Can You Eat 264 Gyoza in 10 Minutes? The Winner of The Gyoza Eating Contest Can!
It was a record-smashing result when Saturday's Day-Lee Foods' World Gyoza Eating Championship came to its gut-busting end. Competitor Patrick Bertoletti took top honors, after chowing down some 264 gyoza in a mere 10 minutes. Oof!
Squid Ink has a comprehensive breakdown of the whole feast, including vital data on how much each gyoza weighs (roughly 17.5 grams) to how many piece were consumed altogether in the contest (2,143).
The Gyoza Eating contest is one of the crowning events as part of the annual Nisei Week festivities in Little Tokyo.