Happy National Hot Dog Day 2015! Here’s Where to Celebrate

Posted by Holly Whitfield | July 23rd 2015 2016 0

Happy National Hot Dog Day!

BBQ Slaw Dog from Elwood’s Shack.

Here are a few places in Memphis that have hot dogs (and holiday-appropriate hot dog specials):

– Hog and Hominy has an incredible beef and cheddar dog on both their lunch and dinner menus.

– Bardog Tavern has a daily hot dog special. You can find out what it is by following them on Twitter.

Oshi Burger has several different gourmet all-beef hot dogs, chicken sausage, and lamb sausage with crazy toppings.

– There’s also Memphis Dawgs, a hot dog cart that’s usually parked on Poplar Pike just east of Massey for lunch. Hopefully, he’ll be out today – he usually puts his whereabouts on Facebook.

– You can celebrate with a corn dog or sausage dog from Carnival Food Drive Thru and then wash it down with a funnel cake and some lemonade.

– Lunchbox Eats has the Principal’s Office Link, which is a hot sausage topped with fried eggs, lettuce, tomatoes and sauce, wrapped in a grilled cheese sandwich. Just think about that for a second.

– Elwood’s Shack on Summer Avenue has the best hot dog I’ve had probably in my life. The BBQ Slaw Dog is an all-beef hot dog topped with slightly spicy slaw made of purple cabbage, jalapeños, and blue cheese. Yes. Blue cheese.

Where are you celebrating? Know of any other hot dog specials? Add them in the comments.

Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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  1. Mike says:

    My wife and I are moving to Memphis in a few short weeks.  It's too bad we wont be able to hit these up on National Hot Dog day, but I can't wait to try them out when we get there…especially Elwood's Shack.  That sounds incredible!

  2. Matt says:

    I wish I would have seen this before lunch…. Would you consider publishing posts like this the day before next time?

    • Holly Whitfield says:

      Sure. Luckily almost all of these are also open for dinner. Anytime you’re looking for food inspiration, try searching the Food sections or the search bar! Yum.

  3. jan says:

    One of the Best Hot Dogs in Memphis is Jack Pirtles. Just like Tops Burgers are great so is the hot dog at Pirtles. . You can order as is or anyway you like them.


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