This weekend you all have the opportunity to witness the gross display that is the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. That’s right, on Monday, July 4th at 12 noon, contestants from across the country will arrive in Coney Island, Brooklyn to stuff their faces with as many franks as they can get down in 12 minutes.
Held on Friday, July 8th at the Irish American Heritage Festival in Chicago, this gross contest pits champion eaters and any takers in a delicious bout of gorging themselves for a slew of prizes. How much mashed potatoes could you take down in three minutes?
The fried asparagus eating competition will be held in Stockton, California in April. The defending champion, Joey Chestnut, ate 9 lbs 5.2 oz of friend asparagus spears in front of a capacity crowd raucously cheering on their homegrown hero last year. The win was the fifth asparagus title for Chestnut in the contest’s six-year history. Anyone interested in this title better start practicing now.
And then there is this guy …