The National Food

The National Food

With wieners in the news, Felisa Rogers takes the opportunity to examine the history of America’s iconic national sandwich, the frankfurter or tube steak:

“How the hot dog became the most American food,” Felisa Rogers, Salon

More:

“It’s All in How the Dog is Served,” Ed Levine, New York Times

“Hot Dog Of The Week,” Serious Eats

“Eat this! The Chicago hot dog, born in the Great Depression,” Leah A. Zeldes, Dining Chicago

“Word Routes, ‘Hot Dog': The Untold Story,” Ben Zimmer, Visual Thesaurus

National Hot Dog & Sausage Council website

“Hot Dogs and Food Safety,” USDA Fact Sheet

Image by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

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