It’s not just a sausage in a bun; it’s a beautiful blank canvas. It’s a hot dog, which is a foodstuff eaten worldwide. Here are 40 distinctive varieties from around the globe — from iconic NYC “dirty water dogs” to fully loaded South American street-cart dogs to Japanese octo-dogs. There is a tubesteak out there for every craving that ever was.
Source: Jess Kapadia, illustrations by Mike Houston, 40 Ways The World Makes Awesome Hot Dogs, foodrepublic.com, May 19, 2015, http://www.foodrepublic.com/2015/05/19/40-ways-the-world-makes-awesome-hot-dogs/.