Dandy Dogs Ultimate Hot Dog Style Guide

New York Hot Dog Style

hotdogs in Bothell WashingtonThe usual condiments are mustard and sauerkraut, with optional sweet onions in a tomato based sauce invented by Alan Geisler, usually made by Sabrett. Hot dogs are available on street corners as well as at delicatessens. New York street vendors generally store their unsold dogs in warm-water baths, giving rise to the semi-affectionate moniker “dirty water dog.

Seattle Hot Dog Style

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The meat is typically grilled and the bun is usually toasted. Polish sausage is common. Street vendors often cut the sausage down the middle to cook it quickly and all the way through.

The use of cream cheese defines the Seattle-style hot dog. While some might be initially skeptical of the cream cheese and meat combination, people [who?] comment on the balance between the competing texture and flavors. Sellers sometimes have devices similar to caulking guns to quickly dispense the cream cheese. The owner of Dante’s Inferno Dogs says that he was the first to introduce their use.

Grilled onions are one of the most popular additions. Other toppings include jalapeños and other peppers, sauerkraut or grilled cabbage, and scallions. Condiments such as mustard (American yellow or spicy brown), barbecue sauce, and Sriracha sauce are favorites, while ketchup is used less often.

Sonora Hot Dog Style

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The Sonoran-style or Estilo Sonora hot dog, found in Sonora, is a hot dog wrapped in mesquite-smoked bacon then cooked on a grill or on a griddle or comal, then topped with beans, grilled onions, fresh onions, tomatoes, mayonnaise, cream sauce, mustard and jalapeño salsa or sauce and served on bread and often with a side fresh-roasted chili. It originated in Hermosillo, the capital of Sonora.

Tijuana Hot Dog Style

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These bacon-wrapped beauties have actually been sold by Mexican street vendors since the 1950’s and slowly made their way across the border to California and Arizona.

Tijuana dogs are as versatile as tacos, the only rule being that the dog is wrapped in bacon and cooked on a flat grill or deep fried, and piled high with a combination of Mexican and traditional American condiments. Toppings can include, but are not limited to: Grilled or pickled jalepeños, salsa, pico de gallo, fried onions, pineapple, crema (mexican creme fraiche), pinto beans, slaw, cilantro, radish, avacado, guacamole, mustard, mayonnaise, green relish, pickles, ketchup, and various kinds of cheese–from Mexican Cotija to shredded yellow cheese or even a whiz-like cheese sauce.

Dodger Hot Dog Style

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The Dodger Dog is a hot dog named after the Major League Baseball franchise that sells them (the Los Angeles Dodgers). It is a 10 inch[1] ballpark frankfurter wrapped in a steamed bun. The hot dog is sold at Dodger Stadium located in Los Angeles, California. According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, the projected number of 2011 season hot dogs sold at Dodger Stadium was 2 million—establishing Farmer John Dodger Dogs as the leader in hot dog sales of all those sold in Major League Baseball ballparks.

Doyer Hot Dog Style

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Doyer Dog is getting a Mexi-themed hermano, the Doyer Dog. Loaded with chili, nacho cheese, chopped tomatoes, onions and jalapenos, it hits concession stands today, just in time for the Dodgers’ home opener against the San Francisco Giants. “Doyer” is no misspelling. The hot dog, which can be found at all Camacho’s stands throughout the stadium, was inspired by the Spanish-language version of the team’s name.

Korea Hot Dog Style

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A popular South Korean form of the hot dog, sold at street stalls, fairs, and some fast-food restaurants, involves the placing of the sausage on a stick, followed by a batter of some kind, and sometimes including french fries in the batter. They more resemble a corn dog than a hot dog. Ketchup is a common condiment, and occasionally mustard. Hot dogs in a bun or wrapped in bread are also widely available, or on a stick without a bun.

Colombia Hot Dog Style

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In Colombia perros calientes are sold in street stands with ketchup, mustard, salsa rosada, mayonnaise, pineapple sauce, cheese and crumbled potato chips. Some add a cooked quail’s egg on top. In the coast, it’s common to also add some finely shredded lettuce to the bun, giving it a refreshing touch for the coast’s hot weather. There is also a version called “perra”, it usually has the same other toppings but it’s made of chopped bacon and barbecue onions instead of a sausage.

