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Fred's Franks in the Boston Globe today

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Ladycale May 23, 2007 10:26 AM

Woo hoo! Fred is out again for the warm weather. Aaaaah, the joys of spring.

Fred's Franks in Wakefield is covered in today's Boston Globe:
http://www.boston.com/ae/food/articles/2007/05/23/freds_wood_grilled_dogs_are_frankly_a_local_favorite/

This year he's decided to open Tuesday-Saturday so those of us that can't get to him during the week can see him during the weekend.

http://www.fredsfranks.com/

  1. yumyum May 23, 2007 10:59 AM

    I saw this guy on that "other" food tv show ... and the big green egg looks enticing. I love the crazy ordering system and that they typically char them. I've never been up to try myself though ... any first-hand reports?

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      buffet king May 23, 2007 12:13 PM

      I tried Fred's Franks in Wakefield last week. I got 2 regular hot dogs cooked crispy with mustard. The hot dogs were very good. A regular hot dog is $2.50 and a jumbo hot dog is $4.50. He also has linquica, kielbasa and chorico. The hot dogs cook pretty fast on his grill.

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        Ladycale May 23, 2007 01:49 PM

        I can't compare him to Speeds, since I've never had a Speed's hot dog, but I love Fred's. He will cook them to the doneness you desire, but I like his default dog with a bit of snap to them. When the weather is nice, it's nice to grab a dog then just sit on the edge of the lake and just relax.

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