Joey Chestnut

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    Cannibal Corpse Singer Crowned Hot Dog Eating Champion

    Cannibal Corpse frontman George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher put on an impressive showing at the Gathering of the Juggalos Hot Dog Eating Challenge this past weekend, taking home top honors with a staggering score of 112 -- beating record-holder Joey Chestnut's top score of 69 by 43 full wieners. See a ... More >>

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    July 5, 2011

    Competitive Eating Proves More Interesting Than Tennis, NASCAR

    On Monday, Joey Chestnut won his fifth Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest by cramming 62 hot dogs down his gullet in a gut-wrenching ten minutes. A weekend poll of ESPN viewers shows that more people were interested in the hot dog eating contest (27 percent) than t ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 18, 2010
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    August 16, 2010

    Review Preview: Sushi Ai

    Image viaYou can eat a lot more sushi than this at Sushi Ai.‚ÄčThis week I visit Sushi Ai, an all-you-can-eat sushi restaurant in Maryland Heights.In theory, all-you-can-eat sushi is a terrifying concept, the death blow to a noble cuisine struck by the imperialist reach of gluttonous America. I ima ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2008

    The Morning Brew: Monday, 7.7

    Could fresh salsa be the culprit of the salmonella outbreak? (ABC News) InBev might try to oust the board of Anheuser-Busch. (AP) Japan pledges $50 million in food aid. (AFP) Joey Chestnut wins the Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest for the second year in a row. No one died. Godot did not ret ... More >>

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    July 3, 2008

    The Obligatory Post in Which Gut Check Expresses Its Disdain for the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

    Tomorrow, besides being America's Canada Day, is the Super Bowl of competitive eating, Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. Will Joey Chestnut defend his title? Will Takeru Kobayashi recover from last year's jaw injury to reclaim the title? Was he grandfathered into this year's competition? Will ... More >>

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    October 31, 2007

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 10/31

    Happy Halloween from Franklin, Gut Check's official black cat. China enacts a new law to improve food standards. (BBC News) And -- sigh -- Joey Chestnut, the winner of this year's Nathan's hot-dog-eating contest, strikes again, downing 103 hamburgers in eight minutes. (AP) -Ian Froeb

  • Dining

    July 18, 2007


    6733 Clayton Road