Over the past couple days, an amazing tale unfolded on the tweet-waves of Charles Feltman’s famed restaurant, one of his hot dogs had allegedly been discovered. The ancient dog was determined to have been approximately 140-years-old (WAY over the expiration date of any hot dog known to man, woman, or beast) and in a tantalizing state of nostalgic if not culinary preservation. Alas, it was a hoax…I, along with many other idiots, admit to being fooled by this one.. From deep within the currently under-demolition ruins of hot dog pioneer
“The recent discovery by an amateur archaeologist… was a publicity stunt in the grand tradition of Coney Island ballyhoo,” said Tricia Vita, spokeswoman for the history project. “I was surprised in the beginning at how many people believed it was true.
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