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The Depot’s Sixth Annual Diamond Dog™ Eating Contest

Diamond-Dog_440x220First Avenue and City Pages are proud to present the sixth annual Diamond Dog™ Eating Contest on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at The Depot Tavern. The fast and furious competition of iron stomachs pits six hungry participants against each other to determine who can eat the most Diamond Dogs™ in ten minutes.

The Diamond Dog™ – a 1/4 lb. all-beef hot dog wrapped in pepper bacon, deep-fried, and served on a pretzel bun.

  • First Place Prize: First Avenue Platinum Membership, 10 pairs tickets to First Avenue shows, $50.00 Depot Tavern Gift Card
  • Second Place Prize: First Avenue Gold Membership, 5 pairs tickets to First Avenue shows, $25.00 Depot Tavern Gift Card
  • Third Place Prize: First Avenue Gold Membership, 3 pairs tickets to First Avenue shows, $20.00 Depot Tavern Gift Card

Registration to compete in this festive event is now open and continues through June 15. Six local-celebrity judges will act as both cheerleader and judge for all participants. Chosen from the fields of art, music, radio, and general awesomeness, 2015’s panel of judges will be announced starting June 15.

New this year, The Diamond Dog™ Eating Contest debuts the Kids Competition, where participants ages 3 – 12 race to build their own Diamond Dog™! Each entrant will attempt to assemble the perfect Diamond Dog™ as fast as possible, with a kids prize pack going to the victor. Kids can register for this new event at The Depot Tavern on July 4.

Saturday, July 4, 2015
The Depot Tavern
11AM | All Ages | Free

11:00 AM – Start time
11:15 AM – Kids “Build your own Diamond Dog” Contest
12:00 PM – Adult eating contest
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This Week’s Specials: July 2, 2015

070215burgerBurger of the Week:
Herbed Turkey Sliders … $11.00
Three Hand-made Sage and Rosemary Seasoned Turkey Patties, with Sautéed Button Mushrooms, Melted Provolone Cheese, Topped with Fresh Herb Aioli. Served on Dinner Rolls


070215special1Bánh mì … $11.00
Grilled Chicken Breast in a Toasted Baguette Smothered with Mayo, Topped with Cucumber, Cilantro, and Pickled Carrots, Onions, and Jalapeños


070215special2Mexican Chili Cheese Fries … $10.00
Hand Cut French Fries Topped with our House-made Chili, Melted Cheddar and Pepper Jack Cheeses, Shredded Lettuce Mix, Pico de Gallo, and Sour Cream

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This Week’s Specials: June 25, 2015

062515burgerBurger of the Week:
Poblano Burger … $11.00
1/2 lb. Seasoned Burger with Melted Pepper Jack Cheese, Fire-Roasted Poblano Chiles, Red Peppers and Bacon. Topped with Chipotle Sour Cream and Served on a Kaiser Bun


062515special2Club Wrap … $11.00
Turkey, Ham, Leaf Lettuce, Tomatoes, Bacon, Mayo, and American Cheese, Wrapped in a Tortilla


062515special1Pork Tostadas … $10.00
Fried Corn Tortillas, Topped with Spicy Braised Pork Shoulder, Chop Lettuce Mix, Pico de Gallo, Salsa Verde, Queso Fresco, and Sour Cream

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