From Eating Competitions to Lazy Street Food

 - Jul 30, 2009   Updated: Jul 18 2011
One of my fondest memories as a child was going to a baseball game, getting a hot dog and getting more mustard on my shirt than in my mouth.

Hot dogs are fitting for every occasion (excluding a fancy ball, but I'd do it anyway) and they're just plain easy to make, dress and eat. From gum flavoured hot dogs to hot dog toasters, here are 11 haute hot dogs.

Implications - Those looking to increase the nutritional value of hot dogs will be happy to know that there are luxury hot dogs which offer a more gourmet alternative to their street meat cousin. Then there's solar-powered hot dog cookers and skull-shaped hot dog cookers, which let both the eco-conscious and the badass cook their hot dogs their way.