After the Salinas Taco Truck crawl, I came home inspired by Julio Valdez's cart. Who knew that the Mexican hot dog would be life-altering? That my DH of 38 years would experience a revelation for my long-attested hot dog cravings? A good dog on a fresh soft bun with mustard - that's all it takes to make me smile. But now! This Mexican hot dog makes me dance with glee and howl. Hmmm... I have a fresh new take on life!
We're in a 2-day heat wave in the Bay Area...so dinner's simple. Home Version; a Schwarz old-fashioned frank on a soft seeded San Francisco-style Colombo French hot dog bun with thick sliced smoked bacon, a line of Best Food mayo, pickled red onions, chopped tomato, topped with Cotija cheese.
It's still not as good as the dog at the Valdez cart. Heidipie said it best, "The crunchy-creamy-soft-salty-cold-hot-flavor riot made me laugh out loud."