I get asked all the time, “Alex, why do you do the crazy things you do like food competitions?” I tell them that besides enjoying pain and suffering, I actually enjoy chowing down the food. That brings me to this past Saturday’s event held at Hypnotic Donuts in East Dallas – The Spicy Chile Donut Eating Contest. I normally cancel everything to commit and do as many food competitions as possible but due to the conflicting dates of a pre-existing event, I was not going to attend the donut challenge. So I thought. I must admit that I was a tad saddened about not being able to compete in the Spicy Donut competition, but that all changed Friday morning.
I received news Friday from a friend that we were in fact not going on our planned trip and quickly made the decision to email Hypnotic Donuts to sign up for the challenge. The owner of Hypnotic, James, responded quickly and confirmed I had a spot in the competition. It was on. Continue reading