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Hot Dog

Sausage + bun = simple pleasure. Find the best hot dogs in your area, discuss recipes and grilling techniques, and share your favorite toppings with other Chowhounds.

If You're Not Spiral Cutting Your Hot Dogs, You're Making a Huge Mistake

Want to make the best hot dog ever? Spiral cut it and char it on the grill. Here's how and why to do it. We first declared...
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American Wagyu Beef hot dogs!

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by Malcolm Ruthven 2 months ago

If there is such a thing as a gourmet hot dog, this is it. Snake River Farms hot dogs made from their American Wagyu Beef. Five per one pound pack. I found these at Nugget Market in Tiburon. The ho...

Mamaleh's: best rugelach since Lederman's (and more)

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by Blumie 3 months ago

Those of us who grew up in the area in the 70s remember how good the rugelach at Lederman's Bakery, in Newton Centre, was. And although many of us discovered Cake Arts, in Sharon, after we lost Led...

Healdsburg Bagel Company

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by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

My introduction to Healdsburg Bagel Company was last summer at its booth at the street market for the Cloverdale Live concert series. I had a chance to quizz the owner about his process while my ba...

The Dog Den White Plains, NY

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by Jon1856 2 years ago

Short and longer stories. 1) If in White Plains after 4 PM Sunday, Monday or Tuesday, can get free sample of the +/- 50 kinds of Hot Dogs as they do staff training. 2) As they just about own Bronx ...

Benkyodo in San Francisco's Japantown [San Francisco]

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by Hiko Ikeda 19 years ago

Although it is not a restaurant, "seated" eating--or drinking can be done inside the store, in addition, it is larger than many restaurants in the city. What do you guys think of this historica...

What do you do with "Hot Dog Water"?

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by ipsedixit 9 years ago

You know, the water that you use to boil hot dogs (assuming you boil them)? Seems like such a waste to just dump it. I'm thinking Hot Dog Water might be good for making oatmeal, grits, or eve...

Big Ed's Hot Dogs Danbury CT

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by Whampo 9 months ago

Does anyone have the recipe Big Ed used for his hot dog chili? I hear they are no longer in business. I blame the mall, if they had not killed the fair Big Eds would probably still selling dogs at ...

Hot Dogs

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by llpcdpm 10 months ago

What are the best hot dogs without added nitrites? They give me migraines.

Abe's hot dogs in Wilkes Barre

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by chet 12 years ago

I was wondering if anyone ever had the delicious hot dogs from Abe's Hot dogs on South Main st in Wilkes barre, pa, his hot dog sauce is out of this world, and I searched the web for meat hot d...

Best Pigs in Blanket (store bought)

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by zackly 11 months ago

Forgive me if I asked this before but this is an important issue to me this time of year. Pigs in the Blanket are most everyone's favorite guilty pleasure hors d'oeuvre. The brands around here (sub...

What brand Hot Dogs have "Snap"

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by fooddude 14 years ago

ok...i live in OC and SD and I am looking for hotdogs in local grocery stores (pavillions, ralphs, smart and final, etc., etc.) that have "snap". My question is, how do you know if its a good hot...

Devil Dawgs

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by bighound 11 months ago

Lunch at Devil Dawgs, a highly rated Chicago dog and sausage institution. Large menu of hot dogs, sausages, sliders and chicken sandwiches. Along with fries, rings and shakes. The meat in casing me...

Dog House Drive-In | Albuquerque

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by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

My original target for my first bite in New Mexico of my May visit was Dog House Drive-In. However, when my travel day got off track, i switched to Duran's for table service and more comfort for a ...

Shoestring Famous Chili Dogs | Placerville

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by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A sign for Chili Dogs pulls me in like a moth to the flame. On a gray and drizzly afternoon in May, I ducked into Shoestring in Placerville.

The Frankfurter Hot Dog Supplier

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by rjohn40787 5 years ago

Does anyone know who supplies the kosher hot dogs for The Frankfurter hot dog stand on the waterfront? Do they sell their dogs to the general public?

Is a hot dog a sandwich?

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by knucklesandwich 6 years ago

This came up recently. I say it's not, and and conferring sandwich-hood upon every snack involving bread and protein sets a dangerous precedent. Your thoughts?

"Bar S Beef Franks": has anyone tried them?

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by FoodFuser 12 years ago

Rachel ray just gave them a top rating: http://www.rachaelraymag.com/cooking-tips/favorite-foods/and-the-wiener-is-big-bite-best-overall-hot-dog/article.html I've encountered Bar S as a "cheap ho...

Regional hot dogs

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by kdibble 1 year ago

What are some good hot dogs brands around the country. In Hartford we had grote & weigel and i really like them. We also had Hummels out of new haven. I don't mean a hot dog stand. I mean the brand...

Natural casing hotdogs

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by foodiehousewife89 1 year ago

I'm originally from the bay area of California and had a craving for home. So I got some casper’s hot dogs because I love the snap of the casing. I was just wondering, what does everyone think ...

CUPID'S Chili for Hot Dogs

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by laptopps 10 years ago

My father LOVES Cupid's Hot Dogs and ate there back in the 1950's (at the Cupid's in North Hollywood.) We have since moved out of state but I make sporadic trips back to the Los Angeles area. You...