Boston eating challenges and contests category

Three random Boston eating challenges
2 lb. burger Grand Slam Burger Home Plate Bay Street Grill Taunton, MA includes a pound of fries
25 oz. burger McGreevy's Beckett Burger McGreevy's Boston, MA A portion of the burger's price will go the Josh Beckett Foundation
6 hot dogs Spike's Kennel Club Spike's Junkyard Dogs Boston (9 MA/RI/CT locations), MA 6 hot dogs needed to get on Wall of Fame, meal free only if restaurant record is broken - each store maintains it's own record.
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El Santaneco Restaurant in Chelsea, MA will hold a pupusa eating contest on November 10 awarding $250/$125/$75. Registration closes today.
Pete Davekos ate 9 1/4 lb. hot dogs in 7 minutes to win the first prize of $201 in yesterday's hot dog eating contest in Topsfield, MA.
The Topsfield (MA) Fair will hold a hot dog eating contest October 5 awarding $201 to the winner.
Landmark Public House in Dorchester Center, MA will hold a hot dog eating contest for amateurs awarding $500 to the winner.
The Good, The Bad, The Hungry will be shown at the Independent Film Festival Boston on April 27.
Wamesit Lanes in Tewsbury, MA will hold a "Wing Madness" eating tournament on March 21 awarding $500 to the winner.
Bleachers in Boston will hold a Buffalo chicken sliders eating contest on February 6 awarding Bruins tickets, VIP tour of Downeast Brewery and Downeast swag .
Dave Brunelli ate 29 hot dogs to win the first prize of $500 in a June 3 eating contest at Landmark Public House in Dorchester Center, MA
Landmark Public House in Dorchester Center, MA will hold a hot dog eating contest on Sunday June 3 awarding $500 to the winner.
Former Nathan's finalist Pete "Pretty Boy" Davekos was elected as a Town Meeting member of Danvers, MA last night.
The Boston Taco Festival will hold a taco eating contest on May 5 or 6 awarding $500 to the winner.
Joe Menchetti won the first prize of $500 in last night's Wing Bowl at Wamesit Lanes in Tewksbury, MA.
Wamesit Lanes in Tewksbury, MA will hold a Wing Bowl on February 1 awarding $500 to the winner.
The Automatic in Cambridge, MA will hold a dumpling eating contest on November 12 awarding $500 to the winner.

2017 Boston Nathan’s qualifier

update June 21 The Boston Herald has a gallery

Men’s top 3
1) Geoffrey Esper 51
2) George Chigger 24
3) Adrian Prentice 12

Women’s winner
1) Danielle Leppert-Siminauer 5

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Sentinel & Enterprise has an interview with Geoffrey Esper about competing in the Nathan's Qualifier at Sail Boston on Sunday.
The Boston Globe has an interview with Geoff Esper about his victory in the pepperoni rolls eating contest in Three Rivers Festival in Fairmont, WV last week. He says he will compete in the Boston Nathan's qualifier on June 18.
El Santaneco in Chelsea, MA will hold a pupusa eating contest tomorrow awarding $200 to the winner and $100 to the runner up.
New England Patriots defensive end Jabaal Sheard ate a 32 ounce steak to raise $5,200 for charity at Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts.
Darron Breeden has uploaded a video of him finishing the Eagle's Deli burger and fries challenge in Boston, which was expanded to 13 pounds after "Furious" Pete Czerwinski finished it. (via Ali Abramson)
New England Patriots offensive lineman Nate Solder will compete in a wing eating contest tonight at the Mansfield, MA Buffalo Wild Wings.
USA Today has a video of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski attempting a hot wing challenge, which he says is more difficult than winning the Super Bowl. (via foxsports.com)
Boston Magazine has an article about New England eating challenges which contains Geoff Espers training tips.
Spike’s Junkyard Dogs owner David Gettleman offers Boston.com five tips for winning a hot dog eating contest. He says the chain record is 23 hot dogs, which was set by Matt Stonie.
Crazy Legs Conti did an interview on Kiss 108 this morning with the following description: "Boston competitive eater #CrazyLegs on @MattyShow about how to beat @joeyjaws at @originalnathans @eatingcontest". (According to the eatfeats database, Conti is winless (0-47) for his career vs Chestnut).
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