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Festivals

There is no other place in the world (we checked) where people bob their heads in a vat of blue cheese, bobbing for chicken wings. Welcome to the National Buffalo Wing Festival. The festival, which has been happening for 17 years, was inspired by the 2001 comedy “Osmosis Jones” starring Bill Murray. Murray’s character, a chronic junk-food-eater, strived to attend a w…

Food and Drink

The world’s top professional eater gobbled down 72 hot dogs last month to win his ninth Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island. Joey Chestnut will look to do something a lot healthier at the Erie County Fair on Sunday: capture his first Kale Cup. Chestnut, dubbed “the greatest eater in history," will compete against 11 fellow competitive eaters, including Ba…