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8 Great NYC Haute Dogs Worth The Extra Dough

We've seen our fair share of fancified hot dogs in this city, and frankly a lot of them feature overwrought, baroque toppings with underwhelming sausages. But a few stand apart as well thought-out creations that do right by the noble tubesteak. Which dogs (and dog-like objects) live up to the hype (and are worth the extra cash)? We rounded up some of our favorites. More

Hot Dog Of The Week: Tijuana Dog

Note: Hawk Krall is a Philadelphia-based illustrator who will be chiming in with his hot dog wisdom and original artwork on a regular basis. Take it away, Hawk! Past Weeks' Dogs Flo's Hot Dogs, Cape Neddick, Maine The Philly Combo The Tijuana Dog--aka the Mexican Hot Dog, Sonora Dog, Border Dog, or Danger Dog--seems to be popping up everywhere these days, even on the East Coast. These bacon-wrapped beauties have actually been sold by Mexican street vendors since the 1950's and slowly made their way across the border to California and Arizona. Tijuana dogs are as versatile as tacos, the only rule being that the dog is wrapped in bacon and cooked on a flat grill or deep fried, and... More

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