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...

Dog House Drive-In | Albuquerque

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 30 days 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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month 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

by rjohn40787 4 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?

Benkyodo in San Francisco's Japantown [San Francisco]

by Hiko Ikeda 18 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...

Is a hot dog a sandwich?

by knucklesandwich 5 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?

What do you do with "Hot Dog Water"?

by ipsedixit 8 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...

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

by FoodFuser 11 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

by kdibble 5 months 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

by foodiehousewife89 7 months 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

by laptopps 9 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...

Pigs in a blanket - what sauce or dip?

by Sarah 10 years ago

Planning this as one of many snacks for a party -- what sauce if any? For kids and adults..

Coney Island Hot dogs in new castle?!?!? [Pgh]

by Jenny 16 years ago

Last night on ON Q there was a segment on a potential race track in new castle, whilst interviewing the townspeople about it they spoke to a gentleman who owns a Coney Island Hot Dog shop there! ha...

Tailgate Dogs & Sausages open in New Rochelle...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

It is at North Ave. and Eastchester Road, New Rochelle, just up the road from IONA and across from New Rochelle High School. Tailgate Dogs & Sausages opened a month ago serving a variety of hot dog...

Natural Casing Hot Dog Brands in NYC Area?

by zackly 1 year ago

I'm looking for an all-beef natural casing hot dog available in the NYC CT or Westchester suburbs. I know the usual suspects like Nathan's and Sabretts but I'm wondering if there are some other bra...

Wilda's Grill | Redding

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Recommended by one of my local team mates, Wilda's Grill was the answer when I needed to find an eatery for one of our vegan members. Besides vegan cuisine, Wilda's serves up decidedly carnivorous ...

Texas Weiners

by Learnedtoe 18 years ago

I am doing a study of the Texas Weiner phenomenon in New Jersey. Please post your thoughts on best/original/unusual/relatives of the Texas Weiner. Also anything on the unusual spelling would help.

Best hot dog in Manhattan is @ Harry & Ida's

by ipsedixit 4 years ago

Best pastrami hot dog, to be precise. Not a hot dog *with* pastrami. But a hot dog made *from* pastrami. Comes garnished with pickled onions (as well as umami rich mushroom sauce and parsn...

The Dog Den White Plains, NY

by Jon1856 1 year 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 ...

DJ's Clam in Wantagh

by Gastronomos 2 years ago

I played LOTTO this morning: https://www.newsday.com/lifestyle/restaurants/dj-s-clam-shack-review-seafood-restaurant-in-wantagh-serves-new-england-flavors-with-a-tropical-twist-1.14615421

Coney Island Texas Weiners as they used to be (and recipe for the real sauce!)....

by Ed 16 years ago

Does anyone around Scranton remember how good Coney Island Texas Weiners used to be? The man who owned that restaurant made great hot dogs! After he passed away, his kids wound up fighting over t...