The “original” Seattle dog that was created by bagel dog vendor Hadley Long in 1989 doesn’t exist anymore because you can no longer get the biyali-style bun he sold it on. But the Seattle dog has stuck around as a permanent part of the city’s food culture, at its simplest, a hot dog on a bun with cream cheese, mayonnaise and onions. Many Seattle hot dog purveyors have put their own unique spin on it, adding sauces (sriracha? barbecue?), jalapeños, fancy cheese or maybe even a special type of bun.


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