A Gray’s Papaya dog. Having eaten both Daniel Boulud’s high-end frank and the Papaya tube steak in the last 24 hours, there is no doubt which is more enjoyable. Eaten out of hand, on the street, after dark, the Papaya dog disappears in a snappy, dreamy flash, like a hot dog should.
Related: Our 10 Best Hot Dogs
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 10, 2009