As noted in the hot dog forum, Doogie's 2-foot hot dog has returned. I am happy to boast that I was the first person in the door on the day of its debut (3/6/12), and thrilled to report that the new dog, made for Doogie's by Martin Rosol's meat-packers in New Britain, is terrific: dense, meaty, judiciously spiced and audibly snappy.
Of course, one must enjoy a Doogie's dog well-dressed. I cannot resist the combo of sassy relish and yellow mustard:
For a limited time, all who come to Doogie's for a 2-footer, a 16-incher, or even a mere one-foot-long dog are eligible to enter a drawing for which the grand prize is dinner with Mr. & Mrs. Doogie (Rock Aronheim and wife) at a local fancy restaurant. Here is Rock at his table in the restaurant, collecting entry forms from all hot dog eaters: