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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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 19 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 5 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 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 ...

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...

The Gaff (Waltham, MA)

by BostonBestEats 2 years ago

GAFF DOG: 3.5oz all-beef Kayem, spicy candied bacon, caramelized onion, grilled pineapple, brioche, house-made chips ($10) at The Gaff (Waltham, MA). Also had a Gritty McDuff's Black Fly Stout (...

The Best Hot Dogs in the Bay Area

by Gitmo6 11 years ago

Every year, a group of hot dog lovers rent a limo and visit five hot dog places to find the perfect dog. After two years, our results are as follows: We graded these places on the basis of 1 (horri...

Hazel's Hot Dogs (St. Augustine, FL)

by BostonBestEats 2 years ago

WE CAN'T TELL YOU WHO MAKES THEM: But they are from NEW JERSEY! I've been driving past HAZEL'S HOT DOGS for years while on vacation in "The Ancient City" (St. Augustine is America's oldest city)...

Steven's Dogs | Pedregal Playitas | Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Steven's Dogs, located across the highway and up the hill from the Hotel Coral, was a great find. Unfortunately, it suspended operation a month after our visit in June 2017. But the owner is trying...

Hare & Hatter Sausage Emporium | Sonoma Plaza

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Tips are rolling into my inbox faster than I can get out there to try them out. So, I'll just post this one here and hope that somebody else will be curious enough to check it out and report back. ...

Who has best hotdog in NC?

by bowserd 10 years ago

I love hotdogs and have visited many parts of NC. I was wondering who has the best hotdogs in NC, Please give me your opinions.

Dante's Pizzeria | Logan Square - Chicago

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Returning from Lou Malnati's ( https://www.chowhound.com/post/lou-malnatis-863372?commentId=10063859 ), I circled back to Dante's Pizzeria that I had noticed in my walks. One of my missions was to ...

Hot Dogs vs. Fried Chicken

Perilagu Khan
by Perilagu Khan 9 years ago

I don't to refight the Civil War, but let us pit two American favs against one another here: crisp, juicy fried chicken versus a savory dawg with all the right toppings and condiments. I'm going...

Source for Hot Dogs and buns used by street vendors?

by ecsix 9 years ago

I was wondering if anyone knows of a source to buy the same brand of hot dogs and buns used by street vendors? I'm talking about the big jumbo franks and yellow buns. I've never come across anyth...

Best hotdogs

by PrincessaMel1976 2 years ago

We are looking for the best hotdogs available to make for our Dodger party. We really like the Brooklyn Dodger dogs and are looking for a dog with a good snap and natural casing for purchase in the...

skinless vs. natural casing hot dogs

by Soup 11 years ago

I love hot dogs in natural casing and I love Nathans, shofar and hebrew national hotdogs. However, in grocery stores, I can only find Nathan, Shofar and HN hotdogs in skinless form only I have ne...

Best Hot Dogs in the Triangle?

by Guilty Gourmand 2 years ago

I know there have been prior posts on this topic in general but I don't recall seeing one in awhile and the recent overrated / underrated discussion got me thinking about this topic. In particul...

Natural Casing Hot Dogs

by winniewomn 2 years ago

Where can you find natural casing hot dogs in San Diego? I miss the snap when you bite into a hot dog.

Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs (at a random rest stop in NJ)

by BostonBestEats 3 years ago

WEEKEND IN PHILLY, PART 1: Nathan's Famous chili dogs (lol, at the Thomas Edison rest stop on the Jersey Turnpike!) Seemed to be a natural casing, on a tiny griddle. Meh. OK, I think I've on...