Behind the counter of every Taco Bell, there's a slew of people who fancy themselves champions of food, but once a year in Lewisville, the real champions arrive, ready to relieve suburban Dallas of its tamale population.
Last Saturday was yet another such occasion, with a healthy roster of new T ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsTop-ranked eater in the world Joey Chestnut ate 8 pounds of wings in 12 minutes last night -- good enough for third place.Last night at Victory Plaza, Major League Eating finally made good on its promise to bring the country's top eating talent to Dallas for a wing-eating ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsNate Biller, left, and Pat Bertoletti do their best to keep up with the local sandwich assembly talent.As we mentioned last week, if you're headed to the fair looking for a corny dog contest this year, you'd better be ready to find your own challengers and drop nine ticke ... More >>
Patrick MichelsThird-ranked Pat Bertoletti claimed the world waffle eating title at the State Fair of Texas back in 2007. He's back eating sandwiches this Sunday afternoon.It's tough to know just how to feel about this year's competitive eating lineup at the State Fair of Texas.
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Photos by Patrick MichelsSonya "the Black Widow" Thomas puts away one of 56 tamales she ate Saturday -- good enough for second place.He set the world tamale-eating record here three years ago, downing 71 in a 12-minute bout on the steps of Lewisville City Hall, and even with a dozen fewer tamales la ... More >>
Patrick Michels"Nasty" Nate Biller, Texas' top-ranked eater, will try and keep the tamale title in-state this weekend.If you're planning on packing on a few extra pounds of fat and grease this weekend, odds are you're headed to the state fair. But up in Lewisville Saturday afternoon, a chosen few ... More >>
Photos by Patrick Michels.Sean "Flash" Gordon puts away another dog at the WinStar World Casino yesterday. In 10 minutes, he ate 23.5 dogs and buns. Check out our slideshow for more shots from the contest.The beer may run a little weaker in Oklahoma, but yesterday's big eating contest at WinStar Wor ... More >>