Hot dog
Andrew Weber
June 24, 2019 - 2:45 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The 4th of July contest at Nathan’s won’t be the only hot dog story in the headlines in the next couple weeks. Union Pork Store in Union, New Jersey is trying to set the Guiness record for the world’s largest hot dog. It’s 44.3 pounds and surrounded by a 31 pound bun. The dog...
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pineapple in a burrito
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June 17, 2019 - 1:37 pm
By The Wolf Wake Up Crew ( 102.9 The Wolf ) - I remember the first time someone asked me if I wanted mango salsa with my bottomless basket of tortilla chips; I was like, "excuse me? No, that's gross." Guess what? I was wrong. I ended up trying that mango salsa one day, first with my chips, then it...
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John Montone
June 14, 2019 - 9:27 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A Brooklyn chef and entrepreneur is offering cannabis-infused pizza to hungry New York and New Jerseyans. Chris Barrett runs Stoned Gourmet Cannabis Pizza, and delivers his wares in the New York and New Jersey area to eager clients, along with gelato, cheesecake, sodas and...
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Andrew Weber
June 07, 2019 - 11:41 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Donut shops and donut lovers across the city and the country are celebrating National Donut Day. It started back in 1938 to honor the Salvation Army Donut Lassies, who served soldiers in World War 1. It's #NationalDonutDay , America! Celebrate with a FREE donut with any...
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June 07, 2019 - 10:37 am
Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: A horse walks into a McDonald’s… In a video published late last week from Staines England, a town southwest of London, near Heathrow Airport, a man attempted to take a horse into a local McDonald’s, shouting about the animal wanted a double cheeseburger...
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June 07, 2019 - 10:33 am
There are a lot of fake food holidays out there—“ National Grilled Cheese Day ,” “ National Fries Day .” Maybe fun. Definitely not real. But there is a food holiday on the calendar with an actual history that long predates the trend of major food associations and chains declaring a day in honor of...
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June 05, 2019 - 10:32 am
Move over avocado toast, there’s a new use for everyone’s favorite fruit (yes avocados are fruit ). Guacamole Cheese is a real thing and, while it probably won’t take off among the hipster millennial set in the same way, it is coming to grocery stores in time for Cinco de Mayo. The cheese, while...
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A glass of bubble tea with milk
June 05, 2019 - 10:08 am
Bubble tea—the sweet tea beverage filled with tiny little pearls of tapioca that explode in your mouth—is big business. Some estimates say the industry will be worth more than $11 billion by the middle of the next decade . You can find shops slinging the stuff from Nepal to Nebraska, but it hasn’t...
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FILE - This Nov. 10, 2005, file photo shows a bottle of Poland Spring water in Fryeburg, Maine. The Maine-based company announced a plan on Monday, June 3, 3019, to use 100% recycled plastic for all its noncarbonated water containers by 2022. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, file)
June 03, 2019 - 4:00 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Poland Spring announced Monday a plan to use 100% recycled plastic for all its noncarbonated water containers, a move that comes amid growing concern about plastic pollution. The Maine-based company said the effort kicks off this month with 1-liter bottles. By 2022, the...
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A rat crawling on a green background
Francisco Martins
June 03, 2019 - 3:36 pm
A San Francisco pop-up bar wants you to throw back cocktails while actual rats climb all over you. The Rat Bar is launching for just three days in June as part of a promotion for the San Francisco Dungeon , a haunted house-type tourist attraction near Fisherman’s Wharf. The rat's out of the bag--...
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