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Three random eating challenges
4 lb. burrito Burrito Texano El Cazador Fayetteville, NC also Carolina Beach & Roseboro locations
20 sandwiches 20 Sack Challenge Maid-Rite Sandwich Shoppe Oxford, OH current record is 14
2 ft. baguette Man v Food Branston Arms Burton upon Trent, England, UK
(All eating challenges in database) reports that Brandon "Da Garbage Disposal" Clark was the first person to finish the "Mega Burrito Challenge" at Debbie's Burritos in Malvern, AR. The challenge consists of five burritos and has been available since 2014.
The Oldham Times reports Leah Shutkever finished the Super 6 Belly Buster Challenge at the Black Ladd pub in Shaw, England in 9:04 to smash the previous record of 15:30 set by Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran. Randy Santel finished the challenge in 21:01. The giant breakfast consists of 54 items.
DeSoto Times-Tribune reports Naader Reda successfully completed three restaurant challenges in Hernando County in north Mississippi over Labor Day weekend.
The Bailey Farms pepper eating contest at the NC Hot Sauce Festival & Contest will award $1,000 to the winner on September 10 in Oxford, NC. has a post about Nathan Klein's restauarant challenge tour of the Michigan Upper Peninsula.
Joel Hansen and Scott Eats are currently on tour in the UK. They recently attempted to set records for eating challenges at The George in Stockton-on-Tees.
Eastern Daily Press has an article about Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran finishing the 100 ounce steak at the White Hart in Swaffham, Norfolk in 38 minutes in June. He was the first person to finish the challenge.
ColumbusNavigaator has a list of central Ohio restaurant challenges. has a segment about the Puckerbutt Pepper Company, producer of the Carolina Reaper, the record holder for the world's spiciest pepper. The business will be featured on an upcoming episode of Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe. has an article about Canadian food challenger Mike Jack, who holds several Guinness records for eating spicy foods. He hopes to retake the record for Carolina Reaper peppers soon.
The Northamptonshire Telegraph reports that Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran finished "The Big One" breakfast challenge at Hungry Hossee in Corby, England in 11 minutes 55 seconds to break a record held by Robert Pinto for 11 years. The meal consists of three bacon rashers, three sausages, three eggs, three square sausage slices, three potato scones, three pieces of fried bread, three portions of mushrooms, three hash browns, three potato waffles, three black pudding slices, three portions of beans, three portions of tomatoes, three 4 ounce beef patties, three pieces of bread and butter and three slices of buttered toast. has a list of 9 eating challenges available at Colorado restaurants.
Jim's Steaks South Street location experienced major damage after a fire broke out today. The Philadelphia restaurant's cheesesteak record, which dates back to at least 1977 when Lynda Kuerth ate 11 sandwiches in 90 minutes, was one of the longer running restaurant challenges. Bob Shoudt was the current record holder with 20.
Dallas Observer reports that Joel Hansen won the $3,000 jackpot for finishing the spicy chicken tender challenge at S&J's Hot Chick in Dallas.

1970s Farrell’s Ice Cream menu

Today is National Ice Cream Day. Here is the “Belly Buster” section from a Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlor menu from the late 1970s.

Here is the full menu, which was made to look like an old-timey newspaper. Some of the prices: 1 pound burger $3.25, “Giant Gastro” deli sandwich for 4 $8.25


Bad Azz Burrito in Saginaw, TX will award $10,000 if the 64 second record for its 3 pound burrito challenge is broken. has a report on Randy Santel and Katina DeJarnett attempting the pizza challenge at 1889 Pizza Napoletana in Kansas City, KS. They are planning a four month food challenge tour of Europe this summer.
El Chingon in Fort Worth will hold a spicy eating contest May 24 awarding $250 to the winner. Trivia questions will also be part of the competition.
K102.5 has a post about Joel Hansen attempting a 13 pound BBQ challenge at Noah's Smokehouse in Dearborn, MI.
KSNT has an article about Joel Hansen's trip to The Pennant in Topeka, KS where he attempted two "El Gigante" burger challenges which was previously undefeated. (video)
Fox 4 has an article about Australian James Webb attempting the Cookie Dough Sundae Challenge at Wonderland Cookie Dough & Ice Cream in North Fort Myers, FL.
Ricarditoofit has uploaded a video of a 42 pound cheesesteak he attempted with a team of five Spaniards and three North Americans at Amato Brothers in Oaklyn, NJ. Other team members included Molly Schuyler, Dan Kennedy, Joel Hansen, Joe Burger Challenge, Dave Cheats and Tano Villar. Joe Burger Challenge's video
Daily Mirror has an article about Max Stanford attempting to eat 21 Easter eggs in under an hour.
WFRV has an article about Randy Santel's trip to the Black Otter Supper Club in Hortonville, WI to attempt over 10 pounds of prime rib.
Food Challenge News has a post about Cherish "Five Pounds" Brown's recent food challenge tour in which she attempted the King Kookamonga challenge at Kooky Canuck in Memphis with three other diners. She is also an amateur MMA competitor.
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