Thursday, October 16, 2008

Can you Eat like an Antarctic Explorer?


Well if you're in London, England anytime soon you could give it a try.

Just head over to the Green Door Bar and Grill where you can take the "Shackleton Centenary Meal Challenge" which allows you to consume a 6,000 calorie meal that current Matrix Shackleton Centenary Expedition team members may be consuming in their quest to follow in Shackleton's famous boot-steps.

So what will your $150 buy you?

Appetiser
Pork Scratching with a sticky Sweet Chilli Dip 1030 cal
Bottle of Stella 242 cal

Hoosh
A Stew originally prepared by Ernest Shackleton over a methylated spirit burner and consisting of Goose (as a substitute for Penguin) Corned Beef, Oats, Potato and Seasoning 1030 cal
Bottle of Stella 242 cal

Main Course
20oz Aberdeen Angus Rib Eye on the bone 1040 cal
Cauliflower Gratin 300 cal
Mushrooms and Creamed Spinach 300 cal
French Fries 200 cal
250 ml Glass of Red Wine 160 cal
Coke 150 cal

Dessert
Chocolate Fondant with 2 scoops Vanilla Ice Cream 1000 cal
Coconut Vanilla Ice Cream Shake 500 cal
The bellyache of "pride"?

Priceless?

[Hat tip to loyal blog reader Stefan!]

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1 comment:

  1. You'd think that for $150 they'd put penguin in the stew instead of substituting it with goose. That would be kind of like going to see Cirque du Soleil and finding out they substituted the acrobatic performers with football players.

    But then again, if they did put penguins in the stew, I don't think I could bear to eat it. I like them too much!

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