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Have you got what it takes to tackle this giant bowl of Hellfire Ramen? Challenge sized bowl is pictured on the left, regular sized bowl on the right.

Love spicy ramen? Prove it. Eat this giant bowl of Hellfire Ramen at Kawa

OK, so you love spicy ramen. But how much do you love it? And how much of it can you handle eating in one sitting?

You can test out your love for the nation's hottest noodle bowl trend beginning Sunday, March 17 when Kawa Ramen & Sushi, 2321 N. Murray Ave., launches their inaugural ramen challenge: a bold eating competition featuring a quadruple serving of chili-infused ramen.

Here's the deal

Everyone is welcome to participate, but it will take a truly tenacious ramen lover to succeed in the ramen challenge. To do so, he or she will must consume a giant bowl of Kawa's Hellfire Ramen in 15 minutes or less.

The bowl, which will be filled with the equivalent of four normal-sized ramen portions, will feature house chili broth, eight slices of pork belly, four soft boiled eggs, bamboo shoots, wood ear mushrooms and scallions. It will be sold for $35.

Once the diner orders the ramen, the challenge begins. Within the allotted 15 minutes, the entire bowl must be consumed by one sold contender. Assistance from friends during the time limit will result in disqualification.

However, if the contestant is successful, he or she will receive a Kawa Ramen & Sushi t-shirt, their photo on the Kawa Wall of Fame, a $100 gift certificate good at either Kawa Ramen & Sushi or Kawa Japanese Restaurant and bigtime bragging rights. The winner will also receive that giant bowl of ramen they ingested (and potentially a seething case of heartburn) at no charge.

It's almost time to get slurping. The ramen challenge will be available for the taking Sunday through Thursday, March 17-31.

Kawa Ramen & Sushi is open Sunday from 12:30 to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.


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