Takeru Kobayashi’s competitive eating prowess is second to none. Last July 4th, he downed 69 hot dogs in one event – an unofficial world record. He stopped by The Couch, along with Brian Shebairo from city favorite Crif Dogs.
Competitive eating is as American as (lots of) apple pie. What does it take to be competitive in the world of competitive eating?
They are the chompions: Joey “Jaws” Chestnut and Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas scarfed down more than 100 dogs between them to become top dogs at the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Competition on Coney Island.
Competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi failed in his attempt to break the Guinness World Record for eating a 12” pizza Saturday night in Brooklyn.
Japanese gluttony champion Takeru Kobayashi is getting out of hot water following his arrest over a Fourth of July frank fracas.