Posts Tagged ‘nathan’s famous’

Last Week’s Leftovers: Scion’s Novel Sandwich, Ray’s Ribeye, Bungalow’s Breast Intentions

Dishes We Dug: Lobster reuben (pictured) at Scion; bone-in ribeye at Ray's The Steaks at East River; duck confit spring rolls at The Black Squirrel; asparagus with fried mortadella, pickled ramp coulis, and egg at Café Saint-Ex. Dishes We Didn't: Hot dog nuggets at Nathan's Famous. We should know better. Best Lack of Congressional Representation-Related […]

Controversy at the Nathan’s Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest!

Y&H has learned more about competitive eating in the last five minutes than he's known in the last five years. For instance: Who knew, outside a few people with obscenely stretched stomachs, that there is an organization called Major League Eating? Or that it demands exclusivity among its competitors? Or that one rogue masticator decided […]

The Political Importance of the Half-Smoke

From Dave Jamieson's 2007 pre-Obama visit investigation of the importance of the half-smoke, and of Ben's Chili Bowl in particular. As New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller reportedly quipped while on the hustings in 1969, “No man can hope to get elected in New York state without being photographed eating hot dogs at Nathan’s Famous.” The […]

...