3/18/2013

The simple All-American hot dog only recently made its way onto gourmet menus, but new versions of the meat and bread combo topped with everything from mac-and-cheese to miso and daikon are selling for as much as $8 at trendy New York City eateries. "I am a hot dog fanatic. Two months ago, I had a crown put on my tooth and the first thing I did out of my nitrous [oxide] haze was to eat a hot dog," said Brian Shebairo, co-owner of New York's Crif Dogs.

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