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Patriotism: The #1 Reason to Eat a Veggie Dog on July 4th

Kathy Stevens | Posted 08.28.2013 | Green
Kathy Stevens

Here are five reasons to celebrate your independence from a diet that promotes environmental devastation, obesity, disease, and animal suffering.

WATCH: 20 Regional Hot Dogs In 90 Seconds

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 05.31.2013 | Taste

Hats off to organic and natural meats company Applegate for pulling together this sweet video featuring 20 different regional hot dog styles in a short, 90-second video. You may want to watch it a few times -- blink and you might miss a few.

WIENERPOCALYPSE NOW

Posted 05.10.2013 | Weird News

Competitive eaters of the world, unite! The Wienerpocalypse is nigh. A semi truck full of hot dogs overturned on an Ohio highway early this morning...

Is Competitive Hot Dog Eating a Young Man's Game?

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 07.08.2013 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

A lot of competitive eaters wear open-toed shoes during competition, a fashion faux pas, I find both disturbing from a social etiquette issue to a health department concern. Perhaps, that's why Major League Eaters refer to retirement as, "hanging up the esophagus."

America's 10 Best Hot Dogs

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.07.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

There's a science, if not an art form, behind constructing the perfect hot-dog-eating experience.

PHOTOS: Best Hot Dog Stand Ever?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.07.2013 | Small Business

A game of baseball without a hot dog? Not if pro kayaker London Van Der Kamp can help it. For Sunday's Los Angeles Dodgers game against the San Fra...

What a Fenway Frank, Dodger Dog and Other Ballpark Dogs Look Like

Foodbeast | Posted 04.22.2013 | Taste
Foodbeast

Four dogs from major stadiums across the country.

It's Weenie War!

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 06.01.2013 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

Coney Island has often been the phoenix rising from its ashes and Nathan's was the beacon that highlighted its return.

Where To Get Opening Day Hot Dogs

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.02.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Play ball! The Washington Nationals' season starts today with a home game against the Miami Marlins. After a nail-biting 2012 season...

Baseball: America's Game?

David Aronchick | Posted 05.28.2013 | Sports
David Aronchick

When I was a kid, baseball was America's game. My memories linger around visions of classic summertime Americana; hot dogs on the grill, cold beer (or in my case Coca-Cola), sweet apple pie, and Vin Scully on the call from Dodger Stadium.

Are Hot Dogs THE American Food?

Heritage Radio Network | Posted 02.26.2013 | Taste
Heritage Radio Network

Hot dogs represent both individualism and community. There is a paradox that exists between the national nostalgia attached to hot dogs, and the quest to constantly update the cuisine and integrate other culture's flavors into the quintessential American food.

The Very Best Airport Restaurants

The Daily Meal | Posted 02.12.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Faced with concourses filled with ubiquitous shrink-wrapped sandwiches, greasy fast-food burgers and processed pastries, the thought of eating at an airport is rarely appetizing. But that may soon change, as airports around the world are revamping aging terminals and the world's best chefs, several of them Michelin-starred, are recognizing the value of serving exemplary meals before liftoff.

Recipe Of The Day: Cheddar Hot Dogs

Posted 10.12.2012 | Taste

Serve them on a pretzel roll with sauteed apples.

World Champion Competitive Eater Gets In The Hot Dog Business

Posted 09.18.2012 | Food

World record-holding competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi, most famous for the amount of hot dogs he can stuff into his mouth in 10 minutes, has gone on...

There's More Than One Way To Top A Hot Dog

Posted 07.02.2013 | Taste

To prove it, we found 23.

7 Things I Refuse To Feel Guilty About This August

Babble.com | Posted 10.16.2012 | Parents
Babble.com

I used to consider my perennial "August lazies" a parental failing, but I'm starting to believe that fizzling out near the end of the summer allows me to embrace September with more pep in my step.

WATCH: Hot Dog Sent To Outer Space And Back

Posted 08.06.2012 | Food

Does a hot dog taste better after it's taken a round trip into space? We have no idea, but we know someone who might. San Francisco hot dog stand ...

My Lunch with Adam Smith

Floyd Elliot | Posted 09.30.2012 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

When I got to the car, I saw a tidy red envelope on my windshield: a ticket. I checked: I still had half an hour on the parking time I'd bought. Freakin' Adam Smith.

The World's Most Expensive Hot Dogs

Posted 07.29.2012 | Food

Wait, how much is that hot dog?? In honor of National Hot Dog Day, we decided to round up some of the world's most lavish, decadent, extravagant an...

All About Hot Dogs

Leslie Hatfield | Posted 09.02.2012 | Food
Leslie Hatfield

Americans eat a whopping 20 billion hot dogs every year --150 million of them on the 4th of July. The hot dog may be as American as apple pie, but this summertime favorite is not without controversy, past or present.

WATCH: How To Scarf Hot Dogs Like Takeru Kobayashi

Posted 07.03.2012 | Food

How does one eat like competitive eating champion Takeru Kobayashi? Find out from the master himself in Daily News' latest video, which offers a first...

Why You Should Spiral Cut Your Wiener For The Best Hot Dogs

Posted 07.03.2014 | Taste

Are you ready for your July Fourth parties? Will there be hot dogs? This is America, of course there will be hot dogs! We'd invite you to follow the h...

Hebrew National Getting Grilled

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 08.28.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

Even the name sounds authoritative. They are feted as one of great kosher additions to modern American cuisine. However, the "higher authority" they answer to might be called profits.

Hot Dog Taste Test: The Surprising Brand That Finished Last

Posted 05.22.2014 | Taste

Don't think about hot dogs too much. Doing so may result in the realization that you're eating questionable animal parts that've been ground up and st...

The Best And Worst Hot Dogs To Buy

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.22.2012 | Food

Bringing up the rear was Boar’s Head Beef Frankfurters....