Sonic Regional Hot Dogs
I Paid: $1.99 per hot dog (prices may vary by region)
Taste: 4 stars
Marketing: 4 stars
Sonic draws inspiration from hot dog world capitals New York, Chicago, and Michigan.
James Norton edits the Upper Midwestern food journal Heavy Table. He's also the coauthor of a book on Wisconsin's master cheesemakers. Follow CHOW on Twitter, and become a fan on Facebook.