Los Angeles is mostly a burger and taco town, but look closely and you’ll find plenty of classic American hot dogs suped-up with a dose of local flavor. Here in the Southland, franks might be topped with dried Japanese seaweed or Korean kimchi, then placed inside a duo of split Hawaiian rolls for good measure. Whatever your personal hot dog vice may be, there’s a beef and bun combination that is sure to satisfy. From the chili cheese burrito dogs at OkiDog to the bacon-wrapped beauties at Dirt Dog, here now are the 16 essential hot dogs in Los Angeles.
Removed: Star’s Drive-In, Imperial Western, Jeff’s Kosher, Wurstkuche
Added: Pink’s, Meea’s, The Hat, Joe Jost’s
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