Michigan has some of the highest hot dog standards in the country, disallowing the use of mechanically separated beef, an excess of fat and offal, and limiting the amount of water a hot dog can contain to just 10%. The best come in natural hog casings to offer snap and spring with each bite. Question is: in a state full of great dogs, who makes the best?
'Dearborn' on Serious Eats
You wouldn't expect to find a great burger on a 6-lane strip of commercial property sporting mostly strip clubs and Lebanese restaurants, but it's there, and it's worth stopping at.
Editor's note: Burgermeisters! Here's another excerpt from George Motz's book Hamburger America. George and his publisher were kind enough to allow us to run them here, along with George's beautiful photos. Eat up! Miller's is on a commercial stretch, 6...