Joey “Jaws” Chestnut To Eat Certifiable Shit-Ton Of Gyoza @ 3pm Saturday, JACCC Building, Little Tokyo
It’s officially Food Friday here at the Losanjealous.
…The featured event is the 3rd Annual Nisei Week Gyoza Eating Championship – presented by Day-Lee Foods – which starts at 3 p.m. at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (JACCC) in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo district. Two-time defending champion Joey Chestnut (Nathan’s Hot Dog Champion and the top competitive eater in the world) returns to defend his title and break his world record of 231 gyoza consumed in 10 minutes.
Attempting to unseat Chestnut will be top-ranked eaters Tim Brown (#10 World Rank), rapper Eric “Badlands” Booker (#13), Nate Biller (#19), Kevin Ross (#23), and Sean Kirby (#42) as well as a field of local amateurs. Competing on behalf of charity will be the 2008 Nisei Week Queen and Court.
Anyone wanting to enter the contest may participate in an auction for the 20th and final spot, which will take place at the beginning of the event […] Admission is free with seating limited to a first- come- first- serve basis.
Top photo of losanjealous ryan’s gyoza-dinner-atop-coffee-table by losanjealous ryan (used by permission)