FAIR LAWN, N.J. — The deep fried bacon dog, the taco dog and the slaw dog are among the many unusual creations on the menu at Broadway Dog House in Fair Lawn.
The walls are adorned with Rock 'n Roll memorabilia, complete with a large Elvis Presley statue in the front window of the Route 4 store.
Owner Pat Squillante's dream was to make his hot dog store "all-American," in every way.
"I've always wanted to do hot dogs," said Squillante, who opened the shop with his fiancee, Bonnie Tully, in September 2015.
The New York native used to run a pizzeria, deli and bakery, and wanted to offer a variety of options on his new store's menu.
He classifies them by type: the Thumann and the Sabrett's.
Thumann's are deep fried on the grill, while Sabrett's are boiled in water, like New York City's dogs.
But Squillante doesn't discriminate.
"I love them both," he said. "But they are two totally different tastes."
Squillante offers other American fare such as sliders, sandwiches, cheese fries and gravy, homemade soups, root beer floats and egg creams.
The owner hopes to open more Broadway Dog House's across Bergen County.
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