November 10, 2011
Coney Dog, 8873 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, (310) 854-1172, http://www.coneydogla.com Papaya King, 1645 Wilcox Ave., Hollywood, (323) 871-8799, http://www.papayaking.com Dog Haus, 105 N. Hill St., Pasadena, (626) 577-4287, http://www.doghausdogs.com Dog Haus Biergarten, 93 E. Green St., Pasadena, (626) 683-0808, http://www.doghausdogs.com The Slaw Dogs, 720 N. Lake Ave. No. 8, Pasadena, (626) 808-9779, http://www.theslawdogs.com ; 19801 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, (818)
September 8, 2013 |
The singing hot dog vendor at Comerica Park in Detroit has lost his job. That'd be Charley Marcuse, also known as "The Singing Hot Dog Man. " This would seem to be a bad thing, but you can be the judge via the video above. There reportedly have been complaints he is too loud. Marcuse, who also works at a men's store in Birmingham, Mich., sells Charley's Ballpark Mustard as well. But as of Friday, the food contractor Sportservice has cut ties with Marcuse, who took to Twitter to let fans know.
January 29, 2010 |
The sport of golf is always looking for the next big thing (perhaps never so desperately as right now), and many believe L.A. native Anthony Kim could fill that role. The 24-year-old has shown glimmers of greatness since turning pro in 2006, and he'll get to burnish his course cred in the Northern Trust Open, Monday through Sunday at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades. (For tickets, go to: northerntrustopen.com) Kim lives in Dallas, but he still spends lots of time visiting friends and family in the Southland.
July 3, 2003 |
Serving up a starry selection When people think hot dogs in this town, they think Pink's. And with its 21 varieties, this Hollywood stand has something for everybody, as you can tell from the line stretching down the block. If you're feeling adventurous, try the new Ozzy Osbourne dog, topped with onions, guacamole, tomatoes and several cheeses. The Martha Stewart includes sauerkraut, bacon and sour cream. Pink's sells only steamed all-beef hot dogs. (Classic steamed dog, 7-inch, $2.
September 8, 2012 |
RICHMOND, Va. - Mitt Romney headed once again to heart of NASCAR country Saturday looking to connect with race fans. At the Richmond International Raceway he was supposed to have a bit (but important) part in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series - starting the race with the classic call, "Drivers, start your engines. " Instead, for the second time this year, the Republican nominee got stuck with a rain delay. But he made the best of it, spending several hours passing out hot dogs, posing for pictures with drivers and shaking hands.
July 4, 2013 |
Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, about 7 billion hot dogs will be consumed in the United States. On the Fourth of July alone, 150 million will be gobbled by Americans celebrating the birth of the nation. Not that the Founding Fathers polished off batches of them after putting the final touches on the Declaration of Independence. Hot dogs as we know them today did not exist until nearly 100 years later. But they really are an American creation, and in a way the product of social and economic forces that the founders unleashed, wittingly or otherwise.