Snappy Dogs in Hopkinton, MA

Day 13 brought the National Hot Dog Month 2012 Tour to Hopkinton, Massachusetts to a cute little trailer called Snappy Dogs. I promised the ladies some goodies, so I brought them each a National Hot Dog Month Tour tee shirt, graciously provided by the nice folks at DreamMaker Hot Dog Carts. A few weeks ago, […]

Larry Joe’s New England Fire Pit in Bellingham, MA

The National Hot Dog Month 2012 Tour stopped in Bellingham, Massachusetts today for lunch at one of the most entertaining, delicious, and extreme hot dog joints anywhere: Larry Joe’s New England Fire Pit. Larry Joe has only been open a few days- he was closed for 26 weeks after a fire devastated his old trailer […]

Fred’s Franks in Wakefield, MA

The National Hot Dog Month 2012 Tour stopped in Wakefield, MA today for a visit to one of the three “Pearls” of greater Boston mobile hot dog vendors: Fred’s Franks. Owner Carl Galasso was out cooking on the Green Eggs, wearing his signature shades. We brought by some Pearl Jalapeno Franks so he could cook […]

So Sabe’s in Onset, MA

National Hot Dog Month Tour stop number 7 was at So Sabe’s in Onset, MA. So Sabe’s is a little trailer parked in the parking lot of the Onset Four Square Church. this is a good thing, since the trailer is owned by Pastor Gerry Fernandes! Fernandes has always liked hot dogs and thought the little […]

Boomer’s Dogs in Westborough, MA

National Hot Dog Month Tour stop number 6 was at Boomer’s Dogs in Westborough, MA. Boomer’s Dogs is a little trailer parked at 45 East Main Street (route 30) in a small strip mall parking lot. Owner Dave Brown, a retired IT professional, just started slinging dogs a week ago! I popped in around 10:30 […]

Zippity Do Dog in Framingham, MA

Zippity Do Dog in Framingham, MA was stop number two on the National Hot Dog Month Tour 2012. I have been here before, but the little trolley style trailer is under new ownership. Framingham native Brian Garry recently purchased the trailer after taking an early retirement package from TJX Corp. He worked there in IT […]

Pre Hot Dog Month Visit to Snappy Dogs

After a visit to Pearl Franks the other day, I found myself very well stocked with a variety of their franks. We’ll be touring the factory in a couple of weeks, so we had a preliminary meeting at their world HQ in Randolph, MA. They sent me home with samples, some of which I’ll be […]

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 […]

Franks Anatra

With hot dog season about to get into full swing, I will be getting out there and finding good Hot Dog Stories. I have several interesting stories set up over the coming weeks with many surprises in store. In the mean time, I am broadcasting some stories that have been submitted to me by fellow […]

Onion Crunch- it’s “Crunyumchy”

Nick Loeb, best known as Sofia Vergara’s boyfriend, is an entrepreneur and politician. He recently sent me a big container of his new Onion Crunch- a kind of roasted onion condiment that’s great on hot dogs. I wanted to try it out, so I went down to Zipity Do Dog in Framingham to field test […]