Leah Shutkever faced off against strongman competitor Eddie Hall in a five pound chicken and chips challenge at the Digbeth Dining Club. (Eddie Hall's video).
Meadowlands Racing in East Rutherford, NJ will hold a pork roll eating contest on November 30 awarding $500/$250/$150/$100. 10 entrants will be chosen at random.
A cartoon book titled "Hot Dog Eating Champ" by "Jimmie Chestbump" is availalble for purchase on Amazon.
Corwith Farmstand in Water Mill, NY will hold a pie eating contest this afternoon awarding $500 to the winner.
George Rossoatos has made a chapter from his book Interdiscursive Readings in Cultural Consumer Research titled "Furious Pete and the Re-Evaluation of All Values available for download for free.
Joey Chestnut will face off against former Colts Joe Staysniak, Will Wolford and Rocky Boiman in a St. Elmo's shrimp cocktail eating contest at halftime of Sunday's Indianapolis Colts game.
"UK Chilli Queen" Shahina Waseem attempted to eat over 100 Carolina Reaper peppers today (aftermath video).
Molly Schuyler won the first prize of $3000 in today's burger eating contest at Uncle Jack's Meat House in Astoria, NY.
Kevin "LA Beast" Strahle ate 14 cannolis to win today's eating contest at SopranosCon in Seacaucus, NJ.
Takeru Kobyashi attempted the challenge at Pho 87 in Las Vegas on Tuesday's episode of the Japanese television program SixTONES. (Kobayashi segments start at 1:25 and 1:34). This might be his first eating challenge or contest on Japanese TV since the 2002 Food Battle Club.
"Wing Pole" will be held at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia on January 31. The eating contest will apparently be restricted to Philadelphia area amateurs.
Spa City Tap in Barrel in Saratoga Springs, NY will hold a pie eating contest on November 22 awarding a 55 inch TV.
Molly Schuyler and Dan Kennedy are listed as expected entrants in a burger eating contest at Uncle Jack's Meat House in Astoria, NY on November 23 awarding $3000 to the winner. 8 contest spots remain open.
Registration is open for the cannoli eating contests that will be held at SopranosCon in Seacacus, NJ on November 23 and 24. Kevin "LA Beast" Strahle will compete in Saturday's contest.
Matt Stonie's youtube channel has passed 10 million subscribers.
Max Suzuki ate 451 bowls of noodles in 10 minutes to set a contest record at the all Japan wanko soba championship in Morioka, Japan. The typical contest duration is 15 minutes, but he was given a 5 minute handicap due to being a professional.
The Newcastle Chronicle has an article about Kyle "Kyle v Food" Gibson.
Joey Chestnut ate 81 waffles over 8 minutes to win an eating contest held at tonight's San Jose Barracudas game. Matt Stonie was the runner-up with 75. update Contest video
Radim Dvoracek ate 15 veggie burgers in 30 minutes to win the first prize of 1000 Swiss Francs (about $1010) in today's eating contest at the Grand Casino in Basel, Switzerland.
Birmingham Live has an article about Kate Ovens attempting a three foot long hot dog at Oh My Dog in London.
Radim Dvoracek has posted the top 3 in last nights Great British Eat Off 3kg burrito eating contest at Man v Food in London: 1) Leah Shutkever 2) Kyle v Food 3) Radim Dvoracek
George Chiger and Michelle Lesco set the record for the Carnivore Challenge pizza at Big Pie in the Sky, seen in the Atlanta episode of Man v Food.
Stock Daily Dish has a list of food challenges offered by Las Vegas restaurants.
Sam Thurman reported that Takeru Kobayashi was on his flight to Japan, so he might have returned his home country for good. The six-time Nathan's champion announced earlier that he was moving to Kyoto due to high New York City rent.
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