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Are Hot Dogs in Danger of Becoming Haute?

By admin | August 10, 2011

Photo: The Culinary Geek

Photo: The Culinary Geek

By:Dylan Rodgers

I have always felt that an important part of the New York City experience is to indulge in its abundance of street food seemingly never more than half a block away. Why even make the effort to walk the 30 feet to the restaurant when a portable kitchen with good honest food is waiting on the edge of the street. Read More


The History of Hot Dogs

By admin | July 12, 2011

Photo: TheCulinaryGeek on flickr

Photo: TheCulinaryGeek on flickr

The earliest form of the hot dog, the sausage, has made appearances in culture as early as 9th Century B.C., in Homer’s epic, The Odyssey. However, traditional hot dogs or frankfurters, a sausage in a bun, are considered to originate from Frankfurt, Germany. First appearing during the 13th Century, frankfurters were served to the public during royal coronations. Read More


Southern Basketball Food

By mahir | April 1, 2011

At high school basketball games in the South, concessions are king. Spectating is hard work; it requires specially crafted food to sustain energy levels. Although every town has its own idiosyncratic foods, two unusual items seem prevalent throughout the South’s basketball belt: Read More


The Mustard Revolution

By mahir | March 21, 2011

From spicy to sweet, mustard isn’t just for hot dogs anymore. Today, unique mustards from around the world are available in American supermarkets. Navigating the condiments aisle has never been more intriguing. Read More


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