The ultimate global hot dog style guide

A summer food staple, hot dogs are cheap, delicious and they can be dressed up or dressed down with little to no effort. And while America has its fair share of variations on the hot dog, there’s an entire world of hot dog style to consider.

So, to celebrate the hot dog, Food Republic released the Ultimate Hot Dog Style Guide. From coneys to Fenway franks to Chicago-style, it may appear that this favourite snack has seen every possible permutation.

However, with unusual condiments and other toppings, this infographic displaying 40 unique varieties from around the world. Some options you might not have even thought of. But hopefully this hot dog style infographic will serve to inspire you as you start up your grill (if you haven’t already). You can even check out the world’s most expensive hot dog.

Infographic: Ultimate hot dog style guide

Ultimate hot dog style guide

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New York

  • Paper wrapper
  • Mustard
  • Kraut
  • Onion Sauce

Seattle

  • Bratwurst
  • Cream cheese
  • Sliced raw jalapeños
  • Chopped cabbage
  • Sriracha

Sonora

  • Bacon-wrapped hot dog
  • Split soft roll
  • Relish
  • Tomatoes
  • Onions
  • Avocado chunks
  • Mayo

Tijuana Hot Dog Style

  • Bacon-wrapped hot dog
  • Grilled sliced peppers
  • Onions and jalapeños
  • Squishy white bun

Dodger Dog

  • Footlong dog in a footlong bun
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Chopped onions
  • Relish

Doyer Dog

  • Footlong dog in a footlong bun
  • Mustard
  • Nacho cheese
  • Pickled jalapeños
  • Salsa

Korea

  • Battered with fries and fried on a stick

Columbia

  • Hot dog in a bun
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Mayo
  • Pineapple crush potato chips
  • Boiled quail egg spread on top

Japan

  • Octopus-sliced and fried for a bento box

Germany

  • Frankfurter
  • No bun
  • Sauerkraut
  • Potato salad

Carolina

  • Hot dog in a bun with chilli
  • Chopped onions
  • Coleslaw

Montreal

  • New England-style top loaded bun
  • Steamed dog
  • Mustard
  • Chopped onion
  • Chopped cabbage

Michigan

  • Hot dog
  • Bun
  • Tomato-based meat chilli sauce—kind of like spaghetti sauce
  • Mustard

Italian Hot Dog Style

  • Deep-fried hot dog in an Italian roll
  • Bell peppers
  • Onions
  • French fries
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard

Coney

  • Short hot dog in a short bun
  • Chilli
  • Chopped onions
  • A pile of finely shredded cheddar

Chicago

  • Hot dog
  • Poppy seed bun
  • Pickle spear
  • Celery salt
  • Tomatoes
  • Whole pickled peppers
  • Chopped onions
  • “Neon” green relish
  • Mustard

Kansas City

  • Hot dog
  • Sesame seed bun
  • Sauerkraut
  • Melted swiss cheese

Potato Dog

  • Hot dog on a bun
  • Fried potatoes
  • Peppers
  • Onions
  • Mustard

Brazil

  • Hot dog
  • Split roll
  • Pico de gallo
  • Corn
  • Grated parm
  • Shredded carrots
  • Diced ham
  • Cilantro
  • Shoestring fries

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Chile

  • Hot dog
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Sauerkraut
  • Mashed avocado
  • Tons of Mayonnaise

Guatemala

  • Bacon-wrapped hot dog in a tortilla
  • Slathered with mashed avocado
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Cabbage
  • Mayonnaise
  • Chopped onions

Denmark

  • Long hot dog on a bun
  • Pickle chips
  • Remoulade
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Fried onions
  • Chopped onions

Sweden

  • Hot dog surrounded by:
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Shrimp salad
  • Lettuce
  • Fried onions
  • Rolled into a wrap

Czech Republic

  • Condiments dispensed into a roll with a hole punched through it lengthwise
  • Hot dog added after

Baltimore

  • Fried bologna wrapped around a fried hot dog
  • Mustard
  • Squishy bun

Idaho

  • Baked potato with a hot dog inside
  • Bacon bits
  • Chives
  • Sour cream

Denver

  • Hot dog in a bun
  • Chopped red onions
  • Green chilli sauce
  • Sour cream
  • Chopped jalapeños

Hawaii

  • Hawaiian sweet bread roll with a hole in it
  • Hot dog through the middle
  • Condiments dispensed into the hole

Memphis Hot Dog Style

  • Bacon-wrapped hot dog in a bun
  • Barbecue sauce
  • Chopped scallions
  • Shredded cheddar

Norway

  • Long hot dog wrapped in a toasted tortilla/flatbread thing
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard

Peru

  • Hot dogs are sliced and/or notched, fried and served with fries;
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Mayo

Georgia

  • Open hot dog bun on a small tray covered cut up hot dogs
  • Cheese
  • Chilli
  • Chopped onions
  • Sliced pickles
  • Oyster crackers
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard

France

  • Baguette with a long hot dog
  • Shredded gruyere
  • Broiled

China

  • Hot dog wrapped in a dumpling-like dough
  • Sprinkled with sesame seeds and baked

Argentina

  • Chorizo link in a soft hero roll
  • Slathered with chimichurri
  • Pickled red onions/tomato mix

Vietnam

  • Long sausage in a french roll
  • Julienned pickled vegetables

Cleveland Polish Boy

  • Kielbasa in a bun
  • Layered with french fries
  • Hot sauce
  • Coleslaw

Amsterdam Hot Dog Style

  • Long hot dog in a bun
  • Covered in pizza sauce;
  • Mozzarella cheese;
  • Other toppings and broiled

Bagel Dog

  • Hot dog wrapped in everything bagel dough
  • Baked and served with mustard

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Which hot dog style sounds the most interesting to you? If you have a style that you enjoy, share it with us below or on social media. Or if hot dogs aren’t your thing, check out fancy cheeseburgers inspired by American cities.


Source: http://www.foodrepublic.com/2015/05/19/40-ways-the-world-makes-awesome-hot-dogs/

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