10 Unique NYC Franks for National Hot Dog Day - NBC New York

10 Unique NYC Franks for National Hot Dog Day



    Best Hot Dogs in New York

    Celebrate National Hot Dog day with some of the top dogs in the city, according to New York Live. (Published Thursday, July 23, 2015)

    It's National Hot Dog Day, and there’s no better way to celebrate than with a New York City frank.

    Many New Yorkers may head for one of the city’s many dirty water stands or go with stalwarts like Papaya King or Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs in Coney Island.

    But if you’re looking for something a little less traditional, you have dozens of other options. City guide app Foursquare has put out a list of the 10 most unique franks in the city.

    Here are recommended orders, according to some of the app’s users.

    1. Crif Dogs(East Village and Williamsburg)
      Try the: Good Morning
      What users say: “The hot dogs are amazingly delicious here. Definitely a place to go back to and eat especially with a group of friends. Even go on a date, the atmosphere there is great.”
    2. Shake Shack(Multiple locations)
      Try the: “Shack-Cargo Dog”
      What users say: “Shack-cargo dog is possibly the best hot dog I have ever tasted.”
    3. Ditch Plains(West Village)
      Try the: Ditch Dogs
      What users say: “Friend recommended this place to me and I was not led astray! Try the Ditch Dogs! Amazing!”
    4. The NoMad Bar(NoMad)
      Try the: Bacon-wrapped hot dog
      What users say: “The bacon-wrapped hot dog will change your life.”
    5. New York Dog House(Astoria)
      Try the: Cheddar Bratwurst
      What users say: “Best hot dogs of my life.”
    6. The Cannibal Beer & Butcher(Murray Hill)
      Try the: Tripe chili dogs
      What users say: “This place is great, neat little bar that has tons of space, even an outside seating area."
    7. Schnipper’s Quality Kitchen(Times Square)
      Try the: Green chili cheese dog
      What users say: “Don't overlook the hot dogs here. Perfectly grilled!”
    8. Brooklyn Diner(Midtown)
      Try the: 15-bite Brooklyn Diner hot dog
      What users say: “There’s much to love about this upscale diner – but you’d be hard pressed to find anything better than the 15 Bite Brooklyn Diner Hot Dog.”
    9. Pio Pio (Hell’s Kitchen)
      Try the: Matador Combo
      What users say: "Get the Matador combo! Chicken Pio is great but, can't beat the French fries topped with hot dogs!"
    10. Dragon Land Bakery(Chinatown) 
      Try the: Hot dog with scallion bun
      What users say:  “Great service! Hotdog scallion bun is amazing!”

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