National Hot Dog Day: Do you eat more hot dogs in the summer ... or, are you pretty much a hot dog lover all year long?
Some hot dog facts:
• During peak hot dog season, from Memorial Day to Labor Day, Americans consume roughly 7 billion hot dogs.
• The majority of Americans (63%) prefer their hot dogs grilled.
• Most Americans prefer mustard on their dog, followed by ketchup and chili.
• According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, ketchup on a hot dog should not be eaten by anyone over the age of 18.
• In the movie Sudden Impact, Dirty Harry said, “Nobody, I mean nobody, puts ketchup on a hot dog.”
• Los Angeles residents consume more hot dogs than any other city.
• Carl’s Jr started as a hot dog cart on July 17, 1941, in Los Angeles.
• Hot Dogs were first sold at baseball games in 1893.
• 72% of Americans admit they have no idea what's in a hot dog.
• 61% prefer beef hot dogs over pork or turkey.
Because it’s National Hot Dog Day, plenty of restaurants are offering deals. Here are some of them:
• Dog Haus: Free Haus Dog at participating locations.
• Love's: Free hot dog or roller grill item when you order through the Love's Connect app.
• Nathan's Famous: Get 5-cent hot dogs between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
• Pilot Flying J: Rewards members can get buy one get one hot dog all day.
• Philly Pretzel Factory: Hot dogs are only $1 all day.
• Sonic: Try a Chili Cheese Coney for only $1.29.
• Target: Save 25% off Ball Park hot dogs.
• Wienerschnitzel: Chili Dogs are $4.
It’s also National Daiquiri Day: A good day for a frozen drink.
What is your go-to vacation/beach drink? Do you change your drink based on where you are -- or do you stick with the same thing wherever you are?