Portland eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming Portland eating contests
2018 Sep 22808 Grinds Spam Musubi Challenge 808 Grinds Portland, OR
2018 Oct 20Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta Tualatin, OR
Three random Portland eating challenges
5 habanero cheese fritters Great Balls of Fire Salvador Molly's Portland, OR
72 ounce steak 72 oz. Top Sirloin Dinner Sayler's Old Country Kitchen Portland, OR weekdays only, before 10:00 p.m.
3 pancakes Man Cakes Stepping Stone Cafe Portland, OR
(All Portland eating challenges and contests in database)

Takeru Kobayashi will do a taco eating challenge at tomorrow's Denver-area Sabroso Taco Festival. He will also do challenges in Auburn, WA on May 12 and Portland, OR on May 13.
Erik Denmark and Sarah Reinecke discuss their victories in the Nathan's qualifier at the Bite of Oregon in Portland in the latest Fink Beats the Stomach podcast.

2017 Nathan’s Portland qualifier

update Sept 5 BrewPublic videos Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4
BrewPublic article & gallery
Sarah Reinecke instagram video

Results Part 1 | Part 2
1) Erik Denmark 28
2) Ryan “Max Carnage” Rodacker 20
3) John “Step Daddy J” Jugovic 17
4) Jason Erb 9.5
5) Tim Kruse 8.5
6) Lyle Mack 6

1W) Sarah Reinecke 17
2W) Ms Robinson 6.75

The Nathan’s qualifier at Bite of Oregon in Portland is underway. Someone ate 14 hot dogs in the first 3.5 minutes.

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Willamette Week has an interview with Carolina Reaper pepper Guinness record holder Greg Foster, who will be competing at the PDX Hot Sauce Expo in Portland, OR on Sunday.
Sayler's in Portland has uploaded a clip from a recent Japanese television program where female competitive eater Sachiyo Masubuchi faced off against Danny in a 72 ounce steak eating contest.
Registration is open for the first two qualifiers of the Nathan's 2017-18 circuit: Des Moines on August 12 and Portland, OR on September 4. The Portland qualifier will be the first northwestern site on the Nathan's circuit since at least 2004.
Sayler's in Portland has posted a request for people who want to attempt its 72 ounce steak challenge on two television shows to be recorded later this month: Travel Channel's Food Paradise and a Japanese program. Entries will close on June 12.
Sweet Home News has an article about Ryan "Max Carnage" Rodacker of the Big Eaters Club being the first person to attempt that pancake challenge at Sweet Home Cafe in Sweet Home, OR. (cached version bypasses paywall)
Willamette Week has a report on the eating contest for Portland mayoral candidates held Friday night at Voodoo Doughnuts. update May 17 The London Independent also has a report
Matthew Korfhage documented his attempts at Portland-area restaurant challenges with a total weight of 39 pounds in the latest edition of Willamette Week. update Apr 7 Willamette Week also has an interview with "Max Carnage" of the Big Eaters Club about his eating challenge advice.
Salem Statesman Journal has a gallery and video of Ryan "Max Carnage" Rodacker and reporter Tom Mayhall Rastrelli attempting the burger challenge at The Hitchin' Post in Keizer, OR. OregonLive has a list of Portland area eating challenges. update Mar 15 The article is available
Statesman Journal has an article about the 2 pound burger challenge at the Hitchin Post in Keizer, OR that Ryan "Max Carnage" Rodacker will attempt with reporter Tom Mayhall Rastrelli on March 8.
OregonLive reports that Pantelis "Pondo" Kosmas, owner of the Mad Greek Deli, passed away on Sunday from a brain hemorrhage at the age of 49. The restaurant had a 12 pound sandwich challenge that awarded a jackpot. (via Big Eaters Club)
StatesmanJournal.com has a gallery of Ryan "Max Carnage" Rodacker of the Big Eaters Club attempting to eat nine pounds of popcorn.
Omaha.com reports that Molly Schuyler eating the 72 ounce steak at Sayler's in Portland in 2:44 appears in the latest edition of Ripley's Believe it or Not.
The Big Eaters Club produced a slideshow of 10 Portland eating challenges for GoLocalPDX.com.
KATU has a video about members of the Big Eaters Club faced off in a 7 pound burrito eating contest held at Koi Fusion in Portland yesterday.
"Max Carnage" and "Honey Badger" of the Portland Big Eaters Club are the guests on the latest episode of the Fink Beats the Stomach podcast.
Thrillist.com has eating challenge lists for restaurants in Portland and Minneapolis.

Stephanie Wu Oregon / Washington trip report

Aaron’s Food Adventures has a report on Stephanie Wu’s recent trip to the Pacific Northwest which includes an account of her finishing two 72 ounce steaks at Sayler’s in Portland. A list of the fastest female finishing times for 72+ ounce steaks has been updated with the time for the first challenge.
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Stephanie Wu announces she ate two 72 ounce steak challenges at Sayler's in Portland. She finished the first meal in 16:%2 and the second in 56:12. As far as I know, this is the fourth time someone has finished two 72 ounce steaks in a session. Two 72 ounce meals at the Big Texan has been finished three times: wrestler Klondike Bill (1966), Rich LeFevre (2000), Molly Schuyler (2014).
The Big Eaters Club have a new series titled Midnight Munchies about late night food. Gresham, OR and Portland are the sites of the first two videos.
The Big Eaters Club has uploaded a video of their attempt at a 55 pound pizza at JC's Pizzeria in Keizer, Oregon.
The Big Eaters Club has a video of an interview with Takeru Kobayashi at Portland State last weekend with footage of his pizza eating exhibition.
Oregon Live has an article and video about Takeru Kobayashi's appearance at yesterday's Portland State game where he ate 16 slices of pizza in under 2 minutes. The appearance made #10 on ESPN's top 10 list for October 18. update A video of the top 10 list is available (via Robbie Parness)
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