When you think of an American hot dog, what comes to mind? The classic image of this United States favorite typically involves a bun, yellow mustard, and maybe a bit of ketchup.
The reality, however, is that there is a huge variety of hot dogs to be found and tried throughout this massive country. Check out these unique American regional hot dogs, which will completely change your perspective of what an American hot dog can be.
Sonoran Hot Dog
This Arizona creation combines American and Mexican ingredients to make a truly one-of-a-kind hot dog. The hot dog itself is wrapped in bacon before being topped with pinto beans, onions, tomatoes, and jalapeno peppers. It’s also served in a Mexican-inspired bolillo bun.
America’s “second city” has a hot dog of its own that must be seen to be believed. This over-the-top creation is served in a poppy seed bun and covered with yellow mustard, white onion, relish, peppers, and tomatoes. It’s then finished with a whole dill pickle spear!
This unique hot dog proves that the South can compete when it comes to this classic American dish. Covered in chili, creamy coleslaw, and onions, you won’t find a more quintessentially Southern hot dog than this one.