But there's a new kid on the block making San Jo' all the more renowned: SJ-born Joey Chestnut, holder of no less than 18 world records for professional eating.
Please click on the hyperlink above to read his impressive biography. In the meantime, suffice it to say that J.C. (all of 24 years old) ate 45 slices of pizza in 10 minutes in New York City earlier today. Michael Phelps, eat your heart out.
Way to represent, Joey - I think you should next try to eat as many chocolate hockey pucks (from Sonoma Chicken Coop) as you can during one of the intermissions at a Sharks game.