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Cookin’ from Scratch will appear on Travel Channel show December 28, 2011

Posted by Ron Warnick in Food, Restaurants, Television.
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The Cookin’ from Scratch restaurant off Route 66 in Doolittle, Mo., will be featured in an episode of the Travel Channel’s “Truck Stop Missouri,” according to The Rolla Daily News.

According to the newspaper:

A segment on the Doolittle restaurant’s recent Route 66 Burger Challenge was filmed last week [...] and a followup session was recorded Tuesday at the Phelps County site.

The focus of the show is on the Route 66 Burger Challenge that began in February at Cookin’ From Scratch.

The challenge featured a 66-ounce King of the Road burger. Those willing to take on the task had 66 minutes to finish their meal. The contest drew diners from throughout the region.

Leftfield Pictures, based in New York, was filming the segment. Leftfield has also produced “Pawn Stars” and “American Restoration,” both on the History Channel.

“Truck Stop Missouri” takes place mostly at the Midway Travel Plaza off Interstate 70 near Columbia. The truck stop also boasts an eating challenge — 70 ounces of mashed potatoes and gravy.

Here’s one brave soul who conquered Cookin’ from Scratch’s King of the Road challenge:

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