Coney Island hot dog

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Coney Dog
Main course
Flint coney island.jpg
A Flint-style coney (with dry coney sauce) at Rio's Coney Island in Flint, Michigan.
Place of origin:
United States
Region or state:
Michigan[1]
Serving temperature:
Hot
Main ingredient(s):
Beef, all-meat chili, yellow mustard, white onion
Variations:
Detroit
Flint[2]
Recipes at Wikibooks:
Cookbook Coney Dog
Media at Wikimedia Commons:
Wikimedia Commons  Coney Dog
 
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Coney Dog
Main course
Flint coney island.jpg
A Flint-style coney (with dry coney sauce) at Rio's Coney Island in Flint, Michigan.
Place of origin:
United States
Region or state:
Michigan[1]
Serving temperature:
Hot
Main ingredient(s):
Beef, all-meat chili, yellow mustard, white onion
Variations:
Detroit
Flint[2]
Recipes at Wikibooks:
Cookbook Coney Dog
Media at Wikimedia Commons:
Wikimedia Commons  Coney Dog

A Coney Island Hot Dog (or Coney Dog or Coney) is a natural-casing beef hot dog, topped with an all-meat beanless chili, and diced or chopped white onions, with one or two stripes of yellow mustard. The variety is a fixture in Jackson, Flint,[2] Detroit, southeastern Michigan,[1] and Fort Wayne, Indiana.[3] A coney dog is not to be confused with a chili dog, a more generic chili-topped hot dog.

Origin[edit]

The "Coney Island Hot Dog" preparation did not originate with Coney Island, New York; the name merely refers to the origin of the hot dog itself, and also refers to the kind of restaurant that features them. The style originated in the early 20th century in Michigan, with competing claims from American and Lafayette Coney Islands in Detroit, Michigan, and Todoroff's Original Coney Island in Jackson, Michigan.[1]

Local varieties[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Trop, Jaclyn (February 13, 2010). "Chicago's new import: Coney islands". The Detroit News. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c Atkinson, Scott (March 27, 2012). "Michigan Coney Dog Project: Koegel's and sauce key to a Flint coney". Flint Journal. Retrieved 19 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Grant, Shane (February 6, 2013). "Fort Wayne’s Famous Coney Island – What’s not to Love?". Visit Fort Wayne Blog. Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  4. ^ ""Our Famous Coney Island Chili Sauce" section". todoroffs.com. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b Florine, Bob; Davison, Matt; Jaeger, Sally, Two To Go: A Short History of Flint's Coney Island Restaurants, 2007, Genesee County Historical Society
  6. ^ Atkinson, Scott (March 22, 2012). "Flint-style coneys researched and defined in new book, "Coney Detroit"". The Flint Journal. Retrieved 19 April 2012. 

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