PAWLING, N.Y.- The classic hot dog, in all its bronzed, charred perfection, holds a special place in the hearts – and stomachs -- of most Americans, especially come summer. July, in fact, is National Hot Dog Month, thanks to the designation by the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council.
Who Has Putnam's Best Hot Dogs?
Forrest Sidestreet Cafe, On Putnam Border
Red Rooster, Brewster
Here's a look at one popular area hot dog spot that attracts regulars traveling the Route 22 corridor.
The couple credit the popularity of their hot dogs to using Sabrett franks. "We use Sabrett hot dogs, with natural casings, which is what everyone wants," said Ken. "That gives them that snap. They're not mushy like regular hot dogs." Most popular toppings: homemade chili, cooked sweet onions, sauerkraut, onions, relish.
Top This: More than just about food, the Forrest's want to be known for being good hosts. "We want people to have a nice experience," said Ken.
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