Martha's Favorite Hot Dogs

The Martha Stewart Show, September 2008

Americans consume approximately 20 billion hot dogs each year -- that's 634 hot dogs per second! Martha and Kevin had a hot dog taste test, tasting more than 60 hot dogs to determine their favorites, which were narrowed down to their top 14.

Katz's Delicatessen: hot dog with mustard and sauerkraut

Crif Dogs: Chihuahua hot dog

Hot Diggity Dog: slaw dog

Max's: chili-cheese dog

Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs: hot dog with mustard

Shake Shack: Shack-ago dog

Old Town Bar: hot dog with relish and grainy mustard

Papaya King: hot dog with chili, onions, and mustard

Best Provisions: hot dog with mustard and sauerkraut

Chez Lenard Cart: le hot dog e'picie' et garniture Suisse

Rawley's: dog with the works

Ben's Best: hot dog with mustard and relish

The Windmill: hot dog with mustard and sauerkraut

Ditch Plains: the Ditch Dog

Special Thanks
Special thanks to all restaurant participants for sending in hot dog samples.

Resources for Recipes, Photographs, Footage, and Copyright Information
Katz's photo: Yeva Dashevsky
Chez Lenard photo: Mack Reid, Hersam Acorn Newspapers
Ben's Best photo: Ira Cohen, the Queens Tribune
Hot Diggity Dog photo: Albert Areizaga
Old Town Bar: Peter Sylvester
Nathan's Famous photo: Nathan's Famous
Shake Shack photo: Quentin Bacon

Your Favorite Hot Dog
Where do you go when you want a truly delicious hot dog? Martha wants to know! Leave us a comment below or send us an email with your favorite hot dog place.


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