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Competitive Eating

  1. 'murica
    ESPN Calls Competitive Eater Joey Chestnut One of the All-time Greatest AthletesHe’s apparently “among the greats” after winning his tenth Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest yesterday.
  2. Video Feed
    Watch a Model Inhale a Two-Pound Burrito in Under Two MinutesIt’s equally impressive and repulsive.
  3. Video Feed
    Watch an American Hero Inhale 182 Slices of Bacon in 5 MinutesIt’s a record, of course.
  4. Video Feed
    Watch a Man Plow Through 24 Burgers in 20 Minutes“Those buns were under heat lamps or something like that, because they were really hard.”
  5. Video Feed
    Kobayashi Battles the Tiny Hamster in the Eating Contest You’ve EagerlyIt’s like Ali versus Frazier, but with hot dogs.
  6. Accomplishments
    Ultimate American Hero Eats Two 72-Ounce Steak Dinners in 15 Minutes“I wasn’t really going for time.”
  7. Oops
    Wing-Eating Champ El Wingador’s Fall From GraceHe’s pleaded guilty to cocaine distribution.
  8. Dollar Slice
    Crazy Legs Conti Rates New York’s Best Dollar Pizza SlicesFive slices enter, one slice leaves. Sort of.
  9. Video Feed
    Takeru Kobayashi Reduced to Pay-for-Play Stunt Eating at Low-Rent Frat PartiesChug! Chug! Chug! Chug! Chug!
  10. Foodies With Benefits
    No Bones About It: Vegan Wing Bowl Returns to The AbbayeAll proceeds from the competition benefit Philly Roller Girls.
  11. Competitive Eating
    Out-of-Towner Crowned Wing Bowl Champ; El Wingador Indicted on Drug ChargesThis year’s champion chowed down 287 wings to cinch the win.
  12. Wing Bowl
    Don’t Call Wing Bowl’s Wingettes ‘Slutty’While the skimpy clothes are a healthy form of sexual expression, labeling Wingettes sluts is a form of unresolved sexual repression.
  13. Competitive Eating
    Coke Bust Shuts El Wingador Out of Wing BowlThe annual binge, purge, and stripper-ogling extravaganza’s organizers fear El Wingador’s presence will only hurt its reputation.
  14. Russian
    Man Eats $70,000 of Caviar in a Couple of SecondsOnly in Russia.
  15. Mediavore
    El Wingador Goes Back Into Retirement; Most Fun Foods Are Bad For DigestionPlus: Puerto Rico plans to kill iguanas and export their meat; and friends that eat together put on the pounds together, all in our morning news roundup.
  16. Foodievents
    Abbaye and Philly Roller Girls Host the Second Annual Vegan Wing BowlThough there’s no meat, by no means is this a protest against Wing Bowl.
  17. Competitive Eating
    World’s Greatest Competitive Eater Kobayashi Coming to Wing BowlKobayashi is six-time champ of the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest.
  18. Video Feed
    Nobody Can Eat 32 Eggs in a Minute, Right?Kobayashi can! And does, in this video.
  19. Mediavore
    Comely Cannibal Denied Parole; Spicy Curry Contest Leads to Hospital VisitsIn other news, Roy Choi details why food trucks are so important for hopeful restaurateurs who lack resources.
  20. Competitive Eating
    Bertoletti Lands Second Place at Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating ContestHow many hot dogs can you eat?
  21. Foodievents
    Ready, Set, Eat!: Nathan’s and Go! Go! Curry Contests Are OnMissed the recent pickle-eating contest? Don’t worry, there are others.
  22. Mediavore
    SuperPretzels Maker Takes on ConAgra’s ‘Frozen Handheld’Plus: Watching fat people on TV makes you fat; and winemakers fight to keep the word “Mommy” on their labels, all in our morning news roundup.
  23. Koby Doin' Work
    Kobayashi Goes From ‘Champ to Chump’Could the Tsunami break the Guinness record for pizza-eating?
  24. Mediavore
    Union Dockworkers Pitch Pineapples In the Delaware; Coffee Prices Are at aPlus a former Wing Bowl champ loses in the National Buffalo Wing Festival, and vegetable-based dishes are trendy, all in our morning news roundup.
  25. What to Eat
    Balls in the Air: Testicles Are Trendy!Rocky Mountain oysters make it into cooking and eating competitions.
