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Food for thought: Adam Amin plays favorites before calling hot dog-eating contest

Before the July 4 Nathan's Famous mayhem on ESPN2, Amin chews the fat on press box food, more

ESPN commentator and resident foodie Adam Amin will call the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest for the first time ever this July 4.

Amin, who has been known to eat while in the booth, spoke to Front Row as he prepares to call play-by-play of this historic contest on Coney Island, N.Y. Which stadium has his favorite hot dog? Which ESPN commentator might give the best in the world a run in the hot dog-eating contest? He answers those questions and more in the video above.

Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest will air live on Wednesday, July 4, at noon ET on ESPN2. The one-hour telecast marks the 15th consecutive year ESPN has televised the event. Prior to the main event, the Women’s Championship will begin at 10:50 a.m. ET on ESPN3 and streaming live on the ESPN app. For more details, visit ESPN MediaZone.

Jennifer Christie and Anna Negron produced the video.