Virgilio's new challenge: one pizza, eleven pounds, two hours, no bathroom breaks

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Virgilio Urbano, the pie man behind Virgilio's Pizzeria, 7986 West Alameda Avenue, has just issued a challenge: Stuff your piehole with a 28-inch pizza -- all 11 pounds of it -- topped with sausage, pepperoni, black olives, mushrooms, green peppers and onions within a two hour time frame (bathroom breaks aren't allowed), and you'll walk away with a stomach full of a $65 pizza, 100 bucks in cash, a bottle of wine, your picture on the wall of fame and heartburn that lasts longer than a slow flight to Italy.

The challenge, which is really a shout-out to Adam Richman, host of the Travel Channel's Man v. Food , and already a loser in one local challenge -- the one where he failed to even make a dent in Jack-n-Grill's seven-pound breakfast burrito -- is open to anyone, at any time. The only caveat, says Urbano, is that "one person has to eat the whole pie, including all the crust."

While you're pondering that, Urbano is still trying to think of a name to call his monstrosity. Anyone want to weigh in?

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