  26. Contests
    Spend Labor Day Weekend Binging on Pie and PancakesOr enter a cooking competition instead of an eating one.
  27. Blechtacular
    South Crowns Hot Wing Champs in Santa Monica Every MondayEat more than 25 wings in under 15 minutes, and the contest gets named after you.
  28. Mediavore
    Mariani Examines Restaurant Sins; Condom Found In Claim Jumper SoupEsquire’s critic sounds off on reservation lines and greasy palms, while a court case will revolve around a disturbing discovery at a chain restaurant.
  29. Foodievents
    Kobayashi, We Beg You to Show Up at Asiadog’s Eating Contest Tonight“Several new, never-before-seen specials” at Trophy Bar.
  30. Blechtacular
    The Philly Challenge Is Like Wing Bowl on a RollUncivilized and ghastly, Jake’s Sandwich Board’s new contest has no contenders yet.
  31. Mediavore
    The Hypocrisy of Locavore Wine Lists; Travelers Embrace ‘KitchenPlus: the proliferation of the Bloody Mary, and a dinner club for adventurous eaters, in our daily news roundup.
  32. Blechtacular
    The Depravity of Competitive Eating and Grilled-Cheese Burger MeltsThe latest in the world of food stunts.
  33. Mediavore
    Vuvuzelas Banned at Hot-Dog Contest; Top Chef’s Ratings RisePlus: Whole Foods ramps up standards on organic beauty, and how to photograph food, all in our morning news roundup.
  34. Foodievents
    Coming Up in Adversarial Gluttony: Strawberry Shortcake and Oyster ShuckingA no-hands strawberry-shortcake-eating contest in Greenpoint, and competitive oyster shucking at Water Taxi Beach.
  35. Competitive Eating
    Start the Summer With a Hot Dog-Eating ContestTrump Plaza’s Beach Bar hosts the local qualifier for Nathan’s hot dog eating contest.
  36. Contests
    Eat an Eighteen-Inch Pie in Eight Minutes and It’s FreeThe latest gross-out challenge.
  37. Competitve Eating
    Everyone Wants Us to Eat Hot DogsWhere to stuff your face full of hot dogs.
  38. Competitive Eating
    Cake vs. Pie: The Final FourIt’s hard to stay interested since birthday cake got knocked out.
  39. Competitive Eating
    Bracketology: Pie vs. CakeForget basketball — who will win the dessert tournament?
  40. Competitive Eating
    Sushi Eating Contest Heads to Huntington Beach this SundayA Huntington Beach sushi-eating champ will be crowned at RA.
  41. Mediavore
    Jose Andres Awarded; New Record Set in Meatball EatingThe Bazaar chef is awarded for his creativity, while a man eats 29 meatballs in one minute.
  42. Carnivoracious
    Enough With the Speedy Burger-Eating!Someone else beat Wiener & Still Champ’s Triple Undisputed record. Yawn.
  43. Booze You Can Use
    Crazy Legs Conti, Beverage DirectorThe competitive eater joins Scores and Penthouse New York as beverage director.
  44. Carnivoracious
    Wiener & Still Champ’s 911 Burger Consumed Ever FasterQumar Zaman beats the standing burger-eating record by ten minutes.
  45. Carnivoracious
    Wiener & Still Champ’s Megaburger World Record: ShatteredIt took someone just 38 minutes to eat the seven-inch tower of meat.
  46. Foodievents
    ‘Gentleman’ Joe Points to the Fences, Promises 75 Dumplings in TwoThe NYC Dumpling Festival is on tomorrow, rain or shine.
  47. Mediavore
    Shooting Wounds Three Outside of Pan American; Cali Grocery Stores Will StopA shooting outside of an Echo Park restaurant and nightclub wounds three while local grocery stores work on phasing out personal checks.
  48. Mediavore
    Stop Stealing Salt Shakers; The New Burrito ChampionPlus: The end of a Caesar era; yogurt makes false claims
  49. Mediavore
    L.A. County is Quarantined for Psyllids; Stone Beer Gets a Top ChefThe discovery of more psyllid insects earns L.A. County a quarantine, while Stone Beer will be seen in Top Chef.
  50. Blehtacular
    Chestnut Crowned Gyoza Eating Champ Again in Little TokyoCompetitive eating comes to Little Tokyo with the same winner as last year.
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