Bakersfield eating challenges and contests category

Three random Bakersfield eating challenges
big burritos Arturo Grande Burrito La Mina Mexican Restaurant Bakersfield, CA
40 oz porterhouse The Logger McNally's Fairview Lodge Kernville, CA
30 in pizza Cataldo's Challenge Cataldo's Pizza Bakersfield, CA
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Hooters in Bakersfield, CA will hold a wing eating contest during halftime of the NBA Finals. According to 23 ABC, the winner will compete in the finals in Clearwater, FL on July 25.
Damon Wells and John Rivera finished a 30 inch pizza at Cataldo's in Bakersfield to claim a bounty of $450.
Naader Reda has a blog entry and video about attempting the 30 inch pizza challenge at Cataldo's in Bakersfield, CA with Stephanie Torres. update Bakersfield.com has a blog entry about the challenge.

Naader Reda & Stephanie Torres attempt NV/CA challenges

Naader Reda has a three part series about the meals he ate with Stephanie Torres in the Las Vegas area (Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3) After Nevada, they attempted the following challenges in California: Cataldaldo’s 10 lb. team pizza challenge in Bakersfield, El Tortillon 9 lb. burrito in Fresno (only previous finisher Aubrey Koehn), Pho Kitchen challenge in Fresno and Big Mama’s & Papa’s 36 inch two person challenge (with two toppings).

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Bakersfield.com reports that Takeru Kobayashi ate 5 hot dogs in 55 seconds at an exhibition at last night's Bakersfield Condors minor league hockey game.
Takeru Kobayashi will be at the Bakersfield Condors arena tonight at 6 pm to greet fans. He will be doing a hot dog eating demonstration during a break between periods and not competing against other fans.
The Bakersfield Condors have produced a commercial about Takeru Kobayashi's appearance at their game Friday night.
The website for the Bakersfield Condors minor league hockey team announces that Takeru Kobayashi will be competing against locals in a hot dog eating contest during a January 7 game.