We can wolf down a dog at any time of year, but the ultimate handheld snack is particularly apropos in the summer when you need your other hand to hold a beer, turn sausages on the grill, or catch a fly ball at the game.
It’s also a food that lends itself to infinite variation and elaboration. We’ve seen some crazy toppings in our time, like Fritos with BBQ sauce, and marshmallow creme with fudge and peanut butter. While those combos might be a little risqué for ketchup-and-mustard purists, we support treating a tube steak as a blank canvas on which to #expressyourself.
Click through the gallery above for some serious hot dog porn to kickstart your Memorial Day.