Crif Dogs • ManhattanThis late-night hot dog spot is locally famous for its franks. This one, which goes by the name The Chihuahua, is wrapped in bacon and topped with sour cream and avocado. It's also available at the adjoining cocktail lounge, PDT. More Great Comfort Food Recipes

Food & Wine
July 2008

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Credit: © Wendell T. Webber

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Pat the hot dogs and bacon dry with paper towels. Wrap each hot dog with a slice of bacon in a spiral; secure the bacon at each end with a toothpick.

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  • In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil until shimmering. Add the hot dogs and cook over moderate heat, turning, until the bacon is crisp, about 5 minutes. Transfer the hot dogs to paper towels to drain. Discard the toothpicks.

  • Tuck the hot dogs in the buns. Top with the sliced avocado, sour cream and salsa and serve.

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