Our City Online

hot dogs

Restaurant Review: Buns & Brews

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Buns & Brews

The urban legends and occasional myths about hot dog manufacturing are somewhat less than appetizing. Of course, that’s the case for most meat products. The more you know the backstory, the harder it is to chew, in both a literal and figurative sense. It’s best to put such things out of mind, and wholly worthwhile […]

No Comments

Dirty Frank’s Closing Westgate Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Dirty Frank’s Closing Westgate Location

After three and a half years in business, the Dirty Frank’s West on West Broad Street is closing its doors. The business closed abruptly last Thursday for maintenance, and is scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, but will be closing for good at 11 p.m. on Saturday, November 4. “Being closed the past few days has […]

No Comments

DareDevil Dogs Closes Ahead of Redevelopment Plans

Walker Evans Walker Evans DareDevil Dogs Closes Ahead of Redevelopment Plans

Following the November announcement that their location could eventually be demolished to make way for a new eight-story hotel development, the owners of DareDevil Dogs have decided to close their doors at 1437 North High Street. The company issued an updated statement this evening: “Sadly, DareDevil Dogs has closed its doors for the final time. We […]

3 Comments

Unusual Eats: The Hot Dog Bun at Ichiban Bakery

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Unusual Eats: The Hot Dog Bun at Ichiban Bakery

This isn’t just any Hot Dog Bun. In honor of Memorial Day Weekend — the official kick-off of hot dog season — we have a very special Asian bakery Hot Dog Bun with the hot dog already baked inside. It’s from Ichiban in Kenny Centre. When it comes to Asian bakeries, most people mention Ichiban’s […]

No Comments

Restaurant Review: Rippers Roadstand

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Rippers Roadstand

There are lots of ways to cook a hot dog. You could grill it like they do at Daredevil Dogs. Other joints plump them with water. For desperation dining, hot dog cooking is often a microwave event. At Rippers Roadstand, a new joint near OSU, the kitchen deep fat fries the hot dogs. Of all […]

11 Comments

Restaurant Review: DareDevil Dogs

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: DareDevil Dogs

DareDevil Dogs opened its doors in a South Campus crevice that’s about perfect for a hot dog joint. The former home of Commonwealth Sandwich Bar boasts a no-frills, edgy décor featuring just a few window seats for dining in. You’d want to schedule your visit at off-hours to score a spot in on of those […]

No Comments

Best Cheap Eats of 2014: Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Cheap Eats of 2014: Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace

Ever since we introduced the “Best Cheap Eats” category to our annual reader survey, Dirty Frank’s has continued to take home the crown. 2014 marks five years running that our readers have overwhelmingly picked the hot dog joint as their favorite spot for dining on a low budget. The biggest problem with Dirty Frank’s in […]

No Comments

1 2 3 5

dining categories