Atlanta Dog: Vidalia Onion and Peach Relish It’s impossible to think of Georgia without imagining orchards full of peach trees and fields of sweet onions. Here, they come together into one delicious hot dog topping. On the side? Sweet tea, of course. Pickled jalapeños bring the tang and heat to...
Boise Dog: Baked Potato “Bun” w/ Bacon, Sour Cream and Chives At first glance, this might look like a regular ol’ hot dog set-up, but look again, and you’ll see a fluffy baked potato standing in for the bun. Makes 8
Boston Dog: Baked Beans, Crumbled Bacon and Chopped Onions We think the founding fathers would have loved the double hit of bacon—cooked with the beans and crumbled on top—of these dogs. Makes 8
Cincinnati Dog: Cincinnati Chili, Cheddar Cheese and Onions Cincinnati-style chili—mildly spiced and very meaty—makes an ideal hot dog topper. Keep some in the freezer and pull it out any time you need a fix. Makes 8
Columbia, SC Dog: Pimiento Cheese, Yellow Mustard and Diced Onions Pimiento cheese is a Southern classic, and its sharp creaminess turns out to be a natural with hot dogs. 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
Honolulu Dog with Pineapple Relish, Lemon-Garlic Mayo and Starfruit Hot dog stands in Hawaii offer a range of tropical toppings—think relishes made from coconut, papaya, or mango. This version pairs a snappy pineapple relish with a cool lemony mayo and slices of starfuit for a truly transporting...
Los Angeles Dog: Red Cabbage & Scallion Slaw, Kim Chi & Sesame Mayo Based on the now-famous Kogi Dog from the original Kogi food truck in L.A., this hot dog positively explodes with flavors and textures—fiery, tangy, creamy, crisp, nutty. A squirt of Sriracha sauce makes a nice addition....
New Orleans Dog: Muffuletta Olive Salad A finely chopped salad of olives, pickled vegetables, garlic, and capers makes a vinegary counterpoint to meaty dogs. Makes 8
New York City: Sauerkraut and Spicy Mustard Why mess with a classic? The combination of crisp, vinegary kraut and spicy brown mustard is so simple…and so good. Makes 8
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...
San Francisco Dog: Carrot, Cucumber and Radish Salad with Herb Mayonnaise Inspired by the incredible farms and restaurants around the Bay Area, this little salad topping is refreshing and beautiful. The green-flecked mayo adds a touch of richness. Makes 8
Tampa Dog: Cuban-Style with Ham, Swiss and Pickles We’ve long loved the traditional Cuban sandwich combo of ham, swiss and pickles…so it’s no surprise we also love it with the addition of a hot dog. 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
Chicago Dog: The Works! Perhaps the best-known hot dog in the world, a good Chicago dog should be colorful, fresh, and messy. Makes 8
Dallas: Chicken-Fried with Cream Gravy and Scallions Dallas is the home of the chicken fried steak, and we couldn’t resist using the same technique on hot dogs. Makes 8
Detroit Dog: Coney Sauce, Mustard and Onions The Greek diners of Detroit introduced the beef chili known as Coney sauce to the area, and every hot dog stand has its own version. Makes 8
Kennebunkport Dog: Hot Dog Salad A riff on the Maine lobster roll, this playful dog packs a wallop of flavor. Makes 8
Las Vegas Dog: Chili, Cheddar, Guacamole, Pickled Jalapeños and Mustard What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, so we won’t tell if you indulge in this fully loaded dog! Makes 8
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