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 →
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 →
This new hot dog craze is really catchy. If you are able to make a fantastic and snappy wiener made from an all-natural casing, a fresh baked roll and plenty of interesting topping, you will make a success of this whole doggery thing. Jerry’s Wood-Fired Dogs did just that. This is an unpretentious hot dog Mecca that is light on the wallet and high on truly good flavors.
The menu can be a bit overwhelming, so perhaps it is best to stick to the basics on first pass. Oh, once you have gone there will be multiple laps, your fascination for the wood-fired dog won’t allow anything but just that. Continue reading →
Luscher’s Red Hots announces “Rush Hour” Monday through Friday from 5pm-7pm. Enjoy $4 Post Oak Red Hots, Depression Dogs and Kraut Dogs, $10 Goose Island draft beer pitchers and $2.50 local canned brews, drafts and wines by the glass while rocking out to the legendary band Rush.
Chicagoland native Brian C. Luscher, whose desire for the perfect dog was so great that he took matters, and meat, into his own hands and launched Luscher’s Red Hot’s in 2015. The ultimate take on the Chicago dog, smoked with oak and made by hand with all-natural, locally raised meats, breads and produce has garnered attention all over Dallas – Fort Worth. Everything is made from scratch or comes from someone who does. Continue reading →
It has been a year since we revised our best hot dog list, and the list changed dramatically. Today we have bigger and better options when it comes to the reliable tube steak. Check out our list of favorites and enjoy all these dogs during National Hot Dog Month:
Luscher’s Red Hots: You might know Brian Luscher; chef, charcuterie maven, owner of The Grape. A few years back he moved into a new arena when he devised the Post Oak Red Hot. This snappy and delicious rendition is part of a full line up of dog related bites that includes an oak smoked hot dog made with locally raised meats. Just months ago the chef opened Luscher’s Red Hots in Deep Ellum where you not only can find this delicious example of a hot dog, but also one of the best burgers in Dallas, along with a few other treats that include sausages. Luscher also has a line of hand-made accouterments to devise your own Chi Dog at home including sport peppers, spicy brown mustard and sweet and hot cucumbers. Continue reading →
I can only envision how chef Brian C. Luscher sees the world. I am sure it is bacon lined, sausage filled, and burger-fied. This is a good thing. The man sticks with what he does best, and that is to bring a slice of Chicago to the good people of Dallas, Texas. He makes simply the very best hot dog in the state, and has a few updated tricks up his sleeve at his new restaurant, Luscher’s Red Hots located in Deep Ellum. The amount of media coverage has been so overwhelming that he apologized to his fans on Facebook. No apology necessary. Just keep doing what you do best, chef. Continue reading →