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Hot Dog Of The Week: Zweigle's

[Photographs and original artwork: Hawk Krall] Past Weeks' Dogs Cincinnati Cheese Coney24th & Passyunk TruckTexas TommyPhilly Dirty Water DogChicago Dog One of the best things about writing this column has been the realization that a hot dog is not just a hot dog. While many of us grew up eating poor-quality dogs as a cheap, easy alternative to real cooking, if you start poking around, you'll find an amazing range of toppings and franks themselves. During a recent trip to beloved Wegmans outside of Philadelphia, my jaw almost hit the floor when I saw all the hot dog options: four or five different premium, regional frankfurter brands placed rightfully over the mediocre, chock-full-of-mechanically-separated-chicken national brands. Sabrett's and Thumann's from... More

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