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Watch Takeru Kobayashi Eat an Entire Pizza in 60 Seconds

Slice Niki Achitoff-Gray 10 comments

Takeru Kobayashi's legendary stomach earned him a whopping $3,250 last Sunday. Deadspin reports that Dominos booked the champion eater to attend a Super Bowl party, where he was filmed virtually inhaling one of their 12-inch pizzas in exactly one minute. More

Competitive Eater Takeru Kobayashi Fails to Break Guinness Fastest Pizza-Eating Record

Slice Adam Kuban 6 comments

We saw this story about Takeru Kobayashi's failed attempt to break the Guinness record for fastest pizza-eating, but here's some more perspective on it courtesy of Slice'r Tommy, from New Zealand, home of the current record-holder. —AK Hey, Adam, Greetings from Wellington, New Zealand. You may have caught wind of this story already, but I thought i'd pass it on anyway: http://www.3news.co.nz/Japanese-eater-fails-to-beat-Kiwis-pizza-record/tabid/415/articleID/186429/Default.aspx/ I believe it has been reported in a few U.S. newspapers and websites also.I make pizza for Scopa, the New Zealand restaurant that organised the competition that gave birth to the current Guinness record, and we're pretty happy... More

Joey Chestnut Wins Again at the 2009 Nathan's International Hot Dog Eating Contest

New York Robyn Lee 7 comments

Yesterday morning in Coney Island, thousands of cheering people crowded the corner of Surf and Stillwell Avenue. But these cheers were not for independence—no, they were for something greater. Something meatier. Something log-shaped. Hot dogs—more specifically, lots of hot... More

Joey Chestnut Wins Krystal Square Off World Hamburger Eating Championship

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 7 comments

Congratulations to Joey Chestnut for winning this weekend's Krystal Square Off World Hamburger Eating Championship by downing 93 Krystal hamburgers in eight minutes. Legendary rival Takeru Kobayashi only ate 84 hamburgers, putting him in third place, and second place... More

Kobayashi vs. Chestnut Slider Eat-Off

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee Post a comment

This Sunday the 28th in Chattanooga, Tennessee, record-breaking competitive eaters Joey Chestnut and Takeru Kobayashi will compete in the annual Krystal Square Off World Hamburger Eating Championship, along with 9 other finalists. Chestnut won last year's contest by eating 103... More

USA Wins! Joey Chestnut Defeats Kobayashi at Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest!

Raphael 3 comments

Today in Coney Island, after ten minutes of regulation time, America's defending champion Joey Chestnut and rival Takeru Kobayashi were tied at 59 hotdogs. A five dog eat-off ensued, and Chestnut won! The Mustard Belt remains in America's hands, and Chestnut set a new 10-minute record. Go USA! When asked why he put his body through this year after year, Chestnut replied, "I love to eat, I love the competition. It's the Fourth of July, and you can get away with it on this day, push your body this hard, for something silly like this." As ESPN commentators said, "The passions were raw, but the hot dogs were cooked." Video after the jump.... More

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