'Mamaroneck' on Serious Eats

Serious Eats Road Trip: Walter's Hot Dogs in Mamaroneck

The first stop on our eating itinerary was about as old-school roadside snack stop as they come: Walter's Hot Dogs, in Mamaroneck, New York. Even if you're unfamiliar with the area, the hot dog stand is impossible to miss: just look for the pagoda. Yes, the pagoda, complete with a copper-tiled roof, and the lanterns and toothy carp to flank it. "This building typifies the attention-getting styles of roadside restaurants in the 1920s," reads the Westchester County historical marker beside it. (You don't say.) More

Great Sicilian Slices at Sal's Pizzeria in Mamaroneck

Sal's Pizzeria 316 Mamaroneck Avenue, Mamaroneck NY 10543; map); 914-381-2022 Getting There: Metro North New Haven Line to Mamroneck Station; Mamroneck is accessible from I-95 and the Boston Post Road Pizza Style:Neapolitan and Sicilian Oven Type: Gas The Skinny: Decent Neapolitan and outstanding Sicilian justify the lines that stretch up the block. The Sicilian has a crisp, airy crust a not-too-sweet sauce and gobs of oozing milky, cheese When I moved to Mamaroneck in the early 1990s to attend nearby Purchase College, my first order of business was to scope out the local food scene. During an early morning... More

Walter's Hot Dogs

You usually see Nick "Beef Aficionado" Solares in this space talking about burgers, but today, it's hot dogs. Hot diggedty! —Ed. Peter Fellows is far too modest to actually make the claim that Walter's Hot Dogs are the best in... More

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