The hot dog is the perfect summertime food, and that especially applies to Austin, when the hot weather sticks around for a while. It's a simple item: all that is needed are buns, frankfurters, and perhaps a few condiments and toppings.
In Austin, there are plenty of frank options, so here is your guide to the best of the best hot dogs. There are true Tucson-style franks from T-Loc’s Sonora, bacon-wrapped dogs from Mission Dogs, Chicago-style ones from Wrigleyville, coney dogs from Delray Cafe, and others. This update includes a Japanese take from Domo Alley-Gato, options from Riverside bar Frazier’s and downtown cart DittyDog, and more.
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