Two-minute showdown; National Bao Eating Championship

CHICAGO (WLS) -- It's the ultimate "bao" down.

The final round of the National Bao Eating Championship went down in Chicago Saturday.

The Wow Bao at the Water Tower Place hosted the event which was emceed by ABC 7's "Hungry Hound" Steve Dolinsky.

Nine competitors worked to devour the most bao, or steamed hot Asian buns, in two minutes.

The winner was Teddy Delacruz, 41, from Wood Dale. He was able to scarf down 16.

His prize is a six-pack of baos each day for a year. That amounts to a grand total of 2,190 bao for the year.

The second place winner was Jennifer Saito, 35, at 13 baos.
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