Posts Tagged ‘ hot dog ’

Scott Vassil – Hot Dog Vendor

Dec 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Blog

Here’s a little profile of Scott Vassil featured on Working for a Living. While the video is a little old (6 years) it shows what it’s all about. [youtube]Lq-okt967Ko[/youtube]




Hot Dog Vendor Sells Hot Dogs (only…lol)

Dec 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Blog

A little vendor humor for those considering selling hot dogs. It might be a good idea to sell things to go with them! [youtube]fJ8Xp6apyX8[/youtube]




President Roosevelt serves King George Hot Dogs

Oct 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Fun Hot Dog Facts

President Franklin Roosevelt served King George VI of England hot dogs & beer during a White House visit in 1939. Mrs. Jimmy Carter served hot dogs at a White House picnic in 1977. Queen Elizabeth II served hot dogs at a royal banquet held for the American Bar Association.




Longest Hot Dog

Oct 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Fun Hot Dog Facts

The world’s biggest hot dog was 1,996 feet long, created by Sara Lee Corp. in honor of the 1996 Olympics. A 1,983 foot hot dog was made in May 1983 by Bill-Mar Foods of Zeeland, Wis. A 2,377-foot chicken dog was made in 1985 by Maple Lodge Farms in Norval, Canada. In 1978, David Berg [...]




The Grillwalker

Oct 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Vendors

Check out this interesting “vending cart”.  The story is that this guy invented this thing to get around the local vending laws.   Brilliant!  Yes, I checked and he has a patent on this thing.  Seems like it would be a little heavy to walk around with all day.  You be the judge. [youtube]RUMuoETMN8g[/youtube]




First Vending Cart Patent

Oct 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Blog

I was playing around with the new Google Patents search feature and thought I’d try to find the first vending cart patent.  I found this one which is titled Vending Cart from 1926.  The inventor is Frances E. Coffey from Kansas City.  The cart has provisions for an ice box, cooking plate, steam table, and several [...]




Hot Dog Costume

Sep 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Blog

I was shopping around today for something to wear for Halloween.  My son and I usually do something fun.  We make our porch all scary like and where costumes.  I was thinking that this year I might do the hot dog costume thing so I’ve been doing a little shopping around.  If you want to [...]




A&W Coneys

Sep 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Blog

I remember back maybe ten years when A&W had the best coneys around the Detroit area.  I had a chance to stop in one for the first time in quite a while last month.  The hot dog was horrible!  Hot only that, I find that the menu was completely changed.  It was still the classic [...]




Chicago Style Hot Dog

Sep 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured, Recipes

A Chicago-style hot dog consists of an all beef hot dog that is steamed or boiled on a poppy seed bun, which originated in the city of Chicago, Illinois. The toppings include mustard, onion, sweet pickle relish, a dill pickle spear, tomato slices or wedges, pickled sport peppers, and a dash of celery salt. Some [...]




Hot Dog Vendor at Lowes

Sep 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Blog

I saw this hot dog vendor at Lowes and thought I’d stop and chat awhile. I complimented him on his nice cart to which he indicated that he picked it up in Conneticut. I began to ask a couple of questions about the cart like “oh, so you have to have 4 sinks huh?” and [...]