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Eater Detroit

This should make for confusing conversation when New Yorkers visit the south and try to figure out what a Detroit product with a New York name is doing there. Which is to say that Charlotte, NC now has Detroit-style hot dogs which go by the name Coney, after Coney Island, the place in New York City (part of Brooklyn) where hot dogs were invented. We rather like MLive's anthropological take on this product. One imagines that, in some distant future, a BBC-trained announcer will explain on the next millennium’s great medium how: “these Detroiters subsisted on a peculiar dish made from naturally-encased pork entrails. It was served in an oblong roll with a dense beef-based slurry known as ‘chili,’ onions, and a yellow sauce the locals called ‘mustard.’” [MLive]