Gringo Bandito Taco Challenge: Featuring Kobayashi and Dexter Holland of the Offspring

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Kobayashi and Dexter Holland.

On August 3, 2011, Dexter Holland's Gringo Bandito hot sauce hosted a taco throwdown challenge at Fred's Mexican Cafe in downtown Huntington Beach. Some of the world's greatest competitive eaters went stomach-to-stomach for a $5,000 grand prize--and headlining the lineup of gurgitators? Competitive-eating legend Takeru Kobayashi in his return to American food competitions. As you can imagine, Kobayashi took home the grand prize. All images by Christopher Victorio.