Archives: hot dogs

Weiner Nation: Re-Imagining the Hot Dog

When it comes to processed meats, the lowly hot dog is often dismissed as a ballpark trifle. But these iconic sausages represent the history of American immigration, innovation and ideology. This hour, we’ll bite into hot dog culture and explore the paradox of this communal-yet-individual food, its proprietors, and its delicious mythology.

Wiener Nation: Re-imagining the Hot Dog

When it comes to processed meats, the lowly hot dog is often dismissed as a ballpark trifle. But these iconic sausages represent the history of American immigration, innovation and ideology. This hour, we’ll bite into hot dog culture and explore the paradox of this communal-yet-individual food, its proprietors, and its delicious mythology.