You know what I haven’t had in a while?

hot-dog2.jpgI was thinking. You know what I haven’t had in a while? A good hot dog. In fact, I haven’t had any hot dogs lately, because I’m back on the eating-healthy-and-exercising wagon for the new year.

But I was going through some old e-mails and found this one from commenter Randi, and it really got me hungry for a good hot dog.
She wrote: “You keep talking about hot dogs, what about the ones from the old Sears at the York County Shopping Center? They are the first I can remember of the dogs made on the rollers. That was the only reason I liked to go to Sears.”

Roller-dogs are definitely the best; I still vote for Hills as having had the best roller-made hot dogs back in the day, but I do remember having them at the old Sears, too. Does anyone else?

About Joan

My name is Joan and I'm a lifelong Yorker. Throughout high school and college, I swore I was getting out of here as soon as possible. Now, a few years later, I can't think of anywhere I'd rather be. I love my town, and I hear every day from readers who love their towns, too. So please, connect with me and let's share what makes life in York County great. I'm here to help you enjoy this place as much as I do!
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4 Responses to You know what I haven’t had in a while?

  1. James R Phipps Jr says:

    I can remember eating hotdogs at Sears when I was only five years old..That was back in the earl 70′s when my father and I would visit to look at tools.Ketchup and the fresh cut onions were my favorite…Thanks for bringing up a childhood memory…

  2. Jo says:

    A Sears dog and a Hires root beer. Arlington, VA store.

  3. Tracey says:

    We didn’t go to Sears much when I was a kid, but Icee’s and roller hot dogs and popcorn at Hills are a fond memory. My first tax paying job I’d eat Chilli Cheese dogs all teh time in the snackbar because other than boiling, I don’t like my hot dogs any other way. (BBQ Char = EW!)Now I’m hungry for one!

  4. Dee says:

    Love, love, love Sears hotdogs made on the rollers. That was the best hotdog I ever had. They used to have one of those soda machines where you put in your dime and a cup would fall down the chute and the Root Beer would pour in. Brings back a lot of memories. Nathan hotdogs come close but not as good as the Sears hotdogs I had as a kid.

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