UPDATE: Darrien Thomas (19.25) and Kay Wong (6) were the winners of the Taste of Syracuse hot dog eating contest on Saturday.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — A famous eating contest is making its way to Syracuse.
The Nathan’s Famous hot dog eating qualifier will be making a stop in Syracuse on June 8th at 1:45 p.m.
The event will take place at the Taste of Syracuse Festival.
The winner of the contest will qualify for the Nathan’s Famous annual Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at Coney Island and get the chance to take on reigning champions Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo.