Lisa Ryan and Skyler face off for the chomp-off title amid shreds of lettuce and cheers from the crowd, which by now is really into the contest. The epic man vs. beast contest is part of Ocean City’s annual Quiet Festival. Photo credit: Jerry LukasFirst she bit on Public Relations Director Mark Soifer’s unapologetic attempt to get a little media attention for Ocean City in November: the annual Quiet Festival.Then she bit on a big head of lettuce in a failed attempt to out-eat a Guinea Pig named Skyler.It was a big weekend for Lisa Rose, whom Soifer describes as “a feisty vegan from North Jersey.”The Star-Ledger reporter heard about Ocean City’s Quiet Festival and its lettuce-eating challenge during the Quiet Pet Contest, according to Soifer.“Lisa is an ardent lettuce-eater and believed she could out-chomp any rodent alive,” Soifer said. “She immediately contacted Quiet Festival organizers and challenged the champion lettuce eater to a chomp-off.__________Sign up for OCNJ Daily’s free newsletter and breaking news alerts__________“It came to pass that Skyler, a plumpish local Guinea Pig with lightning teeth, copped the championship. Tyler and Lisa faced off for the chomp-off before a crowd of incredulous onlookers Saturday at the Ocean City Senior Center, site of Quiet Festival activities.”Tyler beat Rose by 10 seconds in the chomp-off. Rose reportedly smiled, shrugged and said, “Maybe next year,” as Tyler dozed in his comforter.We found a nice photo gallery of the event by Rose on NJ.com, but found no evidence that she had convinced her editors to publish a first-hand account of her lettuce-eating showdown.