There are some who say that hot dogs are a simple man's food. Those people are called traitors, and they need to be tried as the turncoats they are, because the hot dog is a true symbol of American ingenuity: hand-held, inexpensive, and basically stolen from another country and relabeled as American. And while not all hot dogs are created equal, there are some out there, hidden among the stadiums and food carts of the world, that are fit for a king. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 21 best hot dog joints in New York City.
Tracking down the 21 best hot dogs in the NY was not an easy task. But we traveled far and wide, consulted our in-house experts, and made endless wiener jokes in the pursuit of the nation's greatest tubed meat. We're sure to have missed some, too, so let us know where we should be eating in the comments. Hold the ketchup. You can also check our list of the 11 Most Expensive Restaurants in New York.