Photograph by rksdesign
A couple weeks ago, the American Academy of Pediatrics announced that instead of being a classic childhood favorite, the hot dog is actually a sinister choking hazard perfectly designed to plug the airways of America's youth. Design firm RKS decided to use this announcement as an opportunity to redesign the hot dog in [...]
Photo: Stephanie Butler
Welcome to Retro Recipes! Brought to you from the capable kitchen of Eat Me Daily's Stephanie Butler, each week we take a look at preparations from the past that straddles the line between ingenious and absurd. This week: Hungry Jack Weinerollas.
It's fall, which means football season is once again upon us. High schoolers [...]
All photos by Stephanie Butler
Welcome to Retro Recipes! Brought to you from the capable kitchen of Eat Me Daily's Stephanie Butler, each week revisits a preparation from the past that straddles the line between ingenious and absurd. This week: Hot Dogie-Burgers.
Summer is here, and the eternal question is once again raised at the barbecue: hamburger [...]
The recently launched The Edible Series by Reaktion Books has two major things against it from the outset: first, that each book is part of a series, and second, that the series is comprised of slim, single subject volumes with one word titles such as Hot Dog, Spices, or Pie. Series tend to favor the [...]
This map above shows the results from the West Virginia Slaw Mapping Project that analyzed and documented the different ways "Hot Dog Joints" (HDJs) serve their hot dogs:
While the vast majority of West Virginians prefer hot dogs topped with coleslaw, it is not a standard topping at hot dog joints everywhere in West Virginia. The [...]
A brilliant, slickly-produced, tongue-in-cheek documentary about the Philadelphia Phillies' Hot Dog Launcher. With the help of the Philly Phanatic, hot dog maker Hatfield constructed a hot dog launcher that can shoot hot dogs (with mustard and relish) 100 to 200 feet into the stadium. Lovely:
What does a wheel mean to mankind? What does the landing [...]
General Motors, in looking for a bailout from the federal government, launched a website, GM Facts and Fiction. Trying to paint a dire picture of the country without GM, the website suggests that the collapse of the big three automakers would have a ripple effect across the economy, including shutting down hot dog vendors: [...]
Midtown Lunch reports: Yesterday, the Gray’s Papaya on 8th Ave. and 37th St. started selling “Obama Dogs” for 99 Cents. [via]