Judi Bottoni, Associated Press
Juliet Lee, in back, shows off her second-place award as first-place winner Patrick Bertoletti keeps it together after the Acme World Oyster Eating Championship held in the French Quarter of New Orleans on Saturday. The 22-year-old Chicago resident took the title by slurping 35 dozen of the big bivalves in eight minutes.

Juliet Lee, in back, shows off her second-place award as first-place winner Patrick Bertoletti keeps it together after the Acme World Oyster Eating Championship held in the French Quarter of New Orleans on Saturday. The 22-year-old Chicago resident took the title by slurping 35 dozen of the big bivalves in eight minutes.