Pickle Eating Contest

Carnegie Deli pickle eating contest winner Mike "The Skinny" Hoffman - New York, NY - May 18, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Long Island Resident Wins Carnegie Deli Pickle Eating Contest

Takeru Kobayashi, eat your heart out. Mike Hoffman, the winner of the semi-annual pickle eating contest at the Carnegie Deli is nicknamed “The Skinny.”