One of America’s Favorites – Coney Island Hot Dog

❤ hot dogs ❤

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A Flint-style coney A Flint-style coney

A Coney Island Hot Dog (or Coney Dog or Coney) is a natural-casing beef or beef and pork European- style Wiener Würstchen (Vienna sausage) of German origin having a natural lamb or sheep casing, topped with a beef heart-based sauce, one or two stripes of yellow mustard and diced or chopped white onions. The variety is a fixture in Jackson, Flint, Detroit, Kalamazoo, southeastern Michigan, and Fort Wayne, Indiana. A coney dog is not to be confused with a chili dog, a more generic ground beef-based chili-topped hot dog. A similar item called a Cheese Coney is found on menus at many Cincinnati area restaurants, also developed by Greek and Macedonian immigrants, but using a ground-beef base for the meat sauce.

In 1913 the Coney Island Chamber of Commerce in New York banned the use of the term “hot dog” on restaurant signs on Coney Island. This action was…

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. ohiocook
    Jun 15, 2015 @ 15:25:27

    Thank you for the reblog.

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  2. Carnivore Confidential
    Jun 17, 2015 @ 00:25:26

    One of MY favourites as well 🙂

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