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TOP DOGS IN FLA

Here's a few I know in the FLA, would like to know more...so bring it FLA!

1. Arbetter's Miami

2. Dogma Miami/FTL

3. Mel's Tampa

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  1. Hot Dog Heaven(Ft Lauderdale) for sure! They serve a great Chicago Dog.

    1. Popcorn Paradise in sobe deserves mention - great chicago dogs.

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        1. re: tpigeon

          Not surprising...

          Diggity Dogs on Griffin is worthy of a stop, should you find yourself in that neck of the woods, 1 mile or so west of I95. Thehy have good burgers too!

      1. Skyline Chili in Clearwater.

        1. born in Miami and raide on Arbetters on Bird Rd-
          a Miami institution!

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          1. re: palmer65

            What is unique about Arbetter's hot dogs??

            Is it worth a stop from the airport on the way to sobe via taxi??

            I'm a hot dog junkie.

          2. gotta go ethnic on ya...Colombian style

            Miami: La Perrada de Edgar on Collins up by 69th or 79th street. He'll be in Orlando by the end of this year, or so he hopes.

            Orlando: Chalo, on OBT just north of Whisper Lakes on the North bound side of OBT.

            In both cases ask for an original Colombian hotdog. Both make their own buns.
            The Colombian Hot Dog: Hot Dog and bun (duh!!), potatoe stix (yes the chip kind), Salsa Rosada (pink sauce which is really just ketchup and mayo with salt and pepper), mustard, crushed pineapples that have been cooked over with brown sugar, white cheddar (or some version of white cheese) melted with onions.

            Personally I can't do the pineapples but everything else works well.

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            1. re: NY P8ntball

              muy interesante! Who knew? Chicago style I expected, Colombian...well let's just say I'm still trying to come to terms with Chicago style. That is 2 solid votes for Perros Colombianos with you NYP & AG. I guess I got to give 'em a try. I was checking out that place up on Collins just the other day, it was prior to opening.

              1. re: NY P8ntball

                La Perrada de Edgar, fo sho. Amazing stuff; Colombians really know their dogs.

                I agree with EDBM, Dogma is overpriced, uninspired, and their cooking method is subpar.

                I also third Hot Dog Heaven. It's an institution in Fort Lauderdale. Big City Dogs in Fort Lauderdale is also very good, making a lot of varieties of 'real' regional dogs.