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Tuesday, August 26, 2008's "Tour de Frankfurter"

Posted By on Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 10:44 AM

At the risk of having my American citizenship revoked, I'll admit that hot dogs have never been a favorite food of mine. But I pass this along to the rest of you red-blooded Americans who just might be interested. is putting together what it calls the "Tour de Frankfurter," an attempt to eat 24 hot dogs at 24 St. Louis restaurants within 24 hours. They are filming the event, and they need eaters. Call 314-983-6258 for more info.

You know how we do: The full press release, with obligatory "sausage fest" reference, after the jump...

At least they're going to the dogs in a tasty way! wants to close out the summer grilling season by hitting the road to eat 24 hot dogs at 24 St. Louis places in 24 hours.

This Tour de Frankfurter will take place on Thursday, September 11, 2008 and could go down as the most intense sausage fest in history. Beginning that morning at 6:00 am, the staff at will make stops along the journey to sample the best and worst hot dogs known to man in a feat that defies common sense and decency. Along the way, the ToastedRav crew will meet and eat at restaurants and landmarks with St. Louis notables for inclusion in the mini-documentary.

To join the crew as a "celebrity guest hot dog eater" for one of the 24 hour slots - or to submit your restaurant, attraction or landmark as one of the documentary's stops - please email [email protected] or call (314) 983-6258.

For more information about and the upcoming Tour de Frankfurter, please contact New Media Director Jen Danker at (314) 983-6228 or [email protected] or visit


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