Takeru Kobayashi

Extreme Eater Kobayashi Coaches LI Firefighters In Clam Eating ChallengeThe event, which raised money to benefit firehouses that were damaged during Hurricane Sandy, was held at Peter's Clam Bar on Long Beach Road.
Nathan's Crowns Chow Down Champs At Annual Hot Dog Eating ContestJoey Chestnut and Sonya Thomas have defended their titles and are once again walking away as hot dog eating champions.
Chow Down Champion Takeru Kobayashi Visits The CouchTakeru 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, As American As It GetsCompetitive eating is as American as (lots of) apple pie. What does it take to be competitive in the world of competitive eating?
Joey Chestnut, Sonya Thomas Win The Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating CompetitionThey 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.
Kobayashi Fails To Capture Pizza-Eating Record In BrooklynCompetitive eater Takeru Kobayashi failed in his attempt to break the Guinness World Record for eating a 12'' pizza Saturday night in Brooklyn.
Eating Champ Kobayashi No Longer In Hot WaterJapanese gluttony champion Takeru Kobayashi is getting out of hot water following his arrest over a Fourth of July frank fracas.