How people enjoy their hot dogs around the world
Today is Hot Dog Day!
Few foods seem as quintessentially American as the hot dog. Whether you associate these delicious treats with the streets of New York, baseball games, or backyard cookouts, they're sure to put a smile on your face. Yet despite being so deeply associated with the United States, hot dogs are the descendants of the Vienna sausages and frankfurters brought over by European immigrants sometime during the 19th century. Skip ahead two centuries, and hot dogs have become a worldwide phenomenon, with countless countries around the globe putting their own twist on this classic snack. Some stay true to the original, while others are truly innovative.
Getting hungry? While you wait for the grill to heat up, read on to learn about the different styles of hot dogs around the world.
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