Monday, July 6, 2009
So much for the morning after.
A day after setting a world record by downing 68 hot dogs in 10 minutes, Joey Chestnut was ready for some pizza.
"I'll probably get one slice, maybe a couple, see how I'm feeling," said Chestnut, 25.
Chestnut headed for Sally's Apizza in New Haven late Sunday afternoon for his first meal since winning his third straight victory at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island. Still, it wasn't all smooth sailing, even for a man famed for his iron stomach.
"I was feeling pretty rough all day yesterday and most of the morning today," he said.
Chestnut, of San Jose, made it out to the West Side Highway to check out the Fourth of July fireworks display with friends and family.
"Now that I'm out and about, moving around, I feel a lot better,"
Posted by Peter Harrison at 2:38 AM