Dogs and Brats

DOGS AND BRATS….Wondering what brand of hot dog to serve at tomorrow’s barbecue? Slate has the rankings for you.

Nathan’s and Hebrew National are indeed pretty good dogs, but a few years ago I bought a few bratwursts on a whim and my plate of hot dogs went practically untouched. I’ve continued grilling a few dogs ever since, mainly for the kids, but most of the local kids are now teenagers and I probably won’t bother this year. It’ll just be hamburgers and brats.

Good stuff, grilled bratwurst. And very American, too, if you just look at it the right way.