DelMarVANow.com has an article about a cameo.com video produced by Miki Sudo and Nick Wehry to encorage Daniel "Chunky" Henson to compete in a muskrat leg eating contest in Cambridge, MD.
The Hale Street Tavern in Beverly, MA will hold a hot wing eating contest March 5 awarding $300 to the winner. Entrants need to qualify.
Singer Niykee Heaton and Miki Sudo finished the 36 inch pizza challenge from Big Mama's & Papa's pizza.
Oysterfest in Fulton, TX will hold an oyster eating contest for men on March 7 and a competition for women March 8. Both events will award $200/$100/$50.
Zoi's Pizza eating contest will take place June 6 in Seymour, CT. The professional division will award $2000/$1000/$500 (entrants must raise $200 for charity). There will also be divisions for pairs of male and female amateurs awarding $750/$350/$200.
Kevin Ross ate a five pound Fatass Burrito in about 8 minutes to win the first prize of $500 in a contest held at El Chingon in San Diego today.
Raina Huang competed in Jack in the Box Tiny Taco eating contest in an advertisement produced by BuzzFeed Video.
Fink Beats the Stomach released the 100th edition of their podcast today. The episode is a retrospective on the previous 99 shows.

Molly Schuyler sets Laredo Jalapeno Festival record

Professional results from tonight’s La Costena Jalapeno eating contest in Laredo, TX. update Official results

1) Molly Schulyler 310 peppers in 15 minutes (contest record), $3000
2) Andrew Puhl, 202 peppers
3) Brandon “Da Garbage Disposal” Clark 170

from facebook video (results start at 42:30)

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LadBible has a facebook video about Kyle v Food. He calls Randy Santel the person who inspired him to start competitive eating.
Kooky Canuck owner Shawn Danko was named the Memphis Restaurant Association 2020 Restaurateur of the Year.
Miki Sudo appears as a character in Bite the Bullet, a new game for the Steam platform by Mega Cat Studios. I think she is the first competitive eater to appear in a video game since the official MLE game was ported to iPhone in 2012.
Baltimore Ravens center Bradley Bozeman completed the Big Texan 72 ounce steak in about 50 minutes, which I think makes him the second active NFL player to have completed the Amarillo, TX challenge after Dolphins QB Ryan Fitzpatrick. The stop was part of a 6 week cross-country tour to promote anti-bullying efforts.
Barnsley Chroicle has an article about Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran attempting a kebab billed as the UK's largest.
MDCoastDispatch.com reports that a Nathan's Famous qualifer has been approved by the city council of Ocean City, MD and will take place on June 13. update Feb 21 Delmarvanow.com has an article about the qualifier in which Rich Shea says that additional qualifiers will take place in Hershey, PA, Washington, DC and Pleasanton, CA. There will be a total of 12 competitions on the circuit, which may or may not include the two that were held in the second half of 2019.
RestaurantBusinessOnline.com has an article about Nathan's Famous plans to expand its menu beyond hot dogs with items like cheesesteak and chicken sandwiches. The project hopes to reverse a declining trend for the chain, which saw the number of its locations drop from 300 to 213 from 2013 to 2019, resulting in a negative 5.5% growth rate. (via patch.com)
Miki Sudo appeared at Thrillist.com's "Fasties" fast food awards ceremony. Miki's segments are at 9:15 and 33:00.
Hot Ones: The Game Show, in which competitors eat spicy items and answer trivia questions, debuted on TruTV last night. The premier episode can be viewed online.
The Scottish Daily Record has an article about Garry McLaughlan's attempt to set a Guinnesss World record for eating Tunnock's Teacakes.
Dicebreaker.com has a post about Spicy, a new card game where cats eat spicy items. This is not the first card game featuring competitive eating felines; Tem-purr-a was released in 2016.
Final Score Sports Bar & Grill in Bensalem, PA will hold a wing eating contest February 22 awarding $300 to the winner, $150 to the runner up.
News.ru reports (translated) that a woman passed away after choking in a cake eating contest held in Moscow on February 15. (via Nikolay Smirnov) update Metro.co.uk has a video of the contest and gives the name of the deceased as Alexandra Yudina. update Daily Mail and Mirror have articles.
The Bowdoin student paper has a report on a hot dog eating contest held at the Brunswich, Maine college. Competition organizers looked at getting Major League Eating sanctioning, but declined after learning it would cost thousands of dollars.
Geoff Esper finished the Whammy Burger challenge at Burgers and Blues in Ridgefield, MS in a record 3:04 to break Molly Schuyler's record of 4:57 and win $1,000. (video)
Molly Dechene posted a comic strip on Instagram about attending the Nathan's finals alone.
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