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In a Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 photo provided by Mallie's Sports Grill in Southgate, Mich., children stand next to a 338-pound "Absulutely Ridiculous Burger" at the sports bar. In a Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 photo provided by Mallie's Sports Grill in Southgate, Mich., children stand next to a 338-pound "Absulutely Ridiculous Burger" at the sports bar.

SOUTHGATE, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area restaurant has cooked up another giant burger.

The Detroit News reports that Mallie's Sports Grill & Bar in Southgate made a 338-pound "Absolutely Ridiculous Burger" on Thursday. A crowd of people gathered to salivate over the unveiling of the massive $2,000 menu item.

The 3-foot-high sandwich packs 540,000 calories and takes 22 hours to cook. Manager Jason Jones says it comes with fries and a drink.

Over the years, Mallie's has drawn attention for cooking up monstrous burgers. In 2008, the restaurant produced a 134-pound burger. Six months later it made one weighing 164 pounds. In 2009, it built 186-pound burger and in January it created one that topped the scales at 319 pounds.

There was no word on how the burger tasted.

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Information from: The Detroit News, http://detnews.com/

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

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