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      338-pound hamburger served at Detroit sports bar

      The burger stands three feet tall and weighs over 330 pounds. (Photo: Mallie's Sports Grill)

      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. The Detroit News says the massive burger even drew the Food Network to film it.