What’s more American on the Fourth of July than a perfectly grilled hot dog with just the right fixings?
How about a perfectly grilled hot dog with all the right fixings that you don’t have to grill yourself in 100-degree-plus weather?
Plenty of places along the Wasatch Front brag about their dogs. Here are a few to try. » C2
300 S. 200 East, Salt Lake City; 801-755-5458
Why them? » Owned by Dave and Breanna Escobar, this hotdog stand specializes in vegetarian and vegan dogs. The signature dog is topped with diced tomatoes, pickled asparagus, sports peppers, onions and celery salt.
Price » $2.50 to $6.
2200 S. Highland Drive, Salt Lake City; 801-831-2078
Why them? » Owned and operated by Joe Ballato, a former sous-chef at The Grande America Hotel, the flavors on World Dog’s menu span the globe. One of the most popular options is The Greek, a custom-made sausage by Colosimo’s with Roma tomatoes, Kalamata olives, tzatziki and feta.
Price » $3-$5
Good Dog Gourmet Hot Dog Emporium
30 E. Broadway, Salt Lake City; 801-364-4217
Why them? » The SLC dog at this new downtown hotdog joint is covered with potato salad, dill pickles, bacon, green onion and crushed potato chips.
Price » $2.78-$5.25
That’s My Dogg
200 S. State St., Salt Lake City; (801) 898-3700
Why them? » Juan Chavez’s latest creation is called the Monkey Dog, a hotdog with bacon and eggs rolled in a pancake then topped with maple syrup. But his hottest selling dog is his chorizo dog, basically chorizo and eggs and a hotdog all stuffed in a bun and topped with a chipotle mayonaise flavored with raspberry and jalapeno.
Price » $3-$6
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