Evansville restaurant hosts taco eating competition


(WEHT)- Los Alfaro’s in Evansville has a challenge that could seriously test even the hungriest taco enthusiasts: a footlong taco eating contest.

The first round of the challenge was held Saturday, with a winning time of 8 minutes, 27 seconds. Organizers say that’s just shy of the all-time record of 6 minutes, 9 seconds.

There are two more qualifying rounds, on Feb. 7 and 8. The top winning times in those rounds will advance to the grand championship on Feb. 16. The winner of the grand championship will receive a belt and bragging rights. Tickets to enter the competition are $20

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(This story was originally published on February 1, 2020)

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