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Hot Dog Eating Contest; Cambridge Seeks Big Soda Ban

TV LAND - Go behind the scenes at a taping of Blue Ginger chef Ming Tsai's TV show Simply Ming. On the set: Jody Adams and Jasper White. [C]

DOWNTOWN - Head to City Hall Plaza this Saturday to watch contestants choke down astounding amounts of tubular meat to win the title of Massachusetts Hot Dog Eating Champion and a chance to compete in Nathan's Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island. Will Mia “Meatballs” Devekos qualify to compete alongside “Pretty Boy” Pete, her husband? The record: 68 dogs and buns in 10 minutes. At the Phantom Gourmet BBQ Beach Party, June 23, 2pm. See here for tickets. [Official Site]

CHELSEA - The Pearl Street Art Gallery currently features an exhibition entitled FOOD. Guess what it's about. For more information, call 617.338.1388. [Official Site via BG]

CAMBRIDGE - The mayor of the City of Cambridge is seeking to follow in NYC's footsteps with a ban on really big sodas. "The idea is to protect kids from the threats of obesity, diabetes and heart disease." [Cambridge Day]

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