Takeru Kobayashi Ranked Feltman's Hot Dogs in Top 3 in Popeye Magazine

Have you ever heard of Takeru Kobayashi? If the name doesn’t sound familiar, you may have seen his videos on YouTube. Kobayashi is a competitive eater best known for his incredible skill in eating various foods, a talent that has earned him Guinness Records for his ability to eat food like pizza, tacos, hamburgers, ice cream, and of course, hot dogs. As a matter of fact, Kobayashi’s first record was accomplished back in 2001 when he managed to eat a whopping fifty hot dogs in just twelve minutes during a hot dog eating contest held right here in Coney Island....

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A Brief History of Charles Feltman

The incredible taste of Feltman’s is due to the pioneering work of the late German-American baker Charles Feltman. Feltman cemented his place in history as the man who would go on to invent one of America’s favorite foods: the hot dog. In 1841, Feltman was born in Germany. As a teenager, he emigrated to the United States. Already having an understanding of the frankfurter, Feltman seized upon the knowledge of his native soil and his experience as a baker, opening his own pushcart pie wagon on New York’s Coney Island in 1867 where he would sell his product to beachgoers....

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Zagat Loves Feltman’s of Coney Island

Chances are you’ve at least heard of Zagat. When it comes to the best places to eat in the city, the Zagat Survey is considered one of the most respected sources in giving diners an informed and thorough review of where you should eat. With the summer season just around the corner, we thought it’d be worth visiting an article Zagat published last year. As you know, the summertime means there are more people spending time outdoors enjoy the sultry weather, sunbathing, and of course, enjoying some great food outdoors. The Zagat article titled “The 12 Best Things to Eat...

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