Northampton / Northamptonshire eating challenges and contests category

Three random Northamptonshire eating challenges
big breakfast The Big One Hungry Hossee Cafe Corby, England, UK includes 3 of the following: sausages, burgers, fried eggs, rashers of bacon, slices of black pudding, square sausages, portions of beans, portions of mushrooms, potato waffles, potato scones, hash browns, fried bread, bread & butter & toast
big breakfast The Big Breakfast Eating Challenge The Super Sausage Cafe Towcester, England, UK 6 rashers of bacon, 6 eggs, 6 sausages, 6 black pudding, 6 hash browns, 3 fried slices, 3 toast & butter, 6 oz baked beans, 6 oz plum tomatoes, 6 oz mushrooms
32 oz. burger Big Lad Challenge Burger The Old Bank Northampton, England, UK includes double portion of chips
(All Northamptonshire eating challenges and contests in database)

The Anfield Iron has posted a chapter about events in Corby, England in 1978 which has a paragraph about a haggis eating contest where John Kenmuir upset Peter Dowdsewell.

Digesting England by the pound / eatfeats region


Citizens of Hope & Glory,
Time goes by – it’s “the time of your life”.
Easy now, sit you down.
Chewing through your Wimpey[*] dreams,
They eat without a sound;
Digesting england by the pound.

Young man says “you are what you eat” – eat well.
Old man says “you are what you wear” – wear well.
You know what you are, you don’t give a damn;
Bursting your belt that is your homemade sham.

Genesis, “Dancing with the Moonlit Knight” (1973) (That is Phil Collins on drums)

The English eating challenges (currently totaling 309) and contests in the database have been parceled out into 34 regions which are listed after the jump (all-England list of eating challenges and contests)
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