Plenty of people will beeline straight for Nathan’s upon arriving in Coney Island. But consider walking a couple blocks over to Feltman’s instead. The founder allegedly invented the hot dog more than a century ago, and these dogs, which are juicy and snap when you bite into them, are at least as good as the more famous ones at Nathan’s. Get one topped with onions, sauerkraut, and housemade mustard.
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