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Origins of the Hot Dog and Where to Find Them in Dallas

hot dogThe world’s first sausage may have been made as far back as 64 A.D., when Emperor Nero Claudius Caesar’s cook, Gaius, stuffed pig intestines with ground meat in a flash of culinary inspiration. After eating the sausage, the emperor is said to have declared, “I have discovered something of great importance.” If your favorite ballpark treat is a fresh hot dog overflowing with ketchup, mustard and sauerkraut, you just might concur.

In the 15th century, the city of Frankfurt spawned the “frankfurter,” a spiced and smoked sausage with a slightly curved shape. The “wiener,” a sausage made of pork and beef, originated in Vienna, known in German as Wien, in 1805. Throughout the 19th century, the snack that would soon become the hot dog gained a following America, thanks to immigrants from Europe. Continue reading

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Dog Haus Moves Into Arlington

Dog Haus – the craft casual concept known for its gourmet all beef hot dogs, handcrafted sausages, humanely raised Black Angus beef burgers, one-of-a-kind fried chicken sandwich, and local craft beers on tap – will celebrate the grand opening of Texas’ second Dog Haus Biergarten location in Arlington on Aug. 3.

Located at 4000 Bagpiper Way, Ste. 110, in Arlington Highlands, this will be Franchisee Ron Ryan’s second Dog Haus Biergarten location. To commemorate its arrival, Dog Haus is inviting locals to swing by for a FREE Haus Dog on Saturday, Aug. 3. Continue reading

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Dean Fearing Creates Dog Haus Dog

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Dog Haus introduces the T-Mex, a joint sausage creation by the gourmet hot dog concept and Texas’ own chef and restaurateur Dean Fearing. Fearing, who is also known as the “Father of Southwestern Cuisine,” is the next chef to team up with Dog Haus as part of their year-long collaboration series in partnership with No Kid Hungry. The T-Mex features a Tex-Mex inspired beef chorizo & pepper jack cheese sausage, topped with chipotle aioli & firecracker slaw, served on grilled King’s Hawaiian rolls. Guests can expect to see the T-Mex at all Dog Haus locations nationwide now until October 31, with $1 from each purchase benefitting No Kid Hungry. Continue reading

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We Love Being In The Dog Haus

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It was just a few years ago that hot dogs were quite the fashion plate, but competition was fierce and as fast as many arrived on the scene, all delicious and crave worthy, they vanished seemingly overnight. A fairly new doggery to the Dallas landscape that has been a proven concept for eight years which first opened in Pasadena made its entry this past year and has been building a strong following in Richardson. Meet Dog Haus.  Continue reading

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Richardson’s Dog Haus Announces Chef Collaboration

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Dog Haus, the critically acclaimed gourmet hot dog, sausage and burger concept, announces Stephanie Izard as the newest chef to join the year-long collaboration series in partnership with No Kid Hungry. For the series, Dog Haus has enlisted eight nationally celebrated chefs representing regions of the country in which Dog Haus has locations, each of whom is creating limited time menu items to be served at all Dog Haus locations every two months throughout 2018. Continue reading

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Eat Me: The Hot Dog at Bowl and Barrel

bowl and barrelby Steven Doyle

The hot dog has fallen on hard times in Dallas. What was once the sweetheart of the rodeo with locations across town where you could get a good meaty custom dog, now it is a bit dodgy. With the loss of some wonderful dogs, such as Luscher’s, Samson’s, Jerry’s, and Old World Sausage Company, There is still a terrific stand-out in Bowl and Barrel.   Continue reading

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Luscher Red Hots Now On Menu At New York Subs

nys dogby Steven Doyle

Many mourned the loss of Brian C. Luscher’s hotdoggery in Deep Ellum but as with all great things you may now find the dog in a sandwich shop that happens to make excellent subs. The hot dog is dressed wonderfully, sans neon relish, but still delicious. The wiener is longer than its specially made poppy seed bun from Village Baking Company and loaded with plenty of extras, but you may navigate your own without difficulty. Continue reading

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