Joey Chestnut

Matt Stonie

Interview: Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Champion Matt ‘Megatoad’ Stonie

On 4th of July Megatoad, aka Matt Stonie, won the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest against fellow Bay Area competitive eater Joey Chestnut.

07/07/2015

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

San Jose Eaters Tops In Coney Island Hot Dog Contest, Matt Stonie Beats Joey Chestnut

Matt Stonie upset Joey “Jaws” Chestnut to win the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan’s Famous in Coney Island.

07/04/2015

Hotdog

San Jose Man Downs 48 Hot Dogs To Become Champ In Nevada Eating Competition

A San Jose man scarfed down 48 hot dogs in 10 minutes in Las Vegas this weekend to earn the title of male Nevada Hot Dog Eating Champion.

04/27/2015

Joey Chestnut at Turkey Eating Contest

San Jose Champion Eater Joey Chestnut Devours Turkey To Win Connecticut Contest

Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating contest in Connecticut, setting a record by devouring an entire bird.

11/23/2014

Joey 'Jaws' Chestnut is officially weighed in the day prior to the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

SJ’s Joey Chestnut Proposes Before Earning 8th Hot Dog Eating Crown

High-ranking chowhound Joey “Jaws” Chestnut dropped to one knee and proposed to his longtime girlfriend before Friday’s annual hot dog eating contest, then packed away 61 franks and buns to hold onto his coveted mustard yellow winner’s belt.

07/04/2014

Tim Janus, Joey Chestnut, and Matt Stonie compete in the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island on July 4, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Chestnut, of San Jose, California, ate 69 hotdogs in ten minutes to win his seventh straight title. (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)

SJ’s Matt Stonie Eats 66 Hot Dogs As Practice For National Showdown With Joey Chestnut

Competitive eater and San Jose resident Matt Stonie is looking to dethrone fellow San Jose eater Joey Chestnut as the king of hot dog eating at Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog contest 2014.

07/03/2014

Tim Janus, Joey Chestnut, Matt Stonie and Bob Shoudt compete in the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island on July 4, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Chestnut, of San Jose, California, ate 69 hotdogs in ten minutes to win his seventh straight title. (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)

San Jose Eating Champ Chestnut Bested By Hometown Foe

San Jose eating champion Joey Chestnut, who gained fame by dominating the annual Coney Island hot dog competition, was upset over the weekend at the Gyoza Eating Championship in Los Angeles.

08/19/2013

Mayor Bloomberg Attends Weigh In For Tomorrow's Coney Island Hot Dog Eating Contest

San Jose’s Joey Chestnut Downs 69 Franks To Beat Record, Win Hot Dog Eating Contest

Joey Chestnut has downed 69 franks and devoured his own record in the annual hot dog eating contest.

07/04/2013

Joey Chestnut (Photo by Jacob Andrzejczak/Getty Images)

Hot Dog-Eating Champ Joins Campaign Against Texting While Driving

The city of San Jose is urging residents to commit to safe driving practices by putting down their cellphones and other electronic devices while on the road…

09/19/2012

Joey Chestnut

San Jose Hot Dog Eating Champ Chestnut Does It Again

Joey Chestnut ate his way to a sixth straight win at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Coney Island. The 28-year-old San Jose man scarfed down 68 hot dogs in 10 minutes.

07/04/2012

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