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Mar 31, 2004 02:32 PM

Tail o the Pup (sorry but my last hot dog question).

  • k

is this hot dog place still around?

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  1. Sure, it's right over by Cedars.

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    1. re: mc michael

      Took a photo this week.

      It's at 329 N San Vicenete.


      1. re: Curt

        FWIW, that's called roadside vernacular architecture. There's a variation of this (the hot dog's on top of the building) at Hollywood & Western called Thai Express or something like that.

    2. Tail o the Pup Video from 2014 of the Pup stand on a truck on it's way to Las Vegas to be restored,

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      1. re: wienermobile

        restored and then brought back to LA ?????????

          1. re: wienermobile

            But I miss the Wiener Factory even more, and it some ways it would almost be your eponymous restaurant, Wiener.

            Have you tried the Wiener Factory ever ???????????

            1. re: kevin

              Yes I loved their mild polish and would eat there often.

              1. re: wienermobile


                Sounds good.

                And how about those homemade knishes topped with a boatload of chili and a fistfuls of that exceptional shredded cheese ??????????

                Damn, I really missed that place. :( I'm almost tearing up right now.

                  1. re: wienermobile

                    Kevin: found some photos that might make you happy.

                    1. re: wienermobile

                      It makes me despondent, depressed, and downcast too at the mere fact that I can't go anymore.

                      1. re: kevin

                        So sorry, What's your favorite hot dog or sausage of the moment?

                        1. re: wienermobile

                          None, I think.

                          But if I had to say it would be a: Carney's chili cheese dog, which still has that bite via a natural casing, and the dog ruptures and all those garlicky juices comes flooding.

                            1. re: wienermobile

                              Portillo's right ????

                              I've only been once but once I start eating dog meat again I'll give it a whirl.

                              There's the location in Buena Park, or is it La Palma, near Knott's Berry Farm, right ????

        1. re: wienermobile

          is it going to the dude from "American Restoration"?

          1. re: ns1

            Don't know but that would be a great episode

            1. re: wienermobile

              Here's the full story from LA Observed plus some great photos:

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