Fenway Sausage Works – National Hot Dog Month Day 22

We visited Fenway Sausage Works last year, but owner Cory Hanks had a NEW hot dog on his menu I just had to try out: The Merlino Dog! Cory is a good guy who had a rough time getting started in the hot dog business. The New Bedford city government didn’t have any sort of […]

Java Dogs by Lisa – National Hot Dog Month Day 10

Java Dogs by Lisa is a little hot dog cart run by Lisa Ross at 351 Sebego Lake Road in Gorham, Maine. Hotdogman Jr. was looking for a ride back to Windham and when I told him the bus was a solid option, he reminded me about Java Dogs by Lisa. I stopped by this […]

Perry’s Sidewalk Cafe – National Hot Dog Month Day 8

Perry’s Sidewalk Cafe is a custom built hot dog cart built by “Chef Perry” 19 years ago when he found himself unemployed. For 18 seasons, you could find him in downtown Portland, Maine. This past spring, he relocated to the Tanger outlet center in Kittery, Maine. Portland’s burdgeoning food cart scene made for more competition […]

Frankies Famous – National Hot Dog Month Day 5

Frankies Famous is a little hot dog cart run by Frank┬áPassafiume in downtown Haverhill, MA. I learned about Frankies Famous from one of Mrs. HDM’s colleagues. He told me he stopped for a dog and got to chatting; Frankie told him he was a fan – so I went for a dog and I brought […]

Delicious Dogs in Winter Harbor, Maine

The second stop on our Hot Doggin’ in Maine Tour brought us to the naturally breathtaking Down East Maine Coast. We were out near Acadia National Park in the Schoodic Peninsula┬ácommunity of Winter Harbor, Maine. Winter Harbor got its name because the harbor doesn’t freeze in the winter time. The rocky Maine coastline makes for […]

WIENERS in Portland, Maine

Summertime is a time to get on outside and have some fun! Portland, Maine offers that unique experience of a rustic, outdoorsy atmosphere combined with the amenities of a city. This charming port city was the first stop for Mrs. HDM and I on our “Hot Doggin’ in Maine” mini tour. We strolled around for […]

New York City Hot Dog Cart

I recently hopped down to New York City for a day to speak at Affiliate Summit East. The conference was at the New York Hilton in the heart of Manhattan, land of hot dog carts on every corner! There was no way I was going to skip an opportunity to eat in the land that […]

Dog Gone Ron’s in Needham, MA

National Hot Dog Month Tour stop number 30 brought me to my hometown of Needham, MA to a little hot dog cart known as Dog Gone Ron’s. After watching Needham native Ally Raisman (I graduated with her uncle) light up the gym in woman’s gymnastics at the Summer Olympics Sunday night, I got nostalgic and […]

Harbor Dogs in Scituate, MA

The 26th stop on the National Hot Dog Month Tour brought me to Scituate, MA to a little hot dog cart called Harbor Dogs. Life long Scituate resident, local fire fighter and Harbor Dogs owner Mike Healy has only been in the hot dog business since May, 2012. He likes hot dogs and cooking and […]

Auggie Dogs in Methuen, MA

Stop number 25 on the National Hot Dog Month Tour found me at Auggie Dogs in Methuen, MA. This hot dog cart, owned by dogtrepreneur Paul Sandgren, sits right on the Massachusetts/New Hampshire border. You can literally order in one stae while your lunch is cooked in another. Paul named his new business- only open […]