Can this man create a more potent jalapeno?

COURTNEY SHEA Special to The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2015 10:24AM EDT Last updated Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2015 10:27AM EDT   Before his retirement two weeks ago, Aziz Baameur was a farm adviser at the University of California. For the past couple of years, Baameur has been preoccupied with one particular project: the hunt […]

Jalapenos will again get Fiesta Mexicana off to a hot start

This will be the 25th year for the jalapeno-eating contest Posted: July 13, 2015 – 5:14pm By Bill Blankenship   – Want to disperse a huge crowd? Try dousing them with pepper spray. Want to attract a huge crowd? Offer them the chance to watch some foolhardy folk down a bunch of red hot chili peppers. […]

Antioch man eats 52 jalapenos in 10 minutes to win contest

By Denys Bucksten News-Sun Antioch 52-year-old consumed his age in the spicy-hot peppers A cool and calm Antioch man crushed the field Saturday in Mundelein Community Days’ Jalapeno Eating Contest, consuming his age, 52 of the crunchy, spicy-hot peppers. Mike Meyer was among eight entrants, in two flights, who tested their intestines in the contest, sponsored […]


At Tito’s we are always happy to hear about successful artisan pickle makers who are carrying on the great tradition of creating quality pickles.  The following article is a great example of this: BY KEVIN KESSLER THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2015 |   The smell of vinegar and salt is noticeable about halfway down the block, just past […]

Aramark Celebrates Hot Dog Month with Fanciful Franks

PHILADELPHIA, July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the award-winning food and hospitality partner for nine Major League Baseball teams, is celebrating National Hot Dog Month (July) with a delicious roster of gourmet hot dogs. Selling nearly four and a half million hot dogs at MLB ballparks last season, Aramark’s lineup of ballpark hot dogs […]