American Food – Hotdogs


Hot Dogs

A hot dog is a sandwich with fully cooked sausage, traditionally grilled or steamed which is usually accompanied with mustard, mayonnaise, onions, ketchup, relish, cheese, chili or sauerkraut. Thanks to it’s special mouth watering toppings and unusual and special cooking methods, cities across US claims of being the founding owners of hotdogs.

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Let’s check out different styles of Hot Dogs in different parts of USA!!!! Obviously the edible one 🙂

New York – “Beer-Steeped Sauerkraut”

New York is famous for it’s varied but simple hot dogs. One variety of has traditional topping of spicy brown mustard with sauerkraut , sautéed onions with tomato paste. The sauerkraut gets it’s extra kick of flavor from chili powder and beer.

simple hot dog
The Papaya King dog is sold at various locations of New York City .

This hot dog is sold by pair because of it’s small size. Accompanied with this king kong is a cup of papaya juice.

papaya king kong
“Red Hots” of Chicago
In Chicago, the red hots has a topping of yellow mustard with white onions, tomato slices or wedges, a pickle wedge , pickled sport wedge and celery salt with garlicky beef placed inside a steamed-soft poppy-seeded roll . With another name of ‘dragged through garden’, this hotdog is famous for it’s many toppings.
red hots
“Bull dog” of Atlanta
South Atlantic coastal states is famous for ”slaw dog,” Hot dogs over here usually have toppings of crunchy coleslaw. Accompanied with it is some spicy chilli and mustard
“Chilly Dogs” of Detroit, Coney Islands.
“Chilly Dogs” also known as “Coney Dog” served in Coney Islands far from New Yorkbeach and amusement park comprises of juicy, salty, smoky, beef with coney sauce. These dogs are generally servedwith mustard , raw onion, shredded cheddar cheese and with chili or sauerkraut
chilly dogs

San Francisco- “BLT Hot Dogs with Caraway Remoulade”
Hot dogs with cool toppings on bacon are popular throughout the western United States. This hot dog is usually famous for it’s creamy mayo and other cooling toppings like pickles, shallots, tomatoes, and shredded lettuce in addition to the smoky bacon.
Washington DC- “Half Smoke”
The ”half-smoke” heavily spiced and coarsely grounded hybrid of breakfast sausage and hot dog is famous in Washington, D.C.
half smoke


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