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He's back, and he's hungry. Competitive-eating legend Takeru Kobayashi returns as a competitor in the Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Challenge, happening this Sunday at the US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach. Last year, Kobayashi broke the world record by scarfing down 106 tacos in 10 minutes. T ... More >>
Along with being our nation's birth, July 4th is also the day all eyes will be on Coney Island for Nathan's world famous Hot Dog Eating Competition. Yes, competitive eating's biggest day of the year goes down tomorrow as the biggest names in consumption will attempt to out-devour each other in a mor ... More >>
VIEW OUR SLIDESHOW OF THE FANTASTIC FOOD OF THE LONG BEACH BAYOU & BLUES FESTIVAL HERE I announced at our news meeting here at Weekly World Headquarters last week I would be entering in a crawfish eating contest and our Editorial Assistant LP Hastings would be there filming the madness. I was initi ... More >>
Meena Hart Duerson of New York Daily News did some first-hand reporting when she asked competitive eating superstar Takeru Kobayashi to teach her how to eat hot dogs like a champ. What she came back with was this very screenshot-able video. And probably a stomachache.
Yep, they're still pretty fly for a bunch of aging white guys. To celebrate the release of their new album, Days Go By, The Offspring is partying it up with fans tonight at Chronic Tacos in Huntington Beach, the city where it all began.
Free tacos, Gringo Bandito hot sauce, competitive eating champion Takeru Kobayashi, a mariachi band and the Offspring are all making an appearance at Chronic Tacos in Huntington Beach on 11th street tomorrow, June 27 from 5pm-7pm, to celebrate the release of the band's ninth studio album Days Go By. ... More >>
In honor of day of the year when gluttony is not only accepted, but celebrated here in America (yeah, that would be all days that end in "y"), we'd only expect Takeru Kobayashi to show us how it's done. On Thanksgiving eve, the competitive eating superstar gobbled 7.5 pounds of turkey in 10 ... More >>
Derby DeliHere's your guide for this long Labor Day weekend! TODAYDinner and a Movie at Taco Asylum What: Gourmet tacos and a rockumentary--not a bad way to spend a Thursday night. For this happy hour event, the hipster joint will be screening loudQUIETloud: A Film About the Pixies, gi ... More >>
Derby Deli & Dueling Piano Bar
This edition of our weekly food roundup should be called "This Week in Junk" considering all of the stories related to Taco Bell, competitive eating and beer. We've got lots of other junk food stories, as well as some healthier ones, for you right after the jump!
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyKobayashi with Dexter Holland. Click here to see more photos from the event.Yesterday afternoon, Dexter Holland's Gringo Bandito hot sauce hosted a taco throwdown challenge at Fred's Mexican Café in downtown Huntington Beach. Competitive eaters chowed down on stacks ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyKobayashi with Dexter Holland. Click here to see more photos from the event. Yesterday afternoon, Dexter Holland's Gringo Bandito hot sauce hosted a taco throwdown challenge at Fred's Mexican Café in downtown Huntington Beach. Competitive eaters chowed down on stacks ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly"He's gonna puke!" a spectator declares from the crowd in equal parts horror and amusement. A concerned mother motions her children away from the table, one that has suddenly been transformed into massive human garbage disposal. The five men standing behi ... More >>
Get ready for some food-scarfing mayhem. As our music blog Heard Mentality reported, the Offspring front man (and Weekly coverdude) Dexter Holland is bringing us the Gringo Bandito Taco Challenge on Wednesday, Aug. 3 at Fred's Mexican Café in downtown Huntington Beach. Some of the world's g ... More >>
Flickr user Erik CharltonThis is scary shit: Gringo Bandito, the bueno hot sauce of Offspring head hombre Dexter Holland is set to host a taco-eating contest at Fred's in Huntington Beach August 3, with legendary competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi set to compete. The initial meat in the tacos was ... More >>
Food: It's one of the most important basic needs of human life. Human beings and just about every living being on Earth can live without any luxury, but cannot survive without food. We celebrate food. We spend large amounts of money on food. We explore diverse cultures through the food people eat ... More >>
Dexter Holland's hot sauce brand Gringo Bandito teamed up with competitive eating champion Takeru Kobayashi for the Kobayashi Presents the Gringo Bandito Taco Challenge, taking place Aug. 3 at Fred's Mexican Café in downtown Huntington Beach.Kobayashi and other renowned eating competitors will s ... More >>
UPDATE, 12:41 P.M.: Three participants! Stay tuned for photos!Last week, Edwin blogged the news of Crepes Bonaparte's Nutella eating contest--first one to finish an entire jar wins diabetic shock a month of free crepes!--but we've sent photographer Mary Bell to the scene and she reports that no o ... More >>
Next week, on Tuesday, November 2, at noon, Crepes Bonaparte, Orange County's own Great Food Truck Race celebrities with those darned funny French outfits they wear, are holding a Nutella eating contest for a chance to win free crepes from their truck for a month.
Stock Sushi Photo From MonsterMunching.com There are only a few things that make my stomach turn: competitive eating is one of them. Man v. Food? Yeah, I watch it; but I switch it off before the actual eating challenge is shown. But if you aspire to be Adam Richman or that Coney Island hot d ... More >>
Speed Eating: Would you eat 42 peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches in 10 minutes for $1,500? Patrick “P-Rock” Beroletti, a twentysomething-year-old Chicago cook, won the Drum Corps International World Peanut Butter and Jelly Eating Championship this week at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park. (Ear ... More >>
Chili cheese fries eating competition