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The Peterborough Examiner has an article about Ontario food challenger Mike Jack. He recently received his ninth Guinness World Record for eating 50 Carolina Reaper peppers in 6:49.
The Laredo, TX Jalapeno Festival will hold the La Costeña Jalapeño Eating Contest on February 18. It appears the contest will award $3000/$1500/$750.
In an eating contest held during halftime of tonight's Cleveland Cavaliers game, Joey Chestnut ate 47 pierogis to defeat three amateurs who combined for a total of 33.
Minor League Baseball awarded The Golden Bobblehead for Best Digital Campaign or Activation to the Indianapolis Indians for hosting Joey Chestnut's attempt at a boxed popcorn eating record.

Geoff Esper wins St. Elmo’s Shrimp Cocktail eating contest

Official results. 8 minute contest, results in pounds.

1st 16.4 Geoffrey Esper 15th MLE victory of 2022
2nd 14.9 Miki Sudo
3rd 11 Nick Wehry
4th 10.6 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut ends contest winning streak, ends 2022 with 1 win (Nathan’s)
5th 6 Derek Jacobs
6th 4.5 Matthew Raible
7th 2.5 Holly Titus

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Leah Shutkever uploaded a video of a burger eating contest versus strongman competitor Eddie Hall held at Archies in Manchester.
MinnesotasNewCountry.com has a post about Randy Santel failing to complete the American “Barbarian” Pancake Breakfast Challenge at the Nicollet Diner in Minneapolis. The meal consists of a 3 pound pancake, 6 fried eggs, bacon, 4 sausage patties, 2 English muffins, hash browns, and more.
Kelowna10 has a video about British Columbian food challenger Scott Watkins, who is also known as "Scott Eats".
The field for Saturday's St. Elmo's Shrimp Cocktail Eating Championship in Indianapolis has been announced and will include the top 5 ranked active MLE competitors: defending champion Joey Chestnut, Geoff Esper, Miki Sudo, Nick Wehry and Gideon Oji. Derek Jacobs and Matt Raible are also expected to compete.
BayNews9.com has an article and video about the hot dog eating contest held at Cholo Dogs in Orlando on November 12 won by Michael Jenkins.
Cherish "Five Pounds" Brown has posted a video of last month's pie eating contest at The Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence, NY.
WLWT.com reports that Joey Chestnut ate 14 slices of pumpkin pie in 3 minutes at Frisch's Big Boy in Fairfax, OH yesterday. He hoped to eat 24.
Food Challenge News has an interview with Canadian food challenger Mike Jack, whose youtube channel Mike Jack Eats Heat focuses on spicy challenges. He recently received a Guinness world record for eating 50 Carolina Reaper peppers.
The Ottawa Citizen has an article about Darrient Thomas attempting the Mac Daddy burger challenge at the Wellington Diner.
MLE will hold a bagel eating contest at Siegel's Bagelmania in Las Vegas on January 15. Registration opens Saturday.
PhillyMag has an article about the retirement of Angelo Cataldi from WIP with a section about the Wing Bowl his morning radio show hosted:
Angelo isn’t exactly contrite about overseeing Wing Bowl: “You know what? I don’t feel that bad about it. I feel like we were a product of the times and we reflected what was acceptable. We pushed it a little, but we kind of knew where the line was. Or at least not to go too far over.”
Raina Huang won the first prize of $1000 at the taco eating contest at the Great Las Vegas Taco Festival on November 6
Erik "The Electric" Lamkin attempted two "Octuple Bypass" challenge burgers at the Heart Attack Grill in Las Vegas.
Joey Chestnut is expected to defend his title at the St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail Eating Championship in Indianapolis on December 3. This will probably be his last chance to obtain a non-Nathan's victory in 2022.
Belfast Live has an article about Katina eats Kilos (called "Katrina" throughout the article) and Randy Santel attempting challenges at Safari in Bainbridge, Northern Ireland.
TOI.News has an article about Brandon "Da Garbage Disposal" Clark and Bob Shoudt attempting the 22 pound pizza challenge at Italia Pizza Cafe in Southaven, MS.
Raina Huang will see how many bao dumplings she can eat in two minutes at November 5, 2022 at 4:35 am by ojrifkin · More posts about:Chicago, Raina Huang | Permalink * Comments (1)

Lancs.live reports that Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran is the first person to finish the Tipsy Bao Box challenge at Tipsy Chef in Preston, Lancashire. The challenge consists of a triple smash cheeseburger, a chicken & candied bacon burger, 4 pork belly bao buns, dirty hash browns and fries.
Michael Lopez ate 70 tacos to win the first prize of $200 in a taco eating contest held November 1 at La Calle in Houston.
Joey Chestnut will attempt to set a record for the most pumpkin pie eaten in 3 minutes at Frisch's Big Boy in Fairfax, OH on November 23.
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