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14 Varieties of Hot Dog You Must Try

hot dog varieties 14 Varieties of Hot Dog You Must TryHot dogs are a growing trend in the food industry despite being a ballpark classic. Some think this trend is due to nostalgia felt when consuming this comfort food that reminds people of happy times at a baseball game or grill out. Not only are they a classic favorite, there are so many ways to serve them. The variability allows for unique combinations across drive-thrus and quick-service restaurants. Check out these 14 varieties of hot dogs found on menus across the U.S. found in the article from QRS.

  1. Chicago dog – an all-beef hot dog topped with yellow mustard, green relish, chopped onions, pickle spears, sport peppers, tomato slices, and celery salt on a poppy seed bun.
  2. Southwest Sonoran dog – a bacon-wrapped hot dog topped with pinto beans, grilled onions and green peppers, and tomatillo jalapeño salsa.
  3. Cincinnati Coney – a pork and beef hot dog topped with cinnamon and chocolate-tinged chili and Cheddar cheese.
  4. Junkyard Dog – a hot dog topped with chili, cheese, mustard, grilled onions, and french fries. This can be found at Wienerschnitzel’s.
  5. Blazin’ Dog – a hot dog with green jalapeño slices, a red jalapeño, and garlic hot sauce. This can be found at Wienerschnitzel’s.
  6. Pastrami Dog – a hot dog topped with pastrami, Swiss cheese, mustard, and a pickle, and a Bratwurst for Oktoberfest. This can be found at Irvine’s.
  7. Nathan’s Most Popular Hot Dog –  a hot dog topped with sauerkraut or sautéed onions, along with ketchup, mustard, and relish.
  8. Traditional New York Empire Dog – a hot dog served with sauerkraut and spicy brown mustard. This can be found at Nathan’s.
  9. Homestyle Mac & Cheese Dog – a hot dog topped with macaroni & cheese and toasted Italian bread crumbs. This can be found at Nathan’s.
  10. Big Irish Corned Beef Dog – their New York Empire Dog with corned beef. This can be found at Nathan’s.
  11. All-American Dog - a hot dog with ketchup, mustard, relish, and onion. This can be found at Sonic.
  12. Sooo Cali – a hot dog served with arugula, basil aioli, crisp onions, avocado, and tomatoes. This can be found at Dog Haus.
  13. Das Brat - the hot dog’s cousin, a bratwurst, with mustard aioli, sauerkraut, White American cheese, and caramelized onions. This can be found at Dog Haus.
  14. Another Night in Bangkok - a hot dog topped with a spicy Thai currywurst, Thai peanut sauce, Asian slaw, and crushed peanuts. This can be found at Dog Haus.

What toppings do you prefer on your hot dog? The possibilities are endless. Looking to add probiotics? Try adding flavored kraut like Saverne or a fresh, crisp sauerkraut like Krrrisp Kraut.  

Original article: Posted by QRS Magazine July 2016 by Barney Wolf.