National Hot Dog month 2011: The Edge in Shrewsbury, MA

On July 22, the 22nd day of my quest to eat a hot a day in honor of Ntional Hot Dog Month, I went to Mrs. HDM’s favorite spot: The Edge. It was 102 degrees outside, so I wanted to go somewhere with air conditioning! The Edge is the former Edgemere Diner in Shrewsbury. Two […]

National Hot Dog Month Celebration 2011- C and R Hot Dogs in Holliston

Today, July 14th, the 14th day of my mission to eat a hot dog a day at a different venue to celebrate National Hot Dog Month, I stopped in at C and R Hot Dogs in Holliston, Massachusetts. There were a few surprises today, including an attempt at breaking a hot dog eating record! Follow […]

C & R Hot Dogs Redux

On a dreary May day, I decided to visit an “indoor” hot dog stand: C & R Hot Dogs located at 459B Washington Street in Holliston, MA. Their hours are Tuesday – Saturday: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Tweet

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. Tweet

George’s Coney Island

With colder weather setting in, we, as a family, tend not to venture out of doors nearly as much as we do in the warmer months. The older kids don’t mind so much, but Little Miss gets “cabin fever” quicker than the rest of us. Thankfully, she was invited to a birthday party one recent, […]

Casey’s Diner

You really can’t get much more “old school” than Casey’s Diner at 36 South Avenue in Natick, Massachusetts. Little Miss and I were tooling around town on Veteran’s Day when a familiar question came out of the back seat: “Dad, can we go to Casey’s for lunch?” Tweet

Windy City Eats

It was a wet and dreary November morning when Mrs. Hotdogman and I trekked down to the South Shore to run an errand. We don’t get down that way too much, so I steered Mrs. HDM down Middle Street in Weymouth to the Middle Street Mini Plaza. Tweet

Spike’s Junkyard Dogs

Franchised fast food is not normally my cup of tea, but I’ve made exceptions before- like our family outing at Lafleur’s in Montreal. On the way home from my visit to Boston University with Veggyhead, we were feeling the need for food before braving the rush hour traffic on the Mass Pike. There aren’t too […]

Dog House Weiner Co.

After a week of rain, a gorgeous autumn day on the Friday of the first week of October brought a perfect opportunity to go for a cruise with the top down. Where else to go for a cruise than Bellingham, Massachusetts, the home of the Dog House Weiner Company: N.Y. Style Hot Dogs. They’re located […]

Rapid Ray’s

A lot of would-be hotdogmen think of their truck as the absolute, complete hot dog business. Oftentimes, this is true; but today’s story recalls a business that got started in a truck and grew to a much bigger and more permanent concern. On the last day before school started, I treated the girls to a […]