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Thank goodness summer is almost here, except for one thing: the competitive eating. Last week, in an event that I see no upside to, Jersey Shore’s Snooki hosted a Bridezillas Wedding Cake-Eating Contest. With their hands tied behind their backs, 10 dressed-up brides-to-be tried to take down their own seven-pound wedding cakes.
Penn Social’s menu is a snack lover’s dream come true, including nachos with chicken, pulled pork and/or chili. And so Joey Chestnut feels at home, there’s a selection of hot dogs, including Ze German Dog, smothered with sauerkraut and pretzel sprinkles.
In the BACyard: A mini croquet course, a lane for bocce, a pit for horseshoes and a place to play badminton. On the menu: sweet potato gnocchi with sage-parsley cream sauce; chef Jeff’s mac and cheese; and Porkobuco.
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