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Wasatch Front is going to the (hot) dogs

Where to go? » At a cart or behind a counter, here’s where to find a frankfurter.

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Why them? » This food stand serves all sorts of sandwiches but owner Joseph Kelaidis’ speciality is the Greek Dog, an all-beef frank with diced tomatoes and onions wrapped in a pita.

Price » $4-$6

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7360 Union Park Ave., Midvale; (801) 352-0372

Why them? » The specialty at this hotdog joint tucked in a gas station is the Chicago dog, which features an all-beef Red Hot Chicago dog paired with onions, tomatoes, green relish, a pickle spear, sports pepper and celery salt.

Price » $4-$6

Dexter’s Dogs

60 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City; 801-363-1987

Why them? » One of the most popular offerings at this City Creek spot is the Southwest Dog. All-beef franks or Polish dogs are covered with chipotle mayonaise, jalapenos, pepper jack cheese, Dexter’s signature sauce and tortilla chips. The shop is owned by the same family who owns Farrs Ice cream. (Grandpa Farr’s first name was Dexter), according to owner Todd Crawford.

Price » $3.50 and up

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Sabor de Tucson

Saturdays at Provo Farmers’ Market, 500 W. Center St., Provo; 801-921-1911

Why them? » The Barrio Dog is an authentic Sonoran style hotdog. The all-beef hotdog is wrapped in bacon and cooked until crisp, placed on a bed of fresh pinto beans and nestled in a soft Mexican roll.

Price » Unavailable

World’s Best Corn Dogs

107 N. Main St., Kaysville; 801-540-6816

Why them? » Owner Russ Relyea said he got his recipe from someone simply known as the Corndog Queen. The all-beef footlongs are hand dipped in a cornmeal batter and fried to order, then drizzled with honey.

Price » $5

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