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Eating Contest

They Can Shut Down the Government, but They Can't Stop the Chili

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

In 1968, as Washington, D.C. was overcome by riots, Ben's Chili Bowl not only stayed open, but served the rioters on one side and the police on the other, proving that chaos may reign in the streets, but chili brings only peace.

12 Food Challenges For Extreme Eaters

The Huffington Post | Nile Cappello | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

Rewards include t-shirts, free food and -- above all -- bragging rights.

Eating Contests: American Shame

Diana Nyad | Posted 08.06.2013 | Impact
Diana Nyad

What is the commentary on our waste of food, our nation of obese overeaters? Eating contests? Let's get rid of them.

Day 2 of Devouring the Best Food Challenges in Chicago

Jamie McDonald | Posted 05.21.2013 | Taste
Jamie McDonald

What is the Bacon Bomb? Well I'm glad you asked. The Bacon Bomb consists of five pounds of ground sausage, pork and beef mixed with spices and wrapped in a weave of brown sugar bacon, and then slow cooked on their pig roaster, with a huge side of fries.

Wanted: Burger-Eating Contest Participants

The Huffington Post | Eliza LaJoie | Posted 06.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Like burgers? Want to win cash and prizes? Listen up: Z-Burger has announced its fourth annual Independence Burger Eating Contest and is...

WATCH: First National Hamantaschen Eating Contest

Posted 03.09.2012 | New York

Takeru Kobayashi may be able to boast scarfing down a record 69 hot dogs, but can he tackle the world of hamantaschen? In celebration of Purim, f...

Hot-Dog Champ Kobayashi Devours Record With 337 Wings At Wing Bowl

AP | Posted 04.04.2012 | Weird News

PHILADELPHIA — Competitive-eating champ Takeru Kobayashi (tah-kah-roo koh-bee-yah-shee) conquered Philadelphia's annual gustatory gorge-fest by ...

WATCH: One Man. One Jar Of Nutella.

Posted 08.29.2011 | Comedy

The fourth of July is fast approaching and, since nothing says America like competitive eating, we couldn't resist posting this video of professional ...

Protesting Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

If these contests were in the Olympics, would this lead to competitive eating teams in schools? Would kids grow up aspiring to be competitive eaters?

Joey Chestnut Defeats Takeru Kobayashi In Hot Dog Contest After Eat-Off

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — Joey Chestnut reclaimed the top spot at the annual hot dog eating contest in Coney Island on Friday after first tying with archrival ...

Do You Eat Like A Man Or Binge Like A Woman?

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Everyone has got a different idea of how much food is too much food, but according to a study of over 400 college students, the amount differs hugely ...