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Three random pasta eating challenges
4 lb plate Pasta Challenge Anton's Pasta Bar Burnaby, BC, Canada
5 lb. mac & cheese Five Pound Mac & Cheese Crazy Lil's Baltimore, MD
2+ lb. seafood pasta Misto di Pesce La Familia Giorgio Boston, MA Clams, Mussels, Calamari and Shrimp on 2+ pounds of pasta topped with tomato, marinara or Garlic & Oil Sauce, reportedly 11 people have finished in 19 years
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Darron Breeden and George Chiger both attempted to eat a tray of baked ziti weighing approximately 20 pounds.
Wayne Algenio attempted the challenge at Mac Shack NY with British strongman Eddie Hall for an upcoming episode of Eddie Eats America
Elisia Seeber has a report for the Vancouver Courier about her completion of the pasta challenge at Anton's Pasta Bar.
Foodbeast has a post about Raina Huang eating 13 plates (10.5 pounds) of Olive Garden pasta, which is believed to be a house record. has a post about Yura of the k-pop group Girl's Day finishing a spicy pasta challenge.
Forbes has a blog entry about, a website by the owner of an Olive Garden Never Ending Pasta Pass documenting his trips to that restaurant.
The Olive Garden will offer seven weeks of unlimited pasta (from Sept 22-Nov 9) for $100 to the first 1,000 customers who sign up on its website starting at 3 pm eastern today. A single session of all you can eat pasta will be available during that time period for $9.99.
Naader Reda has a blog entry about eating 15 plates of Olive Garden AYCE pasta in September. (The only other Olive Garden record I am aware of is Christine "olivejina" eating 8 plates in 2009).
Joey of Kiss 107 will attempt to be the first woman to finish the 4 pound pasta challenge at Padrino's in Milford, Ohio tonight. Spectators can receive 20% off of their bill. update Aug 25 Joey ate 3.5 pounds of the challenge

Man vs. Food September 15, 2010 (Niagara Falls) episode links

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List of Buffalo / Western New York eating challenges and contests in the eatfeats database

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A "Gavone" has returned to the world of competitive eating. Gabby's on the Boulevard in Wood Ridge, NJ has started a two person challenge with that name containing four pounds of pasta, six meatballs, six sausages, garlic bread and salad. (via
Fox 5 Vegas has a video of El Toro and the "Lone Wolf" attempting to eat the world's largest ravioli with "Extreme Amy" this morning. update Fox 5 Vegas also has a video of El Toro winning the world's largest gummi bear contest.

Valerie Feri completes “Fat Mac” challenge for new Food Network program

PatriotLedger has an article and gallery on the recording of a Food Network program at the Fat Cat Restaurant in Quincy, Massachusetts. Six diners attempted to complete the “Ultimate Fat Mac Challenge” which consists of 6 pounds of macaroni and cheese. Valerie Feri, who weighs 120 pounds, was the only person to complete the challenge in under an hour. The upcoming program was also the subject of a local television news segment.

Ms. Feri’s feat will be seen on “Outrageous Food Challenge” which appears to be a new series. Aaron McCargo Jr., winner of season four of the “Next Food Network Star”, will host. The episode is expected to be televised in April.

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