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Martel's Pizza in Murphysboro, IL will hold a "Blackout Pizza Challenge" for two person teams on April 8 awarding $250/$100/$50 as part of the town's solar eclipse festivities.
Jojo's Shakebar will hold a Sweet 16 Challenge at its Chicago, Naperville, Detroit, Orlando and Scottsdale, AZ locations on March 21. The fastest overall time to finish a 16 oz. milkshake, a double burger, a pound of fries and a 16 oz drink will win $2,000.
The team of Frank Wach and Teddy Delacruz ate 25 paczkis in 6 minutes to defend their title at Bennison's Bakery's paczki eating contest yesterday.
Packs and Snacks in Glen Ellyn, IL will hold a pizza eating contest on September 9 awarding a Michael Jordan rookie card.
Enrico's Italian Restaurant will hold a spaghetti eating contest in Frankfort, IL on September 2 awarding $500/$300/$200 to the top 3. Qualifiers will be held August 3 and 10.
The IL Hot Sauce Expo will hold a Carolina Reaper pepper eating contest in Joliet, IL July 23 awarding $1000 if the Guinness record is broken. The event will also hold 9 other spicy eating challenges over the weekend.
Bar Roma in Chicago will hold a meatball eating contest on March 9 awarding $100 to the winner.
The team of Frank Wach and Teddy Delacruz ate 27 paczkis in 5 minutes to win the first prize of $200 in today's eating contest at Bennison's Bakery in Evanston, IL.
Bennison's Bakery in Evanston, IL will hold a paczki eating contest on February 18 awarding $200 to the winner.
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Enrico's in Frankfort, IL will hold a spaghetti eating contest on August 11 awarding $1000 to the winner. Qualifiers will be held on July 28 and August 4.
Teddy Delacruz ate 19 meatballs in 3 minutes to win the first prize of $100 in Wednesday's eating contest at Bar Roma in Chicago. Frank Wach was runner up with 14.
Bar Roma in Chicago will hold a meatball eating contest on March 9 awarding $100 to the winner.
Furious Spoon will hold ramen eating contests at two Chicago locations on November 30 and December 1 awarding $500 gift cards.
Daily Herald has an article about restaurant challenges in suburban Chicago.
TheStar.com.my has an article about the relationship which led to marriage earlier this year between Juan "More Bite" Rodriguez and Sarah Reinecke Rodriguez.
The Chicago Tribune has an article about Juan and Sarah Rodriguez (formerly Sarah Reinecke). They will attempt to set the record for the most hot dogs eaten by a married couple in Sunday's Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest.
Chris Gdula posted a picture of a 500 piece jigsaw puzzle which uses a picture of a competitor (who I don't recognize) in the Chicago Ribfest eating contest. A MLE MC is in the background. The title of the puzzle is "Lewd Little Pig".
Pat Bertoletti appeared on Windy City Live.
Block Club Chicago has an article about the closing of Taco in a Bag, the restaurant owned by Pat Bertoletti and Tim "Gravy" Brown. They did not respond to questions about the possible reopening of the business.
Taco in a Bag, the Chicago restaurant run by Pat Bertoletti and Tim "Gravy" Brown, announces it will close on October 30. They hope to reopen in the future.
Tiffin the Indian Kitchen restaurant in Chicago will hold a samosa eating contest on October 25 awarding $500 to the winner. Pat Bertoletti will be a celebrity judge at the event.
Love in the Time of Coronavirus has an interview with Pat Bertoletti on how the coronavirus crisis has impacted Taco in a Bag, the Chicago restaurant he owns with Tim "Gravy" Brown.
Chicago's Wing Eating Contest at Old Grounds Social will hot hot and mild wing eating contest on January 25. Both contests will award $250 to the winner.
Mohammed Hamoud won the first prize of $2500 in yesterday's Bacci Pizza Jumbo Slice eating contest in Chicago.
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