Record-setting eaters are gearing up to gobble at the renowned Nathan’s Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest in New York. Nine-time champion and record-holder Joey “Jaws” Chestnut downed 70 franks and buns in 10 minutes last year and is defending his title Tuesday against Matt “The Megatoad” Stonie. Meanwhile, three-time champ Miki Sudo is defending the women’s title against record-holder Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas.
Not only is chard colorful and inspiring in the kitchen, it is a nutritional powerhouse – full of anti-inflammatory agents and a multitude of antioxidants – but one of the most significant health benefits of chard is its unusual ability to regulate blood sugar.
An advocate for sustainable seafood and the author of the 2008 cookbook “Fish Without a Doubt: The Cook’s Essential Companion,” he’s planning a slow-poached steelhead trout with dashi broth, soba noodles, wild mushrooms, fava beans and “seaweed that tastes like bacon.”
A new coffee shop is coming to Kendall Yards. Paper and Cup, an outpost of the popular Chaps Diner and Bakery, is slated to open as early as next week. June 16 is the target opening date, but that could be pushed back to late June because of construction.