Within seven minutes of sitting down, Slam No. 1 arrives.He claims to have consumed 4,100 calories when all was said and done -- though he admits that he didn't finish everything. Still, that's quite a caloric intake, equivalent to 1.57 Baskin Robbins Chocolate Oreo Shakes.
I think of the many firsts in my life. This ranks up there. The syrup mingling with the sunflower yellow yolks on the plate, a dance of sweet and savory, emulsified into a singular taste sensation. I slosh the sausage through the yolky-syrupy mix. The bacon is crisp and oily. The pancakes are buttery and ethereal. I take a sip of grapefruit juice and sigh.