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The All American Dog Jazzed Up

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 What's more All American for the Fourth of July than a good old hot dog?

If you're looking for a patriotic meal, you can head to either Dilworth or Ballantyne and check out JJ's Red Hots.

Restaurant expert Sarah Crosland recently visited the Ballantyne location to check out the souped up dogs.

Owner Jon Luther says he decided to get into the hot dog business because he couldn't find a good upscale place for the uniquely American meal.

The dogs are anything but plain. Crosland tried a couple of the upscale versions, including one called the Hog Thai'd that comes with peanut butter, bacon, honey and sriracha sauce.

They also feature local craft beers to help wash down the dogs.

Luther says they also feature a themed "dog of the week" that he tries to tie into events in the community. Next week he'll be featuring his 4th of July Dog that will be topped with baked beans and mac n' cheese. 

JJ's Red Hots is located in the Ballantyne Commons East shopping center and also at 1514 East Blvd in Dilworth.

You can follow Crosland on Twitter @SarahCrosland

 

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