Welcome to Chicago, Hot Dog Town, U.S.A.

Just don’t even think about asking for ketchup.

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Papaya King, a Hot Dog Pioneer on the Upper East Side, Faces a Possible End

The original Papaya King created the city’s signature combo of franks and tropical fruit juices. But a demolition plan could finish its decades-long reign.

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Processed Meat and Health Risks: What to Know

Here’s what the experts say.

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The Eternal Charm of Nathan’s Famous Hot-Dog Stand

For over 150 years, Coney Island has been a beloved summer refuge for New Yorkers looking to escape the heat — and eat the season’s best snacks.

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Coney Island’s Original Goes Vegan

Nathan’s Famous has added a plant-based hot dog to its menu.

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The Met Is Reopening, and the ‘Hot Dog King’ Is Back

The rebound of the longtime vendor could be a bellwether for small-business owners in the city who rely on tourists and workers for sales.

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The Jersey Shore Vacation of my Imagination

Where the Bruce is loud, and the Rolling Rocks are cold.

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How Many Hot Dogs Can Someone Eat In 10 Minutes?

The world’s best hot dog eaters could outeat a grizzly bear or a coyote, but would fall far behind a wolf or a Burmese python, a new study finds.

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With Plexiglass and Piles of Hot Dogs, a Fourth of July Tradition Lives On

“They’re going to be burping and groaning, and I’m just going to have to focus on my hot dogs,” the winner of last year’s Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest mused of a quieter, crowd-free competition.

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How Quarantine Saved the Hot Dog

Facing a summer with no baseball and no picnics, the makers of the original Coney Island red hot feared the worst. But even with an empty boardwalk, business is booming.

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