Dexter Holland's Gringo Bandito hot sauce held their a taco-eating competition at Chronic Tacos on Aug 11. Competitive eating champion Takeru Kobayashi took first place (of course) in the men's competition. The 128 pound champ ate 106 tacos in 10 minutes, eating 20 in the first minute. All images by Matt Oliver.
Haven't we all spent too, too much money at the OC Fair throwing darts at balloons, shooting a water gun in a hole and tossing rings over soda bottles? It seems impossible to win those huge stuffed Domos and Hello Kitties.
See these folks who actually won those awesome over-sized prizes and...
OC Weekly's own food writer Dave Lieberman faced off against chef Jason Quinn of Playground and the Lime Truck fame at the OC Fair's cook-off on Aug. 10. Even though Quinn is one of our cover boys, we shamelessly rooted for the home team. Sure enough, Dave won!
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The Red Hot Chili Peppers performed a two-night stint at the Staples Center on Aug 11 and 12. All images by Matt Oliver.
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Iron Maiden performed a sold-out show at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine on Aug. 9. Coheed and Cambria opened. All images by Andrew Youssef.
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HARD Summer brought top acts like Bloc Party, Skrillex, Nero and many more to LA Historic Park in Downtown Los Angeles on Aug. 3 and 4. All images by Matt Oliver.
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