BATON ROUGE, La (BRProud) — National Hot Dog Day is Wednesday, July 22. The food holiday is a yearly tradition that is held on the same day as the North American Meat Institute’s Hot Dog Lunch on Capitol Hill.
But you don’t have to travel to our nation’s capitol to enjoy a classic wiener. Regardless of how you take it, Capital Area restaurants are offering some great deals on franks.
BullChicks in Baton Rouge is giving away a free drink to anyone who purchases a hot dog on July 22. The casual eatery is locally known for their quarter-pound, 100% beef hot dogs that are served on fresh-baked hoagie buns.
MOOYAH Burgers is celebrating by offering double points through their Rewards App, July 22-26. That means you’ll earn two points for every dollar spent, plus you get a personal small fries just for signing up. Once you reach 100 points, you’ll be rewarded with a $10 reward. Get the app here.
All Wienerschnitzel locations will have a one-day special promotion on July 22. For just $5 (plus tax), you can get five Chili Dogs – enough to feed a whole family or your favorite co-workers. The Wienerschnitzel Chili Dog is topped with “world famous Chili sauce made from a special recipe.” You can also choose between a standard or pretzel bun.
Burgersmith runs a weekly special on hot dogs, so you can celebrate multiple times throughout the month. From 4-6 p.m. every Monday thru Friday, Burgersmith has $2 hot dogs at all of its locations in Baton Rouge, Broussard, Denham Springs and Lafayette. You can also score a side of fries for just a buck and get half-off beer, wine and cocktails. The deals are available for dine-in only.
July is also National Grilling Month, so families who decide to pick up a pack of hot dogs from the grocery may opt to cook them outdoors.
Weber Sauces & Seasonings recently conducted a nationwide survey and found that meals are moving outside, with 80% of Americans saying they currently use the grill for cooking meals. To help spice up summer, Weber is offering 10,000 U.S. consumers a free sample packet of seasonings on a first come, first served basis. To claim a free sample, visit WeberSeasonings.com/giveaway.