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The Detroit Coney Island Hot Dog

Some times you don’t notice something until you are away from it for a while.  One of the things that struck me a few years ago is that you can’t swing a dead cat without hitting a Coney Island hot dog joint in the Detroit area.  My dad found this interesting article about how the Coney Island became Detroit’s signature food.

http://www.theatlanticcities.com/arts-and-lifestyle/2012/08/how-coney-dog-became-detroits-signature-food/2779/

Whenever I go back to Detroit for a visit I come back with a gross of natural casing hot dogs and a brick of chili from Dearborn Sausage.  I also bring back Vernor’s ginger ale and Faygo pop (red pop, rock and rye, and root beer).

Mmmmm.  I’m getting hungry.


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