Philadelphia eating challenges and contests category

Three random Philadelphia eating challenges
11 lb. bagel sandwich Classic Whale Challenge Spread Bagelry Philadelphia, PA time limit 45 min for 2 people, 60 minutes for one, 2 days advance notice requested
tall burger Ultimate Burger Challenge Wimpys "Original" Media, PA 3 beef patties, 2 grilled cheese sandwiches, fries, milkshake, 2 onion rings
4+ lb. roast beef or roast pork sandwich The Annihilator Tony's Family Restaurant Phoenixville, PA challenge starts Feb 13 - meal is $33.95 if you fail, includes 1.5 lb. onion rings
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Kildare's in West Chester, PA will hold a "Hot Ones" spicy wing eating contest on November 12 awarding tickets to the Bills at Eagles game on November 26.
Dan Kennedy will be facing two person teams in a roast pork eating contest at Marple Public House in Broomall, PA on October 22.
The Philadelphia Eagles produced a video of Dan "Killer" Kennedy attempting to eating offensive tackle Lane Johnson's 5,000-6,000 calorie daily diet in less than 10 minutes.
The Mushroom Festival in Kennett Square, PA will hold a mushroom eating contest for amateurs on September 10 awarding $300/$200/$100. The professional division has apparently been dropped
Eric "Badlands" Booker will take on 5 people in a meat pie eating contest Saturday at the Food Truck Festival for Autism in Philadelphia.
in Broomall, PA, Dan Kennedy defeated Molly Schuyler in a one-sandwich eatoff to win the Delco Steaks "Cheesesteak Bowl" for the third year in a row. The prize was $1000. has an article. Dan "Dan Rock" Nawrocki ate 2.75 sandwiches in 10 minutes to win the amateur division
Delco Steaks will hold the Cheesesteak Bowl at Marple Public House in Broomall, PA on Friday, March 24. There will be professional and amateur divisions. (via Philly Mag)
Dave "Tiger Wings and Things" Brunelli ate 183 wings to win the first prize of $3000 in this morning's "Wing Pole" eating contest at Club Risque in Philadelphia.
Courier Post has an article about the termination of the Wing Bowl five years ago with quotes from three-time winner Molly Schuyler.
Club Risque in Philadelphia will hold the 2023 Wing Pole amateur wing eating contest on February 10. The event has become a replacement for the Wing Bowl, which was canceled in 2018.
PhillyMag has an article about the retirement of Angelo Cataldi from WIP with a section about the Wing Bowl his morning radio show hosted:
Angelo isn’t exactly contrite about overseeing Wing Bowl: “You know what? I don’t feel that bad about it. I feel like we were a product of the times and we reflected what was acceptable. We pushed it a little, but we kind of knew where the line was. Or at least not to go too far over.”
Molly Schuyler ate 12 pounds of mushrooms in 8 minutes to set a record at the Kennett Square (PA) Mushroom Festival today.
Mushroom eating contests at the Kennett Square, PA Mushroom Festival on September 10 will award $1000/$750/$500 to professional eaters, $500/$300/$100 to amateurs.
Jim's Steaks South Street location experienced major damage after a fire broke out today. The Philadelphia restaurant's cheesesteak record, which dates back to at least 1977 when Lynda Kuerth ate 11 sandwiches in 90 minutes, was one of the longer running restaurant challenges. Bob Shoudt was the current record holder with 20.
Dan Kennedy ate 8 foot long sandwiches in 10 minutes to win the first prize of $1,000 in today's Cheesesteak Bowl in Broomall, PA. Molly Schuyler was the runner up with 7.75, her first loss since 2019. Dave Brunelli was the "amateur" winner.
The Delco Steaks Cheesesteak Bowl eating contest will be held March 26 in Broomall, PA. The top three professionals will receive $1000/$750/$500; the top amateur will be awarded a Caribbean trip. Former Philadelphia Eagle Brent Celek will MC.
Dave "US Male" Goldstein defeated "Oink Oink" in overtime to defend his 2020 "Wing Pole" title at Club Risque in Philadelphia.
A melee involving approximately 40 diners broke out at the Bensalem, PA Golden Corral Friday night. The incident reportedly began after the buffet ran out of steak and customers broke in line to get the final pieces of meat.
Club Risque in Philadelphia announces the return of the "Wing Pole" on February 11. The event was started in 2019 as a replacement for the cancelled Wing Bowl. In the two previous editions of the event, amateur only wing eating contests awarded over $2,000. has a post about Philadelphia Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni showing his team a video of Joey Chestnut competing against Takeru Kobayashi. He said that their greatness was due to focusing on detail and fundamentals.
ABC Localish produced a video about "Moe Train Eats" attempting the 14 pound bagel challenge at Spread Bagelry in Philadelphia with two friends.
Molly Schuyler and Dan Kennedy ate 33 burgers in 10 minutes in Marple, PA as part of an event organized by Delco Steaks to raise money for Austin Beltrante's post-electrocution medical expenses.
Dan "Killer" Kennedy won tonight's Cheesesteak Bowl in Broomall, PA. He finished his two 24 inch sandwiches in 1:39 and 1:34 to take the title and claim the Cancun vacation first prize.
DELCO Steaks will host the Cheesesteak Bowl at the Splash Swim Club in Broomall, PA on March 24. The top 3 in the cheesestekak eating contest will receive $500/$250/$100. The winner of the bonus round will win a trip to Cancun. Former Philadelphia Eagle Brett Celek will serve as commisioner.
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