Philadelphia eating challenges and contests category

Three random Philadelphia eating challenges
2 big burgers Besty Ross Burger Challenge 4Fathers Philly Philadelphia, PA
Thunderdome burger The Thunderdome Challenge pytPhiladelphia, PA 4 burgers in 1 topped/w sunnyside-up egg, includes tater tots, Lark After Dark Adultshake & pickleback shot
5 lb. burrito Mas Burrito Challenge - defunct. Mas Mexicali Cantina West Chester, PA Defunct for at least 3 or 4 months, per manager. Verified March 19, 2011.
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CrossingBroad.com 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.
Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus. He is also the organizer of OL Masterminds Summit, a convention for offensive lineman. On July 11, Pro Football Talk criticized a hot wing eating contest held at that event for unsafe practices, which did not receive a positive response from Johnson.
The owner of Tony Luke's, Anthony Lucidonio Sr., was indicted for tax fraud. The south Philadelphia restaurant was famed for its cheesesteak challenge and appeared on an episode of Man v. Food.
If you are looking for competitive eating content, "Swallow Your Pride", a documentary about Wing Bowl 13 (2005), can be viewed on youtube for free. The focus is Bill "El Wingador" Simmon's quest to retake the title from Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas. Bob Shoudt (then known as Humble Bob), Arnie "Chowhound" Chapman, Dave "Coondog" O'Karma, Hank "The Tank" Goldey and Augie "Yao Wing" Chung are also featured. Conflict between IFOCE (MLE) and AICE is a secondary theme of the film. At 30:45, AICE co-founders Chapman and O'Karma discuss their grievances.
Final Score Sports Bar & Grill in Bensalem, PA will hold a wing eating contest February 22 awarding $300 to the winner, $150 to the runner up.
Dave "US Male" Goldstein won the first prize of $3000 in today's "Wing Pole" (See https://www.instagram.com/cheerleadersphilly/ stories. The registration rules explicitly barred former MLE members from competing, but apparently he was granted a waiver. update US Male has an instagram post about his victory.
Registration (Philadelphia-area amateurs only) is open at WingPole.com for a wing eating contest to be held at Club Risque and Cheerleaders in Philadelphia on January 31. The top 3 will receive $3000/$750/$400.
The "Wing Pole" eating contest to be held at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia January 31 will award $3000/$750/$400. The competition is apparently limited to amateurs from the Delaware valley.
"Wing Pole" will be held at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia on January 31. The eating contest will apparently be restricted to Philadelphia area amateurs.
Molly Schuyler ate 9.5 pounds of mushrooms to win yesterday's eating contest at the National Fried Mushroom Festival in Kennett Square, PA yesterday. update Video Dan Kennedy was runner up and Bob Shoudt did not compete.
Molly Schuyler, Bob Shoudt, Dan Kennedy and Pittsburgh Paulie are expected to compete in the National Fried Mushroom Eating Championship in Kennett Square, PA on September 7. The contest will award $1000/$500/$300 to the top 3 professionals. A contest for local amateurs will also be held.
The Philly Pretzel Factory in Blue Bell, PA will hold a pretzel dog eating contest on August 10 awarding $250 to the winner. update Bob Shoudt ate 19 pretzel dogs in 10 minutes to win the contest.
Chickie's & Pete's in Philadelphia will hold a crab fry eating contest on July 13 awarding $500 and two Philadelphia Eagles tickets. The runner-up will receive $250.
Nadia White ate 155 wings to win the "Wing Pole" held at Club Risque in Philadelphia. She might be the first female to pose topless after winning an eating contest.
Frankie Ann's Bar in Grill will hold a wing eating contest in Philadelphia on Feb 3 awarding $250 to the winner.
Club Risque in Philadelphia will hold a weigh in for its "Wing Pole" wing eating contest that will take place on February 1. Competitors include Nadia White Pittsburgh Paulie and "Sloth".
Registration is open at WingPole.com for the wing eating contest at Cheerleaders in Philadelphia on February 1. The winner will receive $2500 and entrants must be amateurs from the Philadelphia area.
BreakingAC.com reports that Douglas Petock, who competed in the Wing Bowl at least 9 times using the "Obi Wing" nickname, has been arrested for sexual assault. His charges include aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, criminal sexual contact and stalking and could result in 15 to 30 years imprisonment.
Cheerleaders Gentlemen's Club in Philadelphia will hold a "Wing Pole 2019" with a wing eating contest on February 1 as a replacement for the cancelled WIP Wing Bowl.
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