Hot Dogs

kayleigh green , jaayln charles


In 1893, sausages became the standard fare at baseball parks. This tradition is believed to have been started by a St. Louis bar owner, Chris Von de Ahe, a German immigrant who also owned the St. Louis Browns major league baseball team.

Popular Dish


-hot dogs


Dining Traditions

Hot dog stands and trucks sell hot dogs at street and highway locations. Hot dog vendors sell their product in baseball parks. At convenience stores, hot dogs are kept heated on rotating grills. 7-Eleven sells the most grilled hot dogs in North America — 100 million annually. Hot dogs are also common on restaurants' children's menus
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Hot dogs may be served plain, but are commonly served with, ketchup, mustard, pickle relish, onion, mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato, cheese, and chili peppers.


-Travelers passing through Chicago's O'Hare airport purchase 2 million Hot Dogs each year according to restaurant and concession stand reports.

-Americans typically consume 7 billion Hot Dogs between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

-On the Fourth of July, Americans will enjoy 150 million Hot Dogs.

-Every second of every day, 450 Hot Dogs are eaten in the United States.

-July 20th has been declared National Hot Dog Day.