Frankfurters, wieners, red hots, floaters, tube steaks, or hot dogs — call them what you will, weenies are perfect summer fare, perhaps because they’re so affordable (even the gourmet ones). Eat them in their streamlined perfection while walking on the beach or relaxing in a park. And vegetarians can enjoy them, too, since meatless versions don’t always taste that different, especially when heaped with luscious toppings. After a lull in popularity that happened in the years right before the pandemic, hot dogs are back and stronger than ever, as more cuisines make use of them in innovative ways. Nothing proves this more than the current surge of Korean corn dogs, the most welcome recent addition to New York’s hot dog landscape.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it also poses a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission.Read More