made from Carolina reaper peppers before being served on a grilled cheese sandwich. Another standout is the Battle Royale, which clocks in at 9 pounds. Cheese sandwiches are fried until golden, then heaped with hot chicken tenders. Another layer of sandwiches and fried tenders are stacked on top, then finished with a mound of sweet apples.
At Boca Tacos, Chef Maria Mazon grinds chiltepin – pea-sized, wicked-hot chiles that grow wild in southern Arizona – into her unique and ever-changing salsas. The salsas are served with signature made-to-order red tortilla chips. The restaurant also houses a true wonder called The Titanic Taco Dog. This five-pound taco is piled high with pinto beans, a salsa made from cactus buds and 10 bacon-wrapped hot dogs.
Owner and chef Mike LaSage keeps hungry diners coming back with his classic pulled pork, smoked wings and brisket. Chef LaSage's most-monstrous hits include his pork rind nachos, a Bloody Mary that eats like a meal and his over-the-top five-pound muffuletta aka Death by Sandwich. The massive Death By Sandwich is piled high with pulled pork, pepper jack sausage, deboned ribs, bacon brisket, collard greens and coleslaw.
Stache International is known for the creative spin it puts on Detroit classics. The restaurant is known for The Big Dawg, a sandwich with three pounds of house-smoked bologna in a two-foot long bun topped with American cheese, caramelized onions and bacon.
At Black Sheep, classic Southern charm combines with a spicy Asian kick. The Korean short ribs are a popular dish, but the legendary Riduckulous Banh Mi is what takes centerstage. The five-foot baguette is stuffed with succulent duck meatloaf and multiple veggie toppings.