How Nathan's Makes The Most Legendary Hot Dogs In NYC | Legendary Eats

  • Published on:  11/21/2019
  • Nathan's Famous started as a nickel hot-dog stand on Coney Island, New York, in 1916. Today, the restaurant has grown into an iconic global brand with its internationally recognized annual hot-dog-eating contest. Insider’s Jake Gabbard visited the Coney Island location to learn how the first-ever hot-dog-eating contest lured crowds to Nathan’s.

    In this video, Nathan’s Famous told Insider that the hot dog eating contest was founded in 1916. However, the first recorded contest wasn’t until 1972. For more the annual hot dog eating contest, listen to Business Insider’s podcast:

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