MassBytes: El Pelón Chili-Eating Finals

Those two look terrified because those jalapeño and cherry peppers are just the preliminary rounds. Find out how the actual habanero-eating rounds went at (Photo by Sarah Sparks/

I had an absolute blast covering El Pelón’s Fiery Fifteen habanero contest last month. Thanks in no small part to all of you, the story went on to become one of the most popular stories on MassBytes, Sarah Sparks’ fantastic food blog.

After such a successful first foray into competitive eating, how could I not return for the finals?

Check it out!

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