Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest
Time Out says
What’s more American than overeating? Overeating hot dogs. For sport. On TV. The world’s best-known competitive chow-down, Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, is back at Coney Island for another Independence Day blowout. Each year, thousands gather to watch as the world's most talented gluttons prove just how many franks they can swallow (and keep down) in 10 minutes. Last year, 11-time champ Joey Chestnut broke his own record by eating 74 hot dogs. Will he go home with the mustard belt in 2019? Show up and experience the excitement firsthand.