There is nothing better than the decadent topping of barbecue on top of a ball park frank. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. Greek immigrant Gus Alexander opened Gus's in the late 1940s, and fellow Greek George Nasiakos carried the torch from 1995 to 2017 before he retired and sold the businessto current owner Lee Pantazis. Housed under a deceiving name, Panini Petes has some of the most delicious and creative dressed-up doggies in Alabama. I am completely unfamiliar with Alabama anything. Please do make Montgomery's historic family owned and operated Chris' Famous Hotdogs a part of your day! Place hot dogs in buns and top with mustard, onion, coleslaw or sauerkraut, and Alabama Coney sauce. His true artistry comes in what he can do to something as ordinary as a hot dog. The chili has a sweetish tangy flavor that definitely hit with me. The original version of this story appeared on AL.com on July 23, 2015.
A Birmingham restaurant is being credited for having the best hot dog in Alabama. The owners are looking for a new location. Here isEat This, Not That's full list of the best hot dog in every state: Music, radio and podcasts, all free. But if you want to try something really different, try the French Poodle; it's a dog topped with onion confit and Dijon mustard and nestled in a poppy seed bun. Dont be deceived by their name, the hidden gems on their menu are their short list of dogs: The Shaggy Dog, The Hot Slaw Dog, Chili Cheese Dog, and Mexican Dog. Have you had a first date at our historic family owned restaurant? Call for Large Takeout Orders, Made with all the best ingredients and dressed with Full Moons famed sauce, this hot doggie is one of the best in the South.
And if youre still hungry after one of their tasty doggies, their beignets are something sent from above. --Bob Carlton. G went pork platter. They have a huge menu that includes everything from cheeseburgers to po' boys to fresh seafood, but their hot dogs are wildly popular among their loyal customers at this quaint Midtown eatery. Every day the Chris' staff hand patties fresh (never frozen) ground beef that is cooked to perfection on our seasoned griddle. Chris' is a great American local burger spot located in Montgomery, AL. Our hamburgers are made-to-order and start with a freshly steamed bun and then the burger is topped with mustard, ketchup, onions and Chris' Famous Chili Sauce. -- Matt Wake, Photo courtesy of Shaggy's Burgers and Tacos, Shaggy's Burgers and Tacos has an eclectic menu that ranges from tacos to chicken strips to Frito pies, so it's no surprise that the restaurant serves some tasty premium all-beef hot dogs as well. We'll definitely be back for another one soon. -- Amber Sutton, Compared to the nearly century-year-old Chris' Hot Dogs, Montgomery's That's My Dog is just a pup, having been open in its current location less than a year. Michael "Chicago Mike" Zadensold his little hot dog and hamburger standin 2012, but new owners Kyle and Michelle Collum and their daughter, Jenni Pennington, haven't missed a beat since taking over Chicago Mike's Hot Dogs.
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-- Matt Wake, Address:2906 Governors Drive SW, Huntsville, If you're an indecisive diner, Decatur's Downtown Dawgs may not be the place for you. -- Matt Wake, Address:103 Washington St. NE, Huntsville, The oldest restaurant in the Rocket City, Big Spring Cafe makes some seriously delectable hot dogs that receive plenty of praise. Don't be confused: "Chicago" refers to the previous owner, not the hot dog. We are one of the only hotdog and hamburger restaurants in the area and the oldest family owned restaurant in Montgomery, AL. Choose from five options, including the Mexican Dog (guacamole, lettuce, pico de gallo, queso and jalapeno) and the simple All-Beef Hotdog. family owned and operated restaurant Chris' Famous Hotdogs have been enjoyed by every walk of life. -- Matt Wake, Address:1267-E Enterprise Way, Huntsville, Humphrey's Bar & Grill has one of the most happening patios in Huntsville, and it also has some happening hot dogs. But they are big, beefy dogs that come dressed with your choice of toppings, including slaw, chopped tomatoes, onions and chili sauce. Many places use a standardized meat roll(like many, and still the bartenders were on their game. Even the, And, my son was excited about getting both a, had the ribs. Alaska-International House of Hot Dogs (Anchorage), Arizona-Nogales Hot Dogs No. Two words: Moon Dog. In a skillet over med-high heat, brown the beef with the onion. It's a dog so good it will make you howl at the moon. From Greek-style dogs to a classic Bama hot dog, youll want to try them all. You can't go wrong with the Chili Dog or the Junk Yard Dog, but we always go for the dog that made Sneaky Pete's famous the Sneaky Pete's Original, a juicy dog smothered with kraut a dab of mustard and Sneaky Pete's secret sauce. -- David Holloway, Hot Dogin serves all-beef Black Angus hot dogs, and the choices include a Chicago Dog (pickle, tomato, mustard, relish, onions, sport pepper and a dash of celery salt on a poppy seed bun); a 5 Alarm Dog (hot sauce, jalapenos, onions and mustard); and a Southern Dog (barbecue sauce, pickle, bacon and shredded cheese). "I guess you'll find me face down in the grill someday, and that's when I'll retire." All options come with a pickle, and a choice of a side (French fries, sweet potato fries, seasoned potato chips, tortilla chips, jalapeno slaw, broccoli, green beans, Greek pasta salad, mac and cheese or onion rings). Discovery, Inc. or its subsidiaries and affiliates. Yes, we have plenty of napkins. -The Maxwell s1/8/2022 - Joined the crew @ Old Black Bear. What is more American than hotdogs and hamburgers? In the heart of Mobile lies one of the top joints to grab a hot dog. Chris Hotdogs is a landmark dining family restaurant in Montgomery, Alabama. "Reviewerssing its praises, describing Tony's as 'a gem,' serving hotdogs that are 'full of flavor and good to the last bite' and 'always prepared to order with fresh ingredients.'". Studios and Powered by
Pete learned his cooking chops at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, so when he does a dog, he does it up right. Chris' before a movie at the Paramount? There are more than a dozen menu items, plus a build-your-own option. -- Alec Harvey, Address:2808 University Blvd., Birmingham, While we are partial to the pulled pork sandwich -- and especially the smoked turkey sandwich -- at Full Moon Bar-B-Que, they also serve a delectable hot dog. Whether youre looking for a classic hot dog or a new creation, Sneaky Petes has mastered the art of jazzing up the loaded doggie, from their Sneaky Pete Original Dog to their famed Junkyard Dog. Chris' Famous Hotdogs |138 Dexter Avenue | Montgomery, AL 36104, All Rights Reserved | Chris' Famous Hotdogs, Website Development by No matter where you live in Alabama, you're not too far from a hot dog stand. UPDATE: Chicago Mike's Hot Dogs closed on April 28, 2017, after the landlord sold the property. We polled some of our resident AL.com dog fanciers --David Holloway in Mobile, Amber Sutton in Montgomery, Matt Wake in Huntsville and some guy named Bob Carlton in Birmingham -- and asked them to share some of their favorites. Eat This, Not That compiled a nationwide list ranking the best hot dogs in every state, which included Tony's Hot Dogs as the top choice for Alabama. The Slaw Dog earned a spot on the Alabama Tourism Department's 2012 list of "100 Dishes To Eat in Alabama Before You Die." Tabitha and company kept the Cave City flowing an. Hot dogs arent just for the ballpark! 16 Alabama Hot Dogs to Eat Before You Die. Weve had customers from every state in the Union, and countless guests from other countries. Weve had customers from every state in the Union, and countless guests from other countries. --Bob Carlton. --Amber Sutton, Address: 232 West Jeff Davis Ave., Montgomery, Al Kay of Al's Hot Dogs and Other Fine Foods is a master of the hot dog-making arts.
He's a Chicago nativeso naturally his favorite is the Chicago-style dog. It sounds simple enough an all-beef hot dog with mustard, onions, kraut and sauce but it's oh-so delicious. Dont mind if we do! If your cravings sustain at all hours of the day, Chris Zs is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Try any one of their imaginative dogs and save room for desert! If youre looking for a fun place for the whole family, Shaggys in Huntsville is the place for you. All rights reserved. As the mixture browns, break up the beef with a fork. Inspired by Pete's Famous Hot Dogs, Brimingham, AL (Not a secret recipe). How old were you when you had your first Chris' Hotdog? 334-265-6850. Sneaky Pete's now has 34 locations throughout the state, and its famous sauce is bottled and sold in stores. Owner Charles Lee has operated a hot dog stand on Dexter Avenue since 2012, though. The slaw was like no other. --Bob Carlton. In Alabama, we have a wide variety of franks to taste. -- David Holloway, Panini Pete's isa sandwich shop that specializes in those fancy pressed sandwiches, but owner Pete Blohme also takes pride in a wondrous hot dog. Definitely one of our favorites in Birmingham. Thanks again for the awesome visit. Pour off the fat and add all remaining sauce ingredients, mixing well. Founded in 1917, -- David Holloway, Locations: 42 1/2 South Section St., Fairhope, and 102 Dauphin St., Mobile, Phones: 251-929-0122 (Fairhope), 251-405-0031 (Mobile), The Dew Drop Inn claims to be Mobile's oldest continuously operating restaurant and we don't have any reason to doubt that assertion. He offers a few hot dogs -- everything plain (The Mutt) to the Chicago-style. A hot dog or sausage in a loaf - this dish is the embodiment of simplicity. For addresses and phone numbers, go to www.fullmoonbbq.com. Chris' Famous Hotdogs have been enjoyed by every walk of life. With multiple locations across the state, Sneaky Petes is an easy find for a great weenie. The chili sauce (a combination of chili powder, hot sauce, mustard, ketchup, barbecue sauce and some other ingredients they'll never tell) is what a Chris' hot dog worth coming back for year after year, decade and decade, generation and generation. But this Coney Dog is fabulous.