The hot dog is definitely having its day. Here’s the Travel + Leisure frank guide on where to find the country’s best tube steaks
At Bill Kim’s industrial Logan Square joint, the “belly dog” comes fully loaded with egg noodles, pickled green papaya, and spicy togarashi fries. Don’t forget the curry mayo.
The “dachshund in the grass” slaw dog gets our vote at this casual beer garden—best with a side of hush puppies.
Tim Wiechmann recently introduced the smoky “Brondog,” covered with melted Emmentaler cheese and vinegary sauerbraten on a poppy-seed potato bun.
Salt Lake City
Viet Pham’s “brat Reuben” is a hungry-man mash-up of beer-braised bratwurst, pastrami, Swiss cheese, and Russian dressing on a basic white bun.
Hog & Hominy
Bocce meets boiled peanuts here in East Memphis, where a pretzel bun is stuffed with a beef-and-cheddar dog.
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