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2009-10-29 13:16:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hot Dog & Sausage Council today applauded Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez for his donation of 1,000 hot dogs and hamburgers, along with buns and rolls, to the Community Soup Kitchen in Morristown, N.J. but expressed regret that he had to apologize for acting on an all-American impulse: eating a hot dog at a ball game. Sanchez made the donation after being grilled for noshing on a dog while on the sideline during the New York...

2009-10-28 09:56:00

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inspired by last weekend's famous sideline "hot dog incident," Hebrew National would like to show its appreciation by offering football fans free hot dogs the next time a uniformed professional U.S. football player snacks on a hot dog, anytime during a game this season. The company hopes that a player out there answers its call and boldly takes a bite that could satiate the hunger of thousands of football fans. "For us here at Hebrew...

2009-10-01 04:20:00

Eatturkey.com features Turkey Hot Dog and Turkey Burger recipe videoS for tailgate partIES WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- There's sure to be a pre-game celebration with National Turkey Federation's (NTF) new twist on the turkey hot dog. NTF's how-to cooking video on EatTurkey.com features John McLemore, president of Masterbuilt, who grills up an "el macho" hot dog with all the "fixins." "Nothing's more American than turkey and what better protein to throw on the grill for a...

2009-09-02 16:53:22

The owner of a Florida hot dog stand said the 1982 black Cadillac hearse he parks by the stand during its open hours is an effective attention-getting device. Jim Belcher, 50, who grew up in a Boston-area funeral home, said curious customers come to see the hearse parked next to his Hallacious Hot Dogs stand in Lakeland but they stay for the wieners, The (Lakeland) Ledger reported Wednesday. People see this, and they want to know what's going on over here. It's unreal how it works, but it...

2009-09-01 07:03:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, Beverly Hills legendary delicatessen Nate 'n Al's signature natural casing frankfurters are available nationwide, thanks to Foods Across America http://www.foodsacrossamerica.com/news3.aspx. Established in 1945, Nate 'n Al's signature dish, "The Special" continues to draw hot dog lovers from around the world. Using a secret blend of spices, this frankfurter was specially designed to give a unique snap from the first bite, due to...

2009-07-31 13:42:47

Organizers of National Mustard Day said the main celebration, involving free hot dogs and music, will be held in Mount Horeb, Wis., this year for the last time. Officials with the town's Mustard Museum said the facility and its annual mustard celebration, which involves free hot dogs with mustard and a $10 surcharge for those brave enough to ask for ketchup, are moving 18 miles away next year to Middleton, Wis., USA Today reported Friday. Village administrator Larry Bierke said the town's...

2009-07-16 10:09:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- July is National Hot Dog Month and July 20 is National Hot Dog Day. The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council estimates that more than 7 billion hot dogs are eaten in America from Memorial Day through Labor Day with each American consuming an average of 60 dogs a year! New Yorkers reportedly consume more than any other city, while Chicago's O'Hare International Airport sells more hot dogs than Los Angeles International and LaGuardia Airports...

2009-07-04 14:17:42

Defending Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest champion Joey Chestnut says he practiced hard to successfully retain his crown Saturday in New York. The 25-year-old told the New York Daily News he went into the annual Fourth of July competition in Coney Island confident he would repeat as the hot dog-eating champion of the world. I've been practicing hard, Chestnut said wolfing down a personal high with 68 hot dogs. I knew it would be hard to beat me. Chestnut said despite going against six-time...

2009-07-01 05:00:00

NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Big Apple. And now The Big Hot Dog. With Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog eating contest in town this Saturday, Coney Island will be invaded by New York and International Hot Dog lovers to watch the best eat the most hot dogs and buns in ten minutes flat. Speaking of Hot Dog lovers, Canadian Filmmaker dougieluv tries to Understand America's Fascination with Hot Dogs here in New York City, by testing the best dogs in the city....

2009-06-18 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In a quest to comprehend America's passion for the humble hot dog, the three-man Canadian film team of comedian dougieluv, his assistant Paul and cameraman Blake have piled into their stylin' wheels -- a 5 speed 1988 Chrysler Dodge Caravan -- and they're taking the States by storm!   Crash-landing in Los Angeles, the hot dog capital of America, straight into the middle of a 50-person Hot Dog Death March and chatting up Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters,...


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