Seattle Cream Cheese Dog
armagazine.com/seattle-cream-cheese-dog Cook a thinly sliced Walla Walla or other sweet onion in butter until softened and deep brown, about 20 minutes. (This makes enough for about 4 dogs.) Warm cream cheese in a small saucepan, then spread it on a hot dog bun. Add a cooked hot dog and top with onions, brown mustard, and sauerkraut. Cream cheese is the main feature of this snack found at street vendors and bars throughout Seattle. Some folks add a little heat with jalapeños or hot sauce. West Coast hot dog artisans have been seen using a caulk gun to quickly and evenly distribute the cream cheese.
“I live in Chicago and eat these all the time. Most places here use Vienna brand hot dogs. They have a nice snap to them.”
“Different neighborhoods use different toppings. If you always order from the same dog stand, you might not realize the stand miles away rousaesd cuctumrbiepr instead of a pickle. My suggestion: Try them wherever you go.”