Resto Poutine – Poutine Stories

In Montreal, we found ourselves at Resto Poutine on Crescent Street in Mrs. Hotdogman’s continuing quest to find the PERFECT Poutine. We polled a dozen family members as to who has the best Poutine in Montreal and we decided on this place. It’s inside a depanneur (Canadian for convenience store) and it couldn’t be more […]

Captain George’s Fish n Chips – Poutine Stories

When you see “Captain George’s Fish n Chips” in a Hot Dog Stories title, you must be thinking something is amiss, but Mrs. Hotdogman likes to get “equal time” when we’re traveling, so today’s entry is a “Poutine Story.” You see, Poutine is Mrs. Hotdogman’s FAVORITE food and it’s a ubiquitous dish in most Canadian […]

Montreal Poutine

I know this site is called Hot Dog Stories, but Montreal Poutine was my latest stop. They DO have hot dogs there, but we stopped in for Mrs. Hotdogman’s favorite dish: POUTINE! For those who don’t know, Poutine is a dish originating and served in Provence Quebec that consists of french fries, cheddar cheese curds, […]

Poutine at John Stone’s Inn, Ashland, MA

John Stone’s Inn is located smack dab in the middle of downtown Ashland, MA. The place has been around since 1832. It no longer takes lodgers; the rooms upstairs have no electricity and they’re reputed to be haunted! The restaurant and bar on the first floor are still open for business and it’s a popular, […]

Hoss and Mary’s in Old Orchard Beach, Maine

Our final stop on our little whirlwind hot dog tour of Maine brought us to Hoss and Mary’s in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. After soaking in the old New England charm of Portland, the natural beauty of Winter Harbor, and the roadside Maine kitsch of Belfast, the honky tonk beachfront of Old Orchard took us […]

Roxy’s Grilled Cheese and Poutine at SoWa Open Market

Little Miss, Mrs. HDM and I drove into Boston to the SoWa Open Market to browse the craft booths and get some food. Roxy’s Gourmet Grilled Cheese Truck was there and they had a new item on the menu: POUTINE (which happens to be Mrs. HDM’s SECOND FAVORITE FOOD). We had camera in hand…..

Hot Doggin’ in Montreal at Resto Lafleur

On our recent trip to Montreal, we stopped at Resto Lafleur for poutine and Michigan Dogs. For kicks, I dusted off the old high school French and we did this story en francaise! Check out the video: For more about Resto Lafleur, read about my visit there last year and check out The Hot Dog […]

Anita’s Sand Castle

While vacationing in Venice, Florida with my family, Little Miss, Mrs. Hotdogman and I found ourselves down at the Venice Jetty one day around lunch time. We’d planned to stroll the jetty, go for a swim and soak up some sun when we came across Florida’s latest iconic hot dog joint- Anita’s Sand Castle.


On a recent trip to Montreal, the Hotdogman family went out in search of some true Canadian cuisine. Mrs. Hotdogman wanted poutine, so we Googled the closest┬áLafleur’s (on the corner of Rue Saint Jacques in Lachine-a borough of Montreal). Lafleur’s is a favorite of Mrs. Hotdogman‘s family and Alan Archibald- of Archie’s on a Roll […]

Fat Bellies Deli

I know this is supposed to be a Hot Dog Story, but I am going to digress this time. Mrs. Hotdogman and I were strolling down West Grand Avenue in Old Orchard Beach, Maine in search of nourishment when we happened upon Big Bellies Deli. What caught Mrs. Hotdogman‘s eye wasn’t the snazzy hand painted […]