Boston eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming Boston eating contests
2017 Sep 23Watermelon Eating Contest Oak Street Fair Boston, MA
2017 Sep 23Corn Eating Contest Maynard Oktoberfest @ Battle Road Brew House Maynard, MA
2017 Sep 29German Cake Eating Contest Harpoon Brewery Boston, MA
2017 Sep 30Dumpling Eating Contest Fall Back to School Rooftop BBQ Boston, MA
2017 Sep 30German Cake Eating Contest Harpoon Brewery Boston, MA
2017 Oct 14Noodle Eating Contest VietAID's Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Boston, MA
Three random Boston eating challenges
5 turkey legs Chow Down Challenge Larry J's House of Q Chelsea, MA includes 3 pint fixins, can substitute turkey legs for 3 jumbo beef riibs
16 oz. burger The Powerplant The Mooring Bar & Grill Weymouth, MA has 4 grilled cheese, 6 strips of bacon & 1/2 lb. of pastrami, includes 1 lb. fries
hot wings Hot Wing Lucky's Lounge - Logan Airport Boston, MA person who eats most wings will win $500 gift card
(All Boston eating challenges and contests in database)

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).
"Nacho Extreme", the competitive eater on Wahlburgers, is being sued for failing to deliver a script to Mark Wahlburg after he received $1000 to perform that service.
The Boston Globe has a report on an insect eating contest held yesterday in Boston.
The Phantom Gourmet BBQ & Music Festival has been moved to Rochester, NH and will hold a hot dog eating contest on June 27. A Nathan's qualifier was took place the previous three years when the event was held in Boston.
In yesterday's season premiere of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, the cast attempted to drink more than 64 beers on a cross-country flight in an attempt to exceed the mark that Wade Boggs reportedly set on a trip from Boston to Los Angeles. The former Boston Red Sox third baseman appears in the episode and actor Charlie Day claims that Boggs told him that his record for a full day of drinking was 107 beers.
"Nacho Extreme", a competitor in several eating contests on the A & E reality series Wahlburgerers, qualified for Wing Bowl 23 today by completing a cheesesteak sandwich eating stunt. He will face Lee Woodall, a former linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers, in a celebrity boxing match in Broomall, PA on January 31 and will also compete in a wing eating contest in Beverly, MA on January 17.

2014 Nathan’s Boston qualifier

update June 26 Mix104.1 has an interview with female winner Nicole Pulig

update June 23 Boston.com has a gallery with the totals for the top 3 men.

update June 22 The Boston Herald has an article, video and gallery
MyFoxBoston has a video

update Results

1) Matt Stonie 53, personal best, 10 minute qualifier record, New England record
2) David Wood

1W) Nicole Pulig 7.5
2W) Mia Davekos 6

CBSLocal has a an article

Matt Stonie thinks a Nathan’s qualifier record might be possible today. Here are the 45+ qualifier results:

2007 Jun 2 1st 59.5 12 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Tempe, AZ
2006 May 18 1st 50 12 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Las Vegas, NV
2009 May 16 1st 50 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier East Hartford, CT
2013 Jun 29 1st 50 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – men Queens, NY
2013 Jun 22 1st 47 10 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – men Boston, MA
2007 May 3 1st 46 12 min Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Las Vegas, NV
2010 Jun 26 1st 46 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Queens, NY
2011 Jun 4 1st 45 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier – men Queens, NY
2012 May 19 1st 45 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – men Atlantic City, NJ

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The Boston Herald lists Mia Davekos, Richard Pruitt, Nicole Kulig and Christopher Bruno as the locals competing in tomorrow's Nathan's qualifier in Boston.
BostonGlobe.com lists Matt Stonie, Crazy Legs Conti and Jim Reeves as competitors in Saturday's Nathan's qualifier at the Phantom Gourmet BBQ and Music Beach Party in Boston.
Matt Stonie announces he will compete in the Boston Nathan's qualifier on June 21.
The Phantom Gourmet has a list of eight Boston-area eating challenges for CBS Boston.  
Gyro City in Boston will hold a gyro eating contest  after the marathon on April 21 awarding $500 in cash and prizes.  
Eric Dahl won a wing eating contest held at the Doubletree in Bedford, MA Saturday.
"Furious" Pete Czerwinski will be giving a talk Wednesday at Northeastern University in Boston about overcoming his eating disorder. Tickets are free.  
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