Riverhead farm hosts pungent garlic fest
GalleriesEighth annual garlic festival
After eating 13 cloves of garlic in three minutes Saturday, Mike Malave was looking for Tums and some gum.
"It was tough," said Malave, 51, of Wading River, who confessed to nearly packing it in halfway through. "It was burning on the way down, and I feel like I'm emanating garlic -- it's all coming back out."
He hung on to pocket $50 in prize money, which he intends to use to buy more...