Japan Hot Dog Style

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In Japan, hot dogs are used in bento boxes and are often sliced to resemble an octopus. More conventional hot dogs are also available, either on a stick (with or without a coating) or on a bun. Japanese Fusion Dogs are not actually from Japan but are a Pacific Northwest invention that pairs hot dogs with Japanese and Asian condiments like wasabi, kimchi and teriyaki.

Germany Hot Dog Style

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Pork and beef are the traditional meats used in hot dogs. Less expensive hot dogs are often made from chicken or turkey, using low-cost mechanically separated poultry. Hot dogs often have high sodium, fat and nitrite content, ingredients linked to health problems. Changes in meat technology and dietary preferences have led manufacturers to use turkey, chicken, vegetarian meat substitutes, and to lower the salt content.

The hot dog bun made its popular debut at the Colombian Exposition where visitors enjoyed large quantities of the sausages. Since the sausage culture is German, it is likely that Germans introduced the practice of eating the dachshund sausages, which we today know as the hot dog, nestled in a bun.

Carolina Hot Dog Style

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Carolina style refers to an established set of condiments for hot dogs and hamburgers, originating in the Coastal Plain and Piedmont regions of North Carolina. The classic combination is chili, slaw and onions;locally, mustard sometimes replaces slaw, or is added as a fourth item.

Montreal Hot Dog Style

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A Montréal-style hot dog, as popularised by numerous shops such as the famous Montreal Pool Room, is either steamed or griddle fried (nicknamed steamies or toasties, respectively). It is generally topped with coleslaw, onion, mustard, relish, and occasionally paprika or chili powder. Due to the bilingual nature of Montréal street culture, these are usually ordered, and condiments named, in Franglais. Montreal hot dogs can be found throughout Eastern Canada and the United States

Michigan Hot Dog Style

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A Michigan hot dog,  is a steamed hot dog on a steamed bun topped with a meaty sauce, generally referred to as “Michigan sauce”. The sauce may be tomato-based, depending on where the Michigan is purchased. Michigans can be served with chopped onions. If served with onions, the onions can either be buried under the sauce, under the hot dog itself, or sprinkled on top of the sauce.

Italian Hot Dog Style

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There are many variations on the original Italian hot dog, typically involving replacing the hot dog with another meat such as sausage, cheesesteak, hamburger, or chicken. Sometimes french fries are used in places of the potatoes. Commonly, the dogs are dressed with spicy mustard and ketchup. One popular variant in Belleville uses two long hot dogs, french fries (thick wedges), fried peppers, and onions, topped with tomato sauceand placed in a 12-inch-wide (300 mm) pizza bread roll. The roll, spelled “apizza” and pronounced “abeetz”, is cut along the side into a pocket.

Coney Hot Dog Style

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Coney Dog or Coney) is a hot dog in a bun topped with a savory meat sauce and sometimes other toppings. It is often offered as part of a menu of dishes of Greek origin and classic American ‘diner’ dishes and often at Coney Island restaurants. It is largely a phenomenon related to immigration from Greece and the Macedonian region to the United States in the early 20th century.

Chicago Hot Dog Style

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A Chicago-style hot dog, Chicago Dog, or Chicago Red Hot is an all-beef frankfurter on a poppy seed bun, originating from the city of Chicago, Illinois. The hot dog is topped with yellow mustard, chopped white onions, bright green sweet pickle relish, a dill pickle spear, tomato slices or wedges, pickled sport peppers and a dash of celery salt.

Bagel Hot Dog Style

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A bagel dog is a food item consisting of a full-size or miniature hot dog, wrapped in bagel-style breading before or after cooking. They are similar in concept to a corn dog or pigs in a blanket.

Kansas Hot Dog Style

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A Kansas City-style hot dog is a pork sausage in a sesame seed bun topped with brown mustard, sauerkraut and melted Swiss cheese.

