Providence eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming Providence eating contests
2017 Oct 29Pie Eating Contest Harvest Festival @ Newport Vineyards Middletown, RI
Three random Providence eating challenges
4.5 lb. burrito Kingman Burrito Challenge Cilantro Mexican Grill Cranston, RI Also a Warwick, RI location
5 lb. burrito Five Pound Burrito The Grille on Main East Greenwich, RI available May 2015
10 sliders Run the Rack Challenge Snookers Providence, RI includes 2 lb. fries
(All Providence eating challenges and contests in database)

The Dragon Boat Races & Festival will hold a dumpling eating contest in Pawtucket, RI Saturday awarding a trip to Taipei, Taiwan.
Arooga's in Warwick, RI will hold a wing eating contest Thursday awarding $250 to the winner.
The Rhode Island Chinese Dragon Boat Races will hold a dumpling eating contest in Pawtucket, RI on September 3 awarding a round trip to Taiwan.
The Rhode Island Chinese Dragon Boat Races will hold a dumpling eating contest on September 5 awarding plane tickets to Taiwan.
Nela Zisser is not the only pageant winner with competitive eating credentials. New Miss Rhode Island Alexandra Curtis won a wing eating contest when she was at Syracuse University. According to a 2012 interview, she was wearing a Hilary Clinton Halloween costume when she won the competition.
Olneyville New York System will hold a hot weiner eating contest in Cranston, RI on April 19 awarding $500 to the winner.
The Chinese Dragon Boat Races in Pawtucket, RI will hold a dumpling eating contest on September 6 awarding a trip to Taipei, Taiwan.
Joe Menchetti ate 21 clam cakes in 10 minutes to win yesterday's eating contest at the Blount Clam Shack in Warren, RI. Peter Lemoi was the runner-up with 18.
The Dean's List in Pawtucket, RI will hold an amateur hot dog eating contest Sunday awarding $500 to the winner.  
The Rhode Island Chinese Dragon Boat Races will hold a dumpling eating contest on September 7 awarding a round trip ticket on China Air from Boston, MA to Taiwan.

Big eater wanted for Providence, RI TV show

A national cable network has emailed the following casting notice:

“BIG EATER WANTED!!

Do you have what it takes to chow down on National Television!? If you live near Providence RI and you’ve got BIG personality and a BIGGER appetite WE WANT YOU!
A well known show that pits every day Joe’s against big eating challenges needs folks who are over 18, and live near Providence, contact us via E-mail dlaven@gmail.com
Send us a video telling us who you are, what you do, your eating history, and why you want to take on our eating challenges! Please include in the email your contact information, and a photo.”

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ProJo.com reports that Rick's Roadhouse in Providence, RI will hold a wing eating contest on April 30 awarding $500 to the winner. Qualify by eating 6 Wings from Hell before April 16.
A craiglist posting announces an August 1 hot dog eating contest in Providence, Rhode Island with a first prize of $1000 at an unspecified location. The entry fee is $100.
Saosin is having a hot dog eating contest tonight at Spike's Junkyard Dogs in Providence.

Link Buffet: September 4, 2008

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Link Buffet: August 4, 2008

  • Another review of the MLE video game
  • Article mentioning Samantha Brown’s participation in the Italian sausage eating contest
  • Ravioli contest in Providence Saturday
  • A Taste of Hamburg (PA) eating contest August 30
  • A possible European contest for “Furious” Pete: Pourcailhade La Fête du Cochon (PigFest) in Trie-sur-Baïse, France will have a boudin sausage eating contest on August 10

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Providence Rhode Island hot dog challenge

(from Laura’s livejournal) While there has been a lot of attempts the Rockford Corner Bar chili dog challenge, there is another hot dog challenge in the northeast with a more modest all time record. All Spike’s Junkyard Dogs have a hot dog Wall of Fame Eating 6 hot dogs is required to get your picture on the wall and a T Shirt. The highest total on a Wall of Fame is 17 at the Thayer Street location in Providence. Eating 18 hot dogs or more will result in the restaurant picking up the tab according to this metafilter comment.

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