Get ready for cannoli day

NEW YORK (AP) - September 14, 2011

The 85th annual Feast of San Gennaro begins tomorrow.

The cannoli eating contest is always one of the highlights.

Professional eaters will start scarfing down the traditional Italian pastries tomorrow afternoon.

The record is 26 cannolis in just six minutes.

For the uninitiated, cannolis are deep fried-pastry tubes filled with sweet cheese.

The 11-day celebration is named for the patron saint of Naples, Italy.

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