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Hot Dog of the Week: Cincinnati Cheese Coney

"The short, stubby franks are smaller than the bun to hold in the ridiculous amounts of chili, fresh onions, and finely shredded mild cheddar cheese." [Original artwork and photographs: Hawk Krall] Past Weeks' Dogs Pastrami DogDanish Hot Dog24th & Passyunk TruckTexas TommyPhilly Dirty Water DogChicago Dog You might think we just featured Coneys, but don't say that to anyone from Detroit, where mounds of cheese are as much of a "hot dog crime" as ketchup. As regional food guru Calvin Trillin famously said: "Anybody who doesn't think that the best hamburger place in the world is in his hometown is a sissy." And I'd say the same goes for hot dogs. Cheese Coneys are a unique piece of the Greek... More

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