Corn Dog

Corn batter wrapped around a hot dog on a stick dunked in the deep fryer long enough for the batter to become a crisp-surfaced blanket of sweet bread: That is a corn dog. It can be found in convenience stores everywhere and is emblematic of state fairs, where they are a diplomatic union of animal husbandry (swines) and agronomy (corn), at once nutritionally balanced – meat and vegetable in a single foodstuff – yet seductively dissolute. It is believed they first were served as midway eats during the 1940s, either at the Texas or Minnesota fair.

Restaurants With This Dish

Hut's Hamburgers - All American Buddy Holly Burger with Peppered Onion Rings and Chipotle Mayo
Hut’s Hamburgers

AUSTIN, TX

Eastside Tavern - Corndog Bites
Eastside Tavern

AUSTIN, TX

Two corn dogs in a cardboard trough ... kicks on Route 66
Cozy Dog | Corn Dog Kicks on Route 66

SPRINGFIELD, IL

Zingerman’s Roadhouse

ANN ARBOR, MI

Yaki’s The Original Teriyaki Bowl

BURBANK, CA

Reel M Inn

PORTLAND, OR

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