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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Get Your Stretchy Pants Ready for Wing Wings' Third Annual Chicken Wing Eating Contest

Posted By on Tue, Oct 14, 2014 at 11:00 AM

click to enlarge Hella hella hot wings lined up at last year's competition. - FACEBOOK/WING WINGS

Ah fall, the time of year where the nights get longer, pumpkin spice permeates the air, and you have a chance to eat as many chicken wings as humanly possible. That's right: It's time once again for Wing Wings' annual chicken wing eating contest, sponsored by the Lower Haight chicken purveyor and PBR. This year's festivities are going down on Saturday, Nov. 8 at SOMA StrEat Food Park.

Contestants at the charitable event can pick from two options. There's a timed contest, where the winner eats the most Angry Korean wings in 10 minutes (last year's winner ate 35, which may not sound like a lot, but the wings must be cleaned to the bone). If that sounds too easy, there's also a hella hella hot competition, where the winner eats 10 "hella hella hot" wings the fastest. (The secret recipe changes every year, says Wing Wings owner Christian Ciscle, and involves a lot of habenero.)

All proceeds — including the $150 in donations that are required by each contestant to enter — benefit Curry Without Worry, an organization that provides about 250 hot and nutritious meals to the hungry in Civic Center each week. 

click to enlarge FACEBOOK/WING WINGS

Wing Wings Third Annual Chicken Wing Eating Contest
Saturday, Nov. 8, noon-4 p.m.
Where: SOMA StrEat Food Park
Cost: $5 suggested donation

If you think you have what it takes, apply via Google Doc with the following information:

Name and if applicable, sponsor 
Email address
Height and weight
Eating competition name
Previous eating competition experience
Why do you think you can win(g)??

Check out your potential competition in this video from last year:

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Anna Roth

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Anna Roth is SF Weekly's former Food & Drink Editor and author of West Coast Road Eats: The Best Road Food From San Diego to the Canadian Border.

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