In 2009, Walter’s Hot Dogs celebrated its 90th anniversary with a hot dog eating contest. 90 years. 9 guys. 12 minutes…. and the winners ate 12 hot dogs. Check out the video here: See the lohud Hot Dog tour here. Originally published Aug 27, 2009 @ 11:12 am.
*Hot dogs are sort of the last vestige of cheap, gooood eats. From BBQs to beachside to ball games, they’re arguably the quintessential summer food and our region has no shortage of iconic places to find ‘em. With a toddler in tow, I’m on a kid-friendly quest to taste the… Read More →
Walter’s Hot Dogs, the iconic pagoda near the Mamaroneck High School, reopened at 10:30 a.m. today after months of renovations. The hot dogs and homemade mustard will be waiting for you! (And on this nice spring day, so will the lines, I’ll bet!) @waltershotdogs Instagram Food writer Megan McCaffrey was there… Read More →
Fans of Walter’s Hot Dogs in Mamaroneck might have noticed that the landmark stand is closed, but thankfully it is only temporary. Walter’s is closed for renovations but will reopen in February. Walter’s Hot Dogs encourages patrons to follow them on Instagram, @waltershotdogs, for news of the renovation. And look… Read More →
If you’re reading a food blog it’s probably safe to assume that, like me, you believe that food is more than something we mindlessly stuff in our mouths as fuel. Food is memories. The taste of Italian Ices, licked from a wooden spoon during a hot childhood summer day, the aroma… Read More →
We know — golf isn’t about food. But everyone has to eat, right?? If you’re at the 2011 Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship at Westchester Country?Club in Harrison this week and hunger pangs hit, there are four spots to go. The main concession, next to the 18th fairway and called… Read More →
Good morning and happy Monday. Sorry I’m a little late this morning; I’m moving kind of slow. I’ve got a pretty bad cold, and decided to work from home today so as not to infect my colleagues. I started getting sick on Friday, but had tickets to see A Life… Read More →
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… Read More →
Looks like Ed Levine, food guru and founder of SeriousEats.com, has been in the neighborhood, and he likes what he tasted. Two recent tweets praise Walter’s Hot Dogs (he loves the pagoda) and the guanciale pizza at Tarry Lodge, which he calls the “definition of world class affordable dining.” But… Read More →
At 1 p.m., I’ll be over at Walter’s Hot Dogs in Mamaroneck covering the hot dog eating contest. They’re holding it to celebrate Walter’s 90th anniversary. We’ll be Webcasting it live, and you can watch by clicking here: http://www.lohud.com/lohudlive1 Or if you’re in the neighborhood, come on down… and be… Read More →
My new best friend Jimmy Fink just sent me an MP3 from this afternoon’s drive time show where he gives his recipe for hot summer weekend dining. Hint: he loves Walter’s! MP3 LOADING….
It’s a gorgeous spring day. So what do you do for lunch? Head for Walter’s. Walter’s is the famous hot dog stand across from Mamaroneck High School. It’s in an old pagoda-style building with a sign in that old-school font that reminds of you chop suey houses from the 40s… Read More →