Seattle / Tacoma eating challenges and contests category

Three random Seattle eating challenges
6 patty burger The Intimidator Challenge Red Onion Burgers Mountlake Terrace, WA
2 lb. burger Loose Wheel Burger Challenge The Loose Wheel Tacoma, WA burger has grilled cheese sandwiches for buns, 6 pounds total, also a Puyallup location
1.5 lb. burger Big Daddy Challenge Richmond Grill Beach House Shoreline, WA topped w/ 6 eggs, 1/2 lb. ham and 12 slices of bacon, includes 1/2 lb. fries
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Sarah "Unstoppable Bab" Reinecke announces she won a mashed potato eating contest after running in the Green Lake Gobble road race in Seattle dressed as an inflatable pumpkin.
The Fisherman's Fall Festival in Seattle will hold a lutefisk eating contest Saturday awarding $300/$150/$50
Redmond (WA) Reporter has a story about 14 year old Moiz Chawdhary, who learned the Heimlich Maneuver and then performed the technique on one of his sister's friends after she started choking in a home grape eating contest.
The Seattle Times has a report on four attempts at the Dong Thap Noodles Pho Challenge, which will award $1000 $100 to someone who can finish it in under 90 minutes.
Masa in Tacoma will hold a 6 pound burrito eating contest tomorrow awarding $300 to the winner.
Nate Isles received the most votes (4) as the biggest eater on the Seattle Seahawks in a survey of 11 team members. (via Derek Deis)
The Fishermen's Fall Festival will hold a lutefisk eating contest in Seattle on October 4 awarding $500 ($300 to the winner). has an article about the goal of Max Carnage of the Portland Big Eaters Club to attempt four Seattle area burger challenges on Saturday weighing a total of 16 pounds.
Masa in Tacoma will hold a 6 pound burrito eating contest on May 5 awarding $300 to the winner.
Huffington Post has a video of a contest between competitive eaters representing Colorado and Washington to predict the Super Bowl overseen by Richard Shea and Crazy Legs Conti.
Slims Last Chance Saloon in Seattle announces it will hold a pepper eating contest later today that will be recorded for an upcoming episode of Stan Lee's Superhumans. has an article about Vic's Pizza in Olympia, WA mentioning Max Carnage recent attempt at the pizza challenge there.
Max Carnage of the Big Eaters Club will be attempting the Mega Pizza Challenge today at Vic's Pizzeria in Olympia, WA as part of a canned food drive. Diners who bring in two cans of food during the challenge attempt from 5pm - 8pm will receive a $2 discount.
Masa in Tacoma will hold a 6 pound burrito contest on May 5 awarding $300 to the winner. Randy Santel is expected to defend his title.
Azteca in Lynnwood, WA is holding a drawing on February 2 awarding a trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to someone who has attempted its 7 pound Super Macho Burrito.
Azteca in Lynnwood, WA will hold a burrito eating contest on Friday awarding two tickets to the Seattle Seahawks regular season finale on December 30.
Randy Santel finishing the 72 ounce steak at Wedgewood Broiler for the first time in the 47 year history of the challenge was one of Seattle Weekly's five food stories of 2012 that will matter in 2022.
Klipsun Magazine has an article about Erik "The Red" Denmark focusing on his training techniques. He says he incurred a $5,000 credit card bill for competitive eating related travel in 2006 which took five years to pay off.
Lynnwood Azteca in Lynnwood Azteca will hold a drawing awarding a trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for finishers of its 7 pound burrito challenge on Feburary 2, 2013.
The competitive eating card game Guts of Glory will debut at the PAX Prime conference in Seattle. will apparently be used to fund the project.
Randy Santel's completion of the 72 ounce steak challenge at the Wedgewood Broiler in Seattle is the subject of an article in the new edition of Food Network Magazine.
Aaron Wakamatsu has a report on the eating challenges Randy Santel did in Seattle.
Legendary Doughnuts in Auburn, WA reports that Evan Denmark won $250 by having the fastest time (1:36) for eating its 1 pound doughnut over the period April 13 - May 13. (Randy Santel's time was 1:46)
Randy Santel announced that he accomplished his 100th eating challenge success last night by winning the 6 pound burrito eating contest held at Masa in Tacoma, WA. For victory #98, Randy finished the 72 ounce steak at the Wedgewood Broiler in Seattle, which had never been completed according to the restaurant. update May 7 Seattle Weekly has a blog entry about Randy Santel's steak challenge success. update May 8 The Daily Mail of London has an article about Randy Santel's weekend. update May 9 SeattlePI, MSN, MyNorthwest, and PitchWeekly have articles and a video is available.
Masa in Tacoma, WA will hold a 6 pound burrito eating contest on May 5 awarding $300 to the winner. Randy Santel is planning to compete. Legendary Doughnuts in Auburn, WA will award $250 on May 13 to the person with the fastest time eating its 9 inch doughnut during the period April 13 - May 13.
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