07/30/2013 09:02 am ET Updated Sep 29, 2013

Top 10 Hot Dog Hot Spots

Hear that sizzle? That's the sweet sound of grills firing up around the world to pay tribute to the beloved hot dog. A long-time symbol of American food culture, the hot dog is actually thought to have first appeared in Germany ("Frankfurt-er," anyone?). But now, deep fried or butterflied, this glorious piece of meat has taken on many-a-topping and found its way on to menus around the world. Here are's top 10 hot dog hot spots.