In the midst of the dog days of summer, America prepares to celebrate one of its favorite warm weather foods: the hot dog. Whether it is off the home grill, a cart on the corner or a vendor from the ballpark, a few extra franks will be consumed around the country on July 23 in celebration of National Hot Dog Day. Here are some of the best places to down a few franks, kick back and enjoy the holiday:
1Pink’s Hot Dogs – Los Angeles, CA
Pink’s Hot Dogs
Pink’s has become a Hollywood fixture and internationally famous since its founding in 1939. It is the ultimate Mom and Pop hot dog stand. While a haven for the rich and famous today, the stand had humble beginnings. It was started by Paul and Betty Pink, who sold hot dogs from a cart on a neighborhood street corner.
2Show Dogs – San Francisco, CA
Situated in the heart of San Francisco’s theater district, Show Dogs features a wide variety of sausages and other fine foods. And it’s not just your run of the mill hot dog shack either. Its white marble tables, antique pews, metal stools, tin ceiling tiles and holophane light fixtures create an early industrial city environment.
3Crift Dogs – New York, NY
In this episode of The Dog Whisperer, we meet two men who have lost control of their dignified dogs.
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