“Pigs” Eating Pig

If you’re in Hickory this weekend and can live with yourself for visiting Dickey’s Barbecue Pit (aka “the Starbuck’s of BBQ”), then check out this event.  In case you are too lazy to click the link, it is a newspaper article describing a BBQ sandwich eating contest between the Hickory Police Department and the Catawba County Sheriff’s Department to raise money for the Special Olympics.

According to the article, “Aggressive eaters from each department will go head-to-head to see who can cram down the most barbecue sandwiches in 10 minutes.”  The public is invited to attend and has the right to cheer on its favorite competitor, or the right to remain silent…

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