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Three random spicy eating challenges
pounds Mad Italian Pizza Challenge That’s Italian Ristorante Express Richmond Hill, ON, Canada no drinks allowed
spicy wings Sudden Death Hotwing Challenge Rivals Sports Grill Fort Walton Beach, FL
6 spicy wings Wall of Flame Chatterbox Cafe Lake Isabella, CA must wait one minute before drinking anything
(All spicy eating challenges in database)

GQ.com has an article about the race to create the world's spiciest pepper. Carolina Reaper inventor Ed Currie says he has bred a vegetable twice as hot as the Reaper that will be unveiled if his creation is surpassed.
Liz Lewis Casting has a call for a competitive eating spice specialist for a shoot in Los Angeles that will run from January 18 to 22. The role will pay $2000.
Scott Roberts has an interview with Greg Foster, who recently broke Wayne Algenio's record for eating the Carolina Reaper pepper.
The Journal of Emergency Medicine has an account of a injury produced by a ghost pepper eating contest that resulted in a 1 inch esophagus tear and a 23 day hospital stay. (via SMH)
Ben Sumadiwiria, owner of the Awesome Eats youtube channel, claims he lost his hearing for two minutes after eating the Indomie Abang Adek, billed as the spiciest noodle dish in the world.
The NC Hot Sauce Festival will hold a pepper eating contest in Oxford, NC on September 10 awarding $1000 to the winner and $300 to the runner up.
PeterboroughToday.co.uk reports that Rob Radcliffe was the first person to finish a 10,000 calorie burger challenge at Rocker's Steak House in Cambridge, England that was topped with the world's spiciest peppers.
Hangzhou, China held an eating contest where competitors ate hot peppers while sitting in ice buckets.
The California Hot Sauce Expo will hold four spicy eating contests in Long Beach this weekend.
The Daily Mail reports that two customers who attempted the hot wing challenge at The George in Stockton on Tees, England were hospitalized. The wings are coated in a sauce containing the Carolina Reaper pepper, billed as the world's spiciest.
ABC News has an article and video about the Carolina Reaper pepper mentioning Wayne Algenio's record set at the NYC Hot Sauce Expo in April.
Wayne Algenio received a Guinness World Record yesterday at the New York City Hot Sauce Expo in Brooklyn for eating 119g of Carolina Reaper peppers in 1 minute.
Sharnee Rawsom has a report for delicious.com.au about her victory in a spicy pepper eating contest held at SoCal in Neutral Bay, Australia.
ChronicleLive reports that curry house Shaheen’s Indian in Durham, England could lose its restaurant license after it held a spicy eating contest for the Durham University Rugby Club. The team was allowed to bring their own alcohol, resulting in a drunken rampage in the streets of Durham following the contest.
Priyanka Chopra of Quantico will do a hot wing eating contest on tonight's episode of the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. update March 4 A youtube video of the appearance
Mina "the Machine" ate 7 Carolina Reaper peppers to win the first prize of $250 at the Melbourne Chilli Eating Championship.
The schedule for the 2016 NYC Hot Sauce Expo announces there will be 7 spicy eating contests in Brooklyn over April 23 and 24.
USA Today has a video of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski attempting a hot wing challenge, which he says is more difficult than winning the Super Bowl. (via foxsports.com)
DNAInfo reports that Brick Lane Curry House, site of the challenge in the New York City episode of Man vs. Food was closed after failing a health inspection. Issues included rats, mice and lack of a working sewage disposal system.
Thrillist has a list of the spiciest chili pepper eating contests in the world.
KENS5.com reports Everybody Loves Raymond's in San Antonio has started a "Shut Your Mouth Trump" spicy burger challenge inspired by the Republican poll leader. The restaurant previously created the "Charles Barkley Fat Mexican Burger" after the NBA hall of famer disparaged the appearance of San Antonio women.
Mirror.co.uk reports that an attempt to cook the world's spiciest chilli produced toxic fumes which required the evacuation of four student houses at the University of Manchester. The firefighters responding called it "the most stupid thing they'd been sent out for in 20 years."
The Auburn (CA) Journal has an article about the "No. 25 Thai Hot" challenge at David's Thai Cuisine which will be terminated after owner David Voraphongphibul sells his business.
Joe.co.uk has a report on an attempt at the Chilli Challenge at Meat Liquor in London which includes five tips for competitive eaters.
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