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Phantom Gourmet: Hot Dog Joints In Massachusetts

BOSTON (CBS) -- It may be a little roadside stand on Route 140 in Mendon, but Larry Joe's New England Fire Pit serves some of the biggest and best hot dogs in New England.

Larry Joes New England Fire Pit Hot Dogs
Hot dogs at Larry Joe's New England Fire Pit. (WBZ-TV)

Larry Joe's makes half-pound all-beef natural casing old fashioned-style hot dogs and sausages. They're marinated in hot apple juice and molasses to help make them juicy, plump and sweet before being placed on the hot grill.

Food At Larry Joes New England Fire Pit 3
Food at Larry Joe's New England Fire Pit. (WBZ-TV)

Bringing a taste of Chicago to Natick, Spalla's is known for their addictive Italian-style beef sandwiches and real deal Chicago-style hot dogs.

Beef Sandwich
A beef sandwich from (WBZ-TV)

The Vienna hot dogs and buns are served with pickles, relish and Sport peppers.

And if you'd like to eat some hot dogs while supporting a great cause, the Hot Dog Safari returns to Boston on May 7. It benefits the Joey Fund and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Watch Phantom Gourmet on Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30 and 11 a.m. on myTV38.

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