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Coney Island Hot Dog Eating Contest

69!

Posted 07.04.2013 | Weird News

We have a wiener. The annual Nathan's hot-dog eating contest was a cake walk for six-time defending champing Joey Chestnut who downed 69 frankfurte...

I Eat for America

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 05.07.2013 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

The Nathan's contest is the Tour de France, the Masters, and the Super Bowl rolled into a hot dog bun. I've been fortunate to be at the final table for a decade. Where can eating too many hot dogs get you?

Are Hot Dogs THE American Food?

Heritage Radio Network | Posted 02.26.2013 | Taste
Heritage Radio Network

Hot dogs represent both individualism and community. There is a paradox that exists between the national nostalgia attached to hot dogs, and the quest to constantly update the cuisine and integrate other culture's flavors into the quintessential American food.

'Black Widow' Stuffs Competition In Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 09.03.2012 | Weird News

NEW YORK — Joey Chestnut won his sixth straight Fourth of July hot dog-eating contest at Coney Island, downing 68 dogs and buns on Wednesday to ...

Takeru Kobayashi, Former Hot Dog Champion, Out Of Hot Water

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Japanese eating champion Takeru Kobayashi is out of hot water following his arrest over a Fourth of July frank fracas. A judge in Br...

Colbert's 'Thought For Food' Tackles 'Kentucky Tuna', Competitive Eating, Excessive Sandwiches

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Stephen Colbert presented a "Thought For Food" segment last night, touching on hot food issues of the day: obesity, Asian carp, last weekend's Coney I...

Kobayashi ARRESTED: Joey Chestnut Wins Hot Dog Contest, Former Champ Dragged Off By Cops (VIDEO)

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - A Japanese eating champion who sat out this year's Coney Island Fourth of July hot dog contest apparently couldn't resis...

The Best Places To See Fireworks, Eat Hot Dogs, & More

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In keeping with years past, Macy's will be providing the not-to-be-missed fireworks this Fourth of July. Luckily, there are plenty of great places to...

Pro Beach Volleyball in Coney Island

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Thane Rosenbaum

This weekend some of the world's greatest beach volleyball players can be seen at the AVP Crocs Slam Lumber Liquidators Coney Island Open.

HOT DOG EATING CONTEST: History Of The Nathan's Famous Event At Coney Island (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | David Vines | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Believe it or not, according to archives, the Nathan's 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Contest has taken place every Independence Day dating back all the w...

Joey Chestnut Defeats Takeru Kobayashi In Hot Dog Contest After Eat-Off

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — Joey Chestnut reclaimed the top spot at the annual hot dog eating contest in Coney Island on Friday after first tying with archrival ...