New York City eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming New York City eating contests
$100 2019 Oct 21 Wing Eating Contest Hangar 11 Queens, NY
2019 Oct 23Wing Eating Contest STITCH Bar Manhattan, NY
$1,500 2019 Oct 26 Bratwurst Eating Championship Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC Manhattan, NY
Three random New York City eating challenges
sushi pieces Sushi Record - men - defunct Yummi Village Sushi Manhattan, NY restaurant reportedly closed
29 in pizza 29 Inch Pizza Numero 28 Pizzeria Manhattan, NY no listed prize for finishing
big sandwich The Jackpot Lansky's Manhattan, NY
(All New York City eating challenges and contests in database)

Eater.com has a youtube video titled "How the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Became an ESPN Icon". The video contains a demonstration contest won by Badlands Booker in which George Shea catches Crazy Legs Conti cheating. (Eater.com blog entry)
Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC will hold a bratwurst eating contest October 26 awarding $750/$500/$250.
A hot dog eating contest will be held in Corona, NY on October 19 awarding a 4K TV to the winner.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio emceed the meatball eating contest at the Feast of San Gennaro on Saturday after terminating his presidential campaign. He oversaw the traditional weigh-in for Nathan's finalists at City Hall his inaugural year of 2014, but has not been involved in that event since then. Scott Hirsch ate 34 meatball in 6 minutes to win the contest.
Wayne Algenio ate 54 zeppoles (Italian donut holes) in 6 minutes to win the first zeppole eating contest at the Feast of San Gennaro in Manhattan. The victory was his second of the festival after setting the cannoli record on Friday.
ABC7 has a live video of the cannoli eating contest at the Feast of San Gennaro in Manhattan. Wayne Algenio is competing. update Wayne Algenio defended his title with a contest record 38 cannolis (previous record Marcos Owens 34 in 2014) update The Aladino Show has a video
Hangar 11 Bar in Queens will hold a wing eating contest September 16 awarding 2 tickets to the Dallas Cowboys at New York Jets game on October 13.
Erin DeGregorio reports that the Chef One dumpling eating contest will not take place at the Atlantic Antic festival in Brooklyn. Previous contests paid out $7000.
It's Nice That has a post on a series of photographs Adam Powell took at the Nathan's Finals.
News 12 has a video about Wayne Algenio winning the Artichoke Pizza eating contest for the third time yesterday.
George Chiger and Julie Goldberg competed in a Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest on Fox & Friends this morning in observance of National Hot Dog Day.
Sports Illustrated has an article about judging at the 2019 Nathan's finals and the lack of controversy this year. Mets infielder Jeff served as the number flipper for Darron Breeden.

2019 Nathan’s mens finals

Official results

1st 71 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 50 Darron Breeden
3rd 47 Geoffrey Esper
4th 46 Matt “Megatoad” Stonie
5th 39 Max Suzuki
6th 36 Nick Wehry
7th 34 Matt “Hungry” Hazzard
7th 34 Gideon Oji
9th 29 Juan “Hungry Saiyan” Neave
10th 28.5 Ronnie “MegaByte” Hartman
10th 28.5 Adam “Beard Meats Food” Moran
12th 27 Derek Jacobs
12th 27 Pablo Martinez
14th 26 George Chiger
14th 26 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
14th 26 Juan “more bite” Rodriguez
16th 22.5 Steve Hendry
16th 22 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas

Joey Chestnut’s margin of victory appears to be the largest since Takeru Kobayashi defeated Badlands Booker 50.5 to 26 in 2002.

Brazilian Corbucci Eats is doing an Instagram Live video from the crowd on https://www.instagram.com/corbuccieats/

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2019 Nathan’s womens finals

Official results

1st 31 Miki Sudo
2nd 26.5 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
3rd 23 “The Lovely” Juliet Lee
3rd 23 Sarah “Unstoppable Bab” Reinecke
5th 18 Larell Marie “The Real Deal” Mele
6th 14 Sophia Devita
7th 12.5 Katie Prettyman
8th 11 Holly Titus
9th 10.5 Kathryn Tesch
9th 10.5 Kelly Wong
11th 9 Jocelyn Walker
12th 8 Mary “I Love ‘em HOT!” Bowers
13th 7 Julie Goldberg
14th 7 Rene Rovtar
15th 6 Kat Wong

31 is the lowest high total for a female in the Nathan’s finals since Sonya Thomas ate 25 in her first Nathan’s finals in 2003. (She ate 32 in a 12 minute contest in 2004).

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Empire Outlets in Staten Island will hold a cannoli eating contest on July 4 awarding a $500 gift card to Nordstrom Rack.
Takeru Kobayashi will do a 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Spectacular at Kings County Distillery in Brooklyn, the same site he has appeared at the previous 3 July 4s. The event will be a fundraiser for Immigrant Families Together.
ESPNFrontRow.com announces Joey Chestnut will throw the first pitch at tomorrow's New York Mets game while eating a hot dog to promote the debut of The Good, The Bad, The Hungry on Tuesday.
Takeru Kobayashi will compete in a hot dog eating contest at Kings County Distillery in Brooklyn on July 4 for a fundraiser for local LGBTQIA foundations.

Beard Meats Food & Julie Goldberg win Mets qualifier

updateQNS.com has an article

Official results from this morning’s qualifier at the Mets ballpark in Queens.

1) Adam “Beard Meats Food” Moran 32, first Briton to qualify since 2005
2) Eric “Badlands” Booker 28
3) Brian Dudzinski 23
4) Michael Dietz
5) “Beautiful” Brian Seiekn 13

1) Julie Goldberg 9.5
2) Prudence DiBenedetto 6

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The Cut has a report on an artistic happening titled "Supper" held at Ace Hotel in New York City which included a ramen eating exhibition with Takeru Kobayashi and drag queen West Dakota. The event was organized by Kobayashi's wife Maggie James, who was billed as the "cultural engineer" of the Ace Hotel. update Interview Magazine has an interview with Kobayashi in which he calls Nobuyuki "The Giant" Shirota his great rival.
Wayne Algenio attempted the challenge at Mac Shack NY with British strongman Eddie Hall for an upcoming episode of Eddie Eats America
British strongman Eddie Hall will attempt the sandwich challenge at Sarge's Deli in Manhattan tonight for his upcoming series Eddie Eats America.
Joey Chestnut appeared on NY1 this morning to promote the premier of the documentary The Good, The Bad, The Hungry, a film about his rivalry with Takeru Kobyashi, at the Tribeca Film Festival tonight. He also participated in a hot dog eating contest with station staff.
Deadspin has a report on the NYC Hot Sauce Expo held earlier this month in Brooklyn with coverage of Wayne Algenio's victory in the Carolina Reaper pepper eating contest.

2019 Finkies winners

Winners of the 2019 “Finkies” awards announced Saturday:

Contest Sponsor – Original Nathan’s
Rising Star – George Chiger
Media – Juan Rodriguez & Sarah Reinecke nude photos in Men’s Health
Breakout – Geoff Esper
Rivalry – Rene Rovtar vs Kay Rovtar

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