Gambling degenerates: Joey Chestnut the betting favorite for Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

We are still a good few months away from celebrating The Fourth of July, but that doesn’t mean you cannot get in the spirit by placing a wager on the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. And if you have followed the world of competitive eating over the years, then the fact that Joey Chestnut has been designated the odds-on favorite in this year’s contest should come as no surprise...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

No time for National Bake Week? Here are 25 things you didn’t know you could make in a toaster oven

 We’d all choose to be expert chefs if this were a perfect world, but the truth is many of us don’t have the skills, the fancy equipment, or, most importantly, the time – even during National Bake Week, which runs April 3-9, 2017. It would be great to prepare meals in a 48-inch Dacor Renaissance located in a state-of-the-art kitchen with all the time in the world, but some...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

25 foods that make surprisingly delicious kebabs

 The weather is warming up, which means grilling season is almost upon us. On your next trip to the store, don’t just pick up the usual packages of hamburger, hot dogs, and chicken breasts – your grill has so much more to offer!If you want to minimize your workload while maximizing flavor, opt for kebabs. While the word “kebab” actually refers to a variety of Middle Eastern...
March 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Original Trailblazer: Silas Hunt

FAYETTEVILLE – Ark. – Silas Herbert Hunt was born in Ashdown, Ark. His family moved to Oklahoma when Silas was young, but returned to Texarkana, Ark., when he was 14. Hunt took an interest in school, participating in many activities and graduating salutatorian of his class in 1941. He enrolled in Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical and Normal College — now known as the University...
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February 27, 2017

Seasonal pies for each month of the year

Unlike some other desserts that fluctuate in popularity with the calendar (ice cream, we’re looking at you), pie is acceptable year-round, although the specific variety can vary based on the seasonality of ingredients and relevant holidays. With that in mind, we’d like to guide you through 12 different and delicious pies - one for each month of the year.
January 09, 2017  |  Discuss

A guy ate 113 pancakes in 8 minutes, setting a new world record

Joey Chestnut is known as the food eating king because of his everlasting dominance at the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating contest every 4th of July. But fellow competitive eater Matt Stonie has game of his own. Stonie lost to Chestnut in the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating contest, eating 52 hot dogs compared to Chestnut’s 70, but Stonie was able to set a world-record eating another food—Pancakes...
Via The Comeback
August 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest 2016: Joey Chestnut returns to glory

By consuming 70 hot dogs and buns in ten minutes, Joey Chestnut regains his title as Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Champion
July 04, 2016

Chestnut Eats His Own Record

Joey Chestnut is once again the winner of the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest thanks to the act of shoving 70 hot dogs down his gullet. It was disgusting and amazing at the same time.
Via Sports On Earth
July 04, 2016

Joey Chestnut eats a record 70 hot dogs to take back his title

Joey Chestnut returned to hot dog-eating glory, beating his rival Matt Stonie at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island on what turned out to be Kevin Durant Day.Chestnut downed an event-record 70 hot dogs and buns, beating Stonie by a healthy 17-dog margin at the 100th running of the Fourth of July tradition.A year ago, Stonie ended Chestnut's eight-year run as champion...
Via FOX Sports
July 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Joey Chestnut eats Coney Island record 70 hot dogs, reclaims title

At last year’s Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, eight-time champion Joey Chestnut lost the crown to young and upcoming eater Matt Stonie. On Monday, Chestnut became a nine-time champion when he reclaimed the crown as best hot dog eater. Chestnut won the “Mustard Belt” for a ninth time in his career while also making history at Coney Island. He ate 70 hot dogs, a new...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Joey Chestnut’s hot-dog-eating world-record-setting redemption tour

Joey Chestnut’s hand was sopping wet, like he had just dipped it into a pool. His white T-shirt was covered with flecks of food, little bits of bread and meat sticking to the dark sweat stains. He took a seat in the shade, and he took a deep breath. How did he feel? “This is the healthiest […]
Via DC Sports Blog
July 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Kobayashi and Crew Attempt to Reverse Cubs Curse by Eating Goat

During the 1945 World Series, the owner of Chicago’s famed Billy Goat Tavern put a curse on the Cubs because, naturally, they wouldn’t let him bring his goat into Wrigley Field. Monday night, a group of competitive eaters (naturally) have banded together in hopes of breaking the decades long curse and 107 year championship drought by, you guessed it…eating a goat. And this...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Joey Chestnut’s epic introduction at annual Nathan’s eating contest

The 4th of July has become synonymous with stuffing our faces with a plethora of hotdogs, burgers and maybe salad, and then chugging it down with some lemonade, iced tea or a brew. But while you pass on your aunt’s macaroni salad this year, keep in mind that your stomach inflates like a balloon as you fill up, possibly shifting your internal organs. (Yes, thank me after to say...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest: Joey Chestnut Upset In Bid For Ninth Title (Video)

