Scottish eating challenges and contests category

Three random eating challenges
big breakfast The Farmyard Feast The Ark Glasgow, Scotland, UK 6 rashers of bacon, 6 sausages, 6 hash browns, 6 eggs, 1 tin of beans, 1.5 beef tomatoes, 3 mushrooms and three slices of toast
10 spicy wings Hot Wings Challenge The Meat House Dundee, Scotland, UK
big burger The Ultimate Burger Challenge City Cafe Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
(All Scotland eating challenges and contests in database)

The Scottish Sun reports that Elizabeth Branning was hospitalized after she ate a Carolina Reaper pepper, billed as the world's spiciest, in a charity challenge.
The Scotsman has an article about Rab Ha’, or Robert Hall, who was famed for his huge meals in early 19th century Glasgow which included 14 pounds of potatoes and an entire calf turned into pies.
Randy Santel and Mitch Dombrowski were the first pair to finish the 40 inch pizza challenge at Toni's Pizzeria in Glasgow today.
Daily Record has an article about Randy Santel becoming the first finisher of the breakfast sandwich challenge at Hogan's in Kilmarnock, Scotland.
Kate Ovens attempted to eat 100 jaffa cakes on Captial Scotland radio in Glasgow this morning. She finished 57.
Kate Ovens wrote a report for the Newcastle Tab about her attempt at the 27 inch pizza at Toni's Pizzeria in Glasgow, Scotland (video).
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.
STV.tv has a report on a frozen yogurt eating contest held at Frögurtz in Aberdeen, Scotland won by Jennifer Falconer with a total of 4.75 tubs in 10 minuts.
Eric "Steakbellie" Livingston is quoted in a Guardian article about the lack of traditional haggis in the United States due to a ban on livestock lungs in food.
Hope Whitmore has a report for Vice.com about her attempt at the the Killer Curry challenge at Kismot in Ediburgh, Scotland. A 2011 Killer Curry contest resulted in several hospitalizations.
Pro wrestling manager / promoter Jim Cornette was defeated by Joe Hendry in a burger eating contest at the Ad Lib in Glasgow, Scotland today.  
Pro wrestling announcer/manager Jim Cornette will compete in a burger eating contest against British wrestlers in a burger eating contest in Glasgow, Scotland on Sunday.
More than 65,000 people have signed a petition calling for a ban on guga (baby gannet chick) eating contests in north Scotland.
The Independent has a report on the controversy surrounding tonight's guga (gannet chick) eating contest to be held on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. update Dec 30 Peter Macritchie of Glasgow won the contest.
Challenge / contest listings have been set up for Glasgow and Edinburgh. (The unified listing for the United Kingdom has been added to the links in the blog header. Currently 575 eating challenges at UK restaurants are listed.)
The BBC has an article about Lee Goodfellow, three time winner of the haggis eating contest at the Birnham Highland Games in Perthshire, Scotland.
A "Kismot Killer" curry challenge to benefit Sick Kids hospital in Edinburgh was cancelled due to health concerns and a poppadom eating event will replace it. A 2011 "Kismot Killer" contest resulted in hospitalization for two competitors.
The Ad Lib in Glasgow, Scotland is looking for women to attempt its Monster Burger challenge for a feature about slender and healthy female competitive eaters.
The Sun has an article about Lee Price's attempts at five British eating challenges. Randy Santel has also produced four videos of his recent eating challenges in England and Scotland.
Express and Star has an article about Randy Santel finishing the burger challenge at Smokey's Joint in Walsall, England on Friday. Randy recently completed a tour of the United Kingdom where he completed six eating challenges. update Oct 25 The Glaswegian has an article about Randy Santel finishing the Bunker Buster Burger Challenge.
The Scottish Sun has an article about a 6 pound steak challenge available at The Grill Room in Glasgow which costs £360 ($565). If the steak is finished in under an hour, it is free along with a membership to club 29.
The curry contest held at Kismot Restaurant in Edinburgh requiring hospitalization for two of the competitors is #3 in the London Independent's list of the 10 weirdest stories of 2011. (Susanne Eman's quest to become the world's fattest woman by reportedly eating 20,000 calories a day is #1 in the list)
The Daily Mail reports that a spicy curry contest held in Edinburgh, Scotland hospitalized two competitors.

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Scotland brussel sprouts eating contest

icDumfries has an article about a Brussel sprouts eating contest held at a supermarket in Dumfries, Scotland. A collection on the spot raised £80 for charity.

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