Many frankly steamed over closing of Zog's Dogs

San Francisco's still quirky, just not as much so.

To the dismay of regular customers, Zog's Dogs, the Financial District's premier purveyor of cooked sausage and , has closed.

Customers are still hearing the news about the street stand's steamers going silent.

“I went on a Friday, and it was closed,” said Cathy Maupin, a twice-a-month regular at Montgomery and Market streets. “It was so sad. Where am I going to go now for a guilty pleasure?”

The aren't the half of it. Where will we find a place that offers customers their portrait rendered in ketchup and mustard? Or a launching pad for hot dogs bound for outer space?

“That was the thing,” says co-owner Jesse “Zog” Herzog. “We've always had fun. We did an annual artistic residency where we turned the stand over to an artist to reimagine the hot dog experience.”

Wait, did he just say “reimagine the hot dog experience”?

That's right. Take that interpretive dance, which Zog's Dogs presented two years ago.

“It was supposed to represent emotion, food and the digestive process,” said Layne Cassidy, a co-owner who often ran the stand.

“You could order your hot dog with a side of dance,” Herzog said. “

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    • CrankyBubushka
    • November 20, 2013

    So glad he found his puppies and they found him too:) Thanks to the rescue
    workers. God Bless.

    • Dominique de Graaff
    • November 20, 2013

    We need more boys like him on this planet. No tuff musscle obsessed macho
    bullies, but care and love giving, modest boys like this young man! Love
    from holland!

    • UnscrupulousAgitator
    • November 20, 2013

    What good work these ppl do. Grandpa is a amazing man, you can tell he
    influenced that boy, a lot. When his father was going to get rid of the
    boys dog, grandpa took it in. His good heart obviously is passed down to
    the boy.

    • UnscrupulousAgitator
    • November 20, 2013

    I understand their caution of not wanting to give the wrong dogs away, but
    do they seriously think ppl who have lost their homes will be looking to
    take dogs that are not theirs? Good boy, good grandpa

    • deisyrocky01
    • November 20, 2013

    God bless the ppl who rescued the dogs

    • LORI LEE
    • November 20, 2013

    You guys are amazing. God bless you all !

    • World Animal Awareness Society
    • November 20, 2013

    Really? Why? Did you not pay attention to the video?

    • World Animal Awareness Society
    • November 20, 2013

    Join the crowd!

    • World Animal Awareness Society
    • November 20, 2013

    Thank you Dominique for sharing.

    • AwesomeRedDevil
    • November 20, 2013

    That is so nice 🙂

    • LittleLulubee
    • November 20, 2013

    Aaw, I love happy endings 🙂

    • Greta Italy
    • November 20, 2013

    His family raised him right!!!

    • constructionandgames
    • November 20, 2013

    he’s self conscious about his ears is why his hair is long

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