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Wafels & Dinges Pageant Next Tuesday; Anthos On Vacay

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STUNTS—In honor of National Waffle Day (Tues, Aug. 24), Wafels & Dinges, will crown Miss Wafel and Mister Wafel. The pageant will be held on East 52nd St. between Lexington & 3rd Ave. between 1 - 2 PM, and contestants will be judged on presentations expressing why they should be named Miss Wafel or Mister Wafel, knowledge of wafels and the country of Belgium, explanation of “What I Like to Do with My Dinges," and a Dinges skills competition. Winners get a year of free waffles. [EaterWire]

MIDTOWN—A tipster reports that Anthos is closing for good after tonight's service, however a receptionist says they are just taking a short vacation—all so common these days—and wil reopen after Labor Day. [EaterWire]

SOUND CHEQUETitus Andronicus founding member and bassist Ian Graetzer talked to Eater National about being a coffee snob on the road, how hard it is to get a bad burrito in San Francisco, and what it's like to "just eat a lot of Mexican food on tour." [-E-]

Wafels & Dinges

52nd St. & Lexington Ave., New York, NY

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