Slawsa on a Coney Dog at Zippity Do Dog

The nice folks at Slawsa sent me a one gallon, food service sized jug of the YUMMY new condiment. I decided to play Santa Hotdogman and bring it down to one of my go-to local hot dog joints, Zippity Do Dog in Framingham. They have great Coney Sauce and I was craving to try a […]

The Framingham Food Truck Festival Kismet Catering

(Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the video) Hot Dog joint #99. Little Miss and I went to the 2nd Annual Framingham Food Truck Festival Saturday in search of my 99th different hot dog establishment. Boston Super Dogs, a Food Truck Festival regular, was on hand. Since I visited there last fall […]

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 […]

The Dog House of Framingham

I have been to The Dog House before, it was one of my stops on last year’s National Hot Dog Month Tour. Owner Ross Scanlon used to be set up in Medfield, but even last summer, he was looking for a better spot. While driving out to Snappy Dogs last week, I spied a familiar […]

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 […]

The Framingham Food Truck Festival 2011

Little Miss and I hit the Framingham Food Truck Festival on Sunday, October 9. They parked a bunch of trucks in the middle of shoppers world on a perfect fall day. There were 11 Mobile Food Vendors: Cool Cow Ice Cream, The Cupcakory, Daddy’s Fried Dough, Firefly’s BBQ, Frozen Hoagies, Go Fish!, Grilled Cheese Nation, […]

Snappy Dogs and the Framingham Food Truck Festival

Food Truck Festivals of New England is coming to Framingham! The Framingham Food Truck Festival is at Shopper’s World, Sunday, October 9, 11AM-4PM. The Patriots kick off at 4:15, so come CHOW DOWN at the Framingham Food Truck Festival with Hopkinton’s own SNAPPY DOGS.

National Hot Dog Month Celebration 2011: Bill’s Dog House in Framingham

Day fifteen of my eat a hot dog a day to celebrate National Hot Dog Month found me at Bill’s Dog House in Framingham, Massachusetts. Bill’s is a gleaming trailer that serves hot dogs and a host of other comfort foods including the best damn french fries I have ever eaten! Follow my National Hot […]

National Hot Dog Month Celebration 2011: Zippity Do Dog

Zippity Do Dog is a new twist on one of my favorite local hot dog joints. Owner Mike Gerrol changed the name from The Trolley Stop at the beginning of this season to put his own brand on the business. He purchased the business from Diane Dupres of Diezy’s Dogs a couple of years ago. […]

Trolley Stop Redux: Here there be Pirates!

  A couple of months ago, I did a story on the Trolley Stop in Framingham, MA. That’s the hot dog joint at 166 Speen Street. I was meeting Drew from the Ben Spark blog for lunch, so we decided to have some fun with it.