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A Thanksgiving Disaster

Paul Janes-Brown | Posted 11.27.2015 | Comedy
Paul Janes-Brown

It was one of the greatest Thanksgivings of my life. The reason for us being there was all but forgotten because we were at The Metropole. Secretly, I hoped my mom would screw up the next Thanksgiving too.

Debate Rages Over Whether Hot Dogs Are Sandwiches

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 11.10.2015 | Taste

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Hot Dogs Contain Human DNA, Veggie Dogs Contain Meat: Study

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.05.2015 | Weird News

If you're a hot dog lover, you may have beef with a study that finds certain varieties of  hot dogs contain human DNA.  The study also conc...

Secondhand Bacon Smoke, and Other Tough Questions for the WHO

Craig Bowron | Posted 10.27.2015 | Comedy
Craig Bowron

Secondhand smoke from cigarettes causes cancer. What can scientists tell us about secondhand bacon smoke? The IARC report doesn't address this.

Wrigley Scoreboard Operator, Darryl Wilson and Hot Doug's, Doug Sohn, Dish on Life at Wrigley

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 10.21.2015 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

I am fascinated with the scoreboard at Wrigley Field. It is made of sheet steel, as are the numbers that are manually adjusted by operator Darryl Willson to reflect the scores of the games going on at any one time in the National and American Leagues during Cubs baseball games.

The 10 Best Hot Dog Joints In America

Thrillist | Posted 10.21.2015 | Taste

There are some who say that hot dogs are a simple man's food. Those people are called traitors, and they need to be tried as the turncoats they are, because the hot dog is a true symbol of American ingenuity.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Oscar Mayer

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.06.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Photo Credit: Oscar Mayer Do you wish you were an Oscar Mayer weiner? Oscar Mayer has worked its way into American pop culture in more ways than yo...

How to Make the Ultimate Summer Hot Dog

Teri Turner | Posted 08.04.2015 | Taste
Teri Turner

If you serve these to your guests, you may be starting a tradition that you will never be able to stop.

Here's Where You'll Find Free Hot Dogs on National Hot Dog Day 2015

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business

Whether you like your hot dog loaded up with ketchup and mustard, deep-fried, or smothered in chili, you can find deals for cheap or free hot dogs on National Hot Dog Day.

6 Cheap Eats Iconic to Their City -- All Less Than $10

CheapTickets | Posted 07.23.2015 | Travel

One of the truest ways to experience a city is to taste it, and that tour de taste should probably start with a bite of the city's most iconic food. Restaurants that serve these traditional tastes are stops not to be missed on your travels.

How To Make An Octopus Hot Dog, The Freakiest Hot Dog You'll Ever See

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 07.23.2015 | Taste

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National Hot Dog Day Promotes Health Hazard

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Neal Barnard, M.D.

Americans consume 818 hot dogs every second from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Yet that's not enough for the meat industry. So the North American Meat In...

Here's Where To Get A Free Hot Dog On National Hot Dog Day, July 23

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.23.2015 | Taste

Hot diggity dog, these are great deals. July 23 marks National Hot Dog Day, a 24-hour celebration of the humble wiener. While these cylindrical treat...

Adorable Baseball Fan Can't Figure Out This Whole 'Hot Dog' Thing

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.22.2015 | Sports

Hot dogs, like life at times, can be hard to take down. Such was life for one young Los Angeles Angels fan when he recently tried to eat the...

Sam Stein

One Very Large Man's 18-Year Quest For Hot Dog Eating Glory | Sam Stein | Posted 07.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eric "Badlands" Booker is exceptional at eating burritos. In fact, he may be the best in the world. He holds the record for this par...

Celebrating July 4th in France

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.01.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

It's the July 4th weekend. My wife, Kathy, and I have a bag full of red, white and blue pinwheels, some Stars and Stripes-brand snack cakes and a packet of mini-flags. We're nearly set for a holiday blowout in the country. Strangely, none of the stores is stocked with hot dogs or chips. No one around us seems to be doing the same.

Kristen Aiken

This Grilling Trick Will Make Your Hot Dogs Epic | Kristen Aiken | Posted 06.24.2015 | Taste

Hot dogs get a raw deal. They've never really earned a place of honor atop the grill, playing second fiddle to the gorgeous steaks and juicy burgers t...

40 Different, Delicious Ways To Eat Hot Dogs

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 10.17.2015 | Taste

The humble hot dog, as unassuming as it may be, has the ability to spark some heated debates. If you top your dog with ketchup in front of the wrong p...

Fear and Digesting in Las Vegas

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 06.20.2015 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

I just canceled my flight to Las Vegas, which is bittersweet. Perhaps more sweet than bitter as the song goes, as I canceled because I have already qualified to compete at Nathan's Famous on July 4th in Coney Island.

Introducing: The Five Guys Secret Menu

Thrillist | Posted 05.17.2015 | Taste

Why not create our own secret menu using their myriad ingredients?

We Don't Know Why, But We Made A Turkey Out Of Hot Dogs

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.14.2014 | Taste

It's called a Hot Durkey, and it's about as patriotic as it gets.

8 Fantastic Fancy Hot Dogs

Tasting Table | Posted 01.12.2015 | Taste
Tasting Table

We're calling it: Hot dogs are the new hamburger.

Hot Dogs, Chicken Boost Sonic Drive-In Sales

BurgerBusiness | Posted 10.22.2014 | Business

Rhe chain said its sales would have been even stronger had it not encountered "glitches" with its new point-of-service technology.

Hot Doug Before He Was Hot

Sheila Quirke | Posted 12.03.2014 | Chicago
Sheila Quirke

For anyone living in or around Chicago and not under a rock, it's hard to escape the fact that the most famous hot dog stand in America, Hot Doug's, is closing today. BOOM. Just like that, Doug Sohn is walking away from a sure thing. He is the Michael Jordan of purveyors of encased meat, the standard bearer of leave 'em wanting more.

Marriage Proposal Featuring 1001 Hot Dogs Is A Real Wiener

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.27.2014 | Weddings

Using hot dogs to propose to the love of your life might not seem romantic, but wait until you hear this story. Twenty-eight-year-old Wang, from C...