Losing weight and drinking alcohol don't go hand in hand. Just ask New Jersey resident Kevin Strahle, who recently released a YouTube video giving step-by-step instruction on how to "smoke" alcohol vapors to get drunk without the bothersome need to ingest calories through binge drinking.Even though ... More >>
Twenty-eight-year-old Joey "Jaws" Chestnut of San Jose, California, won his sixth consecutive hot-dog-eating title yesterday at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating championship by eating 68 hot dogs in ten minutes.For those of you into math -- that's 6.8 hot dogs every minute! The contest, now in its ... More >>
A quick review of the news you may have missed:--The "very suspicious" files: Authorities have released the 911 tapes associated with the February killing of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old Martin County boy who was shot by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. A highlight of the tapes, in ... More >>
Yo! Steve Martorano is hosting a meatball eating competition.If you've always wanted to see grown men and women scarf down copious amounts of meat for a cash prize, then the Martorano's Masters Meatball Eating championship at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is your opportunity to ... More >>
If you thought you ate too much at yesterday's Thanksgiving feast, ponder this.Extreme eating champion Takeru Kobayashi ate 7.5 pounds of turkey at an eating competition. Kobayashi tore into the bird much like some natural predator would in the wild.This is just a light snack for the world record ... More >>
Meet the dog on the right this Saturday. Jaxson's Ice Cream Parlor Restaurant -- winner of Broward Palm Beach New Times' Best Dessert 2011 for the monumental Kitchen Sink sundae -- will celebrate its 55th rotation around the sun this Saturday with a family-friendly bash from 7 to 10 p.m. at the b ... More >>
Kobayashi is a meat-eating machine.The winner of the last Monday's 2011 Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest was a close and unofficial draw between reigning champion Joey Chestnut and Japanese eating sensation Takeru Kobayashi.Kobayashi refused to compete in the 2010 hot dog eati ... More >>
D H Wright via Creative Commons Though national Cherry Pie Day is celebrated in mid-February, cherries are quintessential summer treats; sweet, tart, and a good party favor (ever watch someone tie a stem into a knot using only her tongue? Excellent picnic entertainment.). Friday, the Whole Foods ... More >>
By misscharo at Flickr.comSonya Thomas at the 96th Annual Nathan's 4th of July Hot Dog Eating ContestCould you eat 40 hot dogs in 10 minutes? Would you want to?There is one woman who can. Competitive eater Sonya Thomas, aka the "Black Widow," chowed her way to victory today to win the first- ... More >>
Ryan Thiry from Cooper City will become a professional eater at Friday's Burger BattleThank you to everyone who entered to win a seat at the totally awesome Krystal Burger Eating Competition at The Riverwalk Trust Burger Battle this Friday evening.
The winner of a place in the competition ... More >>
How many sliders can you eat?
There are almost three dozen competitive eating events on the International Federation of Competitive Eating website (yes, the IFOCE really exists), and hundreds of other food battles are fought each year at state fairs, colleges and charity events ... More >>
Do you have what it takes to win the slider battle?Are you the champion burger eater in your group? Can you chow down on dozens of burgers at one sitting with the ease of a frat boy? Do you study Man vs. Food like it's the answer to life itself? Have you dreamed of s ... More >>
Wrestle for that last French fry?This week's "totally awesome entertainment award" has to go to Plantation's Hot Stuff Grille. It's not every restaurant that would plan a combination wrestling match, hot dog eating contest, and charity fundraiser all in one night, but Hot Stuf ... More >>
Tara NieuwesteegPickle eating in PompanoSeveral of the world's top competitive eaters descended upon the Isle of Capri in Pompano Beach last weekend to see who could eat the most sour dill pickles. Before the event, the record was 2.99 pounds of pickles in six minutes. At least six people bested ... More >>
Tara NieuwesteegPat Bertoletti put down nearly six pounds of pickles for the win.On Sunday morning, the world record for pickle eating was 2.99 pounds in six minutes. By about 11:30 a.m., that record had been demolished. Held at the Isle of Capri at Pompano Park, the event was part of the officia ... More >>
This Sunday, "Furious Pete" Czerwinski will face off against "Gentleman" Joe Menchetti and Dale "Mouth of the South" Boone at Mardi Gras Casino in a major watermelon-eating contest.
The event -- which features a whopping 84 contestants -- begins at 1 p.m. According to the rules, "Each contestant ... More >>
Martorano: The man has balls.It was a balls-to-balls battle, with Joey "Jaws" Chestnut squeezing out a victory over Pat "Deep Dish" Berletti at Sunday night's Masters Meatball Eating Championship in Las Vegas. The competitive-eating marathon was sanctioned by Major League Eating and hosted by Bro ... More >>