BEN'S DELI, 59 Old Country Rd., Carle Place, 516-742-3354
"Two specials" equals a couple of Hebrew National quarter pounders, with baked beans and fries. The franks are best grilled. Other locations in Greenvale and Woodbury.
FIVE GUYS, 3497 Hempstead Tpke., Levittown, 516-796-1237, fiveguys.com
Although, in full, it's Five Guys Burgers & Fries, you can enjoy a kosher-style hot dog, one with bacon or cheese, or a frank with both. Multiple locations.
NATHAN'S FAMOUS, 1530 Old Country Rd., Westbury, 516-832-8900, nathansfamous.com
Hot dogs in various sizes and guises. In addition to the fundamental frank, with sauerkraut, chili, red onion or salsa: corn dogs, pretzel dogs, hot-dog nuggets.
PASTRAMI KING, 196 E. Merrick Rd., Merrick, 516-377-4300, pastramiking.com
The former Kew Gardens landmark, know for its namesake sandwiches, also comes through with franks, plus knockwurst paired with baked beans and fries.
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