Submitted Friday, January 6, 2012 - 6:54pm [Dine in]
It's clear the proprietor of this restaurant loves hot dogs and it shows in the food -- creative, gourmet hotdogs made with top notch ingredients. Just thinking about it gets my mouth watering.
I've tried several of the creations here including the Super Mario Dog, Seoul Dog and a couple of novelty dogs including one with mac and cheese in the bun (the name escapes me). I think it is the meat that makes these dogs so good. Each dog has a locally made custom wiener. The Mario dog seems to have some kind of peppers and spice in the meat. Delicious.
Also I think it helps that the wieners are steamed (traditional American style) rather than grilled. They're very juicy.
The house root beer is a nice complement.
If you are looking for greasy, street-food hotdogs or sausages this may not be the place for you. Not much grease or sodium here.
My only beef is that the prices are just a tad higher than I am used to paying for a hot dog. Most of the good ones are in the seven dollar range. Worth it, though. I'd like to see some lunch specials.
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Submitted Friday, January 6, 2012 - 6:37pm [Dine in]
I've been going to Memphis Blues for a few years, ever since a friend took me there for the Elvis platter. I think it is the barbecue sauce that keeps me coming back. It really is quite good. Also, this restaurant is pretty unique in the Vancouver culinary landscape. There aren't many options for bbq meat, baked beans and cornbread.
My only complaint is that they are too stingy with the cornbread and buying it as a side is too expensive.
More cornbread please...
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