Pizza Nuts

A competitive eating contest pits bros against dough

Pizza Nuts
Photo courtesy of Shawn Hall

The smell of steamy, hot pizza and bar toilet converge Sunday, Aug. 9 at Emo's (603 Red River, 474-5370) for the inaugural Barpie Pizza Eating Contest. Why is this event happening? Who cares, dude! How many slices of pizza can you eat in 13 minutes? You know you've thought about it, probably while you were drunk and high at Emo's! Stony's Pizza provides the competitive carbs, and contestants must eat one slice at a time – we're not sure who knows the Heimlich at Emo's.

There's a $10 entrance fee, but the winner will take home $350, and the runner up gets a $100 bar tab and probably several new best friends. Sign up at Stony's or Emo's. Doors at 6:30pm, contest at 7pm sharp. Two dollar Lone Stars and Sierra draft. The Method Man/Redman/Ghostface Killah show is later that night, so you never know who might show up.

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