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Feast Mode: Man, Burger, and the Quest for Destiny

By Ishtiaque Hossain On May - 23 - 2010

Every so often, we witness greatness in the sports world—Jordan's last shot, the Immaculate Reception, Kobe's 81 points, and the list can go on and on.

Rarely, however, do we witness history in person. I, for one, can say that I was lucky enough to do so.

Reader, I introduce you to Anas Damiri, a 23-year-old pharmacy student, avid Tennessee Volunteer fan, and tenacious eater.

Sunday morning Anas calls me up and suggests we go eat and catch up since we haven't seen each other in a while. I agree, it has been a while and I could grab a bite to eat, so why not?

I make the 20 minute drive to his house and we sit around for a while trying to figure out where to eat.

Anas tells me that he needs to reward himself with barbecue or a buffet for sticking to his paltry "meals" of peanuts, vegetables, and eggs for a month or so. And I thought I was doing a good job because I hadn't eaten a cupcake in two days. Sigh.

So we're sitting there trying to figure out where to eat when all of a sudden Anas' friend Matin calls and asks if we want to take "the challenge." Right then I knew what he was referring to.

We were in downtown Memphis...

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