The East Coast’s hot dog corridor
Here are some of the best spots for hot dogs along the corridor from eastern Pennsylvania to Rhode Island.
Hot dogs are the perfect “road trip food—inexpensive, portable, ubiquitous,” said Paul Lukas in Saveur. And they rarely fail to satisfy. When was the last time “you had a really bad hot dog?” If you’re traveling this summer along the corridor running from eastern Pennsylvania to Rhode Island, here are some of the best doggeries to look for:
Yocco’s the Hot Dog KingAllentown, Pa. “Duly legendary for its griddled dogs and piquant meat sauce.” 625 W. Liberty St., (610) 433-1950
Rutt’s HutClifton, N.J. Juicy split dogs paired with a homemade onion, cabbage, and carrot relish. 417 River Road, (973) 779-8615
Blackie’s Cheshire, Conn. The proprietor claims his dogs are not fried but “boiled in oil.” 2200 Waterbury Road, (203) 699-1819
Olneyville New York System ProvidenceDogs here are called “hot wieners” and topped with mustard, onions, and a “chili-like meat sauce.” 20 Plainfield St., (401) 621-9500