Spanish eating challenges and contests category

Spanish food challengers "Joe Burgerchallenge" and "Dave Cheats" have started a trip in Chicago in which they will do food challenges in restaurants along Route 66. The tour will conclude in Los Angeles where they will be part of a team attempting the 54 inch pizza challenge at Big Mama's & Papa's. update May 16 A four person team finished the 10 pound meatball sub challenge at Bartolini's in Midlothian in 4:48, IL and won $2500.
The Spanish food challenge youtube channel Esstik has surpassed 500,000 subscribers.
"Joe Burger Challenge" from Valencia appeared on tonight's episode of "Got Talent España"
The Manchester Evening News has an article about "Joe Burger Challenge" of Spain being the first person to finish the burger challenge at Shooters.
Mallorca Spotlight has a report on "Joe Burger Challenge" attempting the burger challenge at Cafe Castellet in Mallorca, Spain that awards €300 if finished.
Former boxing champion Ricky "Hitman" Hatton ordered a breakfast challenge at a restaurant in Spain. (Daily Mail article)
Harleys in Tenerife, Spain will hold a Fat Boy Burger Challenge on March 5 awarding 400 Euros.
TheLocal.es reports that Joaquín Alcaraz Garcia passed away after drinking 6 liters of beer in 20 minutes to win a contest held Wednesday in the Murcia region of Spain.
All competitive eating fans should be rooting against Bayer Leverkusen in its Champions League match with Barcelona today since Leverkusen is owned by Bayer AG, which cancelled the US Open of Competitive Eating in 2006.
Travel Bar Port in Barcelona will be holding a wing eating contest during the Super Bowl tomorrow.
The Blues Kitchen in London England will hold a hot dog eating contest tomorrow and Gastrodyne reports that a hot dog eating contest will be held in Erandio, Spain on August 5 (a video of the 2010 contest).
Gastroboy has emailed a link to a video of a hot dog eating contest on the Spanish television program Sé lo que hicisteis. The contest was inspired by Joey Chestnut's appearance on Are you smarter than a fifth grader?, which appears at the start of the clip.

Spanish food fight to waste 165 tons of tomatoes

The German magazine Der Spiegel has an English article and gallery about La Tomatina, a annual tomato fight that will be held in Buñol, Spain tomorrow. During the event, 150,000 kg (330,000 lb.) of tomatoes are ruined. Despite wasting orders of magnitude more food than any American eating contest, the event does not seem to have drawn the same amount of criticism that competitive eating does.

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