24 NYC Hot Dogs

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2011/07/04 16:04:46 (permalink)

24 NYC Hot Dogs

Time Out NY lists several out-of-the-ordinary hot dogs and some old standards in The City.
 
http://newyork.timeout.com/restaurants-bars/1628215/restaurants-bars
 
Some of these sound quite good!
post edited by MiamiDon - 2011/07/11 09:03:57
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    Re:13 NYC Hot Dogs 2011/07/09 11:28:53 (permalink)
    Unreal. Just as the simple burger has gotten "chef inspired" so has the simple hot dog.
    Did you check out some of the prices for some of those? 18.95 for a freaking hot dog!!! Are you kidding me? 11 bucks for 3 corn dogs!!!! Give me a dirty water dog any day.
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    Re:13 NYC Hot Dogs 2011/07/09 12:26:22 (permalink)
    It may be 15-inches, and it comes with house-made kraut and fried onions, but that does seem high, although prices at sit-down NYC restaurants can be astronomical.  Someone said in another thread that when one enters NYC, think of it as going to a foreign country where the dollar has been devalued.
     
    I looked it up.  http://www.brooklyndiner.com/contact.htm  It's on 57th Street near Broadway, which is not an inexpensive area.
     
    BTW, I was looking something up and noticed that a Kobe hot dog at Prime 112 on South Beach goes for $25!
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    Re:13 NYC Hot Dogs 2011/07/09 12:52:38 (permalink)
    "BTW, I was looking something up and noticed that a Kobe hot dog at Prime 112 on South Beach goes for $25!"
     
    Maybe my taste buds are starting to fail in my old age, but assuming this Kobe hot dog contains finely ground meat and at least some hot dog spices, how could you ever tell it was made with Kobe beef instead of ordinary domestic beef?  It sounds to me like Prime 112 is just taking the suckers for a ride.

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    Re:13 NYC Hot Dogs 2011/07/09 13:16:07 (permalink)
    Yeah, 6star, I was just writing elsewhere that I don't "get" Kobe hot dogs, or Kobe ground beef for that matter.  I do know that there is a local distributor that sells Kobe hot dogs and other high-end products, and I would presume that Prime 112 (which is a high-priced, celebrity steakhouse) just buys them from such a purveyor.
     
    Here's one that  went for $10 at a now-closed restaurant:
     

    The chips and onion relish were housemade.  Damned if I could tell what kind of cattle the beef came from, but it was very good!
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    Re:13 NYC Hot Dogs 2011/07/09 15:13:04 (permalink)
    http://www.complex.com/city-guide/2011/04/worlds-most-expensive-hot-dog-at-serendipity-3-nyc
     
     
    Now here is a hot dogs for  Roadfooders to really consider!
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    Re:13 NYC Hot Dogs 2011/07/09 15:27:34 (permalink)
    Truffles and Foie Gras!
     
    I noticed on that page a link to 25 Best Hot Dog Shops.  It includes a lot of RF favorites, and even has Biker Jim.
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    Re:13 NYC Hot Dogs 2011/07/09 22:03:29 (permalink)
    that is about one annoying website.
    how do you find that 25 best hot dog shops  on it?
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    Re:13 NYC Hot Dogs 2011/07/10 08:16:51 (permalink)
    sk bob

    that is about one annoying website.
    how do you find that 25 best hot dog shops  on it?

     
    skbob: Click on the right-arrow to sequence through the 25.  The first one is Oki Dog in L.A.

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    Re:13 NYC Hot Dogs 2011/07/10 10:02:33 (permalink)
    I'm just an old NYC born purist.  Give me a grilled Nathan's with mustard and 'kraut or, a dirty water Sabrett) with mustard and onion sauce.
    And, don't forget my Yoo-Hoo, please.
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    Re:13 NYC Hot Dogs 2011/07/10 21:33:59 (permalink)
    MiamiDon

    Yeah, 6star, I was just writing elsewhere that I don't "get" Kobe hot dogs, or Kobe ground beef for that matter.  I do know that there is a local distributor that sells Kobe hot dogs and other high-end products, and I would presume that Prime 112 (which is a high-priced, celebrity steakhouse) just buys them from such a purveyor.

    Here's one that  went for $10 at a now-closed restaurant:


    The chips and onion relish were housemade.  Damned if I could tell what kind of cattle the beef came from, but it was very good!


    I wouldn't pay $3.00 for that dog
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    Re:13 NYC Hot Dogs 2011/07/10 21:49:11 (permalink)
    (a dirty water Sabrett)
     
    This better list of only 3 places is about all you'd need in NY:
    http://articles.nydailynews.com/2011-02-20/local/28634967_1_sabrett-crif-dog-mustard
     
    I finally got to Dominick's truck just a few weeks ago on my way out to Belmont Race Track for our annual Bobby Day (long story..) reunion. One of the best dirty water dogs I've ever had. It only took me 51 years to get there.
     
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    Re:13 NYC Hot Dogs 2011/07/11 00:13:24 (permalink)
    Greymo

    http://www.complex.com/city-guide/2011/04/worlds-most-expensive-hot-dog-at-serendipity-3-nyc


    Now here is a hot dogs for  Roadfooders to really consider!

    We discussed that publicity stunt about a year ago here on RF:
    http://www.roadfood.com/Forums/The-69-hot-dog-m601962.aspx
     
    I went back to read the new comments to the Youtube video I posted a link to last year in that thread. The fact that so many people made such vulgar comments to a video shows that it was just a publicity stunt:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMFM4yVlDqg
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    Re:13 NYC Hot Dogs 2011/07/11 07:43:29 (permalink)
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    (a dirty water Sabrett)

    This better list of only 3 places is about all you'd need in NY:
    http://articles.nydailynews.com/2011-02-20/local/28634967_1_sabrett-crif-dog-mustard

    I finally got to Dominick's truck just a few weeks ago on my way out to Belmont Race Track for our annual Bobby Day (long story..) reunion. One of the best dirty water dogs I've ever had. It only took me 51 years to get there.


    Ken, have you been to Crif and Please Don't Tell?
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    Re:13 NYC Hot Dogs 2011/07/11 08:40:57 (permalink)
    <Ken, have you been to Crif and Please Don't Tell?
    I've been to Crif. Since my preferred toppings are Kraut or Chili or just mustard, it was overkill with all the topping choices, but the dogs are prepared with care and done properly, and the place is not pretentious at all. Sorrry, I never heard of Please Don't Tell.
     
    PS: I just realized that Time Out Article actually lists about 20 Hot Dogs. If you click the right arrpw after viewing the last dog on the right, another set of thumbnails appears that you can click on. And they do include Gray's Papaya and Dominick's truck, two of the old school favorites.
     
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    Re:13 NYC Hot Dogs 2011/07/11 09:01:24 (permalink)
    Ken, I count a total of 24 hot dogs. Don, would you consider editing the title of this thread to read 24 (or 20) hot dogs? Or did you disregard the listings for time-honored offerings such as Nathan's?
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    Re:13 NYC Hot Dogs 2011/07/11 09:04:36 (permalink)
    Done, David!  Thanks for the correction.
    post edited by MiamiDon - 2011/07/11 09:17:26
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