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Nathan's: A Tale of the Famous Hot Dog

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Have you ever been to Coney Island?

Well, if you have, then you probably heard of Nathan's Famous (NATH) - Get Nathan's Famous Inc. Report hot dogs - and chances are you are a big fan of the savory treat.

That's how popular it is. Today, there's even their famous hot dog eating contests each 4th of July that the world tunes into.

But do you know how this famous restaurant chain started?

Let's take you back in time to 1916.

That year, a Polish immigrant Nathan Handwerker started a nickel hot dog stand on Coney Island with $300 loan from his two friends. Little did he know that with his nickel stand would one day become the world's most famous hot dog in the world. 

Today, the company has more than 53,000 outlets all across the nation and has expanded to countries like the UK, Spain, Egypt, Israel, and more.

Watch the video above to take a ride through the company's timeline.

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