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Hot Dog of the Week: Danny's Drive-In, Stratford, Connecticut

The Bull Dog—named after the mascot of the United States Marine Corps, whose flag proudly waves in front—is what Danny's seems to be known for in the hot dog category, slathered in fried onions and Kuhn's Chili, an extra spicy hot dog sauce only available in Connecticut. But what really blew my mind was Danny's Slaw Dog. The texture of the deep-fried (but not incinerated) frank and well-toasted bun was perfect with piles of creamy slaw. And the slaw was so good I don't know what was going on there; I swear I tasted a hint of vanilla—or maybe I was just delirious from three days of nonstop driving and hot dog consumption. More

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