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Eat Bob Armstrong dip at Mattito's
In May 2010, Teresa Pullen ate 2 pounds and 14 ounces of Mattito’s Bob Armstrong dip to claim the title as the winner of the first Bob Armstrong Queso Eating Contest. The very fit woman seemed joyous about her win. But watching her and the other contestants consume that much queso, ground beef taco meat, guacamole, and sour cream could very well make one want to barf. Yet you have not lived until you’ve tried the conglomeration of Tex-Mex deliciousness. But don’t look for it. Since its creation, it’s never graced the pages of Mattito’s menu. And though you might be tempted, don’t eat 2 pounds of it.  Photography by Kevin Marple