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Hot Dog Contest

'Twas the Night Before the Hot Dog Contest...

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 07.04.2014 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

Twas the night before the hot dog contest, and in Coney Island, not a gurgitator was sleepin', But dreaming of the morrow's Herculean eatin'.

Meet Your 2014 Hot Dog HERO

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 07.04.2014 | Weird News

"I'm the best eater in the world." Nobody has been able to argue with Joey "Jaws" Chestnut's famous line since 2007, when he gut-checked Takeru Kob...

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?

What Happens To Your Body When You Eat 68 Hot Dogs?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 06.26.2013 | Healthy Living

Every year, on the Fourth of July, Americans eat hot dogs. A lot of hot dogs. According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (yes, such a thing...

Ben Muessig

Chestnut Battles Kobayashi From Afar In July 4 Hot Dog Contest

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Muessig | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Yankees vs. Red Sox. Tupac vs. Biggie. Chestnut vs. Kobayashi? The rivalry between legendary hot dog eaters Joey Chestnut and Takeru Kobayashi is s...

Hot Dog Champ Eats 20K Calories, Says Doctor Approves

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 08.31.2011 | Food

NEW YORK — Hot dog eating champion Joey Chestnut estimates he eats about 20,000 calories in one shot at food competitions, but he says his docto...

The State Of Competitive Eating

Posted 08.31.2011 | Food

Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest is pretty much the Olympics of the competitive eating circuit. But there's much more to the life of a competiti...

WATCH: Culinary Students Scarf Down Hot Dogs

Posted 08.10.2011 | Food

The French Culinary Institute held its fourth annual hot dog eating competition and it looks like there are some serious hot dog eaters among the cont...

Kobayashi: I Want To Comp-eat

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TOKYO — Former world hot-dog eating sensation Takeru Kobayashi of Japan wants to compete in this weekend's annual Fourth of July contest on Coney Is...

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...

Wiener Winners: Minneapolis Star Tribune's Hot Dog Dressing Contest Gives You The Best Of The Wurst (PICS)

startribune.com | BILL WARD, Star Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

We got show-biz dogs: Darth Vader, Harry Potter and Carmen Miranda, plus one that looked alarmingly like Gumby. We got professionals: a dolphin traine...