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Tag: National Hot Dog Day


National hot dog day is today, here’s where to grab a great dog

Pictured here, a Coney Dog, top, a Hilltop Strangler, right and some nachos from The Red Hot on Sixth Avenue. 2010 File photo by Joe Barrentine/Staff photographer

Today is a national holiday and I bet you didn’t know it. Today? We celebrate the humble hot dog. As an ode to red hots, I checked in with the owners of The Red Hot, Tacoma’s top spot to grab a dog and a craft brew (you’ve got to be 21 to eat there). Owners and brothers Stu and Chris Miller gave me the lowdown on how to construct a perfect hot dog. I also compiled a list of my favorite places to celebrate National Hot Dog Day. The list includes, but is not limited to, the region’s best destination for al fresco dogs, Chicago dogs (and beefs, too) and burger stand dogs. Read more »