Why do hot dogs have such a hold on American culture?
Tim "Eater X" Janus talks about how being a competitive eater affects your dating life, how much money these guys actually make, what happens when people on the circuit try to cheat.
We take you to two iconic hot dog joints in Detroit and New Jersey to find out what makes them special. Plus Kenji Lopez-Alt schools us on the science of deep-fried hot dogs.
Two family dynasties join the ranks of The Sporkful Junior Eaters Society. If they form a voting bloc, they'll be running the show before long!
Serious Eats food science guru Kenji Lopez-Alt challenges some of Dan's eating innovations, then Sporkful listeners challenge Kenji with their own questions. Can The Sporkful stump Kenji?
Our long-running feud comes to a head live on stage, with WNYC's Brooke Gladstone moderating. It's like a presidential debate, but with more dignity.
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