That includes weekend meteorologist Andrew Logsdon, who attempted a massive rib challenge down there earlier today.
Some of the finest ribs in the world are smoking in Fort Wayne's Headwaters Park this weekend.
Today- I get to try some of the best.
This large tub of dry-rubbed ribs from Big Boned BBQ.
"And we've got eight pounds of St. Louis-style spare ribs... We're just going to see how much you can do," says Pat Nelson.
The crowd weighs in.
-"All eight." "You think I can?" "I think you can if you're hungry enough."
-"You'll be lucky if you can eat five pounds." "Lucky if I can eat five pounds?" "Yea, that's a lot of food."
-"I think you can do all eight."
-"Half of it."
Expectations are high... but time is not.
"We're going to do eight pounds of ribs in five minutes. How much of this can I do? Let's find out.
I get ready-
Nats- Go! Go! Go!
"One minute down!" "Oh boy..."
"Whoooo! Eat! Eat! Eat!"
Halfway through, the crowd keeps me going.
And time is about up.
The scale says- in five minutes, I ate a pound and a half of meat.
We counted sixteen bones- almost two full racks of ribs.
Definitely want to thank everyone at Big Boned BBQ for the ribs.
And hey, if you have any food challenge ideas for me-
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Check out Big Boned BBQ on the web-
Ribfest continues through Sunday.
Here's their website-
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