Sarasota – Bradenton eating challenges and contests category

Three random Sarasota eating challenges
12 pound pizza The Big Richie Challenge G's Pizzeria Sarasota, FL for 2 person teams, limited number of dates available (check website)
2.5 lb burger SOB Punisher SOB Burgers Bradenton, FL
10 hot wings Fire in Your Hole Munchies 420 Cafe Sarasota, FL signing liability waiver required before starting challenge
(All Sarasota eating challenges and contests in database) has a writeup of an interview Adam Richman did with Mike Chen of Strictly Dumpling. The former Man v. Food host claims that Munchies in Sarasota, FL put an entire bottle of ghost chili extract into its 420 hot wings challenge, which made breathing difficult.
Nathan Figuero was the first person to finish (facebook login requred) the 8 Pound Mongo Burrito at Burrito Mexican Grill in Sarasota, which has been available for 4 years. He has a youtube channel about his Florida eating challenges and contests at
JDub's Brewing Company & Tap Room in Sarasota, FL will hold hot dog eating contests on May 23 for men & women. Both divisions will award $200 to the winner.
Dale Boone won the men's division of a pizza eating contest held at the Longwood Grill & Pub in Sarasota, FL Saturday.
Longwood Grill & Pub in Sarasota, FL will hold a pizza eating contest on Saturday. The contest will apparently award $1000 to the top male and female.
The North Bridge Taven in Sarasota will hold a wing eating contest on July 31 awarding a trip to Las Vegas.
Jalehouse Beer Rico's Pizzeria in Sarasota, FL will hold a pizza eating contest on April 23 awarding $1000 to the winner (total purse $1750).
Fat Sam's in Venice, Florida (Sarasota area) will hold a pizza eating contest on Labor Day awarding $500 to the winner. Qualifiers take place on August 22 and 29.
Super Heros in Bradenton, Florida will hold a pizza eating contest on Saturday awarding a Blu-ray DVD player and DVDs.
The Krystal in Bradenton, Florida will hold a burger eating contest March 7 awarding $175 in Krystal gift cards.

Man vs. Food Sept 16 (Sarasota) episode links

Travel Channel episode guide | slideshow


List of Tampa Bay area eating challenges in the eatfeats database

Comments has a thread Contains spoilers) about the spicy wing challenge Adam Richman attempted at Munchies 420 Cafe in Sarasota.

Man vs. Food Season 2 sites

News of upcoming Man vs. Food sites will be added to this blog entry as they are announced. The Man vs. Food twitter reports that the first filming session for the second season took place at Yoder’s in Sarasota, FL


DineSarasota: Man vs. Food will record at Yoder's in Sarasota, Florida tomorrow.

Man vs. Food season 2 in 4th quarter 2009

The Futon Critic has a press release from the Travel Channel which announces that the second season of Man vs Food will be televised in the fourth quarter of 2009.

The twitter
for Munchies 420 Cafe in Sarasota (Tampa Bay area) announces that Man vs Food will be recording on May 4.

Adam Richman has set up a personal twitter at, but it only has 3 updates at this moment.

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