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Three random spicy eating challenges
12 spicy wings Wingshak Challenge Rocky Mountain Wingshak American Fork, UT no drinks or dressings
spicy wings Wing of Fire Smoke-N-Bones London, ON, Canada available on Wednesdays at 9 pm
10 half pound tacos Friday Night Fight Rockin' Taco Chicago, IL
(All spicy eating challenges in database)

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.
The Daily Mail has an article about Li Yongzhi of Shawoli, China, who reportedly eats up to 5.5 pounds of chilli peppers daily.
The Chicago Hot Sauce Festival will take place on August 29 & 30 after parking issues forced a postponement of the original July dates. Seven spicy eating contests will take place both days.
Reddit LAList has a casting call for a spicy eating challenge television program. Participants will face off against a celebrity.
The Chicago Fiery Foods Fest will hold 7 spicy eating contests this weekend.
The Daily Meal has a post about the Inferno Soup at Nitally's in St. Petersburg, FL calling it the "spiciest dish in America'. The blog entry makes the interesting claim that the restaurant pays $65 after failed challenges.
The Edinburgh News reports that a new restaurant opening on May 29 will be devoted to serving the Kismot Killer Curry challenge. In 2011 two customers attempting the challenge in a competition were hospitalized.
Get West London has an article about Shahina Waseem's victory at in a chilli eating contest at the Foodies Festival at Syon Park, the third spicy eating competition she has won.
The Guardian has a blog entry asking if diners' quest for ever increasing spiciness is resulting in damage to their palates.
Complex has a video of Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo answering questions while eating hot wings. The wings became spicier as the questions got more challenging.
Vice.com produced a video of Japanese YouTube star Megwin eating spicy and disgusting food items.
Wayne Algenio won both the spicy pizza eating contest and hot wing contest at the NYC Hot Sauce Expo in Brooklyn today. (wings top 3: 1 Wayne Algenio 57 2 Dave Brunelli 56 3 Will Millender 50) update April 27 Village Voice has interviews with Wayne and other competitors.
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