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Hot Dog Of The Week: Toronto Street Meat

[Original artwork: Hawk Krall] Past Weeks' Dogs Reindeer Hot Dog Cincinnati Cheese Coney24th & Passyunk TruckTexas Tommy On almost every corner in Toronto, street vendors crank out hot dogs, aka "street meat," all hours of the day and night. The dogs are grilled and often scored with a knife creating a wild corkscrew shape. Along with the standard Shopsy's brand beef hot dogs, most carts serve grilled veggie dogs and a variety of sausages as well. In Toronto, it's all about the toppings. The vendors compete by offering a ridiculous array of toppings and sauces. Every truck has a self-serve garnish bar not unlike a Roy Rogers fixins' bar. Local favorites seem to be corn relish, sriracha and bacon... More

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