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Food & Festivals: Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifying in Dover, DE

Ernest Hemingway once said, “There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest of merely games.”

Clearly, Hemingway never attended a Major League Eating competition. 684 more words

Food & Festivals

Eaten by the pizza

Last Saturday, I tried something new. Daring. Exciting. Horrifying.

The Pointersaurus Pizza Challenge was the craziest attempt at eating I’ve ever made, and that’s including all those Thanksgivings that left me more stuffed than the turkey. 424 more words

Creative Nonfiction

Hamster Vs. Kobayashi in Hot Dog Eating Contest

The other day I was watching¬†The Soup. It’s not a show I normally watch, but I found out that Ron Perlman was going to be on it and decided to watch it. 34 more words


How Many Pani Puri Can You Eat?

by Steven Doyle

Pani Puris are small, round puffs that can be filled with tamarind chutney, chili, chaat masala, potato, onion and chickpeas. The tasty Indian street food are just small enough to gobble them down in a single bite. 93 more words

Steven Doyle

The Super Pickle Award: Kind of a Big Dill

At Far Out Awards, we work with all sorts of materials: metals, resins, plastics, foams, glass, ceramic, you get the idea. But when Caroline called on us to make a very special custom trophy for her family reunion we were confronted with a material completely new to us, a plush pickle. 536 more words

A Long Distance Eating Contest: Hiker Hunger

Hiking appetites are like pregnancy appetites….they are constantly evolving, craving new and weird things, and what once was your favorite you now detest.

Recently, I have had several folks write to me requesting information on trail food. 819 more words

Appalachian Trail Thru-hike Journal