competitive eating

Competitive Eating Season Is Upon Us! 10 Stories To Get You As Excited As We Are.

A sport or not a sport? That is the question.
Jun 11, 2014 3:00 pm

Love it, hate it or simply tolerate it, though, competitive eating is bigger than ever. Here are 10 stories to get you psyched to watch grown men stuff themselves full of soggy tube steaks.

Live From A Vegan Hot Dog Eating Contest

Our collective bellies have started to bulge
Nov 18, 2013 11:00 am

Boing Boing has uncovered some next-level eating exploits with their report from the recent Vegan Hot Dog Eating Competition, which ran in conjunction with the Fun Fun Fun Music and Arts Festival in Austin, Texas. We're very much in support of vegan cookery, but this makes us kind of gag.

Video: Patrick "Deep Dish" Bertoletti Deep-Fries A White Castle Burrito

Competitive eating wunderkind is a solid chef, too
Jun 25, 2013 12:01 pm

Our dude Patrick "Deep Dish" Bertoletti, #2 ranked competitive eater in the world, has done it again. The trained chef just loves making food we all pretend we wouldn't eat, but this time he's outdone himself with the deep-fried White Castle burrito. White Castle doesn't serve burritos, you say? You're damn friggin' right they don't! BY THE WAY, please note the clearly visible, very naked and hairy tribute to Tom Selleck while this madness is taking place. 

An Editor From Thrillist Drank 25 Shakes At Sonic And Got Really Bloated

See the photos! 25 of them!
Jun 10, 2013 12:01 pm

Serious Eats pioneered the “we ate everything at” feature that has seen their iron-gulleted editorial staff tear through the menus at Chicago’s Hot Doug’s, Austin’s East Side Kings, Cheesecake Factory and every in the Coke Freestyle Machine. Now, Thrillist has gotten into the game.

Why Do People Love Eating Dangerous Foods?

Going crazy for hot chilies, spoonfuls of cinnamon
Apr 24, 2013 10:01 am
Photos: ccwod, Domenico Licciardiello on Flickr

Hospitalization. Asphyxiation that can lead to death. These are the potential consequences of voluntarily eating some common and often popular foods. With these possible side effects widely documented, what is it exactly that causes people to not only include these foods in their diets but to go out of their ways to find them? Let’s take a look.

What Is The Best Way To Eat A Chicken Wing, Pat "Deep Dish" Bertoletti?

The competitive eating champ strips the bones
Feb 1, 2013 1:31 pm

Master Deep Dish's techniques for eating the wing and drum portions most efficiently — considering both speed and effectiveness — and come Sunday, you'll be ready to challenge anyone to a wing-off and take home the gold medal of bragging rights. His video tutorial, after the jump. 

Lunch Practice: How To Eat More Food This Thanksgiving

Stomach-stretching lunches for better results
Nov 20, 2012 11:31 am

In accordance with the pre-game day tips I've pulled from those titans of gurgitation, the  great competitives eaters of this world, here are a few carb-heavy lunches intended to stretch your stomach so you don't pull a tummy-hammy this Thanksgiving and a useful instructional video. 

Video: Learn The Kobi Shake. Win Hot Dog Eating Contests.

Takeru Kobayashi teaches you his secret dog dance
Jul 3, 2012 4:31 pm

Planning on playing along with the Nathan's hot dog-eating competition this year? You and your foolish kin are in luck — we found this video of Kobayashi teaching a skeptical but giggly reporter his secret weapon against fullness: the "Kobi Shake."

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