Hot Dogs at Walter’s


You all may remember a video I posted on Small Bites a few weeks back. Doug Yuan, blogger for Hungry Travels, made on a fun ice cream excursion he and Katherine Curry, a freelance food writer for the JN, did about a month ago. Just in case not, here’s a reminder:

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They visited Walter’s, the famous hot dog stand in Mamaroneck; Sweet Teez, the candy and ice cream shop in Larchmont, and So Dam Hot, the hot dog joint in Valhalla.

For the first two stops, I was along for that trip. And naturally, as you guys probably expected, I took some photos. But I’ve fallen behind on my blogging lately, and so I’m only now getting a chance to post them! My apologies. And a tour of Walter’s, after the jump.

Here’s Doug in action:

And here’s Katherine:

People in line:

Walter’s is famous not only for its hot dogs, but also for the post cards that people send from all over the world, longing for a Walter’s hot dog:

From left, Doug, Colin Muldoon (a JN intern) and Katherine:

Put food down on the table and watch bloggers get to work:

I hope they got better photos than I did. This hot dog looks so sad. It’s actually quite delicious.

At Walter’s, they split the dogs and grill them in butter. They serve them with their famous mustard, which has relish mixed right it.

I like the potato puffs, too.

Colin is very happy to be doing a food internship:

The last time I was at Walter’s was for its annual hot dog eating contest last August. Here’s a video from that. For some reason, it cuts off after 51 seconds, but I’m seeing if it can be fixed.

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Hope you’ve had a chance to try Walter’s. What do you think?

The 411 on Walter’s.


About Author

Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and, and the founding editor of lohudfood, formerly know as Small Bites. As food editor, she won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.

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