From French Fry Franks to Rice-Battered Wieners

By: Susan Keefe - Published: Feb 23, 2012
These hip hot dog innovations illustrate just how many different toppings are capable of getting cozy with a good ol' ballpark frank. Skip the usual mustard and relish and savor something a little off the beaten path. From french fry-lined hot dog buns to truffle-topped weenies, there is a hot dog out there to suit every preference and price point.

Hot dogs are generally considered to be budget-conscious indulgences or guilty pleasure comfort foods, but pricey franks have been cropping up on haute menus everywhere. Even the ultra-luxurious food item Foie Gras has been found to get comfy with a wiener. If you favor size over a large price tag, then you'll be pleased to hear that 2 foot-long doggies are also available.

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