Memphis Dog: Pickles, Onions and Mustard Memphis barbecue is usually served with some pickles and onions on the side. Turns out the combo makes a pretty nice hot dog topping, too. If you want to go whole hog, lavishly butter the hamburger buns after toasting them. Makes 8
Tucson Dog: Bacon-Wrapped with Pinto Beans, Grilled Onions and Pico de Gallo The Sonoran-style hot dogs popular in Arizona usually start with a bacon-wrapped hot dog before any number of toppings —beans, chile sauce, salsa, guacamole, not to mention ketchup and mustard—are piled on. We like the...
Philadelphia Dog: Pepper Hash and Spicy Mustard Pepper hash, a traditional accompaniment to hot dogs in the City of Brotherly Love, is a sweet, vinegary slaw. Sometimes hot dogs were served with a smashed fish and potato cake, too, but we find a drizzle of spicy mustard is all we need to complete...
Creamy avocado, an herby dressing, and a shower of arugula make this dog fit for a (green) goddess. Makes 8
Baltimore Dog: Griddled Bologna, Sauerkraut and Spicy Mustard Who knows where the Baltimore tradition of adding meat on meat came from, but we like it! Makes 8
Austin Dog: Hill Country Chili with Corn Chips Frito pies are a favorite treat in and around Austin. There’s something magical that happens as the crunchy corn chips soften under the hot chili and cheese. Makes 8
Denver Dog: Green Chile, Red Onions, Jalapeños, and Sour Cream The Mile-High City deserves a hot dog with miles of flavor. A touch of sour cream tames the heat of roasted green chile sauce, chopped onions, and jalapeños. Makes 8
Turns out the components of a Greek salad make an awfully good topping for a hot dog, especially when they’re spiked with a hit of black olive tapenade.