Bobby’s Beach Bistro in Venice, FLA

Bobby’s Beach Bistro was the last place we had hot dogs on our recent Florida vacation. The fully functioning commercial kitchen in a trailer is steps from the beach at the Venice Fishing Pier and is owned by Sharky’s, a popular beach-side bar and restaurant. Proprietor Bobby Fiorini is a snowbird who summers on Cape […]

Mad Dogs Hot Dogs in Venice, Florida

On our recent trip to Venice, Florida, Little Miss, Mrs. Hotdogman and I visited Mad Dogs Hot Dogs at 2059 South Tamiami Trail.

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.

The Lucky Dog Diner

The Lucky Dog Diner was the first hot dog joint I did a photo shoot of for this site back in 2008. It’s a lime green, throw-back type of joint located at 602 Tamiami Trail South in┬áVenice, Florida.

Lucky Dog Redux

As I said in an earlier post, we discovered a great Hot Dog Joint called the Lucky Dog while vacationing in Venice, Florida. The first day we ate there, it was just me and the girls-I couldn’t drag my son away from the fishing pier even with the promise of lots of food. Since we […]

Lucky Dog

Well I’m back from Florida and I am happy to say I missed a major snowstorm! 6 days of 80 degree weather and hanging out on the beach was tough to take, especially knowing I was missing out on all that shoveling! One thing I like to do when on vacation is partake in local […]