Santa Rosa / North Bay Area eating challenges and contests category

Three random Santa Rosa eating challenges
8+ lb. burrito Abuelo Macho burrito Taqueria Mi Pueblo Novato, CA
7 lb. burrito No Manches Burrito Los Tres Chiles Santa Rosa, CA
2.33 lb. burger Bubba's Challenge BubbaQue's BBQ and Burgers Petaluma, CA 14 strips of bacon, 14 onion ring & 14 slices of cheese, includes 1.25 lb. fries
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The Napa Valley Register has a report on Joey Chestnut's appearance at the BottleRock festival yesterday where he helped build an 8 layer cake.
Joey Chestnut will appear at the Bottle Rock Festival in Napa Valley on May 26-28. The website does not say if he will do an eating exhibition. (via mercurynews.com)
The Reporter has an article about Steve & Angie Hendy.
Patch.com has an article about Steve and Angie Hendry competing in the Nathan's finals.

2015 Sonoma Raceway Nathan’s qualifier

update Jul 3 SonomaNews.com has an article.

update Rico Ramirez has a video

Results Part 1 | Part 2

1) Brian Dudzinski 21
2) Darren Turbeville 13
3) Tony Pirc 11
4T) Joe Pistoia 10
4T) Jon Davis 10

1W) Lesley Ryder 8

Brian Dudzinski is the favorite.

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Stephanie Wu reports she set the all time record (4:48 previous men's record was 5:01) for the Challenge Dog at Roy's Chicago Dogs at the Yard in Petaluma, CA.

2014 Nathan’s Sonoma qualifier

The Sonoma Portal claims that Miki Sudo will compete in the Nathan's qualifer at Sonoma Raceway on June 22.
The Press Democrat has an article about Jamie McDonald finishing the "No Manches" burrito challenge at Tres Los Chiles in Santa Rosa, CA. (video)  
The North Bay Bohemian has an article about Stephanie Wu. (via Stephanie Wu twitter)
Stephanie Wu reports that Matt Stonie won a grape eating contest in St. Helena, California by eating 7 pounds of grapes in 12 minutes. Stephanie Wu was the runner up with 5 pounds.
Stephanie Wu has updated her website with a report on setting the new Challenge Dog record of 8:39 at Roy's Chicago Doggery in Petaluma, California, breaking the previous mark by almost 4 minutes. A video of the attempt is available on Stephanie's new youtube page.