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Dog days of summer: local hot dogs compared

Looking for the perfect hot dog in the Grand Rapids area, I tried a host of options and learned there's more variety than I had imagined.
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Hot Dogs Reviewed:  Doggin' It, The Dog Pit, Grand Coney,Cooks Drive In, All American dogs, Crazy Charlies, Yesterdog, Mad Dogz, Papa's Dogs, Jonny B's, and One Stop Koney.

Giving a critical look to the food of the "common man." 

This hot dog, with a grilled bun, is from Johnny B'z

This hot dog, with a grilled bun, is from Johnny B'z /Chris Freeman Realtor

Is your hot dog the "filet mignon" of tubesteak? 

Where once Yesterdog was the alpha dog, there's a crop of new pups in town giving them a run for their money.

This video reviews the options available for hot dogs in Grand Rapids, gives details about the top options and reveals my own favorite after a complete taste test throughout the area.

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