Like the title suggests, on April 5, 2018 I had the best hot dog ever (so far). Where, you might ask? Well, I just happened to be doing my usual scroll through Instagram when I noticed a friend of mine promoting an eatery. As an on & off again vegan for a year and 3 months, this was one instance when I’d forget that path. I mean, how could I? It’s a freaking HOT DOG. The eatery I’m speaking of is The Original Hot Dog Factory. Now, I had no idea what I was in for when I visited and I wasn’t disappointed. I went to one of two locations in Atlanta, more specifically, at 75 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta.
When I walked inside I immediately fell in love. I live for a graffitied wall and when I saw that the walls of The Original Hot Dog Factory has that illusion, for sure the food would good. You can do whole photo shoot in the freaking restroom. Haha! But let’s get back to what we’re all here for, the food. There were so many good options but I went for the Chicago Dog with Onion Rings and my friends got the California Slaw Dog and the New Yorker. As Jamaicans, we couldn’t pass up the chance of indulging in something jerked so we all shared the Jamaican Jerk Chicken Dog.
I took one bite, and a burst of flavours enveloped my mouth. How the fuck could a hot dog be this good? I bit into it again and I swore I died and was in heaven. In Jamaica terms, “di hot dog baaaaaad! bloodclaat!” I was extremely happy to support my girl, Fel, and I was happy that I brought other along for the ride. If you’re ever in Atlanta, you have to check them out. You will not be disappointed.