You could, if you really wanted to, create a Harper's Index of sorts based just on Takeru Kobayashi's culinary feats: Number of eggs eaten in 1 minute: 32. Number of Twinkies eaten in 1 minute: 14. And, of course, the one that made him famous in 2001: Number of hot dogs eaten in 12 minutes at Nathan ... More >>
Ramen Bull Kicking off its Popchef series, Breadbar's consulting Chef Noriyuki Sugie debuts Ramen Bull, a menu of five beef-centric ramen dishes: short rib ramen ($11); oxtail ramen ($15), beef tongue ramen ($12); spicy ramen ($14); and corn beef ramen ($13). Available Monday through Saturday, 5 t ... More >>
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Nathan's Hot Dogs Top sporting events over the weekend according to ESPN? The World Cup quarterfinals, some baseball, the LeBron watch, and--right up there on the actual ESPN iPhone Top Events page--the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. Just when a competitive eating conte ... More >>
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