New record for La Festa's cannoli eating contest

Sep 07, 2016 722

Coney Island is known for its hot dog eating competition and Philadelphia is known for the Wing Bowl but Scranton may be the capital of the cannoli eating competition. For the fifth year, a cannoli eating competition was held as part of the annual La Festa Italiana celebration. Seven people vied to be named champion.

As they downed the Italian treats, the group made it look easy but very, very messy. "It tastes amazing and then by the seventh cannoli, you start thinking to yourself all right, maybe I'm in the mood for something else, a piece of pizza would be nice right about now" third place finisher Chris Cummings of Vestal, New York said.

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