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Old 09-19-2012, 02:55 PM   #481
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Sorry. Yes restaruants, anything you feel must be done. We are newbies so I'm trying to get as much knowledge as possible prior to leaving.
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Old 09-19-2012, 02:59 PM   #482
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Sorry. Yes restaruants, anything you feel must be done. We are newbies so I'm trying to get as much knowledge as possible prior to leaving.
My IOA recommendations would be:

Table service - Mythos

Counter service - Thunder Falls Terrace
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Old 09-19-2012, 03:01 PM   #483
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Thanks!!
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Old 09-20-2012, 02:46 PM   #484
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I'm going to get some pics of the Beach Club Menu @ HRH when we go in < 2 weeks. It's our fave. Here's a hint: instead of room service, opt for Beach Club food to go instead, if it's still open. MUCH better option, in food options, cost, and promptness. They'll pack it all up for you to take back to your room with plastic utensils and napkins.
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Old 09-21-2012, 12:03 PM   #485
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Okay, we went to The Kitchen at the Hard Rock Hotel to take on THE CHALLENGE on Tuesday night.

The Challenge is eating a Kitchen burger, french fries, a fried pickle, and The Kitchen Sink Cake in 30 minutes or less. The description of the cake is this: "The Kitchen sink is a 3 lb slice of cake with seven layers of heaven
including – brownies, peanut butter crunch, chocolate chunk cookies,
cheesecake, pecan pie, devil’s food cake, vanilla chiffon cake, all covered
in chocolate butter cream frosting, chocolate chips, chocolate sauce, and
heath bar crunch; served with vanilla bean ice cream."

I don't have time to post pics yet, but Hard Rock's Facebook covered the carnage. Hopefully this link works:

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...3216303&type=1

If not I'll post some pics this weekend and will be writing a blow by blow review.
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Old 09-21-2012, 03:29 PM   #486
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i was rooting for you..........



but you came kind of close, in a way........


could you even taste the cake after the burger, fries and pickle?
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Old 09-21-2012, 10:56 PM   #487
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Okay, we went to The Kitchen at the Hard Rock Hotel to take on THE CHALLENGE on Tuesday night.

The Challenge is eating a Kitchen burger, french fries, a fried pickle, and The Kitchen Sink Cake in 30 minutes or less. The description of the cake is this: "The Kitchen sink is a 3 lb slice of cake with seven layers of heaven
including – brownies, peanut butter crunch, chocolate chunk cookies,
cheesecake, pecan pie, devil’s food cake, vanilla chiffon cake, all covered
in chocolate butter cream frosting, chocolate chips, chocolate sauce, and
heath bar crunch; served with vanilla bean ice cream."

I don't have time to post pics yet, but Hard Rock's Facebook covered the carnage. Hopefully this link works:

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...3216303&type=1

If not I'll post some pics this weekend and will be writing a blow by blow review.
lol, that is hilarious and amazing at the same time!!!
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Old 09-22-2012, 04:47 PM   #488
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While I was researching the Top Five Extreme Eats at Universal, I also got a better picture of the "King Donut" available at the Hard Rock Hotel. This probably gives a better scale of how insane it is.

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Old 09-22-2012, 07:02 PM   #489
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While I was researching the Top Five Extreme Eats at Universal, I also got a better picture of the "King Donut" available at the Hard Rock Hotel. This probably gives a better scale of how insane it is.

That donut is bigger than her head! So, please share the other Extreme Eats you learned about.

BTW - Did you eat that donut? What was inside?
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Old 09-22-2012, 08:55 PM   #490
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The donut was just a gigantic honey glazed donut and tasted exactly like one you would get at Dunkin' Donuts or elsewhere. We gobbled that up pretty fast. They also sell a chocolate frosted version.

I'll put one more Extreme Eat here (gotta save the rest for my article). It's a giant gummy bear. It's here pictured next to a regular gummy bear. Believe it or not you can buy an even bigger one at Katie's on CityWalk (actually maybe 10 times as big) and the cashier told me they also carried one that weighed 27 pounds, but someone bought it. I would have gotten the really big one, but didn't think anyone would actually eat that!

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Old 09-22-2012, 10:48 PM   #491
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Love it! Now, can't wait to read your article - please post when you're done and thanks!

We'll be at HRH Thursday - how much is the burger and cake challenge?
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Old 09-24-2012, 12:00 AM   #492
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I want to say its $30. It was definitely a lot of fun and I would highly recommend either the Kitchen burger or a slice of the cake (outside of The Challenge) as everyone in our party agreed they tasted great.

If you go, be sure to tell them you saw our attempt at The Challenge!!
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I want to say its $30. It was definitely a lot of fun and I would highly recommend either the Kitchen burger or a slice of the cake (outside of The Challenge) as everyone in our party agreed they tasted great.

If you go, be sure to tell them you saw our attempt at The Challenge!!
I know Courtney - I will absolutely tell them I saw your pics at the attempt! We're staying there for 5 days and my husband is just itching to try the challenge - me I just want a bite of that cake!
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Old 09-24-2012, 10:10 AM   #494
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Where at the Hard Rock do you find that donut? I love donut. I could eat that by myself.
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Old 09-24-2012, 11:11 AM   #495
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Where at the Hard Rock do you find that donut? I love donut. I could eat that by myself.
Its available at Emack and Bolios on the first floor, right next to The Kitchen restaurant.
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