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 […]

The Dogfather Third Annual Chili Dog Eating Contest

On Saturday, May 11, competitive eating contestants descended on Holden Street in Worcester to enter the Dogfather 3rd Annual Chili Dog Eating Contest. Dogfather owner, Mark Gallant, holds this event as a yearly fundraiser for the Unitarian Universalist Church. Documenting the fun has become an annual thing for Hot Dog Stories, and we’re pleased to bring […]

The Dogfather in Worcester, MA

The National Hot Dog Month Tour stopped at The Dogfather in Worcester, MA on July 5, 2012. I wanted to check out owner Mark Gallant’s newest Extreme Hot Dog, and I was not disappointed. The Dogfather is located on the corner of Shore Road and Holden Street in Worcester, MA and is open Tuesday – Friday: 10:00 […]

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 […]

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: George’s Coney Island in Worcester

George’s is one of the few Hot Dog joints in this part of Massachusetts that can claim the term iconic. From the rich, multi-generational family history of ownership to the original 1930’s art deco decor to the community love for the place, you can just tell right away it’s special. Owner Kathryn Tsandikos thinks it […]

The Dogfather

My latest journey was to a classic hot dog truck with a unique concept: The Dogfather.

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, […]