Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Home Boy Chestnut Is Nathan's Top Dog

IN THE NEWS: San Jose's own Joey Chestnut dethroned six-time hot dog eating champion Takeru Kobayashi with 66 Nathan's hot dogs in 12 minutes at Coney Island on the Fourth of July ... Metro Active's Scott Holbrook reviews Persian eateries Chelokebabi (1236 Wolfe Road, Sunnyvale), Deezi Cafe (1740 S. Winchester Blvd., Campbell), Reyhan (1625 Almaden Road, San Jose), and Saffron (1392 S. Bascom Ave., San Jose). metroactive.com ... The Wave magazine rounds up Silicon Valley steakhouses. thewavemag.com ... The Mercury News' Aleta Watson reviews Nami Nami (240 Castro St., Mountain View). mercurynews.com ... FoodNotebook.com reports that Palo Alto's Golden Wok (451 S. California Avenue) has closed. The blog also notes that nearby Basia's Bistro, which is moving in the space that was formally Nora's Cafe, did not meet its original estimate of July 1st for opening.

Compiled by Pat Embry, WhereTheLocalsEat.com

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