It's the time of year when the roads are clogged with out of state visitors. Many of us have entertained friends and family, and there's always the inevitable first question: As a prepared Mainer, you have a token answer for them, and take them out for a good time. Thing is, they're around for more than a meal, and Maine has a ton of other great things to sample. What do you say when they ask, &qu
Joey “Jaws” Chestnut regained the Mustard Yellow International Belt Monday at the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan’s Famous in Coney Island on Monday.
We have the B98.5 road trip to see the Boston Red Sox play the Kansas City Royal on Sunday, July 20 at 1:30 p.m. It’s the third game after the All Star break and the final game of a three game series with the Royals. The ticket price and bus ride is only $150, get yours here: b985.fm
It’s chili dog week, which is a favorite topping for some to put on their hot dog. It seems every region in the United States has their favorite hot dog and toppings. Here in Maine, the preferred hot dog is the ‘red dogs’ or ‘snappers’. Some people grill them for the best snap and place them on a buttered roll, others prefer them steamed.
You may have heard the names before, Joey ‘jaws’ Chestnut, Takeru Kobyayashi or the ‘Black Widow’ Sonja Thomas, they are all professional eaters. They don’t make enough money winning eating contests to make a living so pro eaters do have other jobs. If you have ever thought about entering an eating competition or becoming a professional, there are some things you can do to increase your chance o