Let’s be frank, there isn’t much to a hot dog. Yes, there’s somewhat of an art to getting a sausage that has the right snap, but it’s what you put on it that can take your dog up a notch.
Top up your own with these taste sensations.
You won’t regret it.
The Germans are a testament to how well this works. Essentially all you’re doing is adding a bun to currywurst.
There’s nothing new about sloppy Joe's but that doesn’t make them any less awesome.
A chip shop staple. A cylinder heart attack. Joy in a bun.
The Koreans have claimed this with dogs on sticks wrapped in chips. The Scots have had the illusive tattie dog for a while - a dog wrapped in hash brown and then deep-fried. Take your pick and then up the ante by sticking it in a bun with your choice of sauce.
Uncle Ben meets Uncle Sam.
Again, the German’s know how to treat their sausages. Take heed and add the cabbage staple for some extra bite.
If you’ve been anywhere in London for the last two years you’ll have noticed an obsession with Vietnamese food. Jump on the trend at home with julienned veg for a refreshing twist to your frank.
A dollop of Philadelphia is never unwelcome.
This has the makings to polarise a friendship group, but at least you’ll know who your real friends are.
Adding crunch and sweetness in one bite.
Of course your bun choice is as paramount for hot dogs as it is your burgers and sausage rolls. Eliminate disintegration with a solid and salty exterior.
Ditch the relish and go for something a little different. The vinegar, parsley and garlic will give you more bang for your bun.
Mayo’s cool, creamy hipster cousin.
Like fun coloured pickles.
You have not lived until you have done this. It will change hot dogs forever. It’s basically a pizza dog.
Someone has clearly taken fusion food to another level, but we’re happily following suit.
You may run the risk of mess, but needs must. Add a squirt of BBQ sauce to pimp up your wiener.
Like a stoner's delight.