Dressed in a hot dog outfit, John Santoriello (Credit: John Dunn)

Dressed in a hot dog outfit, John Santoriello waves at passing motorists in front of First National Franks on Route 112 in Medford. (April 10, 2010)

First National Franks

Big, fat, juicy wieners are dressed to impress at this snappy hot dog and burger boutique in Medford.

Dressed in a hot dog outfit, John Santoriello
(Credit: John Dunn)

Dressed in a hot dog outfit, John Santoriello waves at passing motorists in front of First National Franks on Route 112 in Medford. (April 10, 2010)

A giant hot dog sits on the roof
(Credit: John Dunn)

A giant hot dog sits on the roof of First National Franks on Route 112 in Medford. (April 10, 2010)

Jann and Ron Organ of South Setauket read
(Credit: John Dunn)

Jann and Ron Organ of South Setauket read over the menu at First National Franks on Route 112 in Medford. (April 10, 2010)

The afternoon sun casts a shadow from the
(Credit: John Dunn)

The afternoon sun casts a shadow from the front window sign and a customer onto a wall near the cash register at First National Franks on Route 112 in Medford. (April 10, 2010)

Michael Vizcarra, or Port Jefferson, bites into an
(Credit: John Dunn)

Michael Vizcarra, or Port Jefferson, bites into an "El Rafael" as Brianne Wetzel, also of Port Jefferson, looks on. The "El Rafael" features a hot dog wrapped in bacon, deep fried and topped with onions, jalapenos, and chili. (April 10, 2010)

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Customers line up to place their orders at
(Credit: John Dunn)

Customers line up to place their orders at First National Franks in Medford. (April 10, 2010)

The "Chicago Dog" is covered with onions, relish,
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The "Chicago Dog" is covered with onions, relish, tomato, mustard, pepper and a pickle spear and comes with a side of homemade French fries. (April 10, 2010)

Homemade French fries are made everyday at First
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Homemade French fries are made everyday at First National Franks. (April 10, 2010)

A deep fried Twinkie is one of the
(Credit: John Dunn)

A deep fried Twinkie is one of the dessert options at First National Franks in Medford. (April 10, 2010)