A classic for a reason, ketchup is as good on a hot dog as it is on burgers, french fries, or used as fake blood in low-budget horror movies. Dogs may be man’s best friend, but ketchup is a (hot) dog’s best friend.
Amateur hour is done now. Life is too short for just one topping. Pairing hearty chili with gooey cheese is so wrong it’s right. Unlike that right turn you took back there. That was actually wrong.
Cowboy candy is another great hot dog topping. Don’t know what that is? Well it’s also known as candied jalapenos, but that’s if you’re all work and no play. And we all know that makes Jack a dull boy and a hot dog a dull dish.
The Chicago hot dog comes on a poppy seed bun with yellow mustard, relish, fresh chopped onions, tomato wedges, a kosher-style pickle spear, spicy peppers, and a dash of celery salt.
Brazilian hot dogs are done up with all sorts of things that often include (but are not limited to): potato sticks, diced ham, tomato sauce, corn, and peppers.