 

Potato Hot Dog Style

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New Jersey’s potato dog includes diced stewed potatoes combined with brown mustard served on a spicy hot dog. The most common brands of spicy hot dogs used are Sabrett’s or Best’s, both of which are NJ companies. A traditional Newark Style Dog (also called an Italian Hot Dog) is made by cutting a round “pizza bread” in half (for a double) or into quarters (for a single), cutting a pocket into it and spreading the inside with mustard. A deep-fried dog (or two if it is a double) is put in the pocket, topped with fried (or sautéed) onions and peppers, and then topped off with crisp-fried potato chunks. A quicker version of this, often simply called a double dog, can also be requested at some lunch trucks, luncheonettes, and pizzerias across the state. Instead of the traditional potato round, French fries are substituted and in some spots a Portuguese or sub roll replaces the traditional round bread used.

Brazil Hot Dog Style

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In São Paulo state, some hot dogs consist of a non-heated bun cut in two (across its short section, forming two semi-circular halves) and each half is filled with a weiner-type sausage, tomato vinaigrette, canned sweet corn, canned peas, ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, fried shoestring potatoes, and topped with mashed potatoes; served in a plastic bag, which it fills completely, and shaped so that the top layer of mashed potatoes (or optionally grated Parmesan cheese) forms a flat oblong surface.

Chile Hot Dog Style

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In Chile, there is a popular variation called completo (Spanish for “complete”, “total”) which, besides bread and sausages, can be made up of mashed avocado, chopped tomatoes, mayonnaise, sauerkraut, a variation of the sauce américaine, Chilean chili, green sauce and cheese. Its size can be twice of an American hot dog.

Guatemala Hot Dog Style

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In Guatemala shucos are sold across the country, especially in the country’s capital, Guatemala City. Shucos are usually served with guacamole, boiled cabbage, mayonnaise, mustard, and an assorted choice of meats. Chopped onions are added by a decent amount of shuqueros (hot dog vendors) across Guatemala City and Antigua. The most popular choices of meats are sausage, chorizo (red sausage), salami, longaniza (white sausage), and bacon. They are cooked in a charcoal grill and hot sauce is offered at customer’s request.

Philippines Hot Dog Style

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In the Philippines, hotdogs are eaten as is, in a bun with an optional selection of condiments, or with rice and condiments. Hotdogs are also typically served during breakfast. They are also skewered and grilled over coals, and sold as street food. Skewered waffle hotdogs are also available in the country (a local variant having the hotdogs coated in hotcake batter and then deep-fried). Chopped hotdogs are an ingredient in Philippine-style spaghetti (Bolognese). They are also used in various other dishes (e.g. as a filling in an embutido, as sliced pieces of meat in tomato-based savories such as caldereta or menudo, etc.).

Denmark Hot Dog Style

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One of the most popular Nordic variation is the Danish hot dog. It usually includes a red sausage (Røde Pølser), ketchup, Danish mustard, fried onion, raw onion and sometimes remoulade, a mayonnaise-based sauce with sweet relish and topped with sliced dill cucumbers. This variety also comes with a frankfurter sausage.

A popular variety of hot dogs in Denmark is the “french hot dog”, a cut baguette impaled on a spike with a sausage inside and commonly served with a “french hot dog dressing”, a sauce containing Dijon Mustard. These are very easy to eat and popular among commuters and families with kids.

The Danish style hot dog has spread to the other Scandinavian countries as well as Germany. Steff Houlberg/Tulip corporation operates 4300 hotdog stands in Denmark alone, and has also opened a chain in Korea, Japan, and China.

Sweden Hot Dog Style

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In Sweden hot dogs are served in a bread and topped with mustard and ketchup, additional toppings include roasted onion, shrimp salad, bostongurka or mashed potatoes, the latter goes by the name of “Halv Special” (half special). “Varmkorv med bröd” (hotdog with bread) is widely sold all over Sweden at most street corners from stands and in kiosks and fast food restaurants.

The “French Hot Dog” variation as in Denmark and the Czech Republic, is also very popular in Sweden, typically served with ketchup, mustard and a garlic mayonnaise sauce.

