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Raina Huang uploaded a video of her attempt to eat 40 tacos in 20 minutes at last night's 66ers minor league baseball game in San Bernadino, CA.
The Battalion has an article about James Webb eating 59 tacos in under 20 minutes at Raging Bull Street Tacos in Bryan, TX.
Nathan Klein ate 56 tacos at Las Tortugas Taqueria in Sterling Heights, MI to break Joel Hansen's house record.
The Hoot Leeds has a report on Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran attempting the "Take on the Taco" challenge at Los Jefes in Halifax, West Yorkshire.
Tehachapi News has an article about Raina Huang completing the 7 pound "Big Chief" Indian taco challenge at Red House BBQ in Tehachapi, CA.
Texarkana Gazette has a report on Randy Santel completing the new "All About the Taste" challenge at Taco Tico in Texarkana, TX on Friday, which concluded a his tour of the southeastern United States that started on August 2.
WZZM13 reports Mark Gdd ate 41 tacos in 1:26 to set the house record at Downtown Trini's Mexican Restaurant in Sparta, MI.
For National Taco Day (which was on Sunday) Joey Chestnut created and attempted to eat a 12 pound walking taco. (TMZ article)
La Tapatia in Phoenix, Oregon was recently incinerated by wildfires. The restaurant was the site of a Mega Taco Challenge.
Molly Schuyler and Dan Kennedy attempted to eat 8 total challenges at Rey Azteca in State College, PA (Dan Kennedy video) The total weight was estimated to be over 30 pounds.
CrossFAT is holding a Taco Bell Party Pack eating challenge. The deadline for entry is 11:59pm tonight. update "El Toro" Jiminez submitted an entry at 11:58 pm Pacific time to win the contest.
LA Beast has resumed eating challenges with a video of his attempt at the Reaper Taco Challenge at Gringo's Tacos in Jersey City, NJ.
Molly Schuyler has uploaded a video of her breaking the record for the "Don Juan" breakfast tacos at Juan in Million in Austin, TX. The caption mentions an upcoming documentary series.
On March 2, Molly Schuyler ate 13 Don Juan Tacos to set the record at Juan in a Million in Austin.
Nadia White announces that she ate 20 tacos in 2:20 to break the house record of 2:26 held by John "Oink Oink" Bradley at Loco Pez Tacos in Philadelphia.
UProxx.com has the rules for the Doritos Locos Throwdown, a competition where people will try to eat as many Doritos Locos tacos as possible in an hour on October 7. Entrants will be expect to provide proof of the number of tacos consumed.
The Wall Street Journal has an article about Jack in the Box tacos mentioning Naader Reda's attempt to eat 50 of them. (paywall bypass)
Steven Schuster attempted the Don Juan Taco at Juan in a Million in Austin on NBC's First Look last night.
UProxx.com has details about the Doritos Locos Taco Throwdown taking place tomorrow. Competitors will attempt to see how many Doritos Locos Tacos they can eat in an hour.

Kobayashi wins Taco Trough Takedown

update Kobayashi won the contest with a time of 1:45

Taco in a Bag will announce today the time Takeru Kobayashi needed to finish the Taco Trough challenge. This attempt will but two of his streaks on the line: a post-MLE streak now extending 5 years and a career undefeated streak vs. women. Molly Schuyler is the current leader at 2:24 with Bob Shoudt the current runner up with a time of 3:14.

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Taco in a Bag's Taco Trough Takedown closed yesterday. Molly Schuyler took the lead on Monday with a time of 2:24. Bob Shoudt's and Takeru Kobayashi's time (if he did the challenge) have yet to be announced.
Marco Owens announces (in comments) he has taken the lead in the Taco Trough challenge at Taco in a Bag with a time of 3:15, beating Pat Bertoletti's time by almost a minute. He thought that would result in an immediate payment of $5,000, but the contest will continue and pay the prize to the fastest finisher as of September 23. (No mention of that date is made in the original challenge announcement). (via email) update Stephanie Torres just finished the challenge in 4:30, which puts her in the lead for the $2000 prize.
Taco in a Bag announces the Kickapoo Joy Juice Taco Trough $10,000 Challenge. Pat Bertoletti and Tim "Gravy" Brown will set the official record for a 6 pound "Big Jim Reeves" taco and a half liter of Kickapoo Joy Juice on WCIU on August 28. $5000 will be awarded to the first person to surpass that mark.
DNAinfo has an article on the opening of Taco in a Bag in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of Chicago. The restaurant owned by Pat Bertoletti and Tim Brown plans a five pound "Taco in a Trough" challenge. update April 24 DNAInfo reports that Taco in a Bag sold out of food on its day and had to shut temporarily today to prepare more food.
The Corpus Christi Caller Times has a article about the giant taco challenge offered at Recio’s Smokehouse and Catering that has only been finished twice in the past 16 years.
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