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Labor Day Cookout? Look Out For Maggots And Band-Aids In Your Hot Dogs

The Local East Village | Posted 11.02.2011 | Weird News

Before you chomp down on a hot dog at a Labor Day cookout, be warned -- worms, metal, maggots and even a razor have been found inside frankfurters, ac...

WATCH: Bizarre Infomercial For Useless Hot Dog Tool

Posted 10.25.2011 | Home

Serious Eats points us to the strangest food video we've seen in a long time (well, maybe not). The infomercial for the "Happy Hot Dog Man" feature...

"Absolutely, Positively No Ketchup On Hot Dogs. Never."

Meathead | Posted 10.19.2011 | Home
Meathead

Chicagoans, renowned for our worship of the all beef frankfurter, understand that ketchup is popular with children because they like sweet stuff. But if you are over 18, never, ever allow ketchup anywhere near a proper hot dog in Chicago.

The Stakes Are Delicious In This Wiener War

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 10.15.2011 | Home

CHICAGO — The nation's largest hot dog makers argued about the meaning of "100 percent pure beef" and the merits of ketchup Monday in a lawsuit over...

Two Years Later, City Allows Chicago Hot Dog Stand To Hang Their Sign

Posted 10.12.2011 | Chicago

The owner of Felony Franks, a prison-themed West Side hot dog stand, on Thursday installed a sign advertising his business following a two-year legal ...

Hot Diggity Dog!

Mary Rose | Posted 10.08.2011 | San Francisco
Mary Rose

It's baseball season and nothing beats a good hot dog. The best frank in town for my money is not at AT&T Park, but nearby at South Park.

A Look Inside The Wienermobile

Meathead | Posted 09.26.2011 | Home
Meathead

On July 18, 1936, the 13 foot hot dog started cruising the streets of Chicago and the Midwest. It is considered one of the most successful marketing gimmicks in history.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 09.19.2011 | New York
Len Berman

When I think of a ballpark hot dog, I think of topping it with caviar and truffles. The Brockton Rox are celebrating National Hot Dog day this Saturday by trying to set the Guinness record for most expensive hot dog.

5 Haute Hot Dogs in SF

| Shyla Batliwalla | Posted 09.07.2011 | San Francisco

While there's nothing wrong with a pre-packed sausage smashed in a store-bought bun, sometimes we want a bit more from our hot dogs. We want spice-lad...

Dave Jamieson

Yankee Stadium 'Service Fee' Scheme Now Disclosed To Beer Drinkers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.04.2011 | Sports

Back in May, a group of beer and food servers at Yankee Stadium sued the concession company they worked for, accusing Legends Hospitality of pocketing...

Power Rankings: 5 Hot Dogs in Los Angeles

| Lien Ta | Posted 09.04.2011 | Los Angeles

Eating hot dogs isn't just reserved for the July 4th holiday (though, in fact, that's what we did). In Los Angeles, it's a year-round culinary habit, ...

Ben Muessig

Chinese Competitive Eaters Are Secret Ingredient At Hot Dog Contest

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Muessig | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

The question going into the year's preeminent hot dog eating contest isn't what the frankfurters are made of -- it's what to make of a group of Chines...

Hot Dog Champ Eats 20K Calories, Says Doctor Approves

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 08.31.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — Hot dog eating champion Joey Chestnut estimates he eats about 20,000 calories in one shot at food competitions, but he says his docto...

The Great, Incomparable Chicago Hot Dog

Meathead | Posted 08.24.2011 | Home
Meathead

What makes the Chicago Hot Dog special? Like Chicago's famous architecture, it is great design.

Anthony Bourdain's 'No Reservations' Hot Dog Tour

Posted 09.16.2011 | Home

It will be easy to reinvent your hot dog recipe this summer after you watch the below compilation of hot dog joints that Anthony Bourdain has visited ...

7 Ways To Trick Out Your Hot Dog

Food Republic | Posted 08.21.2011 | Home
Food Republic

Forget what they're actually made of, it's what you dream up and put on top that makes man bite dog. With apologies to our beloved ketchup (you do ...

The Casual Beer Drinker's Summer Brews Rundown

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.16.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Small Kitchen College Ahh, summer! Nary a warm breeze wafted o'er my sunkissed cheeks before I thought: man, I could really use a beer right now. In...

The Origins Of The New York Wiener & Sabrett's Secret Sauce, Exposed

Meathead | Posted 08.16.2011 | Home
Meathead

It's about time that the rest of the country comes face to face with the charms of this liberally condimented showpiece clad in a tidy white bun.

WATCH: Happy Hot Dog Man

Posted 08.12.2011 | Comedy

Barbecue season is upon us, which means it's time for people to get in touch with their heritage by firing up a grill and heating up some all-American...

WATCH: Culinary Students Scarf Down Hot Dogs

Posted 08.10.2011 | Home

The French Culinary Institute held its fourth annual hot dog eating competition and it looks like there are some serious hot dog eaters among the cont...

Chicago Hot Dog Companies In A Weenie War

Posted 08.07.2011 | Chicago

A descendant of one of the founders of the popular Chicago hot dog maker Vienna Beef has landed in the legal hot seat as his former employer filed sui...

Ex-head Of Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs Dies At 89

AP | By MATT SEDENSKY | Posted 07.16.2011 | Home

MIAMI -- Murray Handwerker, who helped grow Nathan's Famous from his father's Coney Island hot dog stand into a national franchise, died Saturday at h...

Dave Jamieson

Yankee Stadium Tips Taken By Owners, Servers Allege

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.13.2011 | Sports

In the more desirable seats at Yankee Stadium, an already pricey $10.50 draft beer will run you an eye-popping $12.60 thanks to an involuntary 20 perc...

Judge Approves Controversial Hot Dog Stand In Pilsen

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 07.12.2011 | Chicago

For nearly three years, East Pilsen neighbors have battled to keep what they consider a rather unsavory business from the corner of 18th and Halsted. ...

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Makes Prom Dream Come True

The Frisky | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

When Dallas high school senior, Ben Ross, was in a serious motorcycle accident, he revealed his one wish to his mom from his hospital bed. Ben wanted ...