Is a hot dog a sandwich? The eternal debate rages on, but in Portland, a hot dog can be almost anything it wants to be. From simple yellow mustard to pickled daikon and wasabi, in Rip City the humble snappy hot dog is a vehicle for a universe of flavors. Plus, in a city known for its fancy butcher shops and bespoke charcuterie, many of these dogs and brats use a foundation of Oregon-made — or even house-made — sausages. To keep this list manageable, we’re defining a hot dog as some manner of sausage housed in a bun (no corn dogs here). Explore this unranked, geographically organized map of America’s quintessential summertime food below.
Note: Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission.Read More