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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 05.27.2015 | 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...

Stop the Sauce Slip: How to Spread Condiments Evenly on Your Hot Dog

KnowMore TV | Posted 10.19.2014 | Taste
KnowMore TV

By Chef James for Have you ever noticed how your sauce slides all over the place on your hot dog? It is round, after all. I've got som...

Noshi's Coney Island

Anne Maxfield | Posted 10.18.2014 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

Like the Accidental Locavore did, you could pass Noshi's for ages without it registering in your consciousness. But if you did that, you'd be missing out on a really good local hot dog joint.

The World's Best Hot Dog

Steven Raichlen | Posted 09.17.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Hot dogs may lack the gravitas of, say, smoked brisket or pork shoulder, but an ace dog belongs in every grill master's repertory.

The 10 Best Hot Dog Stands In The U.S. | Posted 09.15.2014 | Taste

Preparations vary from region to region -- and we love them all.

Rainy Day Barbecue Blues

Chef Rossi | Posted 09.06.2014 | Home
Chef Rossi

The only thing worse then having to cancel a family barbecue due to rain is not canceling the family barbecue and having a torrential downpour break through those perfect billowy clouds just as Uncle Irving is piling his plate high with coleslaw and hot dogs.

Man Chokes To Death During Hot Dog Eating Contest

AP | Posted 07.08.2014 | Crime

CUSTER, S.D. (AP) -- A Fourth of July hot dog eating contest in South Dakota turned tragic when a contestant choked to death. Custer County Sheriff...