The Best Eating Contests In The U.S.
There are many eating contests in the U.S. but there are only few that can be considered among the best. This list covers among some of the best.
1. Nathan’s Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest – Coney Island NY
Known around the world and attracting some of the most competitive food eaters from all different parts of the world. Not only are professional competitors competing at the event, but there are also many different hot dog combinations available for general attendants to try and enjoy. The Skyline Chili Dog is one of my favorite. Regardless if you are here to compete or enjoy some new flavors of hot dog, this event is among one of the most famous around the world.
2. Hooters Worldwide Wing Eating Championship – Clearwater, FL
This famous eating competition in the U,S, needs no introduction as it is frequently attended by many and features some of the greatest diversity of wing related combinations and flavors ever to be developed. This eating contest not only tests the quantity of how many wings people can eat but also how hot they can handle their wings which makes it a very interesting even for everyone for sure.
3. The Acme Oyster Eating World Championship – New Orleans, LA
This competition is unique in that it features the oysters but the event is certain to bring everyone out of their shells. Feature a food that is considered by many to be a delicacy, this event is sure to properly orient everyone to the fascinating seafood culture of Southern Louisiana.
4. The World Slugburger Eating Championship – Corinth, MS
Featuring another American classic in terms of food, this burger eating competition features the famous Mississippi version of the burger known as a slugburger which is a more densely packed traditional type of classic cheeseburger and the purpose of the competition being self explanatory. With people being able to put away as many as 40 of these burgers in as little as 10 minutes, it is without a doubt this is another one of those top food eating competitions in the U.S.
5. Chacho’s World Taco Eating Championship – San Jose, CA
Although not a classic American food, Tacos have a special place in the hearts of Americans as one of the country’s favorite types of food. This particular Taco Eating contest brings out the most of this special dish in a variety of its diverse forms and all of its glory. With so much variety and diversity at the event, there is sure for there to be something that everyone can enjoy at this event.
There are many major food eating competitions that take place across the U.S. each year and these are among some of the largest and most well known that consistently take place each year. Have any others that you feel are just as good? Feel free to let us know below!