“No one has had one yet, but I’m sure all it would take is a sponsor …it could be easy to do,” said the 10-time Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating champion as he started to entertain the idea.
“Even I could do it myself. See how many I eat and donate something to a charity for each one.
“Maybe one of these years, it seems someone can do it around Christmas-time. Hold a winter festival.”
Roasting that thought on an open fire, it’s a nut to be cracked in the future.
Now, it’s gyoza gut-check time.
A little more than a month after he broke his own standards of decency by devouring a new record of 72 hot dogs and buns at the iconic Coney Island 10-minute competition last July 4 – and ESPN televised it, so it did happen — Chestnut will try to go gonzo for something we’re not even sure how to pronounce correctly.
“I’ve always called them ‘GHEE-zah’,” he said of the doughy Japanese pan-fried/steamed dumpling, not to be confused with a pot sticker.
Just say it like you mean it, and don’t talk with your mouth full.
It’s kinda weird seeing your own face while shopping for chicken breasts.. 4th of july is 11 days away!!! pic.twitter.com/FSoqOTekzq
— Joey Chestnut (@joeyjaws) June 23, 2017