Ah, hot dogs. The neglected cousin of burgers, but potentially more delicious. They're a more manageable size, they're always flavorful and they're hard to mess up while grilling. With burgers you have to ask for preferences, and who's got the time for that?! Raise a glass to the humble hot dog, who came from blue-collar beginnings and now fulfills our wildest barbecued dreams.
You may be accustomed to ketchup and mustard, but there are places in this wonderful country of ours where traditional toppings just will not do. Check out these regional hot dog styles for inspiration, but remember that ultimately, there is no such thing as a wrong hot dog topping.
After you've decided which is your favorite, check out what your hot dog says about you.
What's on your frank? Your state by state hot dog guide
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