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Vegan Hot Dog Stand Wins Over Meat Eaters
It wasn't long ago that "The Dogfather" questioned whether vegan dogs would sell in Omaha. Chef Isa Chandra Moskowitz of the local vegan restaurant Modern Love encouraged Ridgway to stick with his initial idea. Fauxmaha sold 70 hot dogs on its opening day and business has been booming ever since.
Flavors include the BBQ Dog, with coleslaw, smoky coconut bacon and barbecue sauce; the Banh Mi, with pickled carrots and radish, Sriracha-mayo, mint and cilantro; and The Original, with a choice of ketchup, mustard, dill relish, onions, jalapeños, sauerkraut and Sriracha.
First sneak peek of some dogs! Curry Grilled Onions, the Banh Mi and the ol traditional doggie with mustard, chopped onion, jalapeno and kraut.Fauxmahahotdogs / Instagram
Did we mention Fauxmaha's dogs are 100 percent handmade? Those are words you don't usually associate with hot dogs.
Ridgway sets up outside different businesses during the week and at bars or music venues on the weekends, so if you're not a resident of Omaha, be sure to put Fauxmaha Hot Dogs on your itinerary the next time you take a road trip.
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- Treats like cookies can be eaten in moderation.
- Information like total calories, saturated fat, and added sugars can be used to compare which foods are relatively healthier.
- However, it's also important to savor and enjoy what you're eating so you don't feel deprived.
Yes, we know. Cookies aren't considered a "healthy" food by any stretch of the imagination.
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