Top 5 ways to celebrate National Hot Dog Day today
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Aside from National Pie Day (January 23), Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day (April 12), and Whiskey Sour Day (August 25), today, National Hot Dog Day, is one of the food holidays we look forward to the most.
There's nothing wrong with packing a picnic lunch or firing up the grill in your own back yard, but here are five ways to celebrate today at local restaurants:
1. Nate Beck, owner of Natedogs, says he eats a hot dog pretty much every day, so this holiday is really just business as usual for him. However, Beck is promising to make it a little special for customers by making his signature homemade bacon jam available as today's can't-miss condiment. Track his cart's location by following Natedogs on Twitter.
4. Between sponsoring the big Diamond Dog eating contest on the Fourth of July and us naming the Diamond Dog our favorite hot dog of the year, it's pretty clear that we have love for this bacon-wrapped beauty. If you've never experienced The Depot Tavern's signature dog, there's no time like the present when it comes to a glorious pretzel bun. If the regular Diamond Dog isn't quite calorie-laden enough for you, go for the Diamond Corndog, which has all the pork and bacon of the original with a golden cornmeal batter crust. Is it cheating on hot dog day? Probably. But we won't tell.
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