A Playoff Wager of the Cheesiest Proportions

Gotta love those politician food bets.

In the latest round of gastro-gambling New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Philly Mayor Michael Nutter have put a friendly wager on Sunday's playoff game.

The Mayoral Mikes will let their stomachs do the talking when the Eagles fly against Giants in the Meadowlands.

The bet redefines cheesy -- just see what's being wagered.

Here is what is on the line Sunday (besides a trip to the NFC Championship game):

Bloomberg has put up a giant Carnegie Deli cheesecake
Nutter has offered up a cheesesteak sampling from five Philly steak shops.

So what does political trash talk sound like?

Bloomberg didn't really throw any punches. “Whenever the Eagles come to town it’s a big game, and the stakes are even higher when it’s playoff time,” he said.

Nutter took a bit more aggressive approach. “Having already proven that Philadelphia has the best baseball team in the world, we look forward to the next step in Philadelphia sports history ... While I can't predict the outcome of the game, I can say that I'm looking forward to a good slice of cheesecake,” said Philly's head honcho.

Anyone else suddenly really want a grilled cheese from Wisconsin?

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