Boston eating challenges and contests category

Three random Boston eating challenges
double dough pizza God-Zilla Pride's Deli Beverly, MA
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
30 in sub Big Billy's Birthday Challenge Maynard Village Pizza Maynard, MA
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New England Patriots offensive lineman Nate Solder will compete in a wing eating contest tonight at the Mansfield, MA Buffalo Wild Wings.
USA Today has a video of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski attempting a hot wing challenge, which he says is more difficult than winning the Super Bowl. (via foxsports.com)
Boston Magazine has an article about New England eating challenges which contains Geoff Espers training tips.
Spike’s Junkyard Dogs owner David Gettleman offers Boston.com five tips for winning a hot dog eating contest. He says the chain record is 23 hot dogs, which was set by Matt Stonie.
Crazy Legs Conti did an interview on Kiss 108 this morning with the following description: "Boston competitive eater #CrazyLegs on @MattyShow about how to beat @joeyjaws at @originalnathans @eatingcontest". (According to the eatfeats database, Conti is winless (0-47) for his career vs Chestnut).
"Nacho Extreme", the competitive eater on Wahlburgers, is being sued for failing to deliver a script to Mark Wahlburg after he received $1000 to perform that service.
The Boston Globe has a report on an insect eating contest held yesterday in Boston.
The Phantom Gourmet BBQ & Music Festival has been moved to Rochester, NH and will hold a hot dog eating contest on June 27. A Nathan's qualifier was took place the previous three years when the event was held in Boston.
In yesterday's season premiere of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, the cast attempted to drink more than 64 beers on a cross-country flight in an attempt to exceed the mark that Wade Boggs reportedly set on a trip from Boston to Los Angeles. The former Boston Red Sox third baseman appears in the episode and actor Charlie Day claims that Boggs told him that his record for a full day of drinking was 107 beers.
"Nacho Extreme", a competitor in several eating contests on the A & E reality series Wahlburgerers, qualified for Wing Bowl 23 today by completing a cheesesteak sandwich eating stunt. He will face Lee Woodall, a former linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers, in a celebrity boxing match in Broomall, PA on January 31 and will also compete in a wing eating contest in Beverly, MA on January 17.

2014 Nathan’s Boston qualifier

update June 26 Mix104.1 has an interview with female winner Nicole Pulig

update June 23 Boston.com has a gallery with the totals for the top 3 men.

update June 22 The Boston Herald has an article, video and gallery
MyFoxBoston has a video

update Results

1) Matt Stonie 53, personal best, 10 minute qualifier record, New England record
2) David Wood

1W) Nicole Pulig 7.5
2W) Mia Davekos 6

CBSLocal has a an article

Matt Stonie thinks a Nathan’s qualifier record might be possible today. Here are the 45+ qualifier results:

2007 Jun 2 1st 59.5 12 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Tempe, AZ
2006 May 18 1st 50 12 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Las Vegas, NV
2009 May 16 1st 50 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier East Hartford, CT
2013 Jun 29 1st 50 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – men Queens, NY
2013 Jun 22 1st 47 10 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – men Boston, MA
2007 May 3 1st 46 12 min Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Las Vegas, NV
2010 Jun 26 1st 46 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Queens, NY
2011 Jun 4 1st 45 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier – men Queens, NY
2012 May 19 1st 45 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – men Atlantic City, NJ

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The Boston Herald lists Mia Davekos, Richard Pruitt, Nicole Kulig and Christopher Bruno as the locals competing in tomorrow's Nathan's qualifier in Boston.
BostonGlobe.com lists Matt Stonie, Crazy Legs Conti and Jim Reeves as competitors in Saturday's Nathan's qualifier at the Phantom Gourmet BBQ and Music Beach Party in Boston.
Matt Stonie announces he will compete in the Boston Nathan's qualifier on June 21.
The Phantom Gourmet has a list of eight Boston-area eating challenges for CBS Boston.  
Gyro City in Boston will hold a gyro eating contest  after the marathon on April 21 awarding $500 in cash and prizes.  
Eric Dahl won a wing eating contest held at the Doubletree in Bedford, MA Saturday.
"Furious" Pete Czerwinski will be giving a talk Wednesday at Northeastern University in Boston about overcoming his eating disorder. Tickets are free.  
"Furious" Pete Czerwinski announces he will be giving a talk at Northeastern University in Boston on March 12.  
In last week's episode of Wahlburgers, a reality show on A & E about a Boston burger restaurant owned by the Wahlberg family, "Nacho" ate 4 burgers in 9 minutes.
Crazy Legs Conti partipcated in a Kelly's Roast Beef eating contest as part of a New Year's Eve Three Stooges marathon on TV 38 in Boston. His total of 13 sandwiches in 5 minutes was announced as a MLE record.
ISlides is holding a pizza eating contest for four person teams on December 14 awarding $1000 to the winning quartet. (Contest location not specified; tweet was posted from Boston) update The contest will be held in Norwood, MA
Barrio will hold the Super Spicy Chili Pepper College Bowl on November 14 awarding $1000 and a 50 inch TV. Qualifiers will be held for students and alumni from 10 Boston area universities starting on November 3.
Mick Morgan's in Sharon, MA will hold a wing eating contest on Sunday awarding 2 tickets to the Patriots vs. Browns game on December 8.
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