I honestly can't think of a more perfect month to highlight hot dogs. The Fourth of July, baseball season is in full swing, and endless amounts of outdoor grilling is being done. This is the hot dog's natural habitat.
Hot dogs are one of my favorite things. My wife and I usually joke around that if I've had a good day it means I've had a hot dog. Generally that is true.
This is why my opinion on where the best hot dogs in the Albany area can be found should be taken seriously. And where are they found?
Famous Lunch in Troy, NY.
There are many factors that you have to think about when talking hot dogs.
- How it's cooked
- The snap factor
- The bun
- The toppings
If you're hitting Famous Lunch you should get getting them with the works. The works consists of what I call the holy trinity of hot dog toppings - meat sauce, onions, mustard.
No one does it better in all of the Capital Region than Famous Lunch. There are other good hot dogs, don't get me wrong, but these guys crush it.
If you're going to partake in National Hot Dog Month you should probably do so at Famous Lunch. Get the chocolate milk, too. You'll thank me later.