Kids love hot dogs because they can eat them with their hands and because hot dogs kind of look like fat pencils, which would be fun to pretend to eat. Have some food fun with this Groupon.
$11 for Two Hot Dogs, Two Sides, and Two Sodas (Up to $21.96 Value)
Patrons can browse the menu for specialty hot dogs (up to a $6.99 value) that include the mac 'n' cheese dog with bacon or the O.G. Thai Slaw dog with cilantro-carrot slaw, satay dressing, and sesame aioli. Combo meals pair fountain drinks and sides (up to a $3.99 value/combo) of skin-on fries or potato salad to round out each meal.
The Slaw Dogs
The Slaw Dogs owner, Ray Byrne, probably didn't realize at the time that the Thai coleslaw he brought to a barbecue would become the inspiration for a business featured on ABC and mentioned in Travel + Leisure. According to a Food Network spot on The Slaw Dogs, Byrne tossed some of his extra slaw onto a hot dog and realized that he'd made a tongue-shattering discovery. With that slaw dog as his guide, he opened a hot-dog joint where his original discovery stars on the menu, jazzed up with accents of satay dressing and sesame aioli. But unlike Alexander Graham Bell, who invented the telephone and then pretty much sat around eating Cheetos and playing scratch-off lotto tickets, Byrne isn't satisfied with a single invention. In fact, LAist praised Byrne for his ability to "take seemingly clashing flavors and make them work together," as evidenced in the Green Monster dog with garlic salsa verde or the gigantic TNT Super dog, a tortilla-wrapped spread of bacon pastrami, beer chili, and fries.
The Slaw Dogs also lets patrons build their own dream dogs out of 11 different franks, 10 sauces, and more than 50 toppings, such as kimchi, goat cheese, or truffle oil. The possibilities are almost endless; a group of Caltech students recruited by the Food Network calculated a whopping 35 quintillion total combinations.