The Dogfather – National Hot Dog Month 2013 Day 1

The Dogfather Extreme Hot Dog Truck in Worcester, MA has been featured on the National Hot Dog Month Tour every year, and 2013 is no exception. While this year’s tour is “all new,” Dogfather owner Mark Gallant picked up a NEW Hot Dog Truck this year, so he qualifies! The Dogfather has two Trucks The […]

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 […]

Donna’s Dawgs in Middleboro, MA

National Hot Dog Month Tour stop number 28 brought myself and Little Miss to Donna’s Dawgs in Middleboro, MA. One word describes this little hot dog stand on route 28 (and it’s owner): ADORABLE. Donna Vickery, a long time food service worker and bartender, started Donna’s Dawgs a couple of years ago. Little Miss and […]

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 […]

The Dogfather 2nd Annual Chili Dog Eating Contest

Saturday May 19th, 2012 in Worcester, MA, The Dogfather and hot dog truck owner Mark Gallant had their second annual Chili Dog Eating Contest! It was a fine spring day, so Little Miss and I headed on out to the corner of Holden Street and Shore Road in Worcester to check out the action. The […]

Pink’s Las Vegas 2012

The original Pink’s is a 73 year old Hollywood icon. The Pink family still runs the joint and they plan to bring their hot dog style to the rest of Hot Dog Nation. The first new store opened in Planet Hollywood on the Las Vegas Strip nearly in 2009. Since then, they have opened another […]

Yank’s Franks in Wells, Maine

Mrs. HDM and I take a trip to Maine every summer for a long weekend sans children. We eat hot dogs, eat lobster, drink beer, and hit the beach- not necessarily in that order. Our first stop this year was Yank’s Franks in Wells, Maine… Read about our visit and our trip to Maine on […]

National Hot Dog Month 2011: The Dogfather in Worcester, MA

Day 28 of my quest to eat a hot dog a day in honor of National Hot Dog Month brought me back to a place I first visited this past May, the Dogfather. It was a fun visit- check out the video. Follow my National Hot Dog Month celebration here on Hot Dog Stories and […]

National Hot Dog Month 2011: Devo’s Dogs in Marlborough, Massachusetts

The July 18th edition of my eat a hot dog a day in honor of National Hot Dog Month tour brought me to Marlborough, Massachusetts where Trombetta’s Farm is the home of Devo’s Dogs. With me today was Nicole Simmons, the Metrowest Daily News New Media Editor and Wicked Local food blogger. We interviewed Chris […]

National Hot Dog Month 2011 Celebration: The Recession Stand in Southborough

After a rough start, I stopped by The Recession Stand in Southborough today where Alise- Hot Dog Woman Extraordinaire- got a little rougher…. Follow my National Hot Dog Month celebration here on Hot Dog Stories and on The Hot Dog Truck.