Boston eating challenges and contests category

Three random Boston eating challenges
jumbo pizza Walk the Plank Captain Hook's Restaurant Gloucester, MA
3 half pound hot dogs Tasty Burger Challenge King's Boston, MA topped with a split cheeseburger, chili, cheese sauce and bacon
16 oz. burger The Powerplant The Mooring Bar & Grill Weymouth, MA has 4 grilled cheese, 6 strips of bacon & 1/2 lb. of pastrami, includes 1 lb. fries
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Scorpion Bar at Patriot Place in Foxboro, MA will hold an eating contest tomorrow awarding 2 Boston Celtics tickets to the fastest person to eat 25 tacos.
Molly Schuyler has uploaded a video of her attempt at the burger challenge at Eagle's Deli in the Boston area which consists of 12 pounds of food. Geoff Esper is also present but does not attempt the challenge.
Joel Hansen attempted the 12 pound burger challenge at Eagle's Deli in Boston.
Geoff Esper and Molly Schuyler attempted the 40 inch square pizza challenge at Nick's Place in Lexington, MA.

Tufts University lacrosse player passes away after hot dog eating contest

WCVB reports that Madie Nicpon, a defender on the Tufts University women’s lacrosse team from Suffern, NY, passed away after choking during a off campus hot dog held Sunday in Somerville, MA. The competition was part of “Play for Pink”, a breast cancer fundraiser. She is the second female student at a New England college to after choking in a charity eating contest in the past 5 years. Caitlin Nelson passed away in 2017 after choking in a pancake eating contest held at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT (WCVB news video | Lohud article)

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Pete Davekos ate 9.5 quarter pound hot dogs, equivalent to 19 regualar hot dogs, in 7 minutes at the Topsfield (MA) Fair to defend his victory in the 2019 competition and win $203.
The Topsfield (MA) Fair will hold a hot dog eating contest on October 2 awarding $203 to the winner.
North Attleboro, MA will hold a hot dog eating contest on July 24 awarding $250 to the winner. Geoff Esper will serve as judge.
Miki Sudo has uploaded a video of her attempt at the Eagle's Deli burger challenge in Boston recorded before she became pregnant.
Nick Wehry and Geoff Esper attempted the burger challenge at Eagle's Deli in Brighton, MA.
Geoff Esper has posted his video of the burger challenge at Eagle's Deli in Brighton, CO, which was featurede in the Boston episode of Man v. Food. Nick Wehry also attempted the challenge.
LexMedia has a video of Geoff Esper attempting the 30 inch pizza at Nick's Place in Lexington, MA without assistance.
Miki Sudo and Nick Wehry attended PAX2020, a video game convention in Boston, to promote the new game Bite the Bullet. Other competitive eaters in the game include Bob Shoudt, Naader Reda, Yasir Salem, Crazy Legs Conti. Matt Stone, LA Beast and more. (Is this the first project with both MLE and non-MLE competitors? The only other one I can think of the Amazing Race team of Joey Chestnut and retired Tim Janus.)
The Hale Street Tavern in Beverly, MA will hold a hot wing eating contest March 5 awarding $300 to the winner. Entrants need to qualify.
El Santaneco Restaurant in Chelsea, MA will hold a pupusa eating contest on November 10 awarding $250/$125/$75. Registration closes today.
Pete Davekos ate 9 1/4 lb. hot dogs in 7 minutes to win the first prize of $201 in yesterday's hot dog eating contest in Topsfield, MA.
The Topsfield (MA) Fair will hold a hot dog eating contest October 5 awarding $201 to the winner.
Landmark Public House in Dorchester Center, MA will hold a hot dog eating contest for amateurs awarding $500 to the winner.
The Good, The Bad, The Hungry will be shown at the Independent Film Festival Boston on April 27.
Wamesit Lanes in Tewsbury, MA will hold a "Wing Madness" eating tournament on March 21 awarding $500 to the winner.
Bleachers in Boston will hold a Buffalo chicken sliders eating contest on February 6 awarding Bruins tickets, VIP tour of Downeast Brewery and Downeast swag .
Dave Brunelli ate 29 hot dogs to win the first prize of $500 in a June 3 eating contest at Landmark Public House in Dorchester Center, MA
Landmark Public House in Dorchester Center, MA will hold a hot dog eating contest on Sunday June 3 awarding $500 to the winner.
Former Nathan's finalist Pete "Pretty Boy" Davekos was elected as a Town Meeting member of Danvers, MA last night.
The Boston Taco Festival will hold a taco eating contest on May 5 or 6 awarding $500 to the winner.
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