Czeck Republic Hot Dog Style

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Hot dogs in the Czech Republic are known as párek v rohlíku which can be literally translated as sausage in roll with the label hot dog also applied in marketing to both locals and tourists. Czech-style hot dogs are differentiated by the fact that rather than slicing the bun in half and placing the sausage into the resultant cleavage, the top of the bun (rohlík) is cut off, with a hole punched into the softer inside of the bun where condiments and then the sausage is placed, similar to the Ketwurst. Specially designed appliances (stroj na párek v rohlíku[83] – literally appliance for sausage in bun) which consist of a hot-water cooker for the sausages and heated metal spikes to punch the holes and pre-warm the buns also exist to assist vendors with preparation of this dish.

Baltimore Hot Dog Style

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All beef dogs in a steamed poppy seed bun and dragged through the garden: minced raw onion, neon sweet relish, sport peppers, pickle spear, halved tomato slices, yellow mustard, celery salt—and of course, no ketchup.

Idaho Hot Dog Style

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Hot Dog in a baked potato, topped with bacon bits,chives,sour cream.

 

Denver Hot Dog Style

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Hot Dog in a bun, chopped red onion, green chile sauce,sour cream, chopped jalapenos.

Hawaii Hot Dog Style

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Hawaiian Sweet bread roll with a hole punched through it, hot dog, ketchup, mustard, fruit sauces.

Memphis Hot Dog Style

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Bacon-wrapped hot dog in a bun, barbecue sauce, chopped scallions, shredded cheddar.

Norway Hot Dog Style

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Rød pølse (Red sausage) is a type of brightly red, boiled pork sausage very common in Denmark. Since hot dog stands are ubiquitous in Denmark, some people regard røde pølser as one of the national dishes. Røde pølser are of the Vienna type and the skin is coloured with a traditional red dye (carmine). They are to be heated in hot water and are commonly served with remoulade, mustard or ketchup, fried onions and pickled sliced cucumber. Legend has it, that it was once ordered that day-old sausages be dyed as a means of warning.

Peru Hot Dog Style

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Sliced hot dog, fried, served with fries, ketchup mustard, mayo (no bun)

Georgia Hot Dog Style

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In Columbus, Georgia, a local favorite is the “scrambled dog,” the exemplar of which was first served at the Dinglewood Pharmacy by “The Lieutenant” Charles Stevens over 50 years ago. The scrambled dog is a chopped hot dog covered by chili, onions and pickles with an accompanying portion of oyster crackers.

In Fitzgerald, Georgia, Johnnie’s Drive In served the “scrambled dog” beginning in the early 1940s. Johnnie’s scrambled dog is two sliced hot dogs over a hot dog bun with mustard and catsup and covered with oyster crackers, chili, cole slaw, and sliced dill pickles.

France Hot Dog Style

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Long hot dog in a baguette, covered in shredded Gruyere, then broiled.

China Hot Dog Style

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Hot dog wrapped in a dumpling like dough, sprinkled with sesame seeds and baked.

Argentina Hot Dog Style

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Chorizo link in a soft hero roll slathered with chimichurri and a pickled red onion/tomato mix.

Vietnam Hot Dog Style

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Topped with chips, sriracha honey ketchup, jalapeño mustard and cilantro, these Asian fusion hot dogs are a spicy street food-style treat.

Cleveland Hot Dog Style

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In Cleveland, a kielbasa or hot dog served on a bun covered with a layer of french fries, a layer of sweet southern style barbecue sauce or hot sauce, and a layer of coleslaw is called a Polish Boy. Variations exist for the preparation of the sausage or hot dog, whether it is grilled or fried. Another Cleveland favorite found at any north-eastern Ohio sporting or entertainment venues, is a hot dog with “Stadium Mustard“. Stadium Mustard is a type of Brown mustard with similar flavor to a spicy Dijon mustard.

Amsterdam Hot Dog Style

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Get a gourmet hot dog with exotic toppings. Long Hot dog in a bun, covered in piza sauce and mozzarella cheese, then broiled.

Source:

40 Ways The World Makes Awesome Hot Dogs

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