United Kingdom eating challenges and contests category

DailyRecord.co.uk has an article about Czech competitive eater Radim Dvoracek's food challenge tour of the UK.
English magazine Root and Bone has an article about competitive eating.
The Sun has an interview with Kate Ovens about how she has converted her eating ability into a career.
KyleVFood has posted a video of his attempt at a 160 ounce steak challenge from Bennett's Butchers.
Daily Star has an article about Kate Ovens finishing 5 "Sizziling Breakfasts" at Tyler's Rest Pub in Tilehurst, Berkshire.
The Sunderland Echo has an article about "Kyle V Food" completing the Belly Buster Burger challenge at the Man vs. Food restaurant in London and winning £250. (video)
BBC Archive has posted a video from 1972 of a man eating 50 eggs in about a minute.
The Yorkshire Post has an article about KyleVFood attempting the 30 pancake & waffle challenge at the Cabin in Sheffield.
Vice.com has an article about UK competitive eaters containing interviews with Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran, Kate Ovens and Andrey Sidorov which examines whether British competitive eating is in decline.
9 people attempted a 450 ounce steak challenge at Cattlemans Steakhouse in Paignon, England yesterday.
A man was hospitalized after swallowing a ghost pepper in an eating contest in Brighton, England. The unnamed competitor was facing off against Shahina Waseem, who is undefeated in spicy eating contests.
Izzy Kirkman, a personal trainer from Birkenhead, England, ate a 11,000 calorie cake intended for 40 people over four hours to celebrate her recovery from anorexia. (video)
An Original Nathan's restaurant has been announced for Bournemouth on the English south coast. Could this result in the first UK Nathan's qualifier since 2005?
Kent Online reports that Libertines frontman Pete Doherty completed the breakfast challenge at the Dalby Cafe in Cliftonville, England in 19:30, beating the time limit by 30 seconds.
Daily Record has an article about Kate Ovens completing a 3kg doner kebab at German Doner Kebab in London. (video)
The ShortList has an interview with Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran, whose youtube channel just surpassed 300,000 subscribers. He is billed as the "UK's #1 competitive eater" despite finishing behind Leah Shutkever in the Highway 55 Burgers contest, an event he says he trained heavily for.
The Daily Mirror has an article about Kate Ovens finishing a 74 ounce steak in 18 minutes which bills her as "Britain's top food blogger". The only other women I am aware of who have finished a 72+ oz steak in under 20 minutes are Molly Schuyler, Stephanie Wu and Nadia White.
The Overtake has an interview with Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran, who says he is making 3 times more as a food challenger than he did as a manager in a large stockbroking firm.
InYourAre.co.uk has an article about Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran eating 3.5 kg of doner kebabs in 30 minutes at German Doner Kebab in Reading on Saturday, which was billed as a world record.
Cook and Indi’s World Buffet will hold an eating contest in Glasgow, Scotland on May 28 awarding £500 to the winner. Entrants need to qualify.
The Daily Star has an article about Kate Ovens finishing a 2.5kg Yorkshire pudding in 55 minutes at the York Roast Co in York, England.
Nicki Chan Lam announces she finshed the Easter pancake challenge at Polo Bar in London, which is topped with a Cadbury egg.
Mission Burrito announces that Leah Shutkever was the first person to finish its "El Criminal" burrito challenge with a time of 10 minutes in Birmingham, England. update Leah has uploaded a video
DevonLive.com has an article about the 200 ounce steak challenge offered by Cattlemans Steakhouse in Paignton, England. The meal costs £179 but is free if four diners can finish it in under an hour. update Fox News has an article about the challenge
The World Pie Eating Championship, held in December at Harry's Bar in Wigan, England, will be recreated tomorrow for a commercial for online betting firm Casumo. The ad will feature non-traditional sports and the public is welcome to attend the filming.
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