The King has been dethroned. Joey “Jaws” Chestnut was upset at the annual Fourth of July Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest on Saturday by 23-year-old Matt Stonie, who ate 62 hot dogs and buns en route to the win. Chestnut only managed 60 hot dogs and buns in the 10-minute competition. This embed is invalid" /> This embed is invalid...
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Joey Chestnut Loses to Matt Stonie in Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

On the Fourth of July there are few things that are more appropriate to do than eat hot dogs. No one in the country are more eaten than on Coney Island during the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating contest. For the last eight years the contest has given Americans something they love--a champion. Joey Chestnut has been a bottomless pit for eight years knocking off competitor after competitor...
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July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Stonie dethrones 8-time champion Joey Chestnut to take hot dog eating title

The mustard yellow belt has found a new owner.  Young upstart Matt "Megatoad" Stonie has out-eaten eight-time defending champion Joey "Jaws" Chestnut to take the title and all its fixings at the July 4th Nathan's Hot Dog Eating contest.  The 23-year-old competitive eater from San Jose, California, hogged down 62 hot dogs and buns to Chestnut's 60.  And Stonie was gunning for No...
Via FOX Sports
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Stonie Takes Down Joey Chestnut In Nathan’s Hot Dog Contest

Nathan’s hot dogs are meant to be savored, not inhaled. So in that respect the Nathan’s Fourth of July hot dog eating contest is an affront to humanity. But ESPN airs it, so it must be a bid deal. Joey Chestnut’s eight straight titles along with his rivalry with Takeru Kobayashi has elevated this event to cult status. Matt “The Megatoad” Stonie defeated Chestnut six times...
Via Food and Sports
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Qualifier Slated for Sonoma Raceway

For the second consecutive year, world champion Joey Chestnut will be on hand to oversee a regional qualifier for the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest during the Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Sonoma Raceway. This year’s battle for hot dog eating supremacy will take place at the raceway on Sunday, June 28, in the Wine...

Competitive eating champ Kobayashi takes on hamster in hot dog contest; cuteness wins

Looks like competitive eating legend Takeru Kobayashi has met his match.  The world-record eater went bite-for-bite with what may be his smallest and furriest competitior, challenging a tiny adorable hamster named Bogart to a hot dog eating duel.  But what Bogart lacked in size and stomach space, the hamster more than made up in speed. While his bun-soak technique has helped Kobayashi...
Via FOX Sports
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Chestnut Proposed To Girlfriend Before Winning 8th Straight Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

Joey Chestnut was crowned the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest winner Friday afternoon after finishing with 61 completed hot dogs. Chestnut not only was the champion of the contest for the 8th consecutive year, but before the competition, the 30-year-old proposed to his girlfriend. Not a bad double-win-day for Chestnut. But thankfully, he proposed BEFORE the […] The post...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Miki Sudo Upsets Sonya Thomas In 2014 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

Miki Sudo upset Sonya Thomas to win the women’s division of the 2014 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest on Friday, making her the first person to defeat Thomas since women were given their own competition in 2011. Sudo, ranked fourth prior to the contest, ate 34 hot dogs in 10 minutes, while Thomas finished in second place after eating 27 3/4. With the win, Sudo breaks Thomas...
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hot Dog Eating Champ Wins Ultimate Prize; Proposes to Girlfriend

When Joey Chestnut's girlfriend was growing up she probably never envisioned that she would one day she would want to spend the rest of her life with a man that eats incredibly large amounts of food in a short amount of time for a living.But hey--he's the champ so it's okay (right?).The hot dog champ won the day before eating a single hot dog when he decided to pop the question to...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Chestnut makes it eight in a row

Joey Chestnut was hungry for more. For the eighth consecutive year, the competitive eater won the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. Chestnut wolfed down an impressive 61 hot dogs in just 10 minutes — eight shy of his record-breaking 69 eaten last year. It was the third-fewest he’s eaten during his title run. At least one person was not impressed with Mr. Chestnut’s...
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Chestnut Proposes To Girlfriend Before Hot Dog-Eating Contest (Video)

Seven-time Nathan’s Hot Dog-Eating Contest winner Joey Chestnut had a little extra motivation going into 2014′s competition Friday because the defending champ now has a wedding to pay for. Chestnut proposed to his girlfriend, Neslie Ricasa, in front of the Coney Island, N.Y., crowd before the start of the competition. Most women don’t dream about being proposed to in front...
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Chestnut wishes Kobayashi would come back

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. The best hot dog eater in the world misses being challenged. Joey Chestnut has won the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest seven years in a row. The last time Takeru Kobayashi won was in 2006, when he edged out Chestnut by just 1 1/2 hot dogs. Chestnut and […]
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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