Southampton / Hampshire eating challenges and contests category

Three random Hampshire eating challenges
10 scoop cone The Torch Sprinkles Gelato Portswood, England, UK
big breakfast Man vs. Breakfast Eegon's Cowes, England, UK have smaller challenges awarding certificates
pie tower Piescraper Piecaramba Winchester, England, UK
(All Hampshire eating challenges and contests in database)

Romsey Advertiser has an article about UK competitive eater "Hungry Ronin", who works as an action performer in films.
The Daily Echo reports that Buzz's Diner in Southampton closed. Emma Dalton was the only person to finish its burger challenge.
Emma Dalton failed to finish the new Christmas Big One sandwich challenge at Buzz's in Southampton, England. update Dec 2 The Daily Echo has an article.
Buzz's American Diner in Southampton, England reports that Emma Dalton was the first person to finish its "Big One" burger challenge. (video). update Aug 27 The Daily Star has an article.

Digesting England by the pound / eatfeats region

Citizens of Hope & Glory,
Time goes by – it’s “the time of your life”.
Easy now, sit you down.
Chewing through your Wimpey[*] dreams,
They eat without a sound;
Digesting england by the pound.

Young man says “you are what you eat” – eat well.
Old man says “you are what you wear” – wear well.
You know what you are, you don’t give a damn;
Bursting your belt that is your homemade sham.

Genesis, “Dancing with the Moonlit Knight” (1973) (That is Phil Collins on drums)

The English eating challenges (currently totaling 309) and contests in the database have been parceled out into 34 regions which are listed after the jump (all-England list of eating challenges and contests)
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