hot dogs everywhere: national hot dog day

Where: at ‘Sup Dogs Chapel Hill What: the Ranchero: homemade ranch, sup dog sauce, Monterey Jack and cheddar, chili. With whom: Trav Why: it was National Hot Dog Day! Grade: A. Man, I love ‘Sup Dogs. Their special sauce, the combinations of flavors. ‘Sup Dogs is the best.

hot dogs everywhere: on a cruise ship

(The white balance on this is unfixable. Whoops.) Where: on the Star Princess What: a hot dog with cheese and guacamole With whom: Me myself and I Why: there was a grill on the same deck as our room, so I ate their specialty dog every day. I didn’t take pictures of the others because…

hot dogs everywhere: alaskan fish and chips (juneau, ak)

Where: Alaskan Fish and Chips, of all places, in Juneau, AK. What: a reindeer corn dog with honey mustard aioli With whom: Trav. Why: because I was in Alaska, so I ate a reindeer dog. Project Heartburn. Grade: A. A reindeer corn dog at a fish and chips place? Yes. This was unbelievable. Great batter,…

hot dogs everywhere: (seattle, wa)

Where: The Frankfurter, and T-Mobile Park What: A Seattle dog, of course With whom: Trav. Why: For Project Heartburn, eating a hot dog in every state. Grade: N/A. Look, the Seattle dog is not for me – I hate onions. I liked the peppers and jalapeños, I think the cream cheese is actually a GREAT…

hot dogs everywhere: the varsity (atlanta, ga)

Where: the Varsity, in Atlanta, GA. What: a chili cheese dog, because they’re the gold standard of hot dogs. With whom: Trav. On Valentine’s Day. Because we’re romantic like that. Why: the Varsity is famous as all get out and there wasn’t a better place to eat my Georgia hot dog. Grade: B on the…

hot dogs everywhere: frank (austin, tx)

Where: Frank, in Austin, TX. What: the Carolina Pork It!, which in fact has an exclamation point in its name. A cheese-stuffed dog wrapped in bacon and deep-fried, and topped with great slaw. With whom: Allie, and her friends B. & J. Why: Deep fried. Bacon. Cheese. Slaw. The name. Grade: B+. I had some…

hot dogs everywhere: the beet & blue, merge 25

Where: Provided by the Pig at Merge 25. What: the beet and blue dog; blue cheese and beet mustard. With whom: Me myself and I, and about 1500 other Merge fans. Why: BEET MUSTARD. Grade: A. One of the best dogs I’ve had. The dog itself was great, and the beet mustard — the tang…

hot dogs everywhere: al’s burger shack, chapel hill

Where: Al’s Burger Shack, 516 W. Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC. What: the Pool Room dog; chili, mustard, slaw, hold the onions. With whom: Me myself and I. Why: I love chili cheese dogs, and I needed to eat before seeing the Shilohs. Grade: B+. Super solid dog and excellent chili, but the slaw was…

hot dogs everywhere: skippy’s, winston-salem

Where: Skippy’s, 624 W 4th St, Winston Salem, NC. What: the chili cheese dog With whom: Allison Why: I love chili cheese dogs. Grade: A-. The dog and the chili were straightforward; loved that they use shredded cheddar for cheese, leaving it to melt on the warm chili, instead of standard orange nacho stuff. The…