One More Quote of the Week: Mayor Bloomberg on Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest


“As a matter of fact, I relish it. So let me make it a-bun-dantly clear, the hot dog holds a special place in the hearts and stomachs of all New Yorkers. But to be frank! I am but an amateur compared to the major league eaters squaring off on Saturday in Coney Island to show who cuts the mustard!”

Mayor Bloomberg on Nathan’s International Hot Dog Eating Contest, held this Saturday on Coney Island. h/t WNYC. Audio below:


This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 3, 2009


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