9. Nathan’s Was a Victim of 9/11

Image by Carol M. Highsmith via Library of Congress

In a food court on the 107th floor of 2 World Trade Center was a Nathan’s Famous store. Prior to the attacks on September 11th, customers could enjoy a sauerkraut and onion dog from the tall food court’s observatory floor. Needless to say, their location was destroyed and never reopened. Looking forward, many patrons think it would be nice to see a new Nathan’s Famous at the World Trade Center site.

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  1. Last year, I went and saw the hot dog eating contest at Nathan’s and it was a pretty fun thing to do. I can definitely see how it started out as a PR ploy and it probably still has that same effect. However, do you happen to know what the most amount of Nathan’s hot dogs someone has eaten because of that ploy?

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