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Hot Dog of the Week: Torta De Salchicha

Not technically a hot dog—more like a delicious cross between Mexican torta sandwich and hot dog. [Photographs and original artwork: Hawk Krall] Past Weeks' Dogs Tuscan Tony Zweigle's Cincinnati Cheese ConeyTexas TommyPhilly Dirty Water DogChicago Dog I might be pushing the definition of "hot dog" with this one, but this monster of a sandwich was just too good to ignore. On a recent trip to Brooklyn I stopped at the Puebla Mini Mart (aka "Don Pepe's") in Sunset Park for a bite before an all-day hot dog excursion. The colorful bodega with a full-service grill and tables in the back had a wild menu with more varieties of tortas than you ever thought possible. But I did a double-take when... More

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