National Hot Dog Day is Wednesday July 17, 2019. Mustard, Ketchup, relish, onions, is very popular garnishes. What is your favourite and where is the best Hot Dog joint in Montreal? We would like to know!
National Hot Dog Day celebrates withinformal events that are celebrated in communities throughout the hotdog-eating world, including the United States, Canada, Great Britain and Australia. As the name suggests, the festivals revolve around eating hot dogs.
The etiquette also sanctions gravy and cheese curds on hot dogs, encourages hand-held eating and underscores the appropriateness of eating hot dogs with mittens and gloves in Canada. In particular, goalies should never remove gloves while eating hot dogs during a game, cautioning that “it’s too risky to the knuckles.”
In the “don’t” category, people should avoid fretting about hot dog ingredients and should instead relax when a Maple Leaf Natural Top Dog™ is on your bun. “Focus on hot dog deliciousness and know that Maple Leaf Natural Top Dogs™ are made with natural ingredients that are so simple and understandable, no guilt is necessary,” the etiquette reads.
A Hot Dog is not a sandwich
In addition, a hot dog should never be called a sandwich. According to the etiquette, “hot dogs are sacred in Canada and the name stands with or without the presence of bread. But a sandwich without the bread is just – well, ingredients.”
“With over 950 million hot dogs sold at retail last year in Canada*, it’s clear hot dogs are the consummate summer food and Maple Leaf Natural Top Dogs™ in particular are the ultimate in taste, convenience and guilt-free eating,” said Janet Riley, Maple Leaf Foods, Vice President of Communications, also known as the Queen of Wien. “We felt traditional hot dog etiquette needed an overhaul to honour and acknowledge Canadian culture, and we hope our new ‘rules’ will inspire Canadians everywhere to celebrate with our Natural Top Dogs this July. Or August. Or any day of the year.”