Moody Tongue and Monster Burger Throwdown at Jake Melnick’s

It’s not common I would write about the same establishment in two consecutive blogs, but to refrain from writing about burgers and beer is not only daunting, but downright impossible. I mean, why would I ignore a burger throwdown, notably if Moody Tongue is there, too? While watching people compete, you can munch on your own burger and beer. Sounds good to me.



When? Feb. 22, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m (all Jake’s Burgers are $10 during that two-hour span!)

Where? Jake Melnick’s Corner Tap

Who is competing? Professional eaters, Pat “Deep Dish” Bortoletti and Tim “Gravy” Brown from Taco in a Bag will take on a team of five local social media influencers (see below) to find out who can fastest conquer the 8- lb Monster Burger.

Beer Special: Moody Tongue Sliced Nectarine IPA

Influencer competitors include:

Adam Soko of Chicago Food Dude (IG)

Shelley of Chicago Is My Boyfriend (IG)

Alexandra Medina of Chicago Munchies (IG)

Liz Winiarski of Cheeky Eats (IG)

Karen Lee of Chicago Food Stories (IG)

Mallory Korol (IG)


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