|Competitors will be judged in the fastest Ramen eating and beer drinking competition in Koi Sushi restaurant in Đà Nẵng on Saturday (June 11th). Photo Koi Sushi |Viet Nam News
ĐÀ NẴNG — Around 100 competitors will compete in a ramen (a Japanese noodle soup dish) speed eating competition – the first ever of its kind – at Koi Sushi restaurant in the central city’s Ngũ Hành Sơn district on Saturday
The manager of Koi Sushi, Evan Barry, told Việt Nam News that the competition will be a celebration of Japanese food culture.
The manager said competitors will also compete in Sapporo Beer Drinking Contest, Chopstick Challenge and sake tasting from 5.30pm at 53 An Thượng 2 in Ngũ Hành Sơn district.
According to event organisers, all competitors will be served one bowl of pork ramen and one glass of water. Each competitor must finish everything in their bowl including the soup. Times will be logged and the fastest time at the end of the event will be crowned Grand Champion 2016.
The winner will be awarded one year of free sushi rolls, while the runner-up will receive six months of free sushi rolls from Koi Sushi.
The Chopstick challenge is a coordination and dexterity game.
Participants will be given a line of beer caps and a set of chopsticks, and he or she must use the chopsticks provided to pick up and stack as many beer caps as they can in 30 seconds without their stack falling over.
The first prize will be a bottle of sake.
The beer contest will be a timed event to see who can drink one litre of Sapporo beer in the fastest time.
Competitors will be seated or standing at the bar in groups to finish everything in their glass for the Grand Champion 2016.
The city is home to 27 Japanese restaurants and 37 representative offices of 160 Japanese businesses